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“Almost Average”
Review of Almost Famous

Almost Famous
Ranked #140 of 2,344 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 24 August 2014

My wife and I decided to try Almost Famous after hearing a lot of positive hype surrounding it. For any of you considering the newest scene place to be, don't bother.

The restaurant is staffed by people who couldn't care less about the job they are doing. Having made eye contact with the immaculately coiffeured barman with the well sloganed t-shirt, and even exchanged pleasantries, I was exiled to a 10 minute wait at the bar to order drinks whilst I watched him dancing with an equally trendy waitress.

When the food arrived, it was a great disappointment. A festival of brown with very little fresh about it, and a burger one step up in quality from a McDonalds burger.

Add in the gimmicky atmosphere, and Almost Famous it most certainly is not.

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Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

There's a lot of hype around Almost Famous, none of it is justified. Poor food, even worse service. If you want a gimmick laden, face filling meal and don't really care about the taste or quality, go there. The cocktails are pretty good but no better than a lot of much nicer alternatives in the city.

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Thank Jessica D
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Reviewed 24 August 2014

Massive burgers so don't order too many chips. Great setting, friendly staff. Went for the Daughters exam results celebration and had a great time. Would certainly recommend.

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Thank Dannythemac
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Reviewed 24 August 2014

First time in Manchester and advised to try this place for burgers , didn't disappoint when we eventually found this hidden gem in the northern quarter , truly worth breaking my diet for , the red neck chicken wings were hot and sticky and very yummy , the screaming Californian burger was divine , I had plain fries as my burger contained so many toppings . Leave your table manners at the door , bring your appetite and possibly a bib cos it's yummy yummy yummy .

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Thank Beryl M
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Reviewed 23 August 2014

Our first ever trip to Almost Famous. Had a gorgeous burger and fries with bacon toppings on. The fries were a meal themselves. Would most definitely recommend and I will be back!

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Thank Michy36
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