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Folk Cafe Bar

169-171 Burton Road, Manchester M20 2LN, England
+44 161 445 2912
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible14%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
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169-171 Burton Road, Manchester M20 2LN, England
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Third time I've been here for food, service is terribly slow, expect them to forget your drink order until you remind them. This has happened to me twice now. Food took well over 30 minutes and the place wasn't busy. Food is mediocre, I found...More

Thank Manchester300490
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I were visiting friends in Manchester who are regulars to Folk. When we arrived at the cafe bar it had a great buzz and looked a very cool place to go, surrounded by some tough competition. We were not disappointed. The menu...More

Thank RickDalby
Reviewed 1 May 2017

What a gem of a place. A great atmosphere, friendly staff and an outside seating area. We will be back.

Thank Egg1967
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Called in for a drink having last been a few months ago. Service has always been a little slow and this time wasn't any better. One person serving and despite a queue, another staff member wandering. Seems there is no urgency to serve. Drink prices...More

Thank 2010mustang
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Nice bar/cafe/restaurant in the heart of west Didsbury. Amazing food, lovely staff and there's always a great atmosphere.

Thank bermusia
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I've been to folk a few times for both food and drinks and each time it's been fantastic so it's only right that I let others know that they NEED to try it out if that haven't before! The folk burger is absolutely delicious and...More

Thank RJ_7489
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Thank you, I haven't been to your place for a few year, but this Sunday after a walk from Chorlton, friends wanted to go. We were lucky with the sun and day outside. We all ordered the slow cooked lamb on a flat bread but...More

Thank Ritchiemakeup
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a bite to eat and very pleasantly surprised. The decor is cool and the atmosphere is really welcoming. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, service is slightly slow but thats not a problem as it's a really relaxed place to chill....More

Thank Trev_Team_Wino
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great time here. I ordered the smashed avocado on sourdough toast which was really good. The staff were very polite and friendly. Was a nice place to go for Sunday brunch.

Thank Zak D
Reviewed 26 February 2017

First visit, had been at the last Sunday in the month makers market and enjoyed our visit and decided to stop for a coffee and snack. The Folk bar is located on the high street of West Didsbury, looks great from the outside and even...More

Thank Steve H
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9 February 2017|
Response from julie b | Reviewed this property |
I don't know who you are but you need to read my review on folk again as we go in there a lot and my review was all good so get your facts right before you call me a mole again and if you work there I think you are really... More
9 February 2017|
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Response from Folk D | Property representative |
Yes I totally agree, Tripadvisor should take down that review immediately. They are opening themselves up to a lawsuit for defamation. Anybody who actually knows folk will know that it s either Fake or erroneous.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169-171 Burton Road, Manchester M20 2LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 445 2912
  • E-mail
A casual cafe/dinner experience with friendly service, an original interior and a large covered terrace. Food is served all day with a menu ranging from the classics to more globally inspired dishes. If you're thirsty we have award winning coffees, craft beers, specially selected wines, boutique spirits and a range of interesting soft drinks.
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