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Lead Station

99 Beech Road, Manchester M21 9EQ, England
+44 161 881 5559
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
99 Beech Road, Manchester M21 9EQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have lived in Chorlton for over 30 years and was a regular customer until I had to use a wheelchair. I know there are several steps at the front entrance but surely there could be access around the back. And of course there are...More

Thank valerien
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lead station is a bit of a local for me and never let's me down. The menu changes seasonally and always offers a few delights, fortunately all my favourite dishes are replaced by new favourites, really enjoy eating here.More

Thank Paul K
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey Paul K Thanks for your lovely words and continued support!! We do try and keep up with the seasons and new trends so it's great to hear that you are enjoying our food old and new. Hope to see you very soon. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I organised a christmas lunch here for our team at work.. this being my 4th chistmas get together i have to say The lead station wins hands down. Organisation perfect not rushed on or out which often happens at christmas. everyone said the food was...More

Thank raya353
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi raya353 Thanks for a great review!! We must apologise though, we've been so busy the last few weeks we've only just seen this!! It's so good to hear that your Xmas get together with us went down a treat, it can be a stressful...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017

Ate here for a late lunch today with a friend. We were impressed with the ambience and with the menu that had several enticing options. In the end we order a beef burger and the chicken katsu burger with a side of mac and cheese....More

Thank Hbc333
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Hi Hbc333 Thanks for getting in touch with your review, wow what a mixed bag of comments! Thanks for your lovely comments about ambience, environment and service. We are gutted to hear that you didn't however enjoy the food. We believe that we offer a...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017

4 of us had a meal here before going to a show at Altrincham Garrick--so much so, we returned 2 nights later--Excellent food and extremely friendly staff. We will certainly return next time we are visiting

Thank Christine D
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi Christine D Thanks for your lovely comments!! How amazing that you came back to visit so quickly too, we can't ask for more really.... except for you to definitely call again soon! Kind regards The Management Team

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We came on a Sunday afternoon and had 4 different dishes. 3 had the roasts (one being the veggie option) and all were great, especially the pork belly. the other person had a fish pie which was also delicious. Would highly recommend.More

Thank Rebecca O
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi Rebecca O Thanks for your lovely comments!! We believe that ours is the best roast in Chorlton and it seems that you agree which is great!! Also your friend with the fish pie did a good deed as every sale of this dish enables...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice dinner, starters, mains and a few desserts on our table of four. Food was very well cooked, nicely presented and tasted great. Wine list was good, if a little expensive. Ambience and decor were nice, as we sat in the central...More

Thank Anil O
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi Anil O Thanks for a great review!! It's lovely to hear that all was well during your recent visit, we love it when everything passes the mark. With regards to the wine prices we feel they reflect the quality of the wines and obviously...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Warm and cosy with a nice mix of clientele including families. The staff are helpful and friendly. One of our party wasn't feeling too well and was brought fresh peppermint tea. The fish and chips were delicious! Lots of places to park nearby.More

Thank Lumb12
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Lumb12 Thanks for your kind words, lovely to hear that everyone had a good time on your last visit, and that your friend was looked after. Hopefully he/she is back up to full strength and we will look forward to seeing you again soon....More

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I loved this restaurant, and even better that it was a spontaneous find. My friend and I found it so hard to decide what to have as there is so much choice on the menu. We decided to share the mushrooms on toast and the...More

Thank R0P0
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi R0P0 Thanks for such a great review!! How wonderful that you have found us and it seems like you're here to stay which is just great! It's wonderful to hear that we hit all of the marks in terms of service, product and environment,...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Good Food nice surroundings very busy restaurant- need to purchase new glasses as was put off by the scratches inside the glasses I did ask and the waitress said they are all the same a bit off puttingMore

Thank Sunshinegirl037
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hi Sunshinegirl037 Thanks for your lovely comments, it's good to hear that service went well and that we were nice and busy during your visit. Thanks for pointing out the issue with the glasses, it is a constant struggle as they wear in the washer...More

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Questions & Answers
1 October 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from shmoozer1 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of room downstairs with outdoor seating to front and back and a room upstairs.
15 February 2015|
Response from The Lead S | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for the question. The Lead is due to the lead fireplaces... Cheers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Beech Road, Manchester M21 9EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester>  > Chorlton
  • Neighbourhood: Chorlton
  • Phone Number: +44 161 881 5559
  • E-mail
Originally built in 1885, housed in the former Police Station on Beech Road In Chorlton.Unique and informal seasonal cooking - everything is homemade and cooked to order.We look forward to seeing you.
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