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The Manchester Monastery

89 Gorton Lane, Manchester M12 5WF, England
+44 161 223 3211
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It's a bit out of town, but the building is impressive and the restoration means the inside is... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
Geoff F
Chester, England, United Kingdom
via mobile

We recently hired the ultimate, sensationally winning combination of The Monastery - Nancy... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester's magnificent Monastery is Pugin's architectural masterpiece. It sits alongside the Taj Mahal as having been listed in the 100 most endangered sites in the world, with a rich heritage that should never be lost. Following a £6.5m restoration scheme, this hidden treasure has take its place as one of the UK's most inspiring venues for any corporate, social, or cultural occasion.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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89 Gorton Lane, Manchester M12 5WF, England
+44 161 223 3211
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

It's a bit out of town, but the building is impressive and the restoration means the inside is spectacular. Food was very good as are the acoustics. We had 250 people in comfortably.

1  Thank Geoff F
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We recently hired the ultimate, sensationally winning combination of The Monastery - Nancy Bennett Qube Events and Productions - Debbie Marks Celia Clyne Banqueting - Mark Clyne Manchesterdj.com - DJ Dan Carolienphotography - Carolien - and fortuitously, we definitely and absolutely couldn’t have chosen better!...More

3  Thank sallyxland
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I attended the New Years eve party. I have to say I was impressed with whole evening, the decor and ambiance was excellent. We had a 5 course meal which was absolutely delicious. There was also live singing from two Broadway and West end stars...More

Thank 929cpc2016
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I attended the Monastery Manchester for a business function. The staff were very helpful and the food was excellent. I would most certainly recommend this establishment.

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I attended the monastery on 3/12/16 for our works party and can honestly say it's the worst event I've ever been to. The food was dreadful, service appalling (40 minute wait between courses) an hour queue at the bar and very understaffed. I did a...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This was my second year at The Monastery for Christmas lunch and a talk about the restoration work. This time I took along a friend. The food was excellent, the staff friendly and efficient, the setting magnificent, the talk inspiring, and the other guests were...More

Thank 703roger
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I have sung here on several occasions. The acoustic is magical. The staff are helpful, worth trying out this restored gem.

Thank MarkyHes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit, it won't be our last. . My review is based on first impressions, the monastery was fantastically lit inside and you feel the history of the place all around you. Of course we had a date with G4 and didn't...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Loved the building and history of the place. I had no idea it even existed until I made a business visit there and so pleased I did. A great venue but also still abig part of the local life.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 6 December 2016

A beautiful and memorable day filled with singing, music, meditation, dancing and a lovely meal, in a fantastic setting, couldn't ask for more.

1  Thank Visitor732
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