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Runyon’s Restaurant at Hotel Brooklyn

4.7
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30 reviews
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£25 and under
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American
THE APPEAL OF DAMON RUNYON, the New York storyteller, newspaperman and sportswriter came from his mastery, but also invention, of 1920s American slang – a mixture of the ‘louche and the lugubrious’ according to the New Yorker magazine. He would go to Lindy’s, an all-night Jewish deli on Broadway that became Mindy’s in his stories, and listen.
“One evening I am sitting in Mindy’s restaurant putting on the gefilte fish, which is a dish I am very fond of, when in come three parties from Brooklyn – Harry the Horse, Little Isadore and Spanish John.”
Runyon married a down-on-her-luck Spanish countess from Madrid, 26 years his younger, who turned out to be an up-on-her-heels Mexican dancer from Tampico. When he died his ashes were taken up in a plane and sprinkled all over New York.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
What 30 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.5
ambience
4.5
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipEaling
London
22 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Should be buzzing once covid restrictions get lifted. Nice decor, ambiance and food. We were looked after by Peter who was great. A credit to the establishment, sold us on the hotel too.

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Responded 3 days ago

Dear Ealing, Totally agree thank you. Yes the current restrictions are a challenge presently but neccesary. Will pass on the kind comments about Pete too. ALL THE BEST and SEE YOU SOON TEAM RUNYONS

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RachelF
Cheshire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food and drinks. Staff were amazing, so polite and helpful. Will definitely be returning !

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Responded 4 days ago

Dear Rachel, Thanks so much for all your kind comments and rating it is appreciated and hope to see you back very soon. TAKE CARE Team Runyons

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Coralmaria
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Myself and my partner visited here mid day and really enjoyed it.
The bottomless brunch was good value for money.
The service could have bene better however as we didn't have that many drinks as I usually would get at other bottomless brunches I've been too.
Aside from that, the food was great and social distancing measures were met.

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michelleh
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it! What a fab value for money that brunch is, 3 food dishes and free flowing alcohol, what more can you ask for!
The service was fantastic from the second we walked in the door, our waitress couldn't do enough for us, we really had a wonderful time!

We will absolutely be back!!

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Responded 4 days ago

Dear Michelle, Thank you so much its appreciated and I know the whole team enjoyed having you here with us. All the very best and don't be a stranger TEAM RUNYONS

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FayeN
Liverpool
3 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quirky calm relaxed central location.
Friendly staff, social distancing and hygiene very good

Runyon’s Restaurant at Hotel Brooklyn
Responded on 14 September 2020

Dear Faye, Thank you kindly; most appreciated. Looking forward to seeing you back with us sometime soonest Team Runyons

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Georgia
London
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really fab place, we were staying at the hotel, but booked the last restaurant slot of the night as we knew we were going out for drinks during the afternoon.. Food was lovely, we had 2 starters and sides as we didnt want anything heavy.. Reallh enjoyed it, atmosphere and service was great too, would 100% recommend

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Responded on 15 September 2020

Dear Georgia, Thank you for all your kind words and we're so pleased you really enjoyed yourselves and will be back. Don't forget to check out our new initiatives on social media and our website TAKE CARE Team Runyon's

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GarethW
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

went to celebrate mine and my girlfriends anniversary and couldn't have been happier with the food and the service, second to none.

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Responded on 14 September 2020

Gareth such a great review thanks so much we appreciate it here at Runyons and are looking forward to seeing more of you very soon TAKE CARE Team Runyons

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RuthH
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Very nice and friendly staff very good service and great food

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NicosM
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Was a lovely meal- the service is exceptional. Still some minor teething problems but I’m sure the team will get there for sure! Well done

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Responded on 13 September 2020

Dear NicosM, Thanks so much for all your kind words and of course in the pursuit of excellence we are always looking to improve inspite of the extra restrictions currently imposed. Thanks again for being so kind and understanding. ALL THE BEST Team Runyons

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Alicia
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simple menu, but amazing food. The grilled chicken was perfectly cooked that I ordered. My other half had the beef and said it fell off the bone. Highly recommend and we will be back soon.

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Responded on 7 September 2020

Dear Alicia, What a lovely review thank you and so pleased you really enjoyed your stay with us it is really appreciated. Looking forward to your return sometime soon. Kind regards TEAM RUNYONS

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vipJessicaH
Manchester
4 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was of an excellent quality and the service was outstanding. Great choice of cocktails and wine. We really enjoyed the evening and will definitely be back.

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Responded on 7 September 2020

Dear Jess, So kind thank you!! Team Runyons really appreciate it and we look forward to your return very soon. All the best Team Runyons

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RossT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb food could not fault.service was excellent Chloe was very helpful

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Responded on 7 September 2020

Dear Ross, Great review thanks so much smashing to read and a big shout out to Chloe and the team for their efforts. We appreciate it. See you soon. Team Runyons

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MelanieM
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

There were two tables including ourselves having the bottomless brunch on Saturday - the food we received seemed pre prepared - poached eggs were over cooked and hard, and pancakes seemed to have been microwaved as hard at the edges. Only little pointers, but overall the value for money was incredible. Would be good if a cocktail option was offered in the drinks menu alongside Prosecco and wine. Would suggest to visit as there are about 10 food options to choose from!

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Responded on 7 September 2020

Dear Mel, Thanks so much we appreciate the feedback as it spurs us on to ever improve. Thank you for you feedback. Team Runyons

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VictoriaW
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Booked as a little birthday celebration and the offer we had booked gave us £40 vouchers to use at the hotel, so we booked a bottomless brunch which is £25pp..... and used these vouchers towards that, so in essence only cost us £10.
Wow!!!!
Such good value and amazing quality - cannot fault it!!
Our waitress was Sue and she was quite frankly, bloody lovely!!!
She looked after us from the moment we walked in and was warm and welcoming, she fully explained the process to us and was so attentive that we never had to ask for any food or drink.... she was aware when we had finished our drinks and came and refreshed them without us needing to ask, plates were cleared promptly and food orders taken.
We didn’t feel rushed or ignored and I honestly couldn’t recommend this enough!!
Rooms are beautiful and our stay was thoroughly enjoyable and I would definitely return and stay here again!
Great little hotel

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Responded on 7 September 2020

Dear Victoria, Thank you so much your feedback is really appreciated especially where you highlight how much you enjoyed the Bottomless Brunch and the way our team looked after you. We look forward to your return TAKE CARE Team Runyons

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JimJones
Wales
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a really pleasant surprise, the restaurant was located within the Brooklyn Hotel which in itself is awesome. The food was of very high standard with excellent service. Cool and very trendy place in Manchester.

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Responded on 7 September 2020

Dear Jim, Thank you for ALL your kind words and custom it is appreciated and of course we look forward to your return sometime soon ALL THE BEST Team Runyons

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ElaineF
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the pleasure to eat in Runyons restaurant on sat evening it was fabulous, the food was amazing the staff were brilliant so attentive and nothing was to much trouble for them all. Will definitely be back very soon

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Responded on 1 September 2020

Superkind thanks for all the kind words and so pleased you enjoyed yourselves Team Runyons

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CarolineS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing,
The service was absolutely first class ,
The music / DJ was fantastic.
We will be back.

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Responded on 1 September 2020

Dear Caroline, Many thanks top marks for team Runyons and some fab feedback from a big but very happy table. Thank you Runyons the team

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RebeccaH
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

The music was far too loud. The food was ok but expensive for what you get. Great service with happy staff but paying a £9 service charge on a £79 (we had lamb which just came with corn, fries, a burger and fries , 2 desserts and a bottle of wine) seems excessive especially as it's already added to the bill and not by choice. By far not an a la carte dining experience as we were expecting which is a shame as we loved the hotel.

Runyon’s Restaurant at Hotel Brooklyn
Responded on 1 September 2020

Thanks Rebecca. We actually price our food against the restaurant market and we are what guests want us to be so we'll bear your thoughts in mind going forward. Don't worry we don't mind you not wanting to pay a service charge but its always good for the guys and dolls when guests and diners do

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OpenTable Diner
Liverpool
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Fantastic food and service. DJ was on and we found the music too loud for whilst eating our meal. We had to shout to speak to each other (only a party of 2) and also the server had to as well.

Runyon’s Restaurant at Hotel Brooklyn
Responded on 1 September 2020

Dear Anon, Thank you once again we appreciate your feedback and party of 2. Team Runyons

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MichelleO
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service received throughout our meal. Menus varied & offered good value for money for a hotel restaurant.
The restaurant had a great vibe - nicely decorated and the DJ created a great atmosphere - will definitely return!

Runyon’s Restaurant at Hotel Brooklyn
Responded on 1 September 2020

Michelle you're so kind and tried us out breakfast, dinner and tea!! WE THANK YOU!!! Team Runyons

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Date night

Runyon’s Restaurant at Hotel Brooklyn
Responded on 5 September 2020

Dear Anon, Thanks so much for the comments much appreciated and we look forward to your return. Take care Team Runyons

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AndyW
Liverpool
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Opening day/night absolutely brilliant hotel,restaurant and bar,We will be back again Thankyou

Runyon’s Restaurant at Hotel Brooklyn
Responded on 1 September 2020

Dear Andy, Thank you for the review its so pleasing to read on our reopening night. TAKE CARE Team Runyons

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Tracy
Liverpool
3 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely restaurant nice atmosphere DJ on Saturday night playing background music.food menu plenty to choose from kitchen is open so you can see them cooking your meal.flavoursome food well presented.

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dreadie
London
7 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was in Manchester for the evening and came across this restaurant.

The venue itself is lovely, you can tell it’s new but but the layout is great and gave a great ambience. They had a DJ on and he played great music at an all important perfect sound level where you could still chat without having to shout at each other - this is rare these days

All the staff were very attentive and helpful. Shout out to Carla our server who was just lovely, polite and welcoming and nothing was an issue

Food was delicious, and well portioned. We had the chicken parfait and waffle to share as a starter and I had the butterfly chicken which was cooked to perfection and my partner had the burger.

We even ended up having a dessert which we never do.

Overall a great find and would highly recommend

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andas50
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, quality service and the atmosphere in the bar and dining area very good

Runyon’s Restaurant at Hotel Brooklyn
Responded on 4 March 2020

Dear Andas50, Thank you so much we appreciate your feedback and look forward to your return sometime soon to our Runyon's Restaurant. Best Wishes, Dennis Pisarenco Food & Beverage Manager Hotel BKLYN MCR

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JayneJ
Cheshire
3 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food, service and ambiance. Would recommend. Give it a try, very varied menu

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SamH
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very pleasant staff, Nice hotel and restaurant, Food was really nice would definitely recommend. Thanks for a nice stay.

Runyon’s Restaurant at Hotel Brooklyn
Responded on 4 March 2020

Dear Sam H, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a beautiful review.Our restaurant values put customer satisfaction as top as priority and we are committed to our customers. We look forward to serving you again. Dennis Pisarenco Food & Beverage Manager Hotel BKLYN MCR

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DavidB
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the steak, it was amazing. Food was excellent.
We went through the day so it was a bit quiet, so service was good.
The Brooklyn theme starts when you walk in and carries on till you sit down and then you look around and see other bits you didn’t see as you walked in.

Runyon’s Restaurant at Hotel Brooklyn
Responded on 4 March 2020

Dear David B, Many thanks for saying just what we'd like everyone to experience at Hotel Brooklyn. We really appreciate it and look forward to your return sometime soon. Kind Regards, Dennis Pisarenco Food & Beverage Manager Hotel BKLYN MCR

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Abbeh
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Complimentary champagne on arrival . Chef stayed till late . Juicy burgers love love it

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CallumL
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Really enjoyed the food at Runyons after our visit,

The restaurant and food are stunning, we just had poor table service waiting 30 minutes for drinks and had starters before our drinks, but I’m sure that’s also because it’s very newly opened.

Food couldn’t be faulted and the overall look was great, nice that they had blue moon beer also!

FAQs

Runyon’s Restaurant at Hotel Brooklyn offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0161 518 2936 x3.

Runyon’s Restaurant at Hotel Brooklyn is rated 4.7 stars by 30 OpenTable diners.

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