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Stalls Cafe Bar - Bridgewater Hall

₹₹ - ₹₹₹British, , Cafe
Lower Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3WS, England
+44 161 907 9000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good22%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“salmon” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
“pre concert” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Central European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Lower Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3WS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a foodie and a music lover, so we booked in to the Stalls cafe. The two stars are for the service and the convenience. The food was far below average, and considering that this is essentially a city centre restaurant, I was genuinely disappointed....More

Thank Lottesville
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Booked a table in the stalls cafe bar prior to the Remembering Fred show on a Saturday night. I had never visited before so was slightly wary and was expecting a very casual atmosphere. However it is a small, smart and quite formal area adjacent...More

Thank SUE H
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I have eaten twice here now. The first time we turned up "on speck" but there are only a few tables so it is wise to book which is what we did the second time. The food was really good on both occasions and the...More

Thank dopeyhopey
Reviewed 17 February 2017

At our pre concert lunch had to stand to eat our lunch as no free seats. Sandwiches and coffee were good quality but a shame we were unable to relax and enjoy them.

Thank juliethetraveller123
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We turned up midweek for a lighter lunch and were surprised at how quiet it was. Had checked the menu on line although it has changed a bit. Very nice quiet setting with a view of the river/canal. Had a couple of coffees while waiting...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We arrived early for the evening performance of the Nutcracker and so thought we would eat in the Stalls cafe bar. unfortunately, all that was on offer up until 6.00pm was a few cold sandwiches, so we decided to wait and had a hot drink,...More

2  Thank Sue00do
Reviewed 10 December 2016

busy but service good prices ok although not much seating . no bins to view either, signs be great to indicate upper bars open to help keep crowds dispersed.

Thank Vicky S
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is a review for the bar, not the venue or concert we attended which was amazing (Space Spectacular). I don't mind paying a bit over the going rate but £13 for a Pimms and lemonade, regular coke and bag of Starburst is ridiculous! Wouldn't...More

1  Thank Emma J
Reviewed 5 November 2016

if you are in the hall and need a drink it is ok to have something , this is not the place to eat If you are feeling a bit pekish

1  Thank einavel
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We visit the Bridgewater quite often to see the shows. Its the most beautful place to see them, seating is excellent and sound.We eat in the stalls cafe and every time we have had an excellent meal with no hassle food well presented

Thank shirley e
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Response from Nigel V | Reviewed this property |
It varies from day to day but there is a choice of a bout 5 starters and mains.The staff are usually very helpful so it might be a good idea to give them a call.I have eaten there several times and not had a bad meal yet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3WS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 907 9000
The Bridgewater Hall contains two restaurants. The Stalls Cafe Bar and the Charles Halle Restaurant. They are open to the general public but are targeted at patrons of the Bridgewater Hall .THe head chef is Marco Tedde. the cooking style is mainly central european. BUT intending diners need to be forewarned!
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