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Cloud 23

Open Now: 11:00 - 02:00
Open today: 11:00 - 02:00
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Great place, fantastic cocktails, high prices and staff who were a little surly

We went for lunchtime cocktails after an overnight theatre trip to Manchester. The bar is... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Steve R
Bolton, United Kingdom
Not what it was

I guess it’s pretty obvious to say that the unique selling point of this place is the view across... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
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Cloud 23 is more than just a bar, it’s a unique venue located at the highest point in Manchester. Find your silver lining at Cloud 23 with the finest champagnes, signature cocktails, decadent afternoon tea, and panoramic city views.
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303 Deansgate | Beetham Tower, Manchester M3 4LQ, England
+44 161 870 1670
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The only thing this place has going for it is the view - went to celebrate my nieces 21st - despite advanced reservation poor seating but worse still was staff attitude - incredibly poor service - staff delivered pre ordered drinks eventually and after that...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank RuthP56
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We went for lunchtime cocktails after an overnight theatre trip to Manchester. The bar is excellent and the cocktails delicious but the staff seemed disinterested, a little dismissive and surly really.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Steve R
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Stunning view, especially on an evening. However that's really the only positive to this place. Tired and run down. How the staff get away with being so rude is beyond me. Went with my partner. Sat waiting after being seated for 20 minutes before ordering...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I guess it’s pretty obvious to say that the unique selling point of this place is the view across Manchester and what a view it is. At one time, everything about Cloud Bar was impressive, a definite experience, unfortunately it hasn’t aged well. The prices...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Robbie4567
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I had booked afternoon tea at Cloud 23 for my mum's birthday on the 4th November, which she was obviously very excited about. I hadn't received confirmation of my booking so I decided to call the venue on Thursday to try and confirm the booking...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank luciebobbins
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Went with a group of friends Sunday afternoon, We all had the afternoon tea either traditional or special with a glass of champagne, as the picture above shows 2 finger slice of sandwich 3 cakes each a scone with cream and jam and a slice...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank k r
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Smart bar. City views are the main draw. We visited on a Saturday evening without a reservation so had to wait a few minutes for the lift access. On reaching the 23rd floor though we were quickly seated. Service was average but drinks were good....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank deanm321
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Visited Cloud 23 with my partner last night, we visited Manchester for one night and so glad we chose to come here after we had our tea! Table service from the staff and the cocktails are amazing! Views are stunning and a must visit if...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Lizzie B
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Group of us visited for a friend’s 40th birthday celebration on a Saturday afternoon. It was pleasant & enjoyable but was very average in my opinion... I’ve had better afternoon teas elsewhere. The price (£25 each) is a bit steep for what you actually get,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank freckles_loves
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

It was fabulous not to have to book to access the bar on a Monday at lunchtime. We were fortunate to be offered one of the prime seats by the window. My friend was bowled over by the extent of the views as it is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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6 January 2019|
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Response from anthonybA8514MW | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code, but ladies do tend to look smart. Be comfortable and enjoy
Alison W
30 December 2018|
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Response from L5713ASmartinc | Reviewed this property |
Shouldn't be an issue if they're not scruffy.
Diane A
5 August 2018|
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Response from Joanne M | Reviewed this property |
Yes children are allowed however I wouldn’t waste your money in there . Poor ,expensive food along with dated surroundings.