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The Monastery Manchester

Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:00
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Christmas party

Had a great time here with friends for a Christmas party on 1/12/18 Venue is gorgeous, the food was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kendo1985
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
via mobile
Stunning Christmas Party!

We had our Christmas party here first weekend of December. Stunning venue. The whole setup and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cobmark89
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Manchester, 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time here with friends for a Christmas party on 1/12/18 Venue is gorgeous, the food was wonderful and the DJ has us partying away all night.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kendo1985
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our Christmas party here first weekend of December. Stunning venue. The whole setup and decor really set the mood right from arrival. The food served was amazing and would rival any top restaurant in Manchester. All of the Envision Images team commented on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cobmark89
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended last night for works christmas party, I was really looking forward to it as i have heard good things. The Venue is stunning ! however the food was absolutely appauling ! Tiny , tasteless portions, No turkey so we had chicken. It was so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maria a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We brought my 87 year old Nan for afternoon tea at The Victorian Pantry. The staff were so lovely and really went above the call of duty so my nan could go inside the Monastery and look around. It brought back some great memories for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amyb_9191
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monastery is an amazing place, you have the history, the acoustics are brilliant.Your can grab a cup of tea/coffee or buy a souvenir and it supports local groups

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lyne R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a very interesting talk on the monetary, we had a very nice two course lunch ,witch was lovely. Then we went around the monestry it has a lovely spiritual atmosphere and enjoyable visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank elaine d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great history attached to this Monastery, lovely to stroll around and great little coffee shop with food.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trail818740
Reviewed 4 November 2018

My first ever visit to Gordon Monastery was 2010 when I attended the Christmas Charity event for the Christie Hospital. A truly awe inspitpring interior hidden away in Gordon, Manchester. Saved by volunteers and devoted fundraisers from demolition and rescued from vandalism and neglect after...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Afternoon tea has to be booked and paid for in advance, and whilst it's nothing particularly fancy, it's served by lovely staff who can't do enough for you. There were some nice bite sized tartlets along with the sandwiches, and the cakes were really quite...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank saaw
Reviewed 25 September 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank michelefailswoth
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Eric T
12 November 2017|
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Response from bikerdave2016 | Reviewed this property |
no it is in Gorton
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