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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (224 reviews)
“donut burger” (160 reviews)
“pit burger” (119 reviews)
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Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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22 Lloyd Street | Albert Square, Manchester M2 5WA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Overall this was a great place to eat and we will most definitely be going back. The meat was faultless, the pork fell apart on the fork, the ribs came away from the bones so easily, the brisket was nice and tender, literally nothing to...More

Thank andrewandrudo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve left several reviews for this place over the years ranging from 5 to 1 stars. Last visit was right up there with the early days. Busy Friday night. Service was prompt and attentive. Limiting the menu was a good idea as the food was...More

Thank Steve_Myers_182
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you love meat, and bbq, then this place can not be beaten, the smell of the food hits you as soon as you walk through the door and it’s at that point you know it’s going to be good! Definitely a good spot to...More

Thank bayliss192
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited here on a Friday evening around 5.30 and pre booked our table. It was busy but we were seated straight away. The menu is extensive with so much to choose from. We both opted for the pig tray. The food portions were huge....More

Thank Ianbb9
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tried this on a recommendation from someone else who visited and it being so close to our hotel. The food was absolutely delicious and our waitress was so helpful, even geting us some corn bread to try before we ordered it wih our main. The...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After Revolution de Cuba stuffed up on Mother's Day, Red's came to our rescue. Tasty BBQ, some great sauces and attentive staff - exactly what we were looking for. Two bbq trays and a side plus two drinks and a dessert for £55 Inc tip...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited lots of BBQ restaurants over the past few years - and the more I visit the more they are feeling the same. The menu at Reds did not offer anything particually different from other BBQ style joints I have visited - in...More

Thank Robert K
Anthony B, Guest Relations Manager at Red's True Barbecue - Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Robert, Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We love hearing our guests opinions as it means we can only grow and adapt to fit our ever growing circle of believers needs. Red's True Barbecue is a nationwide group of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my third time to Reds over the past few years and the food never disappoints. If you are a meat fan then you really must try it (but perhaps if you are a veggie I would steer clear!. My most recent visit was...More

Thank I_Heart_Cats82
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best beef ribs I've ever had outside the U.S. Period. Really good sweet potato fries too. nice variety of sauces. Friendly, but not annoyingly over-attentive waiter. Very reasonable prices!

Thank El K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try and come here a few times a year Never had a bad experience The pulled pork and burnt ends are amazing I think given enough time I would happily eat my own weight in meat from this holy place Amen

Thank KingPetertheGreat
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Ann O
3 February 2018|
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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.
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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