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5 Old Bank Street | Royal Exchange Building, Manchester M2 7PE, England
+44 161 839 4423
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“scones” (93 reviews)
“hotpot” (45 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Old Bank Street | Royal Exchange Building, Manchester M2 7PE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Called here on Monday last after visiting xmas markets. Warm and welcoming. We ordered and starters were served within a reasonable time. However our mains were decidedly late, think they forgot about us. When food arrived, was delicious. Pity we had to wait a long...More

1  Thank spartington84
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here with my mum on our day off work last Friday for lunch. The downstairs area was fully booked but we were able to sit upstairs in the lovely tea room and still order food from the same menu. We both got the Mai...More

1  Thank Liv2598
Reviewed 1 week ago

ordered the afternoon tea set for a group of us.. took them over an hour and a half to prepare?! when the food arrived it wasn't spectacular.. there was a funky smell to the salmon and the scones were so dry and flaky that you...More

Thank schloan120
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a table for lunch with my wife and have to say that we thoroughly enjoyed the meal. The food was superbly prepared and presented by the chef and bought to our table by the excellent and very attentive restaurant staff, who I commend for...More

1  Thank philandolwyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Annie's with friends when we had a weekend away in Manchester. What a lovely place. We all had tea and cakes, very tasty. Staff were very nice, polite and pleasant. We were seated upstairs and i nipped downstairs to the loo, ooooooh it was...More

1  Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a late lunch with my daughter. I had cheese and onion pie and it was very nice and my daughter had lamb hot pot ; which she said was lovely. Didn’t enjoy the cocktails we had and the fizz bomb pudding was tasteless....More

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us had sunday lunch at Annies. It was just lovely. Excellent service, food, wine and i would recommend it

Thank chriskav_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had a meal here before and the hotpot as greatly improved.Nice atmosphere on the Saturday night and one or two parties in.The staff very friendly and the food was served in 30mins. and hot.Annies is perfectly placed for markets,shops and the Arena 10mins....More

Thank Holli19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at Annie's, sandwiches, cake and tea. It was an old fashioned oasis of calm elegance in the midst of busy Xmas shopping. The food was tasty and the staff were friendly and welcoming. The afternoon teas looked delicious & we have already...More

Thank rammylou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pre-booked champagne afternoon tea as a nice way to break up a visit to the Christmas Markets. It was fantastic, sandwiches and cakes really nice, staff really attentive, nothing too much trouble for them. Nicley decorated for Christmas. We sat downstairs which was nice and...More

Thank sam w
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Nearby Attractions
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.03 km away
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.25 km away
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.04 km away
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.26 km away
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10 October 2017|
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Response from fionahowie198 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure if there might be disabled parking near St Ann’s church which is quite close. Get in touch with Manchester City council they will tell you. It’s definitely worth a visit if the parking is adequate
julie g
13 July 2017|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I did see child portions. Afternoon teas were being served to families with small children. Best to ring as the people there are very friendly and helpful
24 March 2017|
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Response from Miller0460 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what time of the day / evening you go If I were you, I'd ring in advance to be sure you got a table However, the staff here are very accommodating Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Old Bank Street | Royal Exchange Building, Manchester M2 7PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 839 4423
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Annies is owned by actress Jennie McAlpine and her partner Chris Farr. Located just off St. Ann's Square in the iconic Royal Exchange building, tucked away from the hustle and bustle, Annies is the perfect setting to eat good old fashioned food and relax in comfort and style. For a business lunch, traditional afternoon tea, pre-theatre meal, leisurely evening dinner or a private party, Annies is the place to find traditional, good quality food and friendly service. Let us look after you!
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