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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“breakfast” (36 reviews)
“pitta” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Olympic House | Terminal 1, Airside, Near Gates 1-15 Concourse Entrance, Ringway M90 1QX, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice place with a large window to watch the Airplanes if you like. Decided to have the Harrisa Chicken Flat Bread washed down with a cold pint of Stela. It was very nice and I will definitely be having the flat bread again. Thank you

Thank Will R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service from Marilyn the Manager had a super cesaer salad and Steak baguette with glass of Peroni and glass of wine - not your normal airport we don’t care if your food and drink is good or not

Thank Colspe
Reviewed 1 week ago

i and my family we're travelling through Manchester to Egypt monday this week it's gorgeous weather As we were walking through the terminal we went to Cafe Balzar for some food and drinks and the Staff member there on the door Dennis he is so...More

Thank Jason-Blacker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you are all ways spoilt for choice where to go for a drink we have visited here before we had latte coffee which was very nice the staff are friendly and helpful if you want drink you have to wait while they are making your...More

Thank Diddy H
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Very tasty reasonably priced breakfast in pleasant surroundings. Service was fast, and staff friendly and courteous

Thank Anne N
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I'm a frequent traveller, and when not fortunate to have lounge access the Cafe Balzar is my No.1 choice for breakfast. Why? It's deceptively large so I've never had been unable to find a seat (although, I admittedly travel alone most days). The breakfast is...More

Thank GavJ78
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

T1 at Manchester. Probably one of the worst terminals I've been to. Hot, crowded and a great place to escape from. Nestled in the corner CB. We just had a couple of over priced beers which were fine. But the overall ambience was somewhat disappointing...More

Thank MStJB
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We got breakfast at Balzar and it was lovely, although on the smaller side, lots of options on the menu so great family option, it came speedily as well if you're short on time. You can also grab a seat near the window to plane...More

Thank kc1986622
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Been here on numerous occasions when traveling through on business. I have to say each time I've been I've been thoroughly impressed. Food is really nice. My colleague and I both had the nicoise salad. Place has a nice lively feel to it. Staff is...More

Thank michaelhoan86
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We had the 'Classique Breakfast'. I can only describe this as being the size of a child's meal. It was very poor value. We were still hungry when we left. A disappointing start to our holiday.

Thank TwoPigeons
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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, Groups
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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