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“Finally - proper pizza in Manchester!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Slice Pizza & Bread Bar

Slice Pizza & Bread Bar
Ranked #308 of 2,185 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Fast food
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Manchester
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Finally - proper pizza in Manchester!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

Tucked away on Stevenson Square, just a couple of minutes away from Piccadilly Gardens (but could be in another country), this doesn't look much from outside. Distinctive red/orange/white awning gives a hint, but when you step inside you could be in a cafe in Rome.
The room is long and narrow, so an awkward shape, with mostly small tables and a lovely little bar towards the rear where you can get decent wine, draft beer (Moretti I think) and that wonderful Italian invention Aperol Spritz. Drinks came with a small plate of bruschetta, a nice touch.
Pizzas are pre-cooked and displayed behind the glass counter (and sometimes in the window too), which initially made me wary, but they are truly fantastic and gives the advantage of choosing with your eyes. They have some sort of special oven for reheating.
The Sicilian lad serving us recommended a pizza recipe he had brought with him from home (pistachio with gorgonzola) which we would never have tried, and turned out to be the highlight from a selection all of which were better than anything you will get at Croma, Piccolino, San Carlo etc.
As the evening wears on, they light candles on the tables making for a surprisingly romantic little place - I could easily imagine spending an relaxed couple of hours here.
You can eat in, or take away. We didn't try their ice-cream, but will do next time.
My only gripe is that it's unclear whether they offer table service - we ended up ordering pizza at the counter, and drinks at the bar, and then trying to sort it all out at the till! But service was charming and I would highly recommend this place to anyone looking for an informal, chilled out bite to eat. So long as you like pizza, obviously.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Lovely Pizza , Quiet space :)”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

I have been a few times

The Pizza is very nice! The ice cream is lovely!

If you need a quiet spot to do some work this is amazing, Because they do take away most customers tend to eat on the go. The vibe is peaceful

They also do a lovely coffee.
The young guy serving me the last time was friendly and service was above expected :)

Try it !

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“One of the best little bistros in Manchester!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

Visited here for the first time in April. Excellent service and fantastic pizza! Initially went in for some drinks before going else where for a meal- ended up having a meal there it was so nice. Price is amazing too! They gave us free olives and Brucetta with every alcoholic drink we bought. Also went during the week so was peace full and chilled out!! Recommed this place to all my friends who agree it's ace!! Good job guys!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Best Aperol Spritz”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014

Great pizza, fantastic Aperol Spritz In fact amazing, pleasant service. It's not perfect but It is what it is and I think it's a great addition to Manchester. I went late afternoon and was quiet, would like to go back later as have seen with candles looking very romantic.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank John N
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Manchester
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Best pizza in Manchester!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

Visited slice for the first time on a Manchester food tour this saturday and can't believe I've never been before. The pizza is authentic and they have some beautiful flavours. It's great value for money and a really pleasant and relaxed place to spend a lunchtime or grab a bite in the evening. Will definitely be going back.

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