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And The Dish Ran Away With The Spoon

West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2LW 230 Burton Road, Manchester M20 2LW, England
+44 161 637 5517
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (22 reviews)
“cake” (27 reviews)
“pinwheels” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2LW 230 Burton Road, Manchester M20 2LW, England
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

This was my second visit for afternoon tea for my mums birthday and I still love this place. Staff are always friendly and welcoming and the food I love ! yet again I was unable to finish my two cakes which I brought home to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jenni C
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

A superb coffee sat outside on a sunny afternoon. Lovely fresh Portuguese cakes made the visit@ Well worth a visit. Not much room inside but if you get a seat cherish it!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank davidsT4253ZC
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We come here very often and definitely once every weekend for a coffee and pasteis de Nata. Since I have discovered this place more than a year ago, I have gone here for all cake desires and definitely all birthday cakes. I love this place...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Mitra812
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Really nice gluten free cakes, particularly the apple and almond. Enjoyed the gluten free afternoon tea, although the GF scone recipe could be improved. Good, friendly service. Will definitely return!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Cat F
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Small independent cafe with truly excellent cakes, inc some gluten free. Very popular locally. Cinnamon rolls at weekend but they sell early.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank VBrandon
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Booked for afternoon tea. Great selection, freshly made sandwiches, a savoury, tasty scones with choice of jams, chocolate coated strawberry and a delicious cake selection! So much choice on the day, and nice to have with a coffee instead of tea too! Very reasonable, especially...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Josie D
Reviewed September 8, 2017

I've had afternoon tea at various places around Manchester, including some of the "best" restaurants and hotels - but I can honestly say this has been the greatest. You're given a choice of cakes and sandwiches, which is already an improvement over the generic selection...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank calxlea
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous cakes and coffee! Lovely & bright inside, friendly staff, good service! I would recommend :)

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank rozg164
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Great for a coffee and a cake, afternoon tea was amazing I just couldn't manage two cakes so I was delighted to take one home ! I attended with my dad who has coeliac disease and the staff were very accommodating you just need to...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Jenni C
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

A lovely cafe, serving the best cakes in West Didsbury. The pastel de nata is particularly great. Coffee is fantastic too.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Dave S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2LW 230 Burton Road, Manchester M20 2LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 637 5517
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