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Bridge View cafe

Heritage Wharf Portland Place | Ashton-Under-Lyne, Manchester OL7 0QA, England
+44 161 343 6785
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“portland basin” (11 reviews)
“great cafe” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British
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$$ - $$$
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Heritage Wharf Portland Place | Ashton-Under-Lyne, Manchester OL7 0QA, England
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Had coffee and cake sat outside in the sun, admiring the view. It was busy at Sunday lunchtime they did say they were short staffed that day but I thought the service was quick and the staff were very friendly.

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited recently during a visit to the Portland Basin Museum. The food is cheap and cheerful. I would however avoid the BLT. Cold bacon with more fat than meat was completely unappetizing.

Thank hcb2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Top Night at this fabulous venue. Top entertainment and food and drink. Sharing tables and singing old fashioned songs. My husband really enjoyed it.

Thank kellybobs
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Found this place 2 weeks ago and what a find service is great and both visits with a smile and welcome the food is great and the coffee top draw the place has a great welcoming feel about it …..keep up the great work guys...More

Thank Phil Marie R
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Ate light lunch here yesterday, and also asked for a child meal. My grandson doesn't drink juice which was part of the meal deal, they happily substituted it for a bottle of water. Our sandwiches were loaded with filling and were really good value for...More

Thank 1978Juliet
Reviewed March 10, 2018

We parked at corner of the museum building where there is a locked door with a sign overhead saying Bridge View Cafe. The first time we visited, we saw this locked door, so went and ate elsewhere, as we thought that it was closed. Upon...More

Thank lbj17
Reviewed December 8, 2017

Went here as part of our visit to the Portland Basin Museum. Good selection of drinks, snacks and meals available. Although there were 14 of us we got served quickly by the helpful and friendly staff. What we had to eat and drink was well...More

1  Thank 1946Patrick
Reviewed November 25, 2017

Our walking group went to the cafe after our morning walk, we had cups of tea and coffee with delicious bacon butties. Everyone was delighted with the surroundings and the food. We will definitely be returning if they will have us as I forgot to...More

Thank June L
Reviewed September 22, 2017

Well we did have a cup of coffee before the walk along the Canal towpath to Guide Bridge & back. When we returned we had a guided tour of the Museum. then had Fish & Chips followed by Apple Pie & Custard for £10 each....More

Thank BrianB321
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Food is very good, excellent choice and staff are very friendly. Ideally situated right within the portland basin museum.

1  Thank john267
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dcbwhaley
August 18, 2018|
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Response from 1978Juliet | Reviewed this property |
Hi I don't think so. Sorry to be vague.
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yellowalice
September 17, 2017|
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Response from Brian L | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Only assistance/guide dogs are allowed inside the cafe. Other dogs are welcome in our outside seating area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heritage Wharf Portland Place | Ashton-Under-Lyne, Manchester OL7 0QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 343 6785
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Description
A family friendly cafe adjacent to an award winning Museum. Situated alongside the picturesque Peak Forest canal, there are some lovely walks and cycle routes on hand. Our food menu contains home made and locally sourced items with both hot and cold options. Take away is available. Hot and cold drinks are also available to eat in or take away. Our fresh coffee (espresso, cappuccino, mocha and latte) is freshly ground from our own blend of beans. We also serve hot chocolate and tea. Ask about our special coffees and hot chocolate drinks. We also provide outside catering for events and corporate functions. Our buffets are generously filled and served on platters, delivery can be arranged.
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