Annies Restaurant & Tea Shop

(760 Reviews)
5 Old Bank Street, Manchester, North West England, M2 7PE
British
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Top offer

Sunday Lunch

This offer is available from March 12, 2018 until March 1, 2022, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Offer excludes service and includes VAT. Not available in conjunction with other offers.

Average

Main course: £10
Food spend: £20

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 11:00 - 20:30
Friday: 12:00 - 21:00
Saturday: 12:00 - 10:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 18:00

Restaurant description

Owned by coronation street actress Jennie McAlpine and her partner, Annies Restaurant & Tea Shop serves classic British cuisine with a fine dining flourish. Found within the iconic Royal Exchange Theatre, Annies in Manchester is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the lively area.

The fare ranges from the simple pleasures, including warming rarebit, to refined delicacies such as scallops with black pudding. Lamb shank and fish and chips are favourites on the Annies menu, as are her famous pies. Guests can also choose a cut from the selection of steaks.

Truly comforting puddings such as sticky toffee pudding and apple pie are highlights on the dessert menu at Annies in Manchester. Relax with a glass of wine in the homely setting, decked with comfy armchairs and soft lighting.

Private dining is also available at Annies Restaurant (complete with VIP bar area), and early-bird menus are available for theatre goers. Manchester Piccadilly Station is a 15-minute walk away.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Annies Restaurant & Tea Shop
4.6
(based on 760 reviews)

96%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (492)
  • al fresco (18)
  • breakfast (84)
  • business (75)
  • child friendly (110)
  • dinner (431)
  • entertainment (45)
  • large parties (161)
  • lunch (394)
  • luxury (117)
  • private dining (188)
  • romantic (232)
  • trendy (132)
  • value (294)
  • views (11)
  • By Paul M from Manchester
    2 February 2020

    Booked an afternoon tea as a treat for my daughter's 11th Birthday. Staff couldn't have been more helpful, even putting up balloons and placing a banner on the table. The afternoon tea itself was superb and the service swift and polite. Will definitely be letting my friends and family know.

  • By Madeleine M from manchester
    1 February 2020

    Lovely food - Pate . chicken mashed potato. fish and chips. cheese & onion pie - sticky toffee puddibng. jam roly poly - all lovely - very nice staff . great background music - only downside - no atmosphere as we were only guests in the restaurant

  • By Mags M from Manchester
    29 January 2020

    Best features? Everything from you walk in the door. Not pretentious in any way. Dined here yesterday evening with my son who I had come over from Ireland to visit on a day trip. Staff are very pleasant and helpful without being in your face. Food is beautiful and very tasty. This is proper food. We have been here before and absolutely will be back.

  • By Shaun M from Manchester
    26 January 2020

    A pleasure as always to visit Annie’s, great service a lovely atmosphere and value for money. Thank you

  • By Clare J from Manchester
    25 January 2020

    Excellent! Visited many times and always had a great meal and service. Food is great - plenty of dishes to choose from.

  • By Liz S from Warrington
    25 January 2020

    A disappointing visit; we have been to Annie's many times before and always enjoyed the experience. However, this visit was not the best experience - table booked for 5.30 so we arrived at 5.20 and were sat in the lounge to wait till our table was ready. Menu choices were made and at 5.40 we were shown to our table as our starters were ready. Starters arrived at 6.00pm....we then waited patiently till 6.45 for our main courses to arrive, at which time I had to query the delay with the waiting staff. Meals arrived shortly after. As we were attending a show, we had to rush our meals and no time for dessert, not the pleasant evening meal we had been looking forward to. I would say thta the food, onc eit arrived, was the usual excellent standard and the staff responded well to our disappointment (complimentary drink and a reduction on the bill) but that was not the point. Granted they were very busy but that is no excuse for poor service!

  • By Sarah H from Shrewsbury
    25 January 2020

    Fab service and lovely food and atmosphere.

  • By Anonymous theatre goer T from Manchester
    25 January 2020

    Booked to have a meal here before seeing a show at the Royal Exchange. We arrived on time and gave in our order within minutes of arriving. After 50 mins still no food had arrived. I spoke to a staff member who said her manager had gone to check on our order. After another 10 mins we cancelled the food order, paid for our drinks and left so that we would not be late for the theatre. What a shambles and really tarnished the evening. No explanation was given. If thinking of eating here before a show...don't.

  • By Sandra W from Bradford
    18 January 2020

    Food excellent as always. Only quibble is that there didn't seem to be enough staff like other times. We had to wait quite a while to get our bill and as we had a train to catch had to wait at bar eventually for someone to take our payment. We never got an actual bill.

  • By Joanne C from Manchester
    18 January 2020

    Been to Annie’s many times. Always first choice in Manchester. It never disappoints. It has a lovely relaxed atmosphere, staff are excellent, welcoming and friendly. Favourite dish is fillet steak or cottage pie.

Restaurant Location Map
Annies Restaurant & Tea Shop
5 Old Bank Street, Manchester, North West England, M2 7PE

Available offers

  • Sunday Lunch
  • Champagne afternoon tea £27.95 per person
  • Traditional afternoon tea £19.95 per person
  • Prosecco afternoon tea £24.95 per person
  • Drinks Tables

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