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Travellers' Choice2023
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£9 - £25
CUISINES
British, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant! Super friendly and attentive waiting staff and the restaurant beautiful, very atmospheric. I had the steak, cooked beautifully, and there was a great selection of drinks - especially tasty espresso martini! They made my birthday feel special - thanks!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 14 January 2024 via mobile

We had a fantastic Sunday lunch, food was amazing and the staff were all very friendly and efficient. The only fault I have that the restaurant itself was cold and could really do with turning the heating up, other than that it was fabulous!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 6 January 2024

We took advantage of a 50% off deal which we had seen advertised and we were not disappointed. The venue is beautiful the service is friendly and down to earth and the food was absolutely divine. Best sirloin we've ever had and the variety of...unusual sides were hard to choose between. Cannot recommend the cheese fritters enough!! We will happily pay full price on our next visit.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 4 January 2024 via mobile

Top quality food at a great price, when we visited was 50% discount - so incredibly good value. Steaks cooked perfectly for both me and my partner.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 29 December 2023 via mobile

Absolutely perfect. Steak was perfect. Drinks perfect. Service perfect. We had a rare kid free night out . Steak, wine and cocktails.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 26 November 2023

Great atmosphere. Friendly staff and very welcoming. Would highly recommend for those who are into fine dining

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 12 November 2023

Don't really write TripAdvisor reviews unless the experience was either terrible or fab. Fortunately, Black Iron Social falls into the latter category. We'd been once before for breakfast and were impressed so wanted to come back for Sunday lunch. We were not disappointed The beef...was just amazing and everything else was top notch. My wife had the chicken and it was perfectly cooked. Particularly enjoyed the Bacon & Sage Cauliflower Cheese side which was massive, and plenty enough for both my wife and I to enjoy. Value is immense at £14 for 2 courses, or £18 for 3. If there is a better Roast in the City Centre I'd love to try it!More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 27 October 2023

Enjoyed my stay at the Gresham Hotel and all the meals at the Black iron social. Great and friendly staff that make the trip worth it. Thanks for looking after me Karen and I wish you all the best in the future!

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 23 October 2023

We had an enjoyable Sunday lunch in pleasant surroundings. The beef was succulent and rare - very good ! Overall it’s good value at £14 for 2 courses.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 15 October 2023

Superb Sunday lunch, excellent food with attentive friendly service, our 1st visit and definately won't be our last

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 24 August 2023 via mobile

I booked a table for 13 of us for a meal after my son and daughter-in-law got married. The staff were excellent and we were very well looked after. The food was excellent and all came out at the same time. We were very impressed....Thank youMore

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 10 August 2023 via mobile

Visited on Sunday for the lunch, the food was average. In all of our orders the roast potatoes were hard, the yorkshire puddings were bitter and parsnips were not sweet. However, the lemon tart dessert tasted nice and the gammon bon bons were really tasty....Unfortunately the service was poor as there were only two people serving. The bar person was also the waiter so he had to make the drinks and serve them, very understaffed. We had to wait a long time for drinks, at least 15 mins, even other people complained about the wait time to recieve drinks, but it must have been hard for him as he was serving food and drinks and making the drinks. The dessert also took a while to be brought out but the waiter came by to assure us it would be brought out soon. When we did receive our drinks, we received a very small single of whiskey, it looked very little. The other staff member was very abrupt with us, saying it was definitely a single, not less. I think she could learn some etiquette on how to speak to customers, she gave off a very unfriendly vibe. Overall, a dissapointing visit, which is a shame as the Black Iron at Winstanley was very nice.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 3 August 2023 via mobile

Nice meal. Good value with the set menu. Food was good, atmosphere was nice and staff were friendly. Decor very hipster.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 31 July 2023 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant on several occasions and always found the food to be excellent and the service friendly and helpful. The Sunday lunch is particularly good value for the quality of food and cooking.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 17 July 2023

Great place to eat, drink and relax with family and friends. I had the "Early Bird" menu, plenty to choose from. Well cooked, presented and tasty, lots on plate. Would recommend eating there. I had the "Chicken Breast" as a main course and "Chocolate and...Peanut butter" dessert, wonderful.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Black Iron Social is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5