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Management reserve the right to refuse.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 5 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 5 People

Starts: 4 January 2017

Ends: 31 January 2017

Availability: Daily 11:00-22:00

About The Living Room - Manchester

80 Deansgate
Manchester, M3 2ER
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The Living Room Manchester offers ample space and facilities for any private occasion, from birthday parties, private dining and business meetings to wedding receptions and more.

For groups of x7 guests or more, we need a redeemable deposit to make a reservation. (amounts vary with event/reservation type)

Due to demand, all reservations in the Xmas Period (21st Nov-24th Dec) will require a minimum redeemable deposit of £5pp. to confirm.
New Year's Eve reservations require full prepayment in advance for our Set Menu, details of which will be released nearer the time.

All deposits involved in reservations are strictly non-refundable in the event of cancellation or no-show.

For more information, and all reservation enquiries in general, please contact us on:

0161 832 0083

manchesterpa2@thelivingroom.co.uk

Dining style:
Home Style

Cuisines:
Global, International

Hours of operation:
Sunday 11am-midnight;
Monday-Tuesday 11am-midnight;
Wednesday-Thursday 11am-1am;
Friday-Saturday 11am-2am

Cross street:
St Mary's Street

Dress code:
Smart Casual

Price range:
£25 and under

Payment options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone number:
0161 832 0083

Website:
http://www.thelivingroom.co.uk/

Entertainment:
Live music Saturday 7pm-9pm.

Parking Details:
Public car parks close by, The nearest being the NCP car park on Blackfriars Street.

Public Transport:
Rail: Victoria Station/Salford Central. A free bus runs from Piccadilly station until 7pm every day which stops directly outside The Living Room.

Private Party Facilities:
The Living Room offers ample space and facilities for any private occasion, from birthday parties, private dining and business meetings to wedding receptions and more.

All functions can be tailor made to suit your requirements.

For more information on our private hire rooms and all reservation enquiries in general, please contact us on:

0161 832 0083

manchesterpa2@thelivingroom.co.uk

Private Party Contact:
Events Team: 0161 832 0083

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
The Living Room offers ample space and facilities for any private occasion, from birthday parties, private dining and business meetings to wedding receptions and more.

All functions can be tailor made to suit your requirements.

For more information on our private hire rooms and all reservation enquiries in general, please contact us on:

0161 832 0083

manchesterpa2@thelivingroom.co.uk

The Living Room - Manchester Ratings and Reviews

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food

4.2

service

4.1

ambience

4.0

value

4.0

noise

Moderate

84% would recommend it to a friend

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Modern Decor (23)
Fit for Foodies (22)
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Handcrafted Cocktails (19)
People Watching (17)
Brunch (17)
Outstanding Value (17)
Lunch (15)
Fun (13)
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Casual (11)
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Good for Anniversaries (10)
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Creative Cuisine (7)
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food5
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service5
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We had our first date here 10 years ago, ...

 
·Dined 4 days ago

We had our first date here 10 years ago, so it was only fitting that we returned. The food was excellent, the cocktails Devine. A little noisy for my liking. Service was fantastic.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Outstanding Value, Special Occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Really nice food, abidance relaxing. Wo ...

 
·Dined 4 days ago

Really nice food, abidance relaxing. Would go again

food3
ambience3
service4
value3

Not knowing Manchester well, but there f ...

 
·Dined 4 days ago

Not knowing Manchester well, but there for the weekend for work, we went to The Living Room based on other reviews for dinner on Saturday. Most reviews say it is good but it is loud.

YES, it is loud downstairs in the bar area, which permeates to the upstairs dining area.

There is a live Pianist but even though his voice was amplified was unnoticed at the other end of the restaurant. It was Saturday night. A 21st birthday party. Centre of town. Expect it but embrace it rather than find it annoying. You want quiet, don't go on a Saturday night!

Limited but good menu. Prices very reasonable. The Steak and Lamb Rack ordered was cooked to order and served correctly. Scallop and Black Pudding starter was fine but seem pre-prepared. Perfectly acceptable and good eating for the price.

Not Haute Cuisine but this is not what you are here for. This place is to have fun.

The service was super friendly though a little erratic. We did not care.

People watching was the best entertainment of the evening. Girls on a birthday do eating starters only and plenty of cocktails... dressed in the tiniest of dresses , and the highest of heels. Tons of makeup and miles of (some really funnily bad) hair extensions. Guys in buttoned up shirts, a size too small, noshing on Steaks and beer. All on the pull and all enjoying themselves enormously.

By the time we left (wishing we were 20 years younger), the bar was almost rammed. The music turned up to eleven ! It was only just gone 9pm and the night was just getting going.

I was going to say this is the perfect place if you are in your 20's or 30's but there were plenty of older people (much older than me and I am 50!) having a ball and not caring a damn about it.

Review based on a Saturday night on town and not midweek. Things change.

Go with an empty tummy and your tongue in your mouth. Leave with a smile.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Hot Spot, Dancing, Modern Decor, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene
food5
ambience3
service4
value4

Excellent food and service apart from th ...

 
·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food and service apart from the barman crashing lots of glassware to the floor immediately behind me, Accidental, but we were all sprayed with glass, my chair had to be replaced, and found glass crumbs in my dress later. . . could have been a lot worse and we were all very shaken by the incident. No request by manger to check every one was well - although no one appeared injured was a shocking incident. Drinks were on the expensive side. All in all enjoyed our evening, thanks.

Tags: Good for a Date
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Fantastic meal on Saturday night. From a ...

 
·Dined 4 days ago

Fantastic meal on Saturday night. From arriving to leaving service food drinks and cocktails Can't fault anything loved it will be back!!

Tags: Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene
food4
ambience3
service4
value4

It was overall very good, the only sugge ...

 
·Dined on 7 January 2017

It was overall very good, the only suggestion from my side is to lower a bit the music volume, however the hole concept is very nice and the food delicious. A place to go back and recommend.

food4
ambience2
service1
value3

Had to wait forty minutes for the staff ...

 
·Dined on 7 January 2017

Had to wait forty minutes for the staff to let us know they didn't have both bottles of rosé after finally getting a drink.

food5
ambience5
service4
value4

I booked this restaurant as my boyfriend ...

 
·Dined on 7 January 2017

I booked this restaurant as my boyfriend was returning from working away in Saudi Arabia and had never been for dinner in Manchester before. We were not disappointed - the seating was fantastic, with live piano music, fantastic cocktails and the food was amazing. I already can't wait to book my next night out here!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Modern Decor, Dancing, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Romantic
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Really service and food and friendly sta ...

 
·Dined on 6 January 2017

Really service and food and friendly staff.

Bar and restaurant look good after the renovations

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
food2
ambience2
service3
value2

Having been previously in April last yea ...

 
·Dined on 29 December 2016

Having been previously in April last year, where it surpassed our expectations, we were extremely disappointed on our return visit in December.

On our previous visit we were seated upstairs, which was lovely, but on this occasion we were sat downstairs at the rear. Upon our arrival we made ourselves known to the gentleman on the door, but he soon forgot about us and left us at the bar to make a phone call. When we managed to get his attention again, he promptly seated us and offered us bread and olives, which we thought were complimentary after we were kept waiting(they were not!)

Music was load so difficult to talk and the lighting very dim, which made it hard to even read the menu.

The bread and olives arrived quickly, followed promptly by the starter and the mains shortly afterwards. It was all very rushed and not how we expect to have a three course meal in a relaxed atmosphere.

Food was good, but I wish I hadn't ordered the Portobello Mushroom starter (deep fried), not good.

My husbands ham hock starter was very good and so was his steak and my steak & ale pie.

Suffice to say, we will not be returning to The Living Room in a hurry. I'm sure there are more enjoyable places to eat in Manchester.

Tags: Casual
food5
ambience5
service4
value4

Me and my partner came here just after c ...

 
·Dined on 28 December 2016

Me and my partner came here just after christmas. It was decorated beautifully and we had a lovely table surrounded by fairy lights looking over the bar. The food was lovely and as we're the drinks. apart from 241 cocktails stop after 9pm and this isn't written on the menu. I want to go back with my partner one time as it was such a lovely restaurant with a great style and food to our taste at a good price (for a special occasion). I feel as though i could go there for any form of celebration.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
food4
ambience5
service5
value5

Food was amazing however there wasnt alo ...

 
·Dined on 28 December 2016

Food was amazing however there wasnt alot to choose from. The atmosphere of the whole restraunt and bar is what made it great.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Modern Decor, Romantic, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
food2
ambience3
service1
value2

Took my girls for Christmas Eve early di ...

 
·Dined on 24 December 2016

Took my girls for Christmas Eve early dinner, restaurant was quiet which is fine, service was awful, took ages to come and take orders then waited another 20 mins for two diet cokes and a bottle of corona,, nobody noticed even when talking to us that drinks had been finished. Just didn't appear interested. Maybe the staff were more excited by what was going to happen later. Appears like more interested in the social scene rather than giving service.

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Lovely food and great service. Quite pri ...

 
·Dined on 18 December 2016

Lovely food and great service. Quite pricey but not ridiculous and worth it for a treat.

food4
ambience1
service5
value4

Nice food and great cocktails but it's n ...

 
·Dined on 17 December 2016

Nice food and great cocktails but it's not the piano bar we were expecting - it was more like a nightclub with very very loud music.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Modern Decor, Vibrant Bar Scene
food5
ambience4
service4
value4

Lovely in a good setting, service was a ...

 
·Dined on 17 December 2016

Lovely in a good setting, service was a bit of a mess to start with but quickly improved, prawns starter and lamb were lovely along with the chicken

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
food4
ambience2
service2
value3

Booked a table for 8.15, we were promptl ...

 
·Dined on 16 December 2016

Booked a table for 8.15, we were promptly sat. Took a while to get order taken, starters came in good time.

The mains took around an hour to be delivered. Very disappointed as this was a special occasion for me. There were christmas parties and they took over so the service went to those guests for the majority of the time. It was a shame when I was really looking forward to it. Starter of scallops was nice and the cocktails too.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

Booked dinner for last Friday before Chr ...

 
·Dined on 16 December 2016

Booked dinner for last Friday before Christmas. Place heaving when we got there but shown upstairs to our table easily. Service good, all 3 had lovely starters and mains and great bottle of Aussie Shiraz. Well worth going to and would recommend to anyone.

Tags: Family Style, Special Occasion, Casual, Modern Decor
food4
ambience2
service3
value5

Very nice food but slightly disappointed ...

 
·Dined on 16 December 2016

Very nice food but slightly disappointed with the table as very close to the rowdy bar downstairs. However overall was a nice experience!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Hot Spot, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene
food3
ambience2
service3
value4

We arrived 15 minutes before our reserva ...

 
·Dined on 16 December 2016

We arrived 15 minutes before our reservation. There was a host at the door who we advised of our reservation, which he said he could not find and said he would go for advice. After a 20 minute wait, he didn't return. Being Christmas it was really busy & waiting at the bars entrance was not the best place to be. You are in the way of people arriving & leaving the stairs to the rest rooms & the glass collectors. We decided to see if we could find out what was going on & went to the back of the bar where the restaurant is situated. Another host then confronted us, asked what we were doing there & we were told to go back to the front desk to let the host there know we were here. After trying to explain we had, and he had not come back he just said you can't wait here and then started to deal with another party who appeared to be having the very same problem. My husband went back to the front desk to try his luck there again, whilst I waited at the restaurant. 10 minutes later, host number two came over to me to say host number one was looking for us & couldn't find us, despite us covering both areas between us, and he was actually stood in front of me saying we could not be found. I called my husband to ask where he was as we were being looked for to which he replied, at the front desk. When my husband was finally greeted he was kindly advised that our reservation was now showing as late! We were taken to our table & the waitress did offer us complimentary drinks to apologise for the mix up. The bar was really busy, so perhaps there should be a specific waiting area for the restaurant guests, rather than leaving them at the main entrance in everyone's way. But, the restaurant was not busy at all when we got upstairs (only 3 other tables were occupied with 2-4 people on each), which left us even more bemused why the arrival process had been so poor. The meal was ok, we had no complaints about anything we ordered. The waiting on staff were efficient & friendly.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Excellent service and food - we will cer ...

 
·Dined on 16 December 2016

Excellent service and food - we will certainly be returning

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Modern Decor, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Outstanding Value, Casual
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Been there to thanks my Queen to be such ...

 
·Dined on 11 December 2016

Been there to thanks my Queen to be sucha lovely partner.

Food was amazing we both had lamb, and the friendly staffs really did treat us like a Royal couple.

Had a Great time in a Great place :)

Tags: Outstanding Value, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Private Room, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Fireplace
food4
ambience2
service4
value4

Had a great night the other night, the f ...

 
·Dined on 10 December 2016

Had a great night the other night, the food was amazing and the service was great.

The only bad thing I would say is that it has changed from a high class bar to a chavy club downstairs and the awful music ruins the ambience of the restaurant, however the restaurant was fabulous.

Tags: Late-night Find, Fun, Dancing, Casual, Private Room, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, People Watching
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Myself and 4 friends ate at the Living R ...

 
·Dined on 10 December 2016

Myself and 4 friends ate at the Living Room following a busy day at the Christmas Markets. Excellent atmosphere, lovely staff, great food and wine. We were very well looked after by Flynn, he's a great asset to The Living Room. Well be back 😊.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Modern Decor, Good for a Date
food4
ambience4
service2
value3

Great spot and friendly staff. Very lou ...

 
·Dined on 9 December 2016

Great spot and friendly staff. Very loud in the restaurant downstairs so not great for chatting to friends. Would recommend for a night out.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Modern Decor, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching
food5
ambience4
service4
value4

Very good. The food is excellent, bar i ...

 
·Dined on 9 December 2016

Very good. The food is excellent, bar is very busy and lots going on, could have been served at the bar quicker but other than that no complaints.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies
food4
ambience3
service4
value3

Booked this place on a whim. Pleasantly ...

 
·Dined on 3 December 2016

Booked this place on a whim. Pleasantly surprised. Very busy as you would expect for a Saturday evening in December, but the service was excellent and attentive. Food was great and didn't take to long to arrive. Only fault for us was just how loud it was. We understood the music volume was suited for a bar, but in the restaurant it was just too loud for any kind of conversation!

A pleasurable but loud visit, we would definitely come again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Live Music, Vibrant Bar Scene
food3
ambience1
service4
value2

I booked a meal for my birthday on a Sat ...

 
·Dined on 3 December 2016

I booked a meal for my birthday on a Saturday night. We were sat about 5 foot away from a girl who was singing and playing the piano. There was nothing wrong with her singing it was just way to loud in the restaurant and I could not have a decent conversation with my husband. Really spoilt the night as we only stayed and had a main course. Some of your customers even asked to be moved to other tables. You could literally not hear yourself think. I have been in the living room before for a drink and really like the bar downstairs and love the music that the bar plays so it wouldn't put me off coming in I just wouldn't eat there again.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

Had a meal with 3 friends on a busy Satu ...

 
·Dined on 3 December 2016

Had a meal with 3 friends on a busy Saturday night. All the staff we encountered were helpful and friendly. We had to leave our table after 2 hours which was fine as there was a table free for us to finish our drinks. We all had different dishes all were a very good standard. There was good atmosphere and we would definitely consider a re visit.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Superb food, great menu, table on the ba ...

 
·Dined on 2 December 2016

Superb food, great menu, table on the balcony, good view of the bar and downstairs, comfy seating. Cocktails were fantastic. Service perfect, birthday drink after the meal. Definitely recommend The Living Room.

Tags: Dancing, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Cozy, Good for a Date, Fun, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

This was a Christmas trip with my daught ...

 
·Dined on 2 December 2016

This was a Christmas trip with my daughter to the Christmas Markets and then a meal in the Living Room, the service was amazing and the food was scrumptious!

Tags: Romantic, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Great for Brunch
food5
ambience4
service5
value5

Very good food.. excellent service. Over ...

 
·Dined on 26 November 2016

Very good food.. excellent service. Overall was a great experience

food3
ambience2
service5
value3

Went on the a busy Saturday night. We th ...

 
·Dined on 26 November 2016

Went on the a busy Saturday night. We thought it would be loud but wanted to experience the atmosphere. It certainly was loud which cramped conversation a bit. This is not a criticism as that was what we expected. The food was better than we had thought but the stand-out was the service which was very good.

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for Groups
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Arrived early but that was no problem. O ...

 
·Dined on 26 November 2016

Arrived early but that was no problem. Our friendly waitress sat us at the bar for pre lunch cocktails. Our table was in a great position and the food was excellent and good value. Lovely decor, nice and clean, service excellent. Would highly recommend. Buzzing atmosphere too.

food4
ambience4
service4
value3

Had a really enjoyable visit here with a ...

 
·Dined on 26 November 2016

Had a really enjoyable visit here with a group of friends. Started off at the bar with cocktails whilst waiting to be seated. Service was great and very friendly (Justin was our server) & the food was delicious. Pricing is value for money. Definitely would go again. :)

Tags: Quick Bite, Great for Lunch, Tasting Menu, Family Style, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Good for Groups
food5
ambience1
service1
value3

Excellent food but took over an hour to ...

 
·Dined on 25 November 2016

Excellent food but took over an hour to arrive. Waitress clearly concerned about our wait and apologised several times. Music slightly too loud for good conversation. Booking was straightforward and efficient on line.

food4
ambience3
service4
value5

Visiting Manchester with family to celeb ...

 
·Dined on 23 November 2016

Visiting Manchester with family to celebrate their anniversary. Had a lovely meal and cocktails at the living room. Great ambience to the place x

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Modern Decor, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene
food4
ambience3
service1
value3

Table good, food good but service poor, ...

 
·Dined on 19 November 2016

Table good, food good but service poor, I was informed table would be given away after 15 mins after booking time of 8pm & we only had it until 10pm. Food was very slow & only received mains approx 9.45pm which spoilt the evening a touch.

Tags: People Watching, Modern Decor
food5
ambience4
service5
value5

Great food tequila prawns a must. Good ...

 
·Dined on 19 November 2016

Great food tequila prawns a must. Good attentive waitress. Will definitely go again

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
food2
ambience3
service3
value3

Food was not tasty at all. Calamari was ...

 
·Dined on 18 November 2016

Food was not tasty at all. Calamari was burnt and vegetable spaghetti with Chicken was watery and tasteless. Really disappointed.

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