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5.1 /6 Excellent 96 Reviews


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About Bakerie

For comfort cuisine that warms the body and soul, Bakerie is where you can find it. A bread and wine bar in the heart of Manchester, this casual yet sophisticated establishment has been leading the charge in the city’s gourmet dining scene. Featuring an extensive selection of wine varietals including over 70 different bottles, Bakerie is the perfect place for an intimate meeting of friends or even a romantic evening out with that special someone. Found down Lever Street in the Northern Quarter, Bakerie is the perfect spot to enjoy some of the best bread and wines the city has to offer.

Opening Hours

  • Monday 12:00 - 23:00
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 23:00
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 23:00
  • Thursday 12:00 - 23:00
  • Friday 12:00 - 18:30, 21:00 - 23:00
  • Saturday 12:00 - 18:30, 21:00 - 23:00
  • Sunday 12:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 22:00
Bakerie, 45 Lever St, M11DN Manchester

Further Information

Bakerie is so much more than an amazing restaurant and bakery. Boasting a brand new cellar bar downstairs, this hip Northern Quarter hotspot draws in folks from all over Manchester to their cool premises on Lever Street. With over 24 different wines by the glass, Bakerie is an ideal place to unwind with some friends after a long day at work or university. Great for private parties or corporate events, Bakerie’s cellar bar has space for up to 80 seated guests, so consider them for your next event!

The food menu at Bakerie includes, you guessed it, plenty of fresh breads, all baked on site using the highest quality ingredients, as well as an array of stews, sandwiches, charcuterie boards and even some excellent vegan options. If you like a proper sandwich, the chicken, pepperoni and guacamole melt is an absolute must-have, as is the roasted Mediterranean vegetable sandwich served with hummus and your choice of freshly baked bread. And don’t forget to make your way down to Bakery’s cellar bar to sample some tasty wines and craft beers. Be sure to book ahead for a meal at this carb paradise on Lever Street in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.


96 Reviews

5.1 /6 Excellent 96 Reviews
Food: heavenly
Atmosphere: entertaining
Service: friendly
Waiting Time: no waiting time
Quality/Price: cheap
Noise: quiet
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Val R.
1 review so far 6
04.08.2017 22:54

We had the 2 boards and a bottle of wine for £25 - excellent value. The food was delicious and I am looking forward to returning. The staff were friendly and service was very quick.

Alberto R.
1 review so far 6
03.08.2017 18:13

Incredible Sunday roast. The Staff is amazing as well. Good quality and best price. We've been twice and we will go back more Sundays. Cool atmosphere.

karen M.
1 review so far 6
29.07.2017 16:45

I had booked a table for 12 and even though we brought another 6 the lovely staff very obligingly moved tables around to accommodate us. The food was beautiful especially the beef stew and the bread is divine. We had a fantastic evening and throroughly enjoyed the ambiance, food and service and all at a very reasonable price. Would heartily recommend this place for a group of friends. Thank you bakerie 😀

Emma D.
1 review so far 6
28.07.2017 20:51

This is a fabulous place, what a find. The service was excellent, unfortunately we didn't get the ladies name who serviced us but she was brilliant. Highly recommended.

Gemma O.
1 review so far 3
13.04.2016 17:19

A group of us visited for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. I had the beef stew with focaccia from the lunch menu, the meat was very tender and stew was really tasty. Was a small portion but that was okay for lunch. Others in our group chose the walnut bread to go with the stew and were a bit disappointed as they got half a slice and when asked for more were told they didn't sell it as slices so they had to order a mixed bread basket- considering the Bakerie's main selling point is bread I thought this was a little strange. One of our group ordered the charcuterie board, this was overpriced at £15 for the very small portion- 3 choices of meat and the lamb kofta was tasteless, accompanying bread basket was nice. The bar is nice and barman very knowledgeable. Think we would visit agin but just for drinks.

Adam F.
1 review so far 6
25.07.2016 17:44

Staff were as friendly (as usual), food was incredible (as usual), and it was all very good value for money (as usual)! We weren't on the wine on this occasion, but the total dining experience was brill. Bakerie really is one of my favourite restaurants in Manchester.

Nick P.
1 review so far 6
16.01.2017 03:01

Went Sunday Roast & it was very tasty, the best one I've had in a restaurant for ages. You choose 3 items meat/veg from the menu to go with potatoes , Yorkshire & gravy (& can pay for extra too if hungry). The beef I had was delicious - pink, tasty & nicely cooked. The portion sizes good & service was spot on (it was quiet though). Also had a good pint of cask ale & nice glass of wine. A great experience overall.

Fiona L.
1 review so far 4
01.02.2017 19:50

The food was really great; we got two of Bakerie's lovely boards and a bottle of wine for £25. As a vegan, I was thrilled that they catered for me and provided a vegan board. However, the service was not great, with just one server catering for the whole restaurant on a Saturday lunchtime.

Karen M.
1 review so far 6
20.07.2017 05:28

The second time my girlfriends and I have spent a lovely, leisurely. Saturday afternoon enjoying a range of Bakerie's gorgeous mains and desserts. The service is friendly and super efficient and you never feel rushed.

Michelle P.
1 review so far 4
23.01.2017 07:15

We have been a few times for Sunday lunch and it has always been lovely. I love the fact your veg comes in little dishes with your Sunday roast. However when we went today we took some family with us the service was slow we had to keep asking for drinks and to order. The veg apart from the potatoes didn't come in the lovely little dishes, the cream broccoli had no cream with it and the pudding was a bit of a let down. Didn't have ice cream with it when it said it came with it. Not the best of experiences this time!

Kate L.
2 reviews so far 6
19.11.2016 19:18

We really enjoyed the experience. Restaurant is very chilled, with helpful and friendly staff who made sure we had everything we wanted. We had the meat board which was perfect. I liked the fact you could choose your meats and as you'd expect the bread was great....particularly enjoyed the walnut granary. Good selection of wine. We will go back next time in Manchester.

Crispin L.
2 reviews so far 3
02.11.2016 08:06

I was not very satisfied with this visit to Bakerie as one of the soups of the day was not ready and the one item off the menu that I really wanted was not available either. We were booked in at 1pm so you would expect all food to be ready and nothing to have yet run out.

Joanne H.
1 review so far 6
04.04.2016 23:58

We had booked online only about an hour before we wanted to eat and when we arrived, we were told that it might have been a bit too late. However, they managed to rustle up a table straight away. The staff were really friendly and accommodating and the food was fantastic. We had a great experience, thanks!

Rachel B.
1 review so far 6
21.06.2017 19:37

Excellent food, service and atmosphere! Our waitress was attentive and really friendly without being overbearing. The quality of the food was superb and I would thoroughly recommend Bakerie.

Denise O.
1 review so far 6
28.02.2017 21:31

Loved the good and ambiance of the Bakerie the bar tender produced some fabulous find for us his attention to detail was spot on. Would definitely go back.

michael c.
1 review so far 6
28.03.2017 00:06

Went on Mothers Day, had a lovely time. The staff were very helpful and pleasant. Great selection of beers and wine and the menu offered a good selection of dishes, which also catered for vegetarians and vegans. Love the idea of the 'wine juke box'

Kerry G.
1 review so far 5
25.07.2016 17:35

Lovely restaurant/bar that I have never been to before. Staff were really friendly and helpful and more importantly the food was really good. Well presented and reasonably priced. Also as my husband is vegan he was really impressed with the options available and on that alone I'm sure we will make a return visit.

Katie M.
1 review so far 5
13.10.2016 19:53

The bakerie boards are delicious, as is the wine. We got 1 board between 2 people with some extra bread and some potato wedges, it was plenty of food and good value! But it's mostly about the wine. Only negative was that it was so very warm, which stopped us from staying longer.

deborah s.
3 reviews so far 5
17.05.2017 17:02

We visited Bakerie prior to a football match and had the £25 offer, 2 plates and a bottle of wine, really good value and food great

Beth D.
1 review so far 6
26.03.2017 18:37

Lovely food, something for everyone. Vine leaves on the vegan board, salt beef and chorizo on the meat board, halloumi on the cheese board and fish goujons on the seafood board all went down well with our party. Staff all very helpful. Thanks.

Claire C.
1 review so far 6
26.07.2017 17:20

Dinner and wine on a Saturday night. Perfect cosy venue, lovely ambiance. The food is delicious, and especially the bread which is their signature and is incredible. So incredible we opted for more bread instead of dessert! The service was friendly and quick.

Rebecca M.
2 reviews so far 5
02.07.2016 18:18

Bakerie has great food and a really nice atmosphere we went on a Friday night and it wasn't too busy. Will definitely go back again.

Darren S.
1 review so far 5
24.07.2017 20:12

A Great Atmosphere. A Lovely Sunday Roast. A Nice bottle of red wine. Who could ask for more. We Will definitely return to the Bakerie

Derek M.
1 review so far 3
23.07.2017 03:22

Portions were a bit small and the various types of bread provided were a disappointment and were not up to the standard of other local bakers such as Pollen and Campanio. We also felt we were overcharged by about £10 on our bill for 4 adults and a child. Finally, we couldn't connect with the restaurant's WiFi - something that would have helped us to access the internet and find some video feeds to keep the cild amused. Service was friendly

Abigail C.
1 review so far 6
13.07.2017 18:02

Wonderful food and service. We went at 5pm on Wednesday and the restaurant was nice and quiet, the waitress was very attentive but still gave us our space to enjoy our meal. House rose wine is also very nice.

Sally M.
1 review so far 5
19.05.2017 18:25

Fantastic, sublime stew. Have to recommend you order several bowls of stew and bread between you so you can try the range. I wanted better (and more) butter. The cheese board was indifferent and too cold. No decent puddings but I will forgive them.

Dayle C.
1 review so far 6
27.04.2017 17:33

We had the Sunday Roast - The food was all homemade and was fresh, tasty and good value. The staff were helpful and there was a good choice on the menu. We will definitely return.

Claire H.
2 reviews so far 6
04.03.2017 23:12

Really do just love this place. Excellent food, great atmosphere and quality service. Had intended to eat and then move on but ended up staying for the rest of the evening with some great cocktails.

Francois N.
1 review so far 5
24.04.2016 00:52

Tasty food, nice selection of wines, warm and efficient service. Poor acoustics and loud music that's more foreground than background. So, if you hope to have a conversation with your dinner companion/s, you'll need to brush up on your lip reading.

1 review so far 6
01.08.2016 04:39

Food was very good and value for money,service was good and the staff very pleasant.Although we are not 21 anymore we felt there was a really good mix of diners and felt really welcome.

Simon B.
1 review so far 5
15.05.2017 20:59

Nice ambiance and atmosphere for a Saturday lunchtime. Cocktails were good and the Vegan platters were really tasty. I'm being picky but they would have benefited from an additional waiter/waitress to reduce waiting time (hence 5 out of 6!).

Charlotte L.
1 review so far 1
03.04.2017 18:50

Unfortunately I had a very poor experience at Bakery. I have been before and loved it but this time - it was terrible. We arrived on time at 12pm (when the restaurant opened) on Mother’s Day. There was only us and another party in the restaurant so we were very surprised when we all received our Sunday roast lunches and they were all cold! We sent them all back and they were returned within 5 minutes - same plates and meals, just reheated!!! They didn't even give us a new meal! We had 3 different waitresses throughout the meal which was also strange. The food tasted nice but never the same when it has been reheated, also not sure how that goes against health and safety! My mums veg was not reheated and returned cold, the waitress said she could heat these again but my mum asked for a full new meal which was given, but the waitress wasn't happy about this. It was also a shame that you could hear the waitress shout through to the kitchen "they say it is cold", like it was our fault! Overall a very disappointing meal.

Janine M.
1 review so far 6
19.02.2017 22:04

We both had the seafood board but with different fish, it was delicious. The breads are so fresh and tasty. Service was fantastic and a lovely atmosphere will definitely be going back

Laura C.
1 review so far 6
22.06.2017 16:42

Very nice and modern enviroment. We had a lovely Sunday Roast. Fresh bread us worth a try. Good selection of wines coming from dufferent regions of the world. Service fast and professional.

Mark C.
1 review so far 6
25.09.2016 20:41

Food ,service ,atmosphere could not be faulted and we will return The bread lives up the expectations as the name would suggest and refurb did not impact on us at all

James C.
1 review so far 6
16.02.2017 08:17

Great restaurant in the centre of the Northern Quarter. Go here for tasty boards, bread and stews. We always have great service and the selection of drinks is also very good.

Bernie M.
1 review so far 4
22.05.2017 00:52

We had to wait a while before we placed our orders. We weren't asked what choice of bread we wanted we had to ask. The beef stew came without dumplings . All the food was tasty and the bread was really good. The waitresses were great.

Dan E.
6 reviews so far 6
15.06.2016 16:22

Excellent as ever. Staff very helpful, food great. Wine jukebox was a new experience, but well worth a try for something a bit different. Looking forward to the next visit.

Hirendra P.
1 review so far 6
14.11.2016 02:23

Flavoursome and filling food in a warm and relaxing environment. Plenty of options including those for vegetarians/vegans. Friendly staff. Great value for money. Would easily and happily recommend to all

ilyse h.
1 review so far 6
03.05.2017 18:25

Fab service, great food. Went downstairs to the cellar wine bar too, new dj, great music, disco, funk. Wasn't busy but good to dance and love the new cocktails.

Marie J.
1 review so far 6
30.08.2016 22:25

Great Sunday lunch, you chose 3 items from the menu, the meat which comes with gravy, spuds and yorkshire pudding. And then two vegetables, the creamy leeks are yummy!

sean l.
1 review so far 5
28.06.2016 18:41

Great vibe and very friendly, helpful staff. We shared meals and went for the cheeseboard and the meatboards and some beautiful Portuguese wine. Great value for money and will be heading back there soon

robert d.
1 review so far 6
05.06.2016 20:02

Great food and excellent service. The wine juke box is a great idea, a good way to have a sample of various different wines. Really enjoyed our visit.

Matt H.
2 reviews so far 6
15.04.2017 16:38

Absolutely fantastic service and amazing food. Everything about the place is just great, and the staff are very welcoming and very helpful. We will definitely be going back!

Julie D.
1 review so far 6
18.02.2017 07:44

Gorgeous food. Shared the boards between 5. Really good value for money. Great Service and lovely atmosphere. Never fails to impress!! Great afternoon with a group of friends.

Daniel W.
1 review so far 6
07.01.2017 08:02

Fantastic service. Scrumptious food. Really great time thanks everyone for being so great at bakerie. Goats cheese in particular was delicious and an amazing deal had by all

Emma H.
1 review so far 6
24.10.2016 02:54

One of the best roasts in Manchester hands down - love the concept of designing your dinner off the menu. Top marks & will be back again soon

Carole P.
1 review so far 6
11.10.2016 18:28

Very friendly and professional service. Food was served fresh and quickly, could not fault service. If you want to go somewhere different, this is the place to go.

Hannah S.
3 reviews so far 6
28.09.2016 19:34

A wonderful place with friendly attentive staff, a fantastic varied menu and a lovely ambience! Lots of choice for all dietary requirements, which can be hard to find!

Dan C.
1 review so far 4
29.08.2016 04:50

Waitress didn't understand one of my friends request to have their food one one plate they have been before and found it difficult being partially sighted and found it easier eating everything on one plate Other than that the food was brilliant