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Red's True Barbecue - Manchester

22 Lloyd Street | Albert Square, Manchester M2 5WA, England
+44 161 402 0142
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (234 reviews)
“donut burger” (165 reviews)
“pit burger” (118 reviews)
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CUISINES
Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
22 Lloyd Street | Albert Square, Manchester M2 5WA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a fab place to eat meat. Brisket and ribs are awesome, so too is the pulled pork. Great service and great food. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank 544danf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food as always, great atmosphere, friendly staff and quick service. Brisket here is amazing and got a large portion. Will definitely be back

Thank Traveller6265
Red's True Barb... A, Manager at Red's True Barbecue - Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Traveller6265, Thanks for leaving such kind words on your review, please let us know how we can get an already great review up to a one worthy of 5*

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Saturday brunch with friends and food to die for! Massive portions, couldn't finish it. Ordered Beef ribs with chicken, delicious meat falling off bone, proper BBQ and tasty. They have their own sauces which were really great with food. Quirky restaunt design, good atmosphere...More

Thank Indre S
Red's True Barb... A, Manager at Red's True Barbecue - Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Indre S, Such a great review to read following your visit to us. I'll make sure that we pass on the positive feedback to Callum, who I'm sure will appreciate it. We look forward to seeing you again soon in the future. Thanks Anthony

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner while on business. Quickly seated and provided with drinks the food also came along quickly. I had the brisket and burnt ends with texas toast. Lovely thick slices of brisket and great burnt ends. Had the swine fries (w/o cheese) which were...More

1  Thank TheDonkeyCentreHalf
Red's True Barb... A, Manager at Red's True Barbecue - Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

TheDonkeyCentreHalf, So nice to read a review that highlights a member of our team. I've made sure to pass on the kind words to Phil so that he knows he's doing a great job (even though we do tell him regularly, it's always nice to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaraunt was lovely . We got "the feast " Pulled pork and butter slaw was beautiful . Onion rings were massive !!! And sausage was nice ... Unfortunately chicken wings and ribs where tough as old boots and really dry ... Would give it a...More

Thank harrymac781
Red's True Barb... A, Manager at Red's True Barbecue - Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Harrymac781, If you do ever have a problem with any of our food please don't hesitate to let our circle of staff know straight away as we're able to fix just about any problem at the time. Thanks Anthony

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to go as our daughter wanted a burger( we have been before). Very busy and a very long (hour) wait. Managed to get a table and order taken after about 10 mins of getting seated. The lighting throughout is Very very dark, could do...More

Thank Angief1966
Anthony B, Manager at Red's True Barbecue - Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Angief1966, I'm sorry to see that your visit wasn't up to the standard you expected. We do often get busy which is why we advise our guests to book in advance to make sure that they're not waiting too long for a table. It's...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a open space restaurant, with dark light. The feel is very dark and “religious” I only gave it a 3 stars as the food was good. The waiters where slow as i had to wait 10 minutes to even had a waiter come...More

Thank Crispizzalover
Anthony B, Manager at Red's True Barbecue - Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Crispizzalover I'm sorry that you felt we weren't good value for money. As a city centre restaurant we're always making sure that our prices are competitive with other businesses in the area and we have found that we're in fact a lot cheaper and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place a few times now. The burgers are really nice and tasty. As obvious as it might sound, there’s a true barbecue taste to the food, I know you’ll say ‘of course it will be’. But we’ve all been to places that say...More

Thank H P
Red's True Barb... A, Manager at Red's True Barbecue - Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi H P, Thanks for leaving us a great review, Im glad to read that the food and the service were both on point for you during your visit. With regards to the Loaded Cornbread, while I understand your comment that it doesn't say it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family visit of 10 for a 30th birthday meal, so mixed ages down to a 4 year old and 16 month old. All very well looked after by polite and attentive waitress. Good choice of all courses at reasonable prices for City centre. Very different...More

Thank John A
Red's True Barb... A, Manager at Red's True Barbecue - Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi John A, Thanks for the great review, please let me know how we can improve from a 4 to a 5* review. Glad you enjoyed your visit and hopefully we'll see you again soon. Thanks Anthony

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last time we were in Manchester they were queuing to get in, so we decided to visit this time. Definitely a rustic veal to the decor but feels in line with the food. The food was fantastic, the ribs melted in the mouth. The only...More

Thank Vince711
Red's True Barb... A, Manager at Red's True Barbecue - Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Vince711, Glad to know that your visit was a good one, although it's unfortunate you thought the portion sizes weren't quite enough. Don't forget you can always add extra meats or sides to your order next time if you're especially hungry! Thanks Anthony

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Ann O
3 February 2018|
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Response from Hirsty1011 | Reviewed this property |
Doubtful
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Johnny Z
7 September 2017|
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Response from ibatraveling99 | Reviewed this property |
Honestly not sure, although I would doubt that about the food being kosher.
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Jade O
15 August 2017|
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Response from Andy L | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes but advise booking ahead. also nor the Brest for vegetarians in your party. sorry for the delayed response
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Lloyd Street | Albert Square, Manchester M2 5WA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 402 0142
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