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Red's True Barbecue - Manchester

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22 Lloyd Street | Albert Square, Manchester M2 5WA, England
+44 161 402 0142
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (226 reviews)
“donut burger” (160 reviews)
“pit burger” (116 reviews)
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Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
22 Lloyd Street | Albert Square, Manchester M2 5WA, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

We visited for an early dinner before a show - all opting for trays - I had the brisket and burnt ends, with macaroni cheese and corn bread. The corn bread and macaroni were delicious, the burnt ends were outstanding - I just found the...More

Thank xclairebearxxx
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For the meat eaters among us Red’s True Barbecue is the place to go. I first discovered Red’s in Newcastle. The interior is like an old Wild West canteen. Staff are welcoming and very efficient. The food is fantastic - massive portions of beautifully cooked...More

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been here a few times and not been disappointed. We shared a starter of Pit Smoked BBQ wings and Fickles & ‘Jimmy Chori (fried pickles). My son and I had the Pitmaster trays, (which come with fries and a side), my wife had the classic...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here on Friday 13th for my anniversary. Making a reservation through the site was very easy. The staff were very friendly and the atmosphere of the place was great. The food was also incredible and very reasonably priced. Will be returning.

Thank Jamie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for a meal with my partner a few weeks ago and did not expect the amazing service we received. With the restaurant being a chain, I did not think that the staff would make you feel so welcome. In particular our waitress, I...More

Thank Milly R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great night with family and friends. Staff were very attentive and the food was absolutely smashing. Only problem was getting it booked, more than 11 people it's by phone, less than 7 it's online and in between (us) we had to send an...More

Thank Mambojambo55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having lived away from the US for a while now, I had been craving proper BBQ. And I was very happy to have found Red's as it was DELICIOUS. Got the pulled pork, coleslaw, corn bread and the mac and cheese. They had a number...More

Thank scottytheexpat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here on 10th April 2018 as part of an evening with customers. The restaurants own pils lager was tasty and served with a smile. It was noticeable how much the various team members seemed to be having fun. We had chicken wings and...More

Thank Denchy69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although busy the whole experience was amazing. Loved the design of the restaurant and the food was first class. Ordered the feast for two so had a bit of everything and it was all perfect. Not much of a wait for food considering how much...More

Thank priscillaanne71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were very helpful, polite and attentive with good conversation. My chargrilled steak was cooked to perfection, music was great, there was a really good atmosphere throughout the experience. Also was told there was 40% student discount on a Tuesday, wpuld have paid the £54...More

Thank George Callum M
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Ann O
3 February 2018|
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Response from ibatraveling99 | Reviewed this property |
Honestly not sure, although I would doubt that about the food being kosher.
Jade O
15 August 2017|
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Response from Andy L | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes but advise booking ahead. also nor the Brest for vegetarians in your party. sorry for the delayed response
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Lloyd Street | Albert Square, Manchester M2 5WA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 402 0142
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