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Kim By The Sea

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49 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RF, England
+44 161 232 7667
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Kim By the Sea, and it never disappoints. I used to live locally and would regularly come for brunch with friends. Portions are always generous and prices are so reasonable. It gets the quirky, hip cafe theme without being pretentious and snobby like most of the places in the city centre!! Highly recommend, fave place for food in... More 

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Thank Roisin B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very fresh yummy food - great options for vegetarians. Lovely staff and great cakes. Go early to ensure to get a seat - gets busy very quickly around lunch time.

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Thank Elaine H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Lovely hang out with a community vibe and yummy food. Wonderful. House wine is yummy, as are the big pitcher jugs of cocktails.

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Thank Andrea C
North Wales, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Really loved this cafe. There is a very quirky and shabby chic community feel about the place that made me feel at home. The food was yummy and came in very generous portions, I would especially recommend the halloumi mezze. I would definitely come here again

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Thank MangoLycheeA
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I've wanted to try this place out for a while since moving into the area, and I'm glad I did. It's a cute, cosy little café that has bucket loads of character, friendly staff and a great atmosphere to enjoy with friends and family

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Thank kylemurray
Manchester, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The sweet potato wedges here are gorgeous! As is the lamb burger - which is doorstep thick. The home made lemon and ginger tea is very refreshing too....for afters we had apple and ginger crumble and custard - superb! and a large portion too - glad we shared it!

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Thank Renb0
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner. I love the look and feel of the place. It's easy going and relaxed. We had pizza (looked deliciously cheesy) and a chicken burger. Both were tasty. The only disappointment was the soggy chunky chips.

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Thank Gabriella N
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We have eaten here regularly now for over 2 years and have never been disappointed. Posh it is NOT, easy-going it IS. Wear what you like! In addition to the regular menu there are always interesting specials which change often enough to satisfy those of us who dine here often. I believe there are about 4 chefs and the food... More 

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Thank greenandy2016
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I came here during my work break. 30 minutes in and I am still waiting for my food. I would understand if it was busy or if I ordered something complicated or off menu, but I ordered a chicken sandwich and a side of chips! 30 mins+ for a sandwich and chips! I'd say avoid if you are in a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great food and drink as always! We love Kim by the sea !! It's a little secret place in hulme, a hidden treasure ❤️

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 232 7667

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?