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0.3 miles from Science and Industry Museum
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James Martin Manchester named in The Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants 2015 is the signature restaurant at Manchester235 Casino, set away from the main gaming floor on its own mezzanine floor. This spectacular 170-seat restaurant spotlights original features of the historic Great Northern warehouse, such as exposed brick work and industrial-chic steel girders. These, together with natural daylight and James' own selection of luxury vintage-style fabrics and artwork, make for an incredible dining space. But while the unique setting is inviting, the main reason to the visit is the food. James Martin, well-known and loved for his cookery shows on the BBC and Channel 4, has produced a classic, a
PRICE RANGE
US$26 - US$78
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
European, British
FEATURES
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 19 October 2020

Fantastic Sunday lunch. Our waiter Jonathan was very attentive and sociable, we had a great afternoon Will definitely be returning

Date of visit: October 2020
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TeamCaesars, General Manager at James Martin Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2020

This is great news! We're so happy to know that you had a good experience. We love hearing great things about our team, I will pass your comments about Jonathan to our restaurant manager. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

My hubby and I had a fantastic meal at James's restaurant last night. The Thai crab risotto was to die for, the ox cheek just melted and steaks cooked to perfection with possibly the nicest chips we've both ever tasted. Finished off with the creme...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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TeamCaesars, General Manager at James Martin Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2020

Hello, thanks for the positive feedback! We're so happy to know that you had a good experience. Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 17 October 2020 via mobile

We booked a few months ago having wanted to eat here for some time. Our expectations were high and this was our first evening out since lockdown. Those high expectations were exceeded. The staff, those in the restaurant and also the casino staff who guided...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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TeamCaesars, General Manager at James Martin Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2020

Thanks for the great review, Steven. It was a pleasure serving you as a customer and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 17 October 2020 via mobile

Went to James Martin last night for a meal with my wife. Probably the best food I have tasted since I started on trip advisor. For starters I tried the Ox cheek The taste was simply amazing And for main I chose the 8oz fillet...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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TeamCaesars, General Manager at James Martin Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2020

Hello Kevin, thanks for the positive feedback! We're always happy to hear good things from our customers.

Reviewed 11 October 2020

Despite its location within the casino the restaurant itself feels secluded and cosy. The service is top notch and the food was truly lovely. We had two courses (main and desert) the only downside was that the cocktail aperitifs arrived at the same time as...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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TeamCaesars, General Manager at James Martin Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2020

We are glad you enjoyed your experience at James Martin Manchester. Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 10 October 2020

It was our first meal out since lockdown ... spending our 2019 Xmas present from our son .. we was quite nervous in this crazy world .. travelling into Manchester .. mixing with people .. we need not have worried ... we was checked in...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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CaesarsStaff, Agency / Consultant at James Martin Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Hello Lyn, thanks for the positive feedback! We're always happy to hear good things from our customers.

Reviewed 9 October 2020

We love this place, NEVER disappoints. Shame the tasting menu wasn't available but we can understand why. Had the 10 oz Ribeye with fabulous triple cooked chips, glazed carrots and Kale followed by the sticky toffee pudding. All washed down with a cracking bottle of...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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CaesarsStaff, Agency / Consultant at James Martin Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Hi Neils, we are glad you enjoyed your experience at James Martin Manchester. Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 8 October 2020 via mobile

Reopened, amazing as always. We usually do the taster menu but that wasn’t on. They have a limited menu but you won’t be disappointed. Lovey meal and a lovely experience as usual.

Date of visit: October 2020
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CaesarsStaff, Agency / Consultant at James Martin Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2020

We are glad you enjoyed your experience at James Martin Manchester. Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 6 October 2020 via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch and a good choice of food available on the menu. Beautiful cooked and presented. The spiced cauliflower was perfect as a starter and my husband had the Herdwick Lamb pudding - I think he could have ate it as a main...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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CaesarsStaff, Agency / Consultant at James Martin Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2020

Hello, thanks for the positive feedback! We're always happy to hear good things from our customers.

Reviewed 3 October 2020

Our 3rd visit to this marvellous restaurant. Obviously slightly different due to Covid restrictions but did not impact on the experience and they made sure we felt safe. The staff were wonderful from start to finish and very attentive. As to the meal, it was...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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44caesarse, Agency / Consultant at James Martin Manchester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2020

We are glad you enjoyed your experience at James Martin Manchester. Please visit us again soon!

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978hell
25 June 2019|
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Response from neal_etherington | Reviewed this property |
I think so, but only in the multi storey car park nearby.
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Sarah R
27 March 2019|
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Response from Christine C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we did the steak special- it was great!!!
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2 April 2018|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not. Very strictly over 18 only. If you look under 21 you will have to show proof of age to get past the casino door staff. Not James Martin’s policy, but the restaurant is in a casino, therefore casino entry... More
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    How is James Martin Manchester rated?
    James Martin Manchester is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4