Pot Kettle Black Barton Arcade

Barton Arcade Pot Kettle Black, Unit 14 Deansgate, Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, M3 2BW
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Monday - Friday 09:00 - 16:00
Saturday - Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

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  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About Pot Kettle Black Barton Arcade

Brunch, independent coffee and bakehouse set in a beautiful Victorian Arcade. Situated between St Ann's Square and Deansgate.

Cuisine: Bakery, Brunch
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

I booked to bring my boyfriend here at the weekend because I love the coffee and have had some nice brunches here before. When I ordered, I was informed that you no longer serve gluten free bread which was really disappointing as it states it is available on the menu. My boyfriend really enjoyed his pastries but I ended up with a meal I didn’t really want. I’ll always come back for coffee but it would be great if you could update your menus. Thank you :-)

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Hey, Sorry about this. Just checking where you found the GF bread available online. We haven’t had it on our menu since we launched our bakery. The quality of the stuff we were buying in was awful and it wasn’t good enough to sell. We are working on our own recipe but aren’t happy with it yet. Thanks for your feedback and looking forward to hearing where it still says we serve GF bread. Sorry. PKB

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

This is a great place for breakfast / brunch Lovely menu and great staff Always visit here when we are in Manchester Excellent service from our waiter Alex We will be back

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

The food and coffee along with atmosphere is always perfect. I have to say, we have been 3 times this week and the service is lacking. We had to Physically try and get someone’s attention at 4 points yesterday and all other occassions. The coffee was ordered and forgotten twice and the extra butter ordered at the time order was placed was forgotten on 3 separate days. We love it but we don’t love the lack of attentive service sorry

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

Great service and great food. Really can’t wait to come again. The staff couldn’t do enough!

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Visited On Monday, 31 August 2020

Incredible! Love the atmosphere, friendly staff, delicious food - unusual menu - just brilliant.

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

The booking process was easy. When I arrived, I felt very safe. All Covid secure measures were obviously in place. It was a lot quieter than pre-pandemic. Service was excellent and I really enjoyed the avocado on toast. The flat white was as delicious as always. This was my first visit back since March and I'll definitely return. Thank you.

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Visited On Thursday, 10 September 2020

Superb service, very kind to my dog as well, bringing him water.

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Visited On Monday, 31 August 2020

Food & Drink: It was tasty enough across the board. The highlight was the chicken we had. Veggie breakfast was decent. French toast was nice and the ice cream was delicious. Very rich and quite filling. Drinks were alright. Nothing too bad. Coffee sizes are quite small. Atmosphere: It was nice. Quite busy, but didn't feel like we were squashed in. Service: Drink took half an hour to get to us due to machine error not printing our orswe. And after half an hour wait one of us got given the wrong drink. After I left I realised we were charged for a pain au chocolate we never received. Didn't bother going back since the service was quite disappointing the first time around that we can't be bothered to put ourselves through that again. Value for Money: Coffee were pricier than the amount given. Tea was priced fairly. Food price was also fine. Overall: It was a rather disappointing experience based on reviews from news site I found online when looking for a brunch place. I probably wouldn't be proactive in returning, most likely will only come back if people i know wants to try it out. The experience isn't so terrible that I would dissuade people from trying this place, but I won't outright suggest this place either.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 September 2020

Excellent on all fronts. The Breakfast Sandwich and the Coffee are on point 👌🏻

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

A very good experience as always!

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

First time we’ve eaten out since lockdown. We all felt completely safe. Thank you so much.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Quick service and fresh pastries

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Visited On Monday, 31 August 2020

Outstanding breakfast and best coffee i have had for a long time , team at Potkettle black are very professional obviously well trained by John and the team 5 star food and service

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Visited On Monday, 31 August 2020

All round fabulous! :)

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Visited On Monday, 31 August 2020

Great breakfast

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Visited On Sunday, 30 August 2020

Fantastic service from start to finish even with a delay as our food ticket went missing. We where made to feel exceptionally welcome throughout our visit. The food was amazing and we will definitely be returning in the future

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Visited On Saturday, 29 August 2020

My favourite spot in Manchester for food, never disappoints!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 August 2020

Really enjoyed everything about our visit.

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Visited On Friday, 28 August 2020

Really well organised in these testing times, always good food and friendly staff.

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Visited On Thursday, 27 August 2020

Lovely food

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Lovely venue, great service and delicious food. Can’t wait to visit again.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 August 2020

We got to PKB and were immediately taken to our table. We looked over the menu and after a few minutes the waitress came to take our order. Our drinks turned up not longer after and our food then followed. The food as always was cooked to perfection! The service was on point, friendly without being forced.

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Good overall, pastry was a bit stale however

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Lovely little place set inside a cool arcade. Highly recommend a lunchtime visit.

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Excellent brunch yesterday for my family of 7. Great menu choices and brilliant service. I thoroughly recommend Pot Kettle Black.

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