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The Post Box

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543 Wilbraham Road | Chorlton, Manchester M21 9PP, England
+44 161 881 4853
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to postbox many times but this is the first visit since the refurbishment. The service was absolutely wonderful and made extra special by the personable Irish host. The biggest change i feel is the quality and quantity of food - it has seriously up'd it's game. The only thing i do miss a little is with everything being new... More 

Thank ryanmacinnes
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362 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

New owner, new kitchen, new decor It's not as quirky (some would have said cluttered) as it use to be but it's clean and comfortable and the food and coffee is great Highly recommend the toasted ham, cheese, red onion toasty - I'll be going back Free wifi and outdoor seating

Thank Riddler1
Manchester, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Have eaten many times at the post box in chorlton when Chris was the owner. Went in a couple of days ago and didn't know it had changed hands. Sorry boys but we won't be returning :( we only had a simple order of bacon on toast and a toasted teacake with a tea and a coffee. You got the... More 

Thank lesley c
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I have been on The Post Box many times with my social friends to have social conversation with coffee and cake. The decoration of books inside this cafe looks unique and impressive. It looks busy and nice place to spend couple of hours.

Thank JamesSangraula
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Freindly helpful staff happy to help. Good location in Chorlton if you fancy a bite to eat. We enjoyed a lovely breakfast for the family. My only fault was on our visit we had to put up with a number of flies around us while eating which was a little off putting. The place was clean but maybe a little... More 

Thank Xaverian1
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118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Came in for a coffee and breakfast and the service was great. Good coffee and a loyalty card system in place as well. Had salmon and eggs on toast which were lovely! Really easily accessible via bus or tram. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Bekki G
Ibiza, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I met some friends at the Post Box for brunch. It is an inviting place, cool vibe with a lived in feel, that made us all feel very comfortable. The menu was extensive with lots of different options to choose from and as a vegetarian I was really pleased. The service was friendly and accommodating. The portions were good sizes... More 

Thank debbiemwilliams1
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Normally go to Didsbury but tried Chorlton for a change. Friendly greeting and great food. A pity Royal Mail weren't run like this well! Will definitely be back. Need to try the cakes....they looked even better

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We visited here for brunch and had a very pleasant experience. I had the steak and blue cheese club on ciabatta bread and it was to die for! My friend had the chicken and halloumi, also on ciabatta and absolutely adore it! Coffee was brilliant and the staff were smiley and friendly! Overall, what more could you possibly want? We're... More 

Thank pazzini s
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I was very surprised at reading such a bad review of the Post Box I felt I had to write something that will assure people this isn't the usual case! I've eaten here at least 10-15 times and never had a bad meal! From the fab breakfasts to the sandwiches and cake and everything in between! I have not had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 543 Wilbraham Road | Chorlton, Manchester M21 9PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 881 4853

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?