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Harvey Nichols Second Floor Bar and Brasserie

21 New Cathedral Street | Exchange Square, Manchester M1 1AD, England
+44 161 828 8898
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“sandwiches” (47 reviews)
“clotted cream” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 New Cathedral Street | Exchange Square, Manchester M1 1AD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the brasserie on a Saturday evening for my daughters hen party. We had booked for the three course menu with cocktail which was only £23 and I was pleasantly surprised at how good it was and the portion size. The cocktail was also very...More

Thank Lynda009
Reviewed yesterday

After a positive welcome from the front of house staff the evening went downhill. It took three requests before the water arrived at the table. My companion asked what the ingredient ponzo was - the waiter was unsure but did say rather reluctantly that he...More

Thank josephkelly2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow this is a gorgeous store.Beautifullt laid out and featuring high end products. Right next to marks and Spencer off market street,this store is a must see.Also right next to the shambles.

Thank Bornabrit
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked for a Saturday evening and was given a wonderful window table overlooking the corn exchange and print works. The 3 courses for £22 including a gin cocktail is excellent value and the menu choice good and the food is beautiful (only criticism is the...More

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 1 week ago

An early dinner before Ricky Gervais at the Apollo (brilliant by the way) opted for the Summer Dining menu - £22 for 3 courses and a lovely gin cocktail. Served by the professional and courteous Karla. The food was great, layered flavours and beautifully presented....More

Thank Twatsons1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We noticed a special offer at the brasserie, £22 for a three course meal with a cocktail. Curiosity got the better of us so we went inside to find out more. The offer was indeed available and reception described the meals and confirmed the cost....More

Thank slowpuncture
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday Tea time for a cheeky cocktail after a busy day shopping. £24.00 for 2 cocktails + service charge but thoroughly enjoyed the drinks and experience and would definitely call again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Birthday treat with friends and their 4 year old son. The food is not cheap but was absolutely amazing. I had the rump steak burger and it's the best burger I've had in a long while. Just needed a bit of salad on the side...More

Thank 730littlegiraffe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from lunch with two friends and couldn't fault it. When the store first opened I visited the restaurant having really enjoyed the Leeds cafe which opened about a year earlier. The service and ambiance were nice but the food was more bland than...More

Thank jawildman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the brasserie quite often for brunch/lunch/drinks and it never disappoints. The Shakshuka eggs are to die for. We do miss the pianist though!

Thank Bex D
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Steve V
9 January 2017|
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Response from Fred H | Reviewed this property |
Yes enjoy your pre lunch drink
31 March 2016|
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Response from Angela C | Reviewed this property |
I haven't eaten before a concert but I do know that meals are served all day and I'm sure you can book a table to coincide with your concert time There is a very varied menu to choose from at various prices Just a very... More
9 September 2015|
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Response from | Property representative |
Dear Wendy, Thanks for choosing to share your very special occasion with us. We have no dress code and welcome all. I have located your booking on our system and noted your window request, we will endeavour to fulfil. We... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$65
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 New Cathedral Street | Exchange Square, Manchester M1 1AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 828 8898
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Last food orders generally 1 hour before closing times as noted. Last bar orders 30 minutes before closing times.
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