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39-41 Edge Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1HW, England
+44 161 832 9245
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
“burgers” (31 reviews)
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Bar, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39-41 Edge Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1HW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walked in for lunch on a Wednesday. Couldn’t see any other customers. One table in the middle of the room was covered in dirty glasses and plates. Three staff members at the bar, one was obviously a bartender, one was sat at the bar eating,...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have now visited Common on different occasions and I have always been down with the service. It just takes them ages to serve not only the food but the coffees. In my last visit we had to wait 35 minutes for two cappuccinos and...More

Thank georgio g
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Met up with some mates whilst visiting home for Christmas and they took me here. We all had brunch and as the token Vegan I was a bit concerned as to what might be on offer. Very pleasantly surprised to see a few vegan options...More

Thank Cammo2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd read about Common's kimchi fries in a food magazine and happened to be in Manchester at the time so I planned a quick visit. It has a colourful but relaxed interior and the whole place has a nice, informal feel. The kimchi fries were...More

Thank Pembs_lad
David77134, Guest Relations Manager at Common, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for the taking the time to review - I wasn't actually aware we'd made the cut in BBC GoodFood for the Kimchi Fries but headed to seek it out after your review so thank you for that. Glad you enjoyed them. I'm...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were out for a friends birthday and decided to eat at Common! The maple bacon burger with sweet potato fries was delicious, perfect food to have with a few drinks. The food came super quick as well!

Thank Carlos190385
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with 4 friends for lunch, we all had burgers - the maple bacon burger was a winner! Recommend their own Common pale ale. Saw a couple of breakfasts which also looked good.

Thank sophmack40
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is crowded and not fancy at all. The food is great, I had the eggs Benedict, which were the best I have ever tasted and my husband had the full breakfast, which he really enjoyed!! He also enjoyed his cocktail, and my coffee...More

Thank Vassiliki G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a quieter street in the Northern Quarter opposite off-beat design and craft shops, Common is the coolest cafe/bar in Manchester. Chilled funky music and fab multi-coloured fabrics hanging from the beams add to the vibe. Mixed studenty and hipster clientele with some more mature...More

Thank AndyHManchester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice brunch, good service, had the full breakfast which was delicious and my friend had the same, we also had some tea which was maybe a little more expensive than what I expected for a pot of tea but it was alright. Overall would come...More

Thank Amelia T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this place for my birthday lunch, the corespondent on email was lovely and i kept emailing to say can i add another person can i add another. So at that point i was grateful and not many places in manchester will take a booking...More

Thank LTNW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39-41 Edge Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 832 9245
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