Random Questions: Manchester


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themistake
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10533 posts since 20/2/06

18 Nov 2014 15:15
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should have done a search for so lita mate…

themistake wrote: Went to so lita again last night, thought my attack on it as a poor mans Russell Norman rip off was maybe unfair.
Decided to go for their "special" of the day, which was a burger. Beef, chicken, tortilla and roasted pepper. Wasn't looking for a gastronomic delight, just pre-bender food.
My god this thing was a fucking disaster. Seriously fucking awful. Everything was over cooked, dry, tasteless crap. Words can't describe how bad this burger was. £14 it cost!!!! The stuff of nightmares.
Now I don't wanna sound like I'm always slagging Manchester off but how anyone can give this place a good review is beyond me.
I did however have a good beef Wellington in room on Saturday night, which was a surprise.


any i slagged off the small plates earlier on as well. seriously dog shit restaurant.
Fuzzyduck121
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1595 posts since 14/12/12

18 Nov 2014 16:11
always had amazing food there but I hera it is hit and miss.

anyone been to PKB for coffee yet, best ive ever had!
Jimmy326
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4557 posts since 22/9/07

18 Nov 2014 16:15
That burgerLaughing out loud

To be fair, I've been to SoLita twice and it was above average both times. Even had a burger on one visit, and no way did it look like that!
Fuzzyduck121
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1595 posts since 14/12/12

18 Nov 2014 16:18
I am amazed by that photo too, must have been having a proper shite day.

The jaffa cake pie is unreal!
sydneyking
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4583 posts since 26/9/09

18 Nov 2014 17:53
Went to solita once, never again. Got to agree manchester is seriously shite for food
Homer
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23926 posts since 8/5/03

18 Nov 2014 19:08
Hawkesmoor opening soon
adidaskev
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1001 posts since 30/11/11

18 Nov 2014 20:30
Cheers, AF it is then.

Why is there no info on the Manchester street party? Seems strange with it 6 weeks away.
TATE
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324 posts since 5/12/12

posted 18 Nov 2014 20:34, edited 18 Nov 2014 20:34
Agree regarding SoLita… Went the other week and it was very poor
AMK
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308 posts since 7/1/13

21 Nov 2014 17:00
Home Sweet Home do a good burger and fries.
YLAup
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5177 posts since 5/9/11

21 Nov 2014 18:00
adidaskev wrote: Cheers, AF it is then.

Why is there no info on the Manchester street party? Seems strange with it 6 weeks away.

Not even heard about this. Who wants to have a party in January though? Everyones locked away eating salads and drinking herbal tea.
Crackajack
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7180 posts since 21/4/05

21 Nov 2014 18:25
The bank holiday one in May (I think) last year was awesome. Not sure it wasn't allowed this year.
adidaskev
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1001 posts since 30/11/11

21 Nov 2014 19:04
I was meaning New Year, i thought there was a NYE party but doesn't look like there is.

YLAup
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5177 posts since 5/9/11

22 Nov 2014 15:39
Went to grindsmith today. Coffee is nice, not as smooth as Takk which is closer to me, but there was decent barista chat (guy not bird) and the price is comparable. Proper weird place, says they're expanding into the unit next door, but it looks as if they've got the whole of the former Teasers club upstairs (must have bored the tits of the poor bloke with stories about it). Anyway it meets my expectations.
sydneyking
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4583 posts since 26/9/09

22 Nov 2014 15:57
Popped into takk the other week for breakfast, it wasn't bad at all though I was hung over and would have eaten a scabby horse
Goldie
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4630 posts since 17/10/07

22 Nov 2014 17:20
The xmas markets any good?
phikz
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3126 posts since 14/4/09

23 Nov 2014 14:58
Quick, where's good to take a friend and her mother for a late lunch in the city centre today? Preferably NQ. Somewhere decent but not extortionate. I don't eat out too often truthfully.
Crackajack
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7180 posts since 21/4/05

23 Nov 2014 15:13
Bakerie is quite homeley, just off Stevenson Sq.
Davinho
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2224 posts since 2/12/08

23 Nov 2014 15:15
Bakerie is good. Northern quarter restaurant is good for roasts on a Sunday
Crackajack
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7180 posts since 21/4/05

23 Nov 2014 15:20
And prob not full of twats or waiting staff so hungover they cant function.
themistake
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10533 posts since 20/2/06

25 Nov 2014 13:47
YLAup wrote: Went to grindsmith today. Coffee is nice, not as smooth as Takk which is closer to me, but there was decent barista chat (guy not bird) and the price is comparable. Proper weird place, says they're expanding into the unit next door, but it looks as if they've got the whole of the former Teasers club upstairs (must have bored the tits of the poor bloke with stories about it). Anyway it meets my expectations.

Walked past, geezers swapped playing on his phone for reading a book, thought I'd get a coffee, walk in, join a queue, no one came to serve for 5mins. Whole wueue walks out. Shop looks like a building site.
Top stuff for lunch time.