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The Drop Bar Cafe

356 Barlow Moor Road | Oposit the Bus Station third from the end, Manchester M21 8AZ, England
+44 161 286 3317
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“curry goat” (35 reviews)
“dumplings” (37 reviews)
“plantains” (24 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
356 Barlow Moor Road | Oposit the Bus Station third from the end, Manchester M21 8AZ, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Drop Bar Cafe
1. The Kitchen Deserve A Medal!
"Without a doubt the BEST Caribbean food I've had in a very long time!"
Joe L
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2. This needs to be a chain!
"What a restaurant, good food, good vibe and good music."
Duane B
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3. Hidden gem
"Tuesday and it was nearly full which says a lot about this hidden gem"
Jo F
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Reviewed yesterday

Yeah. I know. It's the Drop, it's meant to be laid back, chaotic but worth it for the food. Well, that was probably right a couple of years ago, but now it's just, dropped. Last time we went in, jerk chicken was pretty low qual...More

Thank MM2000220
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love Caribbean cuisine and this place didn’t disappoint. The food is so flavourful and authentic, the jerk chicken and peppered steak excellent as are all the accompaniments. The staff are super friendly, I will certainly be back soon.

Thank daz1967Stockport
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food and customer service was not only very professional but really amazing. From the moment you step in we were hosted with an amazing service not to mention the food! The curry goat is my favourite I can’t wait to come back and try...More

Thank SinCCity
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited sat night around 7.30pm this place is fab!!!! We booked so table was ready - the only grip is that tables are quiet close together luckily for us we only had neighbours towards end of our meal! We order the "big plates" cant...More

Thank sheyes180
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious food here. Everything was really tasty and the vegetarian stuff was great. It’s got a fun atmosphere, good music, great food, nice staff and excellent drink selection. We go every time we’re in Manchester, can’t wait for the next visit!

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with my sister in law for lunch. We even got there before opening time! It was delicious and I will be back next week for my friend’s birthday 🍰. Good atmosphere and very authentic. Love it!

Thank butterfly19582015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is delicious, authentic and really tasty. I've eaten here on a number of occasions and it always been a fantastic, it has a great atmosphere and I always have a lovely evening when I go.

1  Thank DelilahGS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a restaurant, good food, good vibe and good music. A carribean restaurant in manchester that ticks all the boxes. It's one of my favourite to eat because it is so easy and relaxed and professionally run. Jerk chicken and served with a smile, who...More

Thank Duane B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal at DBC. Tasty meal, really fresh ingredients as always. We were waited on by Kowther who was really attentive and friendly. Would highly recommend. Top marks!

Thank adamcgrove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say, fantastic food and amazing service. The meat is really well cooked and they treat you like a friend. We had Kowther and she was an absolute treat. Would recommend.

Thank colin861
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Response from default150818 | Property representative |
yes plz book dude!
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Response from Hannah R | Reviewed this property |
Nope but loads of street parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 356 Barlow Moor Road | Oposit the Bus Station third from the end, Manchester M21 8AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester>  > Chorlton
  • Neighbourhood: Chorlton
  • Phone Number: +44 161 286 3317
  • E-mail
Authentic Caribbean Food famous for it's friendly warm atmosphere, exciting spicey food and well matched cocktails and local beer. Other items The Drop Is Famous for are The Hench Boxes, Cocktails, Fried Dumplings, Jerk Chicken, Lamb Chops, Macaroni Cheese, Caribbean Roast dinners, Ackee and Saltfish, Fish Stew and Brown Stew Chicken
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