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Mr. Coopers Restaurant Manchester

A couple of weeks ago we visited the wonderful award-winning Mr. Coopers restaurant. It is part of the beautiful Midland Hotel. As part of our stay there we decided to try out the pre theatre menu at Mr. Coopers.  Mr. Cooper’s House & Garden is a tribute to Mr. Cooper himself, whose house and famous gardens sat on the site back in 1819.

Thomas Cooper was a popular figure in Manchester. The family were coach-makers by trade and their garden situated on the site of The Midland was famous for its strawberries, gooseberries, apples and flowers. The Coopers would welcome the public in to visit the gardens and picnic there, at intervals throughout the year.

mrcMr. Cooper’s is such a unique space, and has many different area’s, flowing from a lounge and study area at the front of the restaurant through to a garden area at the back.

The menu had a great variety of choice and even has something to suit Mr. Fussy Jack. The service was fantastic the staff were so friendly and attentive; our waitress was fantastic with Jack and helped him to work out his portion sizes. She was quite interested and asked him lots of questions about diabetes, making him feel at ease.

This always makes a big difference when we are eating out. Jack has to work out his carbohydrates to match his portion sizes so he gan get his insulin levels correct. All it takes is a couple of minutes to do. The waitress actually went into the kitchen and took a photo of the portion Jack would get to help him. Little things like this give him so much more confidence and make a big difference, so thank you.

I chose the raw beef started and duck main. But to be honest there was loads on the menu I would have liked to try. However both dishes were delicious. in fact the beef was just amazing, one of those dishes you could eat again and again.









We loved Mr. Coopers, the service, staff, food, setting were all just great. Definitely somewhere I would like to visit again. An would 100% recommend this a must visit restaurant in Manchester, if you want to eat in a beautiful location with great service, and fantastic food, Mr. Coopers is perfect.





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  1. 23rd December 2014 / 12:20 pm

    That is so lovely that the waitress did that. It is so important to know which restaurants go the extra mile. The food looks fab, just wish I lived nearer to try it out!!

    • SarahJChristie
      23rd December 2014 / 9:28 pm

      Thanks Katy, yes the food was incredible and the service was outstanding. The waitress was wonderful, I wish I had taken her name x

  2. 23rd December 2014 / 1:39 pm

    Looks lovely – and how good they were with Jack. It must make all the difference.

    • SarahJChristie
      23rd December 2014 / 9:27 pm

      Thanks Karen and yes it makes a huge difference, gives him so much more confidence. They were wonderful with him x

  3. 23rd December 2014 / 4:11 pm

    Looks lovely – haven’t been out in Manchester for ages but this looks a place to visit when we do! Jess x

    • SarahJChristie
      23rd December 2014 / 9:25 pm

      You would love it Jess, it such a lovely restaurant x

  4. Jenna
    23rd December 2014 / 9:34 pm

    I adore those windows – looks like a lovely place to go for a meal.

    Most of the time good food it let down by poor service or vice versa so it’s lovely to find a place that does both really well.

    Jenna at Tinyfootsteps xx

    • SarahJChristie
      23rd December 2014 / 9:35 pm

      Yes it really scored on all fronts for us, and the decor was amazing, I could have spent ages looking around there was so much detail x

  5. 27th December 2014 / 6:49 pm

    That food looks amazing. Yummy. It is so lovely that the waitress took the extra time to help Jack with his portions. That must have made the world of difference to your enjoyment of the meal. But it also must make him feel more confident going out to eat. I’m hungry now! Hugs Mrs H xxxx

    • SarahJChristie
      27th December 2014 / 10:43 pm

      It really was Lucy and yes it makes such a difference, he is great when we eat out but things like this make such a difference x

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