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Sam's Chop House

) #135 of 1,817 Restaurants in Manchester $$ - $$$ , British,
Back POOL Fold Chapel Walks, Manchester M2 1HN, England
+44 161 834 3210
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Back POOL Fold Chapel Walks, Manchester M2 1HN, England
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1 - 10 of 873 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a couple of snacks here and really enjoyed the excellent food and wonderful service. We had the potted duck, the chicken livers and the goat cheese salad. All three dishes were excellent and the service was very friendly and professional. I highly recommend...More

Thank Brian C
vicchopmgr, Manager at Sam's Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Brian, Many thanks for taking the time to get back to us on your recent visit to Sam's. We use all feedback we receive from our guests in a constructive way to help us continue to give the best service we possibly can. We're...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Reckon this list is one of Manchester s best -kept secrets! Chateau Musar vintage 2009 for £45 it's an absolute bargain ! They recently updated their wine list which is great news for wine geeks . Famous sommelier George will talk you through wine and...More

1  Thank Clare J
vicchopmgr, Manager at Sam's Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Lovely to hear you enjoyed yourself so much Clare and we hope you will be back very soon. Kindest Regards, Milo Brett.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited on Sunday 23 July, after a previous visit in late June. On both occasions I was most impressed with this gem of a pub. The impressive statue of Lowry sitting at the bar is a great focal point for the bar. I can...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
vicchopmgr, Manager at Sam's Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences with us and we are delighted to hear that you were impressed with our service. We hope to see you again in the near future to sample some of our food. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been twice there this summer, with friends from overseas, and, as a tourist destination, it serves its purpose well -- good atmosphere, exotic Victorian cousine. Quality of dishes is uneven. On one occasion I had 12 oz Barnsley Chop (lamb) and was dissapoined. My...More

Thank Sentimental_Journer
vicchopmgr, Manager at Sam's Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are delighted that you chose to dine with us to represent classic, English cuisine to your friends from overseas. We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your meal....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely victorian pub in Manchester city. Frequented by L.S Lowry and now has a metal(?) full size figure of him at the bar. Great fresh home made food which are large portions. Friendly helpful staff. Can recommend you book a table as it's a...More

Thank Mary P
vicchopmgr, Manager at Sam's Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mary, L.S Lowry certainly was a regular of ours, glad you had chance to acquaint at the bar! Many thanks for the kind comments regarding food & service, and we sincerely hope you join us again soon. Many thanks, Sam's Chop House.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my son and his Coach who was visiting from the US here for dinner We all had steaktwo out of the three weren't cooked how we wanted them asked for Medium rare and they where cooked all the way through. Bottle of red we...More

Thank Beannie45
vicchopmgr, Manager at Sam's Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI Beannie45, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Sam's Chop House. As a locally run, independent company we greatly value the feedback we receive as it helps us to improve our service and continue to compete with the major...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second chop house we visited in Manchester. After the horrible experience we had in The Albert Square Chop House we hoped this will work out for us. Well it did not .. When we arrived at the restaurant the staff were chatting...More

1  Thank Delila P
vicchopmgr, Manager at Sam's Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Delia P, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit to Sam's Chop House. I am naturally very concerned about your complaint & would like to apologize unreservedly on behalf of the entire team. Let me assure you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this place since the early 80's great for a drink after work and the food is really good quality. The menu is old fashioned british cuisine my favourite is the steak and kidney pudding - you have to be hungry to finish...More

Thank steviebrok1963
vicchopmgr, Manager at Sam's Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Stevie, Thanks for the review, we take great pleasure in hearing from some of our long-standing customers such as yourself. Hope to see you again soon for a steak & kidney pudding, Kind Regards, Milo Brett.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of three places run by the same company now in central manchester. This is our favourite. The front drinking area has its own statue of the artist Lowry sat at the bar as he used to drink in here. Aside from this, the beer...More

Thank david n
vicchopmgr, Manager at Sam's Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi David, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your recent visit to Sam's. Your feedback is vital in helping us to continue to compete with the major chains in the city. We are delighted to hear that you were...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went here as it was near the theatre. Very small as you go in gets bigger and wider as you go further in. The food was good home cooking. Thoroughly enjoyed our choice of cornbeef hash with egg on top

Thank SheilaKevin
vicchopmgr, Manager at Sam's Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi SheilaKevin, Delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal with us, and our staple dish Corned Beef Hash did us justice. Hope to see you again soon! Many Thanks, Milo Brett.

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Denise W
3 June 2017|
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Hi You can jump on a tram, the stop is not far from the pub. 10mins on tram..
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Linda I
24 March 2017|
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Response from David V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and all mother get a free glass of wine. We took my mother a few years back and she was treated like the guest of honour. But book it, it gets very busy.
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Acuachica
2 November 2015|
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Response from Sharron C | Property representative |
The nearest and safest would be at the Arndale Centre, there is also the car park behind Kendals which is on Deansgate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$72
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Back POOL Fold Chapel Walks, Manchester M2 1HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 834 3210
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