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Thornberries Grill

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, British, Grill, Healthy, Gastropub
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179A Kirkway | Middleton, Manchester M24 1LW, England
+44 161 643 8880
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Showing 51: English reviews
Rochdale, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

3 friends arrived just before 7.30 ( I knew they stopped serving food at 8pm). Asked for a table and was told when they checked with the chef that he was busy so they wouldn't give us a table. Never been refused a table at any restaurant before because they couldnt be bothered so will definitely not be going back,... More 

Thank Jean M
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51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good choice of food, pleasant surroundings & helpful staff made the whole afternoon a very enjoyable experience. Will definitely be back.

Thank Cheryl F
Manchester, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We visited just before christmas for a family meal whilst passing. The food was good the prices were as expected and the staff were lovely. We will be visiting again.

Thank Andrew M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We go here about once a month. The food and service is always good and there are specials and a meal deal most days. The chicken of the day is usually a good option and the Sunday roasts are also great. Prosecco on draft at a reasonable price is quite rare so Thornberries works for me!

Thank paulac32
Manchester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Eat here quiet a bit with friends for lunch ,it is always nice.They do freshly prepared pub snacks or larger meals. Service can be a bit slow at times as there only ever seems to be one person serving ,sometimes two. Hot roast beef sandwiches are always nice ! I'm boring and nearly always have that ! The place is... More 

Thank janegartside
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We have been to thornberries twice, first time we had the 2 for 1 menu early evening, I had the chilli my husband the chicken both meals were lovely. The second time we had 3 courses for £15 each meal was excellent we couldn't fault anything, service was good, presentation was something you would expect to find at a more... More 

Thank Kenneth G
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were looking for a quick lunch and not expecting a great meal. The salmon salad and brunch special, poached eggs on spinach, were excellent. The waiting time was short and the staff pleasant and professional.

Thank David K
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here,on and off, for a few years now. Last year it went terrible ,but with a reformed menu and perhaps a new chef , the food is now very good again. Pleasant staff and good bar choices. However, it desperately needs some investment in the soft furnishings department. The carpet is dated and threadbare, likewise the armchairs.... More 

Thank twinkleyesManchester
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This place need some serious attention! The tables are sticky, the carpets threadbare in places, no locks on the toilets and just generally looks so tired. The food is ok, staff could do with some training in customer service and in the things they are serving (when we asked for a glass of Shiraz, we were asked whether we wanted... More 

Thank Alison H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This venue has been a lovely meeting place over the years. The food has changed somewhat, but not necessarily for the better. There is a lot of floor space that could be better used for sitting as we call in with a lot of friends sometimes and end up standing a long time for a table to reside in and... More 

Thank akpk3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, British, Grill, Healthy, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179A Kirkway | Middleton, Manchester M24 1LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 643 8880

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?