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Kim By The Sea

49 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RF, England
+44 161 232 7667
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
49 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A Left Bank cafe in the Homes For Change/Work For Change co-operatives building known as the Yellowbricks, Kim’s can feel like a link to Hulme’s counter-cultural past. A link with Estrella on tap and a fifty minute wait for moules mariniere. Time spent joking about...More

Thank maeventheraven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is filthy. The floor looks like it has never been mopped. The walls are covered in dirty marks. The table cloths are badly stained and the whole place smells greasy. The grimy and stinking toilets are used to store things. The staff act...More

Thank Lucy W
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

My third visit here and once again the food was good, hearty, tasty and filling. It's a bit different, sort of cafe meets diner and then some!! It has a great atmosphere both when quiet and when full positively hums, with an arty feel. A...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Quirky cafe with a friendly community feel to it. The food here is always delicious. Great service & the staff are lovely.

Thank vonnyk
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Quirky little cafe. Decent enough food, but nothing special, and not good enough to make me want to go back anytime soon.

Thank Worthwaitingfor
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I've been here a few times and the food is consistently great, good value, and big portions. It's unique without being pretentious, and the staff are usually really friendly. One of my favourite places to eat in Manchester!

2  Thank njd92
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I usually saw lot of people inside so I decided to try this restaurant. First time I came in I thought it wasn't for me because of the style. Anyway I gave it a chance. The waitress was very kind and when I went upstairs...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have nothing bad to say about this place! You can't help but smile when you walk in! Every where you look, there is something to see! I loved the outdoor seating upstairs area too! The staff were so friendly and the food was 10/10!...More

1  Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I love Kim By the Sea, and it never disappoints. I used to live locally and would regularly come for brunch with friends. Portions are always generous and prices are so reasonable. It gets the quirky, hip cafe theme without being pretentious and snobby like...More

1  Thank Roisin B
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Very fresh yummy food - great options for vegetarians. Lovely staff and great cakes. Go early to ensure to get a seat - gets busy very quickly around lunch time.

Thank Elaine H
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1 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 232 7667
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