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) #58 of 1,817 Restaurants in Manchester €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza, European
1-3 Clarence Street, Manchester M2 4DE, England
+44 161 237 9799
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (447 reviews)
“dough balls” (41 reviews)
“pepper steak” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1-3 Clarence Street, Manchester M2 4DE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Croma for the first time today for lunch; a party of 4 plus a baby. Staff very helpful and accommodating, especially in respect of the baby. Found us a cosy and roomy corner. Pizzas were excellent as were the drinks. Waiters always available and...More

2  Thank 324ron
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pizza was average, not bad but also not close to the real italian pizza. The aubergine parmigiana main course was terrible. Not good quality of the main ingredient at all. also the environment-the venue is cold and not looked after. Good service but not excellent....More

Thank Kàthrin L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Manchester city centre restaurant after top recommendations...and was not disappointed! I had high expectations and couldn't believe the value for money we got. Delicious food and fantastic portion sizes - the tiramisu especially! Wine also very good value, and very delicious. Great atmosphere...More

2  Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used to come to Croma a lot many years back. While visiting Manchester with friends they mentioned that they fancied pizza to eat, so I thought of Croma. I rang to book a table, but was told that they only take bookings for parties...More

2  Thank Nick p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've already given Croma some good reviews but it deserves another simply because it never fails to deliver. Another super meal. Great value. Unfussy service. It's why I keep coming back.

2  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As always excellent, love this place, duck salad is to die for, great service and our fave place in Manchester

2  Thank thetravellinggem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading great reviews I did expect a great night naturally. Not the case unfortunately. First we booked and told the restaurant we had a pram with us so they decided to seat us up a large flight of stairs and the baby is too...More

1  Thank Kayleigh G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Professional, friendly and good value for money. Enjoyed a tasty meal last night with two much younger people with all three of us feeling that our needs had been met. One of the group was a vegan, another a vegetarian and myself keen on pasta...More

1  Thank josephkelly2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Table for 3 on a Friday evening. Just turned up and was told would have to wait 15-20 minutes which was fine. Got drinks at the bar whilst waiting and you can add them to the bill at the end which is good. Starters and...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called on a Sunday for a quick lunch. Not been for a few months but still found it as good as ever, albeit a lot quieter than I was expecting but it was early. Dough balls to start followed by the pepper steak pizza. Absolutely...More

1  Thank Graham B
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Questions & Answers
16 March 2017|
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Response from Sue D | Reviewed this property |
They don't look that big, not had one but I'd guess around 10" - 12"
3 February 2017|
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Response from Andyf64a | Reviewed this property |
Loads of choice in the menu!
Barbara C
18 October 2015|
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Response from Susan J | Reviewed this property |
I think you can book if there is more than six. Probably best to 'phone and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Clarence Street, Manchester M2 4DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 237 9799
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Croma's lively and welcoming restaurants in Manchester, Chorlton, Prestwich, Didsbury, Tunbridge Wells, Edinburgh, Loughborough & Trafford Centre serve traditional and innovative Italian pizzas, using the finest ingredients from the best suppliers. We're proud of our independence and we're passionate about offering lovely food and drink in a stylish setting - and all for a great price. Family friendly too.
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