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The Monastery Manchester

Open Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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decides to visit as we had tie to kill and the it was free to enter. What a lovely and interesting... read more

Reviewed yesterday

Step back in history, with all modern facilities. Wonderful building , tea rooms and other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stockport, United Kingdom
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Edward Pugin, one of the leading architects of the day and whose father Augustus was the architect for the Houses of Parliament, was commissioned to design and build the imposing church and friary on Gorton Lane by the Franciscans in 1863. The...more
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89 Gorton Lane, Manchester M12 5WF, England
+44 161 223 3211
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Reviewed yesterday

decides to visit as we had tie to kill and the it was free to enter. What a lovely and interesting place this is. Do ask the guides about the stolen statues - incredible. Café nice and vegan options available but cake dry and a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Step back in history, with all modern facilities. Wonderful building , tea rooms and other attractions. It is a must see venue. Description won’t describe it well enough

Thank Glen_Gill_Lockett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attended a party, I absolutely loved the venue, Great food, I thought the service could be improved and the bar staff were very slow

Thank Tina L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the wellbeing event at the end of June. There where a varied selection of people promoting there businesses. People offering healing etc. The lady playing the harp and singing was out of this world. The energy was transformed. When you go look...More

Thank SheWh0Heals
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The monastery is such a lovely building. The way that it has been restored is stunning. It has a modern feel but they have kept its character and charm. The tea room is lovely and the staff are also friendly.

Thank Jess J
Reviewed 18 August 2018

What a transformation and a credit to all the people who have made it happen. Well worth a visit for a couple of hours and glad to see it is being used for community purposes as well. Staff very friendly. One word of warning check...More

Thank johngettings2017
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

A big disappointment when visited, the place was hired for a private party and the main hall was closed for visitors. Tried to get permission to visit but our request was rejected. The staff are friendly and helpful .

Thank Samir Z
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

This venue is amazing for all sorts of events. It is amazing for weddings to awards dinners. I have had the privilege to attend a few events here and each time the venue takes my breathe away. The staff are always fabulous as well as...More

Thank canuktraveller89
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing venue for any sort of event. Absolutely stunning and large capacity too. Plenty of parking as well

Thank Emma P
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Well worth a visit. An impressive interior and excellent cafe. The architecture is awe inspiring and so peaceful.

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Eric T
12 November 2017|
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Response from bikerdave2016 | Reviewed this property |
no it is in Gorton