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The Monastery Manchester

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W i ladies visit

After a very interesting talk on the monetary, we had a very nice two course lunch ,witch was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
elaine d
Manchester, United Kingdom
Great Coffee

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle, Australia
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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 5 days 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

Thank elaine d
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Trail818740
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank saaw
Reviewed 26 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

Thank michelefailswoth
Reviewed 30 August 2018 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 29 August 2018

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 28 August 2018

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 20 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 19 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

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