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Armenian Taverna

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3-5 Princess Street | Victoria Buildings Albert Square, Manchester M2 4DF, England
01618349025
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a lovely place and has just had a refurbishment. The food is amazing. Would certainly recommend it. We have been a few times and would certainly be going back.

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Thank lathamnor
Warrington, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The place Arto der Haroutunian created is simply a joy. Great food, art and service right in the city centre. The meze is breathtaking - and, like the dish, one faints!

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Thank GNL17
Bury, United Kingdom
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293 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's been over two years since we last visited here and the restaurant has been completely renovated since then and now has a light and airy feel to it. What hasn't changed was the warm welcome and rather good food. We started with the meat sharing platter, really nice but nearly a meal on its own. Our mains were also... More 

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Thank prefdavid
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really fantastic and tasty food. It wasn't my first time there and food is still quality, but in my opinion renovation of this local that wasn't good idea ,previously local had fantastic armenian climate that's why was very worm and friendly . Currently after renovation restaurant begun unfriendly local with tasty food ...

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Thank darekroczniak2707
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Armenian taverna is a hidden restaurant in central Manchester, on Albert square, which is definitely worth exploring! The restaurant itself has recently undergone refurbishment, updating the decor to a more modern Armenian feel. It still is effective in transporting you away from central Manchester for your meal! Both of the times I have visited we have elected to eat... More 

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Thank Guy C
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the whole experience. Very welcoming, fab food and service. Great value, will be back! Ideal for pre-performance dining for the theatres and The Bridgewater.

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Thank Sally O
Walsall, West Midlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great meal and great, friendly service Never had Armenian food before but this was a very pleasant experience and the prices were very reasonable. Good location near the town hall.

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Thank ChrisBartram
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a full interior reconstruction and design change, this place is more welcoming and lively. Feels more like you are a guest visiting a family rather than a client going to a restaurant.

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Thank Ararat S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eat here for the first time and the food was a delight, we were a party of 4. 2 regulars and 2 new to the restaurant. Lager was ice cold and the service was good. Recommend for a party of 4 fill the table with 5/6 starters and a large bread. Order something you might not order yourself to try... More 

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Thank DaveyB91
Quartu Sant'Elena, Italy
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've wanted to eat here for years and finally went last night. The restaurant looks great although I wish I had visited before the refurb as the old decor sounds great. The staff were attentive and pleasant. The food was great although the Kachapuri starter meant that there wasn't much room left for the main course. .

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Thank Mark B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 35
Cuisine
Russian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Armenian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5 Princess Street | Victoria Buildings Albert Square, Manchester M2 4DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 01618349025
Description
Since opening in 1968, we have been inviting you to experience our hospitality and wonderful cuisine. We have been serving the same great food for over four decades. Armenia has a very rich culinary culture, with influences from neighbouring nations. Walking down the steps takes you back in time, which is pleasant amongst the bright shop fronts of Albert Square. The ambiance is superb with the warmest use of colour and artefacts. Our home made mezze starters will get your taste buds tingling whilst mains include traditional charcoaled grilled meat`s. Family run since opening shows the passion of the Armenian Tavern with grandma’s recipes and tastes that have been handed down for generations.

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