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Stalls Cafe Bar - Bridgewater Hall

Lower Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3WS, England
+44 161 907 9000
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good23%
  • Average29%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
6 Apr 2018
“Bar in concert venue”
11 Jun 2018
Restaurant Hours
British, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Central European
$$ - $$$
Lower Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3WS, England
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Convenient place to grab food if you’re at a concert and nice space to eat in though pricey. You are allowed to buy drinks with plastic containers and take them into the venue.

Thank happytravellady
Reviewed June 1, 2018

If you are visiting the Bridgewater Hall for a concert or event the cafe bar is ideal for a light meal , drink or snack . Other than that it is a bit out of the way for most city centre visitors so not busy...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed April 6, 2018

I attended a VIP meet and greet on Ist April. There was an hour and half to kill after that before the concert began. I was on my own. It was raining so the obvious thing to do was stay here with other concert goers....More

Thank sassafrass260
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

I'm a foodie and a music lover, so we booked in to the Stalls cafe. The two stars are for the service and the convenience. The food was far below average, and considering that this is essentially a city centre restaurant, I was genuinely disappointed....More

Thank Lottesville
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Booked a table in the stalls cafe bar prior to the Remembering Fred show on a Saturday night. I had never visited before so was slightly wary and was expecting a very casual atmosphere. However it is a small, smart and quite formal area adjacent...More

Thank SUE H
Reviewed April 3, 2017

I have eaten twice here now. The first time we turned up "on speck" but there are only a few tables so it is wise to book which is what we did the second time. The food was really good on both occasions and the...More

Thank dopeyhopey
Reviewed February 16, 2017

At our pre concert lunch had to stand to eat our lunch as no free seats. Sandwiches and coffee were good quality but a shame we were unable to relax and enjoy them.

Thank juliethetraveller123
Reviewed February 16, 2017

We turned up midweek for a lighter lunch and were surprised at how quiet it was. Had checked the menu on line although it has changed a bit. Very nice quiet setting with a view of the river/canal. Had a couple of coffees while waiting...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed January 5, 2017

We arrived early for the evening performance of the Nutcracker and so thought we would eat in the Stalls cafe bar. unfortunately, all that was on offer up until 6.00pm was a few cold sandwiches, so we decided to wait and had a hot drink,...More

2  Thank Sue00do
Reviewed December 9, 2016

busy but service good prices ok although not much seating . no bins to view either, signs be great to indicate upper bars open to help keep crowds dispersed.

Thank Vicky S
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Stella B
November 2, 2015|
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Response from Nigel V | Reviewed this property |
It varies from day to day but there is a choice of a bout 5 starters and mains.The staff are usually very helpful so it might be a good idea to give them a call.I have eaten there several times and not had a bad meal yet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3WS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 907 9000
The Bridgewater Hall contains two restaurants. The Stalls Cafe Bar and the Charles Halle Restaurant. They are open to the general public but are targeted at patrons of the Bridgewater Hall .THe head chef is Marco Tedde. the cooking style is mainly central european. BUT intending diners need to be forewarned!
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