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Pot Kettle Black

Unit 14, Barton Arcade, Manchester M3 2BW, England
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Unit 14, Barton Arcade, Manchester M3 2BW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a lovely place. Fantastic coffee. We both had poached egb on sourdough it was really good. Will go bavk. Staff very nice.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gillian C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Order the pork, egg, and feta from the breakfast menu. £10.50 ish and a coffee approx £2.95. This was basically a bowl of chilli with with an egg in the middle and a wedge of flat bread. See picture. The menu should have said chilli!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ryanp12345
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The coconut porridge is beautiful,fantastic flavours and piping hot.Staff are so friendly and helpful.and the building is wonderful.Been a few times and never disappointed

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank karenjeffreys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice relaxing spot to stop off for coffee, but agree about charging extra for soy, surprised as it claims to be a healthy eating spot...

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Suriya A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, good choices. But charging extra for soya milk ...is that still really a thing?! Really??? Soya is quite cheap too. Discount for not having cows milk? I didn't notice that there would be an extra charge on the menu either, just double checked...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank crisps122
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the beautiful old Barton Arcade, a lovely place to stop off the beaten track, sit by the window to enjoy the pretty building. Fab coffee, breakfast of sausage and egg butty was good. Chilli bowl needed more salt but easily fixed.. Staff seemed a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank coraSingapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We initially popped in for a coffee and ended up having a very tasty light lunch. Lovely vibrant atmosphere and good service. Food when it came was excellent. Highly recommend the Lamb Koftas.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ScottE1407
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at the takeaway counter and had lovely friendly service from people who I felt cared. Such a treat ! Delish brownie and snack for my little toddler and a great coffee to get me through the afternoon 😂

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DrM21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great spot for breakfast, really good coffee, and staff were very helpful. I would really recommend there bagels.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gregson28
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Quick trip to Manchester for a night out but before that we needed some breakfast and this was the place to go great food and even more amazing staff honestly amazing that you full breakfast had us energetic all day got so much done so...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robinii
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Jessica H
March 13, 2018|
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Response from YummyMummyCL | Reviewed this property |
It is accessible. It's in a Victorian arcade so if you needed to be parked really close by, this would not be suitable, but if that's not an issue...GO! A fabulous place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 14, Barton Arcade, Manchester M3 2BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
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