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The Airport Pub & Grill

Open Now: 10:00 - 22:00
Open today: 10:00 - 22:00
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Nice food, long wait and expensive parking!

Quite a few reviews for this place point to the parking so thought I’d give it a mention too. There... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Danielle R
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lunch after dropping people off at the airport

It was a hot afternoon and we were in the conservatory which was quite warm even with the windows... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan H
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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Welcome to The Airport Pub & Grill. We are located right at the end of the runway at Manchester Airport, not far from T3. We are the only public house in the UK that is situated right next to an airport runway. Come and visit us for a fun day out...more
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Ringway Road | Manchester Airport, Manchester M22 5WH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quite a few reviews for this place point to the parking so thought I’d give it a mention too. There are signs detailing about paying for parking in various places so how people miss them I’m not too sure. I can see how people enter...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going tor this pub for many many years i still remember the old pub looks which i enjoyed, i always went to this pub back in the days when dropping or picking up family/friends at the airport all i had to do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a hot afternoon and we were in the conservatory which was quite warm even with the windows open. The pub is very popular and it may be a good idea to book first. The menu is fairly extensive and service good. There is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Susan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

On previous occasions of an overnight stay before flight departure, we have travelled into Manchester for a meal and drinks. This time, we were advised by our courtesy car driver of a nearby pub/restaurant, and he dropped us off at the door. We entered and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eric W
airport p, General Manager at The Airport Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Eric. Many thanks for your review - I will certainly pass on your comments to Beth! We look forward to welcoming you back when you are next on an overnight stay.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a couple of times over the years and it's a great place to eat for Avgeeks and quite handy if you work nearby. Food is good as well. A word of warning about the parking here however. Operated by a company called...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andy B
airport p, General Manager at The Airport Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Andy. Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you did receive a parking charge. We have recently changed the operator of the car park so incidents like yours will not happen again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dont normally do reviews , but i would like to say this about all the negative reviews about parking . if you miss all the signs and there is a lot to remind you to pay. (Coins,mobile or card) then yes you should get a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John W
airport p, General Manager at The Airport Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello John. Thank you for your review - particularly in respect of the food, venue and garden. Its also pleasing to hear a balanced response to the parking issue! We look forward to welcoming you again in the new year.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a brilliant place so went to and there was a Santa giving out gifts to all the children who were eating as well as a few silly tricks to keep them entertained, rest of the staff were extremely friendly, we'll definitely be back...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rachael G
airport p, General Manager at The Airport Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rachael. Thank you for your wonderful review. I am so glad you all enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Completely ruined my much awaited trip to Cologne for the Xmas markets. In out excitement we assumed as pub patrons we would be ok to park this was NOT a blatent disregard for the'rules'. I appealed with no avail. Be wary of visiting this establishment...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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airport p, General Manager at The Airport Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello there. I am sorry that you have received a charge for parking in our car park - there are an extensive number of signs in and around the venue to inform our guests of the need to pay, together with 3 illuminated ticket machines.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having arrived back from holiday found this place was just a fraud. I asked if i needed to pay parking but was told if using the pub no need - this was from one of the staff!!!! Now just paid £100 because my appeal failed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank steve c
airport p, General Manager at The Airport Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry to disagree Steve, but NONE of my team would say that the parking is free - a parking charge has been in operation for over 5 years and all team members are fully aware of the need to inform customers of the requirement to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Steven, on the door, an arrogant, rude, member of staff who decided to randomly sing towards (seemingly) female staff. Food very very average so stopped at the startersMore

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank MancunianMonkey
airport p, General Manager at The Airport Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello there. I am obviously sorry that you felt that Stephen was rude. I did speak with you on the evening and obviously passed your comments onto Stephen. As for the singing, he was obviously happy in his work and was singing along to the...More

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Helen C
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The Radisson is the best place to stay :-)
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Response from LorraineE1340 | Reviewed this property |
The charges are not too expensive but I wouldn't trust those machines. We paid but it never recorded it. We got a ticket, appealed, it was rejected and then got court letters. Devious company. Ended up settling out of court... More
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Response from airport p | Property representative |
Hi there. We do not offer a specific Christmas menu, but add 'specials' to our food offering - in the form of a Christmas burger etc
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