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The Restaurant Bar & Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, British,
Ridgefield House 14 John Dalton Street, Manchester M2 6JR, England
+44 161 839 1999
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Ridgefield House 14 John Dalton Street, Manchester M2 6JR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Last night we went to The Restaurant Bar & Grill for a work celebration. I was blown away by the food, but the staff really made the night. Our wine waiter Tom really made the night. His passion for his craft was fascinating, ensuring ever...More

Thank anlaeola
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I always try to be as honest as possible when giving a restaurant review and I confess to dining out probably too much! I have looked at the other reviews here and they do seem rather mixed. Let me start by stating my own view...More

Thank Silverfox6011
Reviewed 1 week ago

Waiter overfamiliar. When it was pointed out that my plate had blood on it when a medium steak had been ordered(in fact a lot of blood, almost raw) he dismissively passed it off as 'juice'. Had he offered to replace or cook further then I...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Restaurant Bar & Grill for a pre theatre meal with friends. There is a fabulous terrace with comfortable leather sofas to sit and eat or have drinks. Heaters are provided or even a cosy blanket. This makes for a great atmosphere for a lovely...More

Thank theduchess2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has been one of my favourites for years, and it still does the business. Newer places have come and gone in the area, but the RBG keeps churning out good food in a lovely, airy space; the views from the window seats are...More

Thank jeff1894
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I feel compelled to write a review for restaurant bar and grill as I’ve visited many times over the past 5-10 years and have never had a bad meal or cause to complain. I’ve unfortunately spent years taking it for granted as being a ‘go...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 3 December 2017

20 of us ate here on Friday night (6:00 PM) for our company Christmas night out. The menu was fixed (4 or 5 starters, 4 or 5 mains etc), ordered in advance. The quality of the food was first rate, my salmon starter was very...More

Thank DingDangD0
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We all really enjoyed our meal on a busy Saturday in Manchester. However we were left with dishes we didn’t think we had ordered but had to pay for. The waiter must have been on commission to sell us extra side dishes.

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Have ate here many times before and really rated the place,however since going vegan I find their options very limited and of not high quality. Visited again this week and tbh I wasn’t impressed the starter was a warm loaf and the main a fungi...More

Thank Elawton1
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We were a party of four and all felt that the food was top notch. My starter of haddock risotto was perfect with its poached egg atop; mains of ox burguignone was very rich & tasty. there were some waiter errors / mistakes which seemed...More

Thank david n
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2 September 2017|
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Response from Pmf56 | Reviewed this property |
Hi , You can eat in the lower bar area however I would just phone ahead to book a table on the outside terrace which is fab & to check about the lift.
2 September 2017|
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Response from nicmad1 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lift which your guest can use also there is the ground floor with a large disabled toilet area which would be suitable. I had a party there and my disabled guests were happy with the venue accessibility. Hope... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 42 - US$ 69
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ridgefield House 14 John Dalton Street, Manchester M2 6JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 839 1999
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Located in the heart of the city centre, on John Dalton Street near Albert Square, you will find the Restaurant Bar and Grill. As the flagship restaurant of the Individual Restaurant Company, this eatery is striking and contemporary in appearance. Situated on two floors, the restaurant provides the ultimate dining experience, with a stunning suspended staircase leading from the long bar to the large first floor restaurant. Attracting a cosmopolitan mix of diners, The Restaurant Bar and Grill is a popular choice for local business men and women as well as visitors to the city. The efficient and welcoming team, coupled with the exceptional selection of food and the lively atmosphere, make this bar and grill a must for dining.
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