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Grand Cafe Waterstones

91 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2BW, England
+44 161 831 7156
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
3 Mar 2018
“Meeting and eating”
28 Jan 2018
Closed Now
Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
91 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2BW, England
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

A brilliant book shop spread over three stories. With a very nice cafe on the top floor. They provide a nice selection of easy food and cakes plus a nice range of hot drinks and alcoholic drinks also. The prices are very reasonable for the...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed March 3, 2018

A comfortable, relaxed place with pleasant staff and a limited selection of attractive and attractively presented food. There is a good choice of tea, coffee and alcoholic drinks. It adds to the attractiveness of the bookshop which in turn makes it a congenial place to...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Well they did not have the book I wanted. Hot chocolate and a chocolate square to eat. Really nice. Pretty empty at 3;00pm. People drink coffee, use the free wi-fi and read books at the comfy chairs and tables.

Thank Mikethenailer
Reviewed January 20, 2018

I've liked the cafe in every Waterstone's I've been in. They're fairly good places to work, with a reasonable selection of tea/coffee etc. One downside is they can attract mums with kids who can make a bit of noise, and this one was no exception.

Thank Camel O
Reviewed December 10, 2017

Ordered a coffee, tried to get a piece of cake, on display - and the sign said no food but still serving coffee and cake. Bloke says to woman serving us - can't have cake we've already done our stock take. Is this really the...More

Thank briandO9232ES
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

My wife needed a drink, so in and up we came. Brilliant hot Chocolate and Roo bush tea at midday. Great seats. Quiet, clean toilets. Brilliant.

Thank Mikethenailer
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

When this place first opened there was table service, breakfasts and food was cooked on the premises. All of these have been taken away by a management that obviously doesn't understand quality customer service. The ambience is great and is very relaxing but there are...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

A good place to drop into whilst in the bookshop or even in the area. Always find relaxed away from the hustle of other coffee shops.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

I remember this cafe as being well run and beautifully kept - also delicious food but now...... The whole place is shabby and neglected with ripped furniture . Staff not enthusiastic to please I returned my burnt tea cake but the waiter insisted it was...More

1  Thank Marie K
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Visited here for a late afternoon snack with my wife, brother, sister in law and our three children (aged 8-12). Great place to relax and review some of our purchases. Their is plenty of room to spread out with comfortable seating and modern decor -...More

Thank BJHurst
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2BW, England (Formerly 2nd View at Waterstones)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 831 7156
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