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Summary

This “brilliant, relaxed” Didsbury brasserie continues to deliver some of “the most consistent food in Manchester”, as it has for decades – “much of it from (chef-patron) Patrick Hannity’s farm” – along with an “excellent wine list” and “superb staff”.

£50
Very Good
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A favourite of pretty much everybody that's ever been!” – this formidable Didsbury brasserie “never lets you down”, not least the “consistently great” service. “You could eat here every week – there’s nothing too fancy or clever, and the menu would suit your maiden aunt as well as your new lover.”

£49
Very Good
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

This “superb” Didsbury brasserie is for its many fans “the best and most consistent restaurant in Manchester” – a “second home” that “never puts a foot wrong”, offering “excellent” cooking, and “most welcoming” service that’s “never rushed”.

£50
Very Good
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“South Manchester’s best and most reliable restaurant”; few reporters can avoid commenting on the “incredible consistency” of this “casual” and “friendly” Didsbury brasserie, which has now been in business for over a quarter of a century.

£47
Very Good
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions,
Yes
No
10 pm
8 Lapwing Ln, Manchester, M20 2WS
Opening hours

lunch noon - 2.30 pm, dinner 5.30 pm - 10 pm
Last orders: 10 pm

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