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Kim By The Sea

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49 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RF, England
+44 161 232 7667
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely hang out with a community vibe and yummy food. Wonderful. House wine is yummy, as are the big pitcher jugs of cocktails.

Thank Andrea C
North Wales, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really loved this cafe. There is a very quirky and shabby chic community feel about the place that made me feel at home. The food was yummy and came in very generous portions, I would especially recommend the halloumi mezze. I would definitely come here again

Thank MangoLycheeA
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've wanted to try this place out for a while since moving into the area, and I'm glad I did. It's a cute, cosy little café that has bucket loads of character, friendly staff and a great atmosphere to enjoy with friends and family

Thank kylemurray
Manchester, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The sweet potato wedges here are gorgeous! As is the lamb burger - which is doorstep thick. The home made lemon and ginger tea is very refreshing too....for afters we had apple and ginger crumble and custard - superb! and a large portion too - glad we shared it!

Thank Renb0
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner. I love the look and feel of the place. It's easy going and relaxed. We had pizza (looked deliciously cheesy) and a chicken burger. Both were tasty. The only disappointment was the soggy chunky chips.

Thank Gabriella N
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We have eaten here regularly now for over 2 years and have never been disappointed. Posh it is NOT, easy-going it IS. Wear what you like! In addition to the regular menu there are always interesting specials which change often enough to satisfy those of us who dine here often. I believe there are about 4 chefs and the food... More 

Thank greenandy2016
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I came here during my work break. 30 minutes in and I am still waiting for my food. I would understand if it was busy or if I ordered something complicated or off menu, but I ordered a chicken sandwich and a side of chips! 30 mins+ for a sandwich and chips! I'd say avoid if you are in a... More 

Thank Katsiniaouros
Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great food and drink as always! We love Kim by the sea !! It's a little secret place in hulme, a hidden treasure ❤️

Thank chrislodgeylodge
Manchester, United Kingdom
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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

KIM BY THE SEA..... Proud to say it's our local. Lovely little eatery. Fab reasonably priced food 🍲. The 🍋 lemon pistachio cake is great - and we often take a slice home. Large portions. Nice juke box. The most relaxed CAfe/BAr/restaurANT I've ever been in...... 'CA-BAA-ANT' if you will. Friendly staff. Comedy 😻. What else do you want?!

Thank nickfranklin100
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Great place opposite the garden centre, great staff. Food good value for money. Great atmosphere in unlikely location.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?