The Refuge by Volta

The Refuge by Volta , Oxford Street ,, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, M60 7HA
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Opening Information

*UPDATED AUG 2020*
Mon-Thurs: 5pm-9pm
Fri: 12 noon-2.45pm, 5-9.30pm
Sat: 12 noon-9.30pm
Sun: 12 noon-8pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Dogs Welcome

About The Refuge by Volta

A major success story on the Manchester food and drink scene with Electrik and Volta, Justin Crawford and Luke Cowdrey, aka The Unabombers, have joined forces with The Principal Manchester to curate The Refuge Dining Room & Public Bar.

VOLTA IS A REFUGE

Our menu is inspired by The Unabombers global DJing trips with a range of small and large plates perfect for sharing.

Cuisine: Small Plates
Price point:
£ £ £ £ £

Availability

We are sorry but this restaurant is not currently accepting online reservations through ResDiary.

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Visited On Thursday, 05 November 2020

told by staff to order everything at the same time as they were busy, all the drinks arrived at once, yet the food took two & a half hours to arrive !!!! seemed like even the slimmed down menu was too much for the chefs that night, shame as i've really enjoyed myself loads of times before this evening

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Fabulous family dining experience with a wonderful atmosphere. We would highly recommend a visit. We will definitely be returning.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Had an absolutely brilliant Sunday roast - the platter for 2 was out of this world. Service was excellent too, we will be back as soon as we can be!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Wonderful

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Delicious roast dinner and so full afterwards. Amazing can’t wait to go again

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Had a lovely and safe afternoon in Refuge Our waitress was wonderful and the roast was almost as good as mine lol All in all a wonderful relaxed Sunday Thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Waitress was amazing! Treated our dog so well giving him cuddles and water. She couldn’t do enough for us and the food was wonderful!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

We had a gorgeous family meal felt really comfortable in these difficult times & the staff were really lovely

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

I would absolutely recommend a Sunday lunch here! The vegetarian roast, pork roast and platter for two were all incredibly tasty! The roasted vegetables, vimto braised cabbage, beef and stuffing balls were all excellent. Our service was great Megan was very patient with us ordering and very helpful with our questions. A great pre lockdown meal.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Always love a trip to The Refuge, gorgeous place, great food and they do a mean Margherita. Can't wait to go back as soon as they reopen their doors. X

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

This was our first time visiting The Refuge, and although there was a big delay on the food (ours didn’t arrive till about 9.40ish) this in no way ruined our evening! We had a really lovely time, the atmosphere was great, the service was amazing and the food was incredible... certainly worth the wait! Our server couldn’t have been nicer, or more apologetic about the wait. She kept checking on us all night, let us know when last orders were and made sure we had plenty of containers and a bag to take our food home in when curfew hit. I think all the staff were conscious about people feeling rushed out, but we completely understand the tough situation the hospitality sector is in, and everybody was amazing! We’ll definitely come back when the 2nd lockdown is over!

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

Thank you for such a special evening last night. It was our first trip out in a very long time and from the moment we arrived you got it bang on. We were welcomed by our waitress who made reference to my wife’s birthday. She spent longer in conversation than what prior to lockdown we would expect but feel this was absolutely appropriate in the current climate where a friendly - happy to chat waitress is exactly what we wanted. The food was incredible as were the drinks and we felt you handled some tricky customers who weren’t following all the expectations really well. The fact they weren’t simply ignored meant a lot to us.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

The sharing roast was amazing, the best roast dinner we have ever had. Atmosphere and service was lovely and drinks great too!

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

A fantastic stay, very friendly staff, great food and drink, safe relaxing atmosphere throughout the hotel. We will be back.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

Beautiful setting, good food and service.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

Excellent service and food!

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

Excellent food and service as usual. My only negative would be that the tables in the Winter Garden are quite small - we had the sharing roast and it was a bit of a squeeze!

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

Well organised and safe place to enjoy an amazing Sunday dinner!

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

Amazing Sunday dinner and pud! Will definitely be back!

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

Great place to eat and the staff are excellent. Slight issue at start with food being luke warm that was resolved instantly by the manager Nathan. Highly recommend 👍🏻

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

Couldn’t rate it any higher, absolute pleasure and will definatley be going back!

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

All round, great service, fantastic food & well priced

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

Absolutely brilliant roast dinner. Staff were so friendly and welcoming. Food was fantastic and I would recommend.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

Fantastic setting, felt very relaxed and lovely food. A great place to spend a morning or afternoon.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Great food and service and cosy atmosphere. Would highly recommend!

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