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Common

€€ - €€€, British, International
39-41 Edge Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1HW, England
+44 161 832 9245
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
39-41 Edge Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1HW, England
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1 - 10 of 274 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saturday for Brunch as Sunday for me is about Lunch. I had the Big Breakfast (Stephen Fry) and it was superb, really nice toast as well. My good lady had the Fried Egg Tacos. No complaints apart from the size of my breakfast was HUGE!...More

Thank drunkenskunken
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Popped in here last night (ewednesday0 when they had a quiz (from 19.00) and the place was pretty busy. Plenty of food going out - which did look delicious, I must say. Excellent beer range and the bonus is that I have a free common...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Myself and two friends came here for breakfast. Everything on the menu sounded delicious but I opted for the avocado and poached eggs on sourdough toast. My friends ordered the vegetarian breakfast and the refried beans. All of us thoroughly enjoyed what we had picked.

Thank SLeigh89
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I do. It's a nice place - always busy, good atmosphere, interesting drinks, nice food. Been many times. Intend to go again.

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Yummy! Nice music and ambience. Particularly like the way the waiter told me to drink my coffee before it went cold!

Thank Supersha
Reviewed 31 July 2017

First time coming here for Sunday brunch and the meal was pretty average. The filter coffee was poor and costed £2.50 for a very small cup! The Small Fry was a good size, but the presentation looked pretty bad and the sourdough was really burnt...More

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We visited common while out wandering the northern quarter the place was clean and tidy the food was good the portion sizes were a little on the small size the music was just too loud to talk over, but generally it was good for the...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Great coffee, tea (esp. the earl grey), draught beer, keg beer and bottled beer. Food is always first class, as are the staff. They stopped taking Amex which is a pain for me. So going there less now. A really reliable place to eat/drink during...More

Thank dotcomslacker
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Been going in here for a few years now and have to say never had a bad time always good , great crowd food and drink ( foods amazing including the breakfasts )would recommend to anyone you ll have a great time enjoy!

Thank CLITMEISTER
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We went for brunch. On ordering we were told drinks would be 20 mins. It was busy so didn't think this unreasonable. Eventually drinks arrived after 45 mins and we had to chase this with waitress. No signs of food after 1 HOUR. Again had...More

1  Thank Chris W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39-41 Edge Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 832 9245
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