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Pot Kettle Black

Unit 14, Barton Arcade, Manchester M3 2BW, England
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (26 reviews)
“brownie” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Unit 14, Barton Arcade, Manchester M3 2BW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for coffee today and found it absolutely delightful. I had the most delicious blueberry and chocolate cake on the recommendation of the waitress. The coffee was also delicious and was served with a glass of water. When my husband asked for another...More

Thank snaphappylol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had seen how busy this cafe gets and decided to try it for brunch at the weekend. One of the orders were for eggs and avo on sourdough but when it arrived it was just egg on one slice of dry sourdough. We explained...More

Thank DJGR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Almost don’t want to leave a review because if everyone finds out about it I won’t ever be able to get in. We booked for a family birthday (30th) and they couldn’t do enough to make us feel welcome on the night. Snacks were brilliant-...More

Thank Gringospr
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Dropped into Pot Kettle Black for mid morning coffee. The atmosphere was chilled as people enjoyed the wide array of food and drinks on offer. My order, a latte, was swiftly taken by an attentive member of staff, and delivered by one of the proprietors....More

3  Thank liverpoolguide
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We were in Manchester to see Early Doors at the Lowry but I had heard good reports of this cafe. We were not disappointed. The vibe is relaxed and friendly plus the staff are helpful and friendly. An interesting breakfast/brunch menu with lots of tasty...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Situated in a lovely shopping arcade this is a great coffee/tea shop offering good quality food and drink at very reasonable prices. A good selection of tea and coffee options plus smoothies and juices. Delicious brownies to tempt you. Very friendly staff help to create...More

Thank Debra P
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We came for breakfast one morning while we were staying in Manchester and it did not disappoint!! The service is fabulous and the food is just devine!! A cute little modern cafe/coffee spot with a touch of vintage. Deffo come again soon

Thank Lora_Yellen
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Worst customer service I think I have ever been subjected to. Arranged a business lunch here this afternoon. Went to order a coffee at the bar was told it was table service. 45 mins later: no waiter. Eventually got a cappuccino and a menu. Staff...More

2  Thank Chris O
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This trendy coffee bar is located in charming premises in the Barton Arcade. We had two flat whites which were very good quality and reasonably priced at £2.80. There was free tap water. We were made very welcome and the service was pleasant.

Thank LauraDaveJames
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Coffee was nothing special and served warm rather than hot. 2 poached eggs on one piece of toast at £5 is overpriced. Another piece of toast wouldn't have gone amiss. We won't be back. A bit pretentious, lacking in atmosphere and better coffee to be...More

Thank luvfoodantravel
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Jessica H
13 March 2018|
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Response from YummyMummyCL | Reviewed this property |
It is accessible. It's in a Victorian arcade so if you needed to be parked really close by, this would not be suitable, but if that's not an issue...GO! A fabulous place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 14, Barton Arcade, Manchester M3 2BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
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