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Lead Station

99 Beech Road, Manchester M21 9EQ, England
+44 161 881 5559
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“fish chips” (4 reviews)
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99 Beech Road, Manchester M21 9EQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived asking for a table for 10 who might all eat and would arrive at different times, not the easiest request but there was no problem at all. Service was excellent and friendly. Food came quickly and was super tasty. The prawn linguini was...More

Thank _cbayley2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live round the corner from Lead Station and I'd never really fancied going in. However I tried a few weeks ago and the waitress was slightly rude, so I left straight away. But a sunny day and the promise of the best sun trap...More

Thank Tulipkilt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four friends dined and we could not fault the food which was well presented and cooked, we had a sharing platter of dips to start and tempura battered vegetables and the coconut soup - all excellent, followed by blackboard steak special which was really tasty...More

Thank Martin L
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Martin L Thanks for a great review!! By the sound of things you had a good choice of dishes, it's lovely to hear that they all came out good coupled with lovely service. We will look forward to seeing you again and maybe room...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always nice for lunch, mushrooms on toast is highly recommended And on these hot sunny days there's plenty of seating choice in sunshine or shade

Thank Riddler1
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Riddler1 Thanks for your lovely comments, hope to see you again for another sunny day!! Kind regards The Management Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here before for drinks and liked it, so we decided to go again (on hottest day of year I believe). Chilled out vibe, friendly staff, good range of drinks, close to other bars, cafes etc. Food was nice if a little on expensive side...More

Thank seanrobbo75
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi seanrobbo75 Thanks for getting in touch with your comments, it's great to hear that we are doing well in terms of service and atmosphere. It's always good to get lovely feedback, in terms of the menu costings we do believe that our prices reflect...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with friends on a late Saturday afternoon. The place was relatively empty but filled towards early evening. As a party of 7, we asked to sit outside in the yard to the rear. The greeter was friendly, but I thought it odd that...More

Thank DolbyA
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi DolbyA Thanks for taking time to leave comments on your visit, first of all can I say that you definitely shouldn't of had to push your tables together yourself. That is what we are here for! I will look into who seated you and...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I love me some ChoHo and have eaten in this place some years ago- it was delish. This evening we decided on just drinks here- my first experience of a salty rimmed margarita pracatan- it was gorgeous. Sat outside and people watched as the latest...More

Thank RuPaulRobs
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi RupaulRobs Thanks for your lovely, quirky reply. Everyone loves a margarita!! Hopefully your first of many, here and all over the world!! Kind regards The Management Team

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Disaster ! Wanted a great breakfast and to do some work...asked for the wifi password and I was informed they don't have wifi..I pointed out that I could clearly see two very strong wifi signals named Lead Station and was then informed that they are...More

Thank john G
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Hi john G Thanks for taking time to leave a review and can we start by apologising for your hunger and your frustration at not being able to get any work done on your recent visit. We do indeed have 2 separate wifi accounts, one...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Visited here for first and last time on Saturday afternoon. Although decor nice sorry same can't be said for the food. Very limited menu unless you like burgers or eggs portions small and food over rated staff friendly but sorry try to remember what has...More

Thank Lorraine M
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hi Lorraine M We can are saddened to hear that your visit was not up to standard, thanks for your nice comments about the decor and about our staff, sorry that you thought the menu wasn't up to scratch. We feels that our lunch menu...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

My first visit was on a Saturday evening. This was recommended by a friend as a must try and it was certainly worth it, good friendly staff and the food was excellent, and was served quickly given they were busy. I will certainly be back...More

Thank clairehI988QE
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Hi clairehI988QE Thanks for a lovely review and thanks to your friend for the recommendation!! We obviously ticked all of your boxes and will look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind regards The Management Team

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Questions & Answers
1 October 2015|
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Response from shmoozer1 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of room downstairs with outdoor seating to front and back and a room upstairs.
15 February 2015|
Response from The Lead S | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for the question. The Lead is due to the lead fireplaces... Cheers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 33
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Beech Road, Manchester M21 9EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester>  > Chorlton
  • Neighbourhood: Chorlton
  • Phone Number: +44 161 881 5559
  • E-mail
Originally built in 1885, housed in the former Police Station on Beech Road In Chorlton.Unique and informal seasonal cooking - everything is homemade and cooked to order.We look forward to seeing you.
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