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£41
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4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“We have been coming here for years with family members from children to 96 year olds, and have always enjoyed good food with the warmest of welcomes” – Patrick Hannity’s appealing modern brasserie in Didsbury has been one of Manchester’s top destinations since 1987, and “one word sums the place up: consistency”“the menu appeals to all tastes”, and “the service is class”.

Summary

£40
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4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Patrick Hannity’s “top-notch” Didsbury brasserie has been “the model of consistency” for more than 30 years. “It retains the perfect combination of great food with fantastic wine and brilliant service in a vibrant atmosphere” and – though somewhat overshadowed nowadays by flashier openings elsewhere in the city – still has a fan club who consider it “Manchester’s best”: “a bit of a schlep so we only go on my birthday, but I wouldn’t go anywhere else”.

Summary

£47
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4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still, after all these years, our favourite restaurant in Manchester” – this “totally charming” Didsbury brasserie “never lets you down in any department”. It’s “a real institution in the city” and for a number of reporters “Manchester’s best restaurant”: “the food is consistently beautiful without being over-elaborate and the service could not be better, with a relaxed feel”.

Summary

£50
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4
Very Good
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4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
Yes
80
Yes

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
SundayLunch £19.00 £22.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£6.50 £14.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £16.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
8 Lapwing Ln, Manchester, M20 2WS
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Saturday10 am‑10:30 pm
Sunday10 am‑6 pm

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