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Exchange Food & Drink Lounge

#1,503 of 1,823 Restaurants in Manchester}
€€ - €€€, British, International
21 Dickinson Street, Manchester M1 4LX, England
+44 161 235 2200
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good37%
  • Average34%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
17 Feb 2017
“Great atmosphere”
30 Nov 2016
“Nice drinks lounge”
Open Now
08:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, International
€€ - €€€
21 Dickinson Street, Manchester M1 4LX, England
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic bar with a great team. Service was excellent. Great with children providing toys and xbox xx

Thank stephlee03
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We wanted a quick dinner at this lounge, located in the Novotel Manchester Centre. After waiting for 20 minutes without any attendance from the staff we went to the bar to place our order. The food is actually quite good, but when one waiter is...More

Thank taa76
Kristina A, Manager at Exchange Food & Drink Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Dear taa76, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with eXchange Food and Drink Lounge. I was disappointed to read that your experience at eXchange Lounge did not live up to your expectations, I have conducted a full investigation to try to get to the...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Super nice settings, really relaxing and great atmosphere . Love the design of the place. Had many drinks there while staying at Novotel Hotel. Two minuses 1. I got a ticket from the hotel staff at the beginning of my stay giving me 10% off...More

Thank Benedikt Þ
Kristina A, Manager at Exchange Food & Drink Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

Dear Benedikt, Thank you for sharing your feedback following on from your recent visit to eXchange Food & Drink Lounge. It was nice to read that you had an enjoyable time with us and were able to relax and indulge in our wide variety of...More

Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch yesterday whilst on a college trip midway through a mouse ran past. After informing the waiter of this I was told that o could Have 30% off I asked to speak to the manager as I wasn't trying to get money off...More

Thank Richard H
Kristina A, Manager at Exchange Food & Drink Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

Good afternoon Richard, firstly I would like to thank you for taking the time to visit eXchange food & drinks lounge. We welcome all our clients and appreciate you all. Now let me apologize for our uninvited guest appearance, however I can assure you that...More

Reviewed 30 November 2016

Had a couple of drinks here. Nice environment but not too much service. The menu appeared ok but didn't try it out.

Thank Krissigu
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Despite the comments from others we gave it a go and were glad that we did. Prompt service from friendly and efficient staff - the two for one cocktails were fab - professionally mixed and with decent measures.

Thank ian_and_rachel
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We chose to eat here because they were offering 15% off on production of Coldplay tickets also it looked like a really nice place and had a good menu. It took a while for someone to come and take our order and that was the...More

Thank Loretta F
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The menu in my room (NOT the room service menu) did not match that in the restaurant, so don't make your mind up before going down to eat. The food is fine, service good, and there was musical entertainment of high quality.

Thank DCSouthport
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Enjoyed lunch whilst at the hotel for a business meeting. Service was God and the food arrived promptly.

Thank chalie48
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I was staying at novotel with my family for 2 nights for sightseeing around Manchester. We went out one night and for lunches, but on our second night we were very tired so decided to eat at the restaurant. The drinks selection was good, although...More

Thank Lettie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Dickinson Street, Manchester M1 4LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 235 2200
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eXchange Food & Drink Lounge takes inspiration by way of proximity to one of the first Telephone exchange in the UK. The retro chic style of eXchange gives way to a relaxed & friendly place where you can enjoy great food, drink and entertainment!
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