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Soup Kitchen

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31-33 Spear Street | Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1DF, England
+44 161 236 5100
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85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really great place, we had soup and a sandwich. Both were excellent, well prepared and presented in a very clever way. I had heard about it from my son but was amazed at the quality of the food. We will return and slowly work our way around the extensive menu.

Thank Vinylment
Elgin, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came with my friends, family and children 2 days on the trot whilst down visiting from Scotland and loved it. Very well priced and good quality food, a relaxed environment and perfect for us all just to kick back and eat some good food. I'll be back on my next visit :)

Thank MatthewMoons
Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place In the NQ, amazing food and beer selections. The cheddar soup is to die for! A must to visit.

Thank Rose B
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We stopped here to refuel during a shopping trip. It's just great. We had really well-flavoured soups, excellent bread and (joy) local beer. The menu caters for everyone and although soup is a main focus there's an all day roast dinner as well. Worth seeking out, we'll be back for sure.

Thank PTB46
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I came here and was served by a very friendly member of staff, I didn't catch her name but she had very nicel eyes and was very helpful and informative when I enquired about the menu. I had some absolutely delicious soup that was really flavoursome and could tell it was home made and contained high quality ingredients. I also... More 

Thank ellengrace
Tralee, Ireland
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Spacious place to stop for lunch. Not too busy as it was early afternoon. Lovely lunch here recently - such a variety of soup with hearty bread and great choice of sandwiches. Coffee was good too.

Thank clotildeok
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Went to a concert here recently great concert but the place was a letdown overpriced beer in a dump of a cellar thought I was in an arena prices of the beer shame

Thank Timeless
sicknickclaus, Owner at Soup Kitchen, responded to this review

Sorry you feel we are "overpriced" we feel we are very competitive in price compared with similar city centre venues. With recent duty increases on alcohol and annual price increseaes from suppliers not reflected on any of our product yet, you may find we are "underpriced". I noticed in one of your other reviews you said weathersponns Piccadilly was over... More 

Stornoway, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Light lunch of tasty soup in a bar atmosphere. Friendly staff. Good food and excellent value. Recommend for rough and ready food away from the chains.

Thank StornowayKeith
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I was ignored 6 times by the bar staff . 3 staff and it took 6 min to get a pint . Ok I might be in my 50s but it's old gits like me that made the Northern Quarter what it is .

Thank ukraider2017
sicknickclaus, Owner at Soup Kitchen, responded to this review

Ah sorry about that, I'd say 6 minutes to get a drink in a city centre bar is quick. Sorry you feel his way, one star, ouch!! More 

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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Nice atmosphere and good soups. Nice staff who let us try a couple of the soups before we committed to ordering them. Might be a touch pricey for a bowl of soup and a piece of bread.

Thank must1981

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31-33 Spear Street | Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 5100
Soup Kitchen is a canteen, bar and music venue located in Manchester's Northern Quarter District.We offer freshly cooked food, award winning wine, up to 6 cask ales, premium beers, a wide range of fresh tea & coffee and free WiFi.We host live music events, club nights, film nights, comedy events and art exhibitions.Sun-Wed: 12:00pm-11.00pmThurs: 12:00pm-1:00amFri-Sat: 12:00pm- 4:00am

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