About Menagerie Restaurant
Manchester, M3 5AY
A Contemporary American restaurant & bar Indulging guests in a mi casa es su casa ambience with luxury finishes and flavours.
Menagerie is set in the heart of Manchester city centre.
The menu features a US’ interpretation of international dishes, favouring social dining tapas style with beautifully presented dishes.
American, Asian, South American
Hours of operation:
Sunday - Thursday: 12:00 - 22:00
Friday - Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Monday - Wednesday: 12:00 - 00:00
Thursday & Sunday: 12:00 - 01:00
Friday - Saturday 12:00 - 02:00
£41 and over
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
0161 832 3818
Expect the unexpected, every aspect of Menagerie is designed to engage guests with performance at weekend alongside theatrical gastronomy & mixology. Featuring a champagne chandelier where our aerial performer serves drinks to the table (advance reservations only)
Please Note for all reservations after 7pm Friday and Saturday night, we do require a £15 non-refundable deposit per person. £10 per person will be deducted from your bill on the evening and £5 will be retained as an entertainment cover fee. Our entertainment cover fee is your guaranteed "ticket" to the catwalk performances we present every weekend; ensuring we provide world class performances for your enjoyment. Our shows include aerial performers, acrobats, dancers, singers, fire breathers, drag artists & many more.
Menagerie at Home
Offering the full Menagerie experience in a venue of your choice.
Full event service available. Options include:
• Bar Hire & staffing
• Full catering & staffing
• Set menus, substantial canapes - bespoke menus available
• Performers & DJ
• Venue dressing
• Design & print
Street parking available by the main entrance and down the side of the building on Bridge Street.
Situated directly next to Salford Central Train Station. A 15 minute walk from Victoria train station. Bus Stop a 2 minute walk away on Bridge Street.
Private Party Facilities:
Private dining at mezzanine level for up to 30 guests with privacy drapes or open glass balustrade for guests to view the restaurant and be included in the atmosphere whilst dining. Access to private balcony overlooking the restaurant.
Please Note for all reservations after 7pm Friday and Saturday night, we do require a £15 non refundable deposit per person. £10 per person will be deducted from your bill on the evening and £5 will be retained as an entertainment cover fee. Our entertainment cover fee is your guaranteed "ticket" to the catwalk performances we present every weekend; ensuring we provide world class performances for your enjoyment. Our shows include aerial performers, acrobats, dancers, singers, fire breathers, drag artists & many more.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Menagerie Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Menagerie is a lovely place. However some things let us down.. something feltmissing or wrong all the time: no spinach, sweet potato chips instead of normal, things missing off the dessert. One of us ordered the king prawns off the small plates menu, baring in mind they are £17 he was expecting a lot however it came and it was 3 half prawns that they'd sliced.. wasn't worth the money at all. Someone had a steak and lamb and they were amazing. It is a lovely place, the show isn't much to shout about though which you have to pay towards and it just seems a little pricey for what it is
Was recommended by a friend. Great service, fun interior, excellent range of drinks, but not the ideal place for valentines lunch. Felt as though we were a spare part while they prepared for the evening. Food was below par given price (£75) for one course and a drink each. 10oz steak was poorly cooked and small. All in all underwhelmed for somewhere we had high hopes for.
Poor good offering
Service not very efficient
Rib eye steak ordered medium rare came well done was send back TWICE eventually gave me an iron str'eak as chef say "because of the way they prepare the steak they cannot cooked medium rare 😀 Really !!!!
Starter we're pretty poor early in the evening and already starters not available
Got a basic tomato and mozzarella that came stone cold strait out of the fridge blend no seasoning the other starter cannot even remember,chicken picatta was very pooor also thick and greasy
So over all food experience not good
The suppose to be show during the diner is also a joke 2 little dance and a rope show was so poor is unbelievable
Will not recommend to any one
The food was excellent however there was confusion over order. I'd spoken over the phone with someone 5 days before we arrived, they rang me, who took our order and I said it was my mum's birthday. When we arrived they had no knowledge of this and gave us menus. Don't know why the call was needed if we were to choose when we got there anyway. Also we had half the order and had to ask for the full savoury portion. No-one mentionwd happy birthday to my mum. In the end we had a lovely time but communication could be better to make the experience perfect.
We went for Sunday lunch, it was very quiet! We had to ask for the flowers to be changed on the table as they were 1/2 dead! Then one of my friends found a hair in her food, they apologised and replaced it with another, but no offer of compensation came to remove the cost of my friends meal from the total price , we should not have to ask !
Met with a friend for lunch on the 50% discount deal it was all last minute, but what a fantastic lunch it was. Great food, service and place will be back to see what it's like in the evening. Told my other colleagues to get down to sample the exquisite food especially whilst the deal is on!
Myself and 4 friends visited here on Sunday for my 21st Birthday. We was seated quickly but it took a while for our order to be taken. My mum and dad had been up earlier in the day to order a bottle of Prosecco to our table (they paid there and then for it) - which they had actually forgot about until a friend reminded them to bring it. I got half a chicken and chips which was OK but not the nicest. There was another group booking on the table next to us with another group of girls celebrating a birthday and they was treated like royalty! They got free shots and waiters were constantly going to the table to check they was OK. When the bill come at the end we decided not to pay the OPTIONAL service charge. However, a waiter come over to our table asking why there was only £90 (the bill was £85.50 without the service charge and £94 with) - he then said 'are you not paying the service charge?' which made us all feel bad/ awkward. I would go here again as the entertainment is good but the service isn't great.
Booked for a Birthday celebration with friends as our usual venue was closed for refurbishment- how glad we did! The food was excellent (best fillet steak for a long time), for dessert we couldn't decide so ordered one of everything and haven't had any desserts quite like them anywhere else in Manchester.
The acts on the cat-walk were superb - all were very professionally put together and there was a lot of variety.
Menagerie is now our favoured restaurant in Manchester!
Me and my girlfriend visited for the first time. It was a Thursday evening but still surprisingly busy. As soon as we walked in the atmosphere was booming which we enjoyed. We had starters and mains which we thoroughly enjoyed but unfortunately we had no room for dessert. The ladies dancing we thought was a great idea. Would definitely be going back soon.
Only negatives were, booked a table for 20:45 and didn't get seated for around 20 minutes after as it was busy. Also maybe not somewhere to go for an intimate meal.
Not worth the effort. All food is overpriced for the quality, but worst of all the service is average to poor. Manager was helpful but watch out for the host and female waiting staff. It feels obvious they don't want to be there nor appreciate you as a customer. Had been warned ahead of my visit by others and wish I'd listened. Look out for the £12 drinks
Awful service, waitress was moody did not approach us. Another waiter who could not speak English well had to go and call her to attend to us . We only know this because he said my English is not good! We would never go back , just looks pretty for instagram /Snapchat
Throughly enjoyed my experience, staff were incredibly friendly took the time out to speak to us individually and created a wonder ambience for us. We were only meant to spend 1 hour there for lunch however ended up spending 3 hours as the food was up to value and the environment was very friendly.
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