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Kim By The Sea

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49 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RF, England
+44 161 232 7667
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“halloumi” (6 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
49 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place has a captive audience due to it being the only place to go to in Hulme to eat and drink (except Grano which shuts at 9PM). It’s gone steadily downhill. It’s shabby (not chic), feels unhygienic and the service is poor. Gone here...More

Thank Molly C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm sorry to say that I had a bad experience here. I went in to pre-order our meals 36 hours in advance for a father's day meal with my family and to check that they would be OK with mine and my daughter's need for...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I lunched here recently with an associate from the university and was struck by the friendliness of the staff and the great value of the menu: lunch for two for about £11, what’s NOT to like. My beans on toast hit the spot!

Thank ChristineBurns
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite places to eat, lovely food and drink, great and friendly staff, and a Wounder Breakfast , thanks

Thank Sean G
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Friendly staff, good selection of drinks and lots of variety in the food, including vegetarian options.

Thank SwindonNeil
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I've been eating at this cafe since 2004. Having moved away from the area, still love to pop back now and then. It's great to see the venue doing so well, menu looks impressive, but the vegan options are awful! If you offer vegan junk...More

1  Thank Joanna23
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

A Left Bank cafe in the Homes For Change/Work For Change co-operatives building known as the Yellowbricks, Kim’s can feel like a link to Hulme’s counter-cultural past. A link with Estrella on tap and a fifty minute wait for moules mariniere. Time spent joking about...More

2  Thank maeventheraven
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

The place is filthy. The floor looks like it has never been mopped. The walls are covered in dirty marks. The table cloths are badly stained and the whole place smells greasy. The grimy and stinking toilets are used to store things. The staff act...More

1  Thank Lucy W
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

My third visit here and once again the food was good, hearty, tasty and filling. It's a bit different, sort of cafe meets diner and then some!! It has a great atmosphere both when quiet and when full positively hums, with an arty feel. A...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Quirky cafe with a friendly community feel to it. The food here is always delicious. Great service & the staff are lovely.

1  Thank vonnyk
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Elaine H
1 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 232 7667
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