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Cafe Balzar

Olympic House | Terminal 1, Airside, Near Gates 1-15 Concourse Entrance, Ringway M90 1QX, England
+44 161 437 6830
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“breakfast” (38 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Olympic House | Terminal 1, Airside, Near Gates 1-15 Concourse Entrance, Ringway M90 1QX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After a terrible experience at another restaurant in the terminal we tried here. We both ordered burgers, I had the French one, this was very tasty, not a lot of food on the plate but certainly enough. My wife went for a cheese burger and...More

Thank 1969steveb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can highly recommend the porridge with apple and cinnamon compote, it was outstanding. Also bought was scrambled egg on toast which was also delicious. Two cups of coffee served by friendly Nubelia made us feel human again and ready for take off. Thanks great...More

Thank sue_uni10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had breakfast here while waiting for a flight. Although our order was taken and the tea arrived, the food didn't despite people around us receiving theirs. When my husband complained it suddenly appeared and although my porridge was fine my husband's bacon sandwich was...More

Thank susiedu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food at an uncivilized hour! Homemade Granola was heaven, and his bacon egg sausage bap with pots of tea. Good price for airport food. Staff really under pressure to keep up with serving/clearing tables.

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the worst Guinness Ive ever tasted, it tasted of chemicals. Ordered a bacon baguette and it was stone cold. Service was fast but disappointed in the products. If I was anywhere but an airport I would've rejected the meal. I did return the beer...More

Thank Nikki J
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This place was shocking, we waited for a table for ages, Not the cafe's fault but if the bussed the tables a bit quicker people may move on a bit more promptly into the chairs provided for passenger waiting. There were a lot of people...More

Thank Ronnie K
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Great food at reasonable prices for an airport. I had tuna fish cakes and my partner had the harissa chicken flatbread. Both too large to finish! Really tasty food.

Thank judithWirral
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We had breakfast before our flight. My daughters eggs were just about warm. Average price for an airport. Husband had magnifique breakfast £10.25 - which he said was fine. I had eggs benedict - no issues.

Thank Orlando2010
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Our flight was delayed so we decided to have breakfast here. Baguette on bacon and baguette with sausage, egg and bacon. You order at the bar and food brought to the table. Very fast and friendly service. Baguettes absolutely delicious and fresh made. Only reason...More

Thank swilson1999
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This bar /restaurant is fine for a quick meal before a flight. Orders are taken at the bar area and the food /drinks delivered by waiter service.It was clean and service was fast ( despite the morning rush). Food quality was average. Drinks were fine....More

Thank Rosie E
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Emma G
8 July 2018|
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Response from Drink_chaser | Property representative |
Yes they have an allergen menu available. You can pre check it on the website if you google cafe Balzar Manchester allergen menu. It won’t allow me to attach a link sorry.
28 August 2016|
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Response from Jonathan B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The cafe will be open. We have flown early morning and there isn't an issue! Happy holiday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Olympic House | Terminal 1, Airside, Near Gates 1-15 Concourse Entrance, Ringway M90 1QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Ringway
  • Phone Number: +44 161 437 6830
  • This restaurant is at Manchester Intl Airport (after security)
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