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Almost Famous - Great Northern
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Clean menu provided to every guest
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
Need mac n cheese balls back asap favourite place in the world
Usually good service but this time it was exceptional, especially with the restrictions that are currently in place. Unfortunately I didn't catch the name of the waiter but he was brilliant. Menu was limited but we didn't mind as we were just glad to be there and the food was fantastic as always!
Amazing as always!! Missed almost famous ALOT during lockdown and visited the first weekend back open and it’s better than ever !!!
Food was ok, nothing special. Service was ok too, fairly quick.
However the restaurant was mucky in terms of the floor and tables. Especially in the current COVID circumstances, I'd have expected to see more cleaning while we were there and just in general, the place felt grubby
Service was quick, food was good. Drinks are a little pricey but the cocktails are really good! Highly recommend
Got to say, I absolutely love Almost Famous - it's reliable and always good. They've handled the new way of working pretty damn well and when the new self ordering comes in they have well and truely nailed it. The only down side is the cost, it feels like the cheaper alternatives are taken off the menu and you are left with much smaller choices (only 3 burgers and 2 types of fries) and these are all highly priced, between a group of 4 eating the usual burger & chips with drinks it cost us just over £20 per head which feels more than usual.
Besides the cost though the quality and atmosphere is just as good as ever, the staff are as brilliant as ever and it is a damn worthy treat, I don't think I'll be going every week though :)
If you're looking for a place with great burgers then Almosg Famous is the place to go. The cocktails are amazing too with the service being the cherry on top!
Brilliant food and excellent service would definitely recommend
Peng 10/10 would bang so tasty so delicious yummy
Amazing as Always. Staff friendly and food came fast.
Opening night with the new measures in place. Fantastic service, quickly seated. Tables well spaced. Staff wearing relevant PPE and made to feel welcome and comfortable. Had worries about going during the pandemic but I left highly impressed with how the restaurant have made it as safe as possible for the public and for staff. Amazing food as always. Who can resist baconbacon fries and those burgers? Will definitely be visiting again soon. Well done on a successful first night AF!
Was lovely to be back as regular customers. Just hard to understand people with the masks on. And wished there would of been abit if louder music creating more vibes. Cos all you could really hear is people talking.
Considering there's the Covid measures in place, AF GN managed these really well and broadly it went smoothly, aside from a few hiccups on the first day back.
One observation I would make that can't be avoided is that I'm deaf and obviously, can't lip read when people are wearing face masks, so shield might be better in some cases.
Food was great as usual and all the staff worked really hard to give a smooth, hassle free experience. Just book and turn up or cancel if you change your mind.
Great atmosphere and great service, overall a great time as always
Great food , great staff , and great service. Perfect for date night or a gathering 👍🏼
As a prevoiusly regular diner at Almost Famous I was massively disappointed to say the least. Firstly ,my partner ordered a simple lime and soda only to be brought a lemon and soda, when quizzed the waiter stated it was their version of it .??
Menu only had 3 burgers on it and as I am veggie I questioned why there was no veggie options on.(I have ate the portlandia and phok meat here many times) .server said they would swap the meat for a veggie patty. When it arrived, my first bite I knew it was meat. I called a waiter over and when I told him the issue he stated they weren't doing veggie burgers?
No one seemed to know what was going on ,they then back tracked and said it was a veggie patty,I can assure you from experience it was not I paid up and left having had a pint and a handful of fries . Very disappointed as I have always loved the food in here.
Decent first experience back in pubs/restaurants. Well implemented social distancing system and it felt relatively normal.
Burgers and wings were fantastic and just what we needed. Can’t go wrong with Almost Famous.
Sadly the limited menu really let it down. Excellent service from the staff though
Wonderful food, wonderful service and overall was a wonderful experience
The food was amazing and the customer service too. The staff was wearing PPE and following all safety procedures.
It was nice to go back.
Great food, great staff, really had a good night will deffo be going back
Everything was lovely, service was a bit slow but it was the first day of being open after lockdown so it was understandable. Chips were too salty but the burgers were excellent
Fantastic service, felt very safe during this pandemic. Food was absolutely amazing as always thank you for a lovely experience.
The food was fantastic after a short wait, the servers were very helpful and weren’t overbearing and my friends and I really enjoyed our time spent here
Loved this place. Food and service was top class. Will definitely be back soon
Food is always so good! Cheap but so tasty! Cocktails are fab too.
We come here quite regularly and always find the food to be very good and portion sizes large. We dont eat meat so have the portlandia and phok meat burgers ,they are absolutely delicious and would recommend them to anyone not just non meat eaters .
Food was delicious. Was fairly busy so had to wait for food. But when it came it was worth the wait.
I’ll be visiting almost famous again.
Amazing. Will definitely be returning.
Staff were lovely. Cocktails are a little pricey but they are nice. Food is just another level off amazing. And the atmosphere is really uplifting.
Great food, Great service, Great experience, would recommend!!!
The place was very cold, it made the evening uncomfortable.
Food was average. Staff were lovely, very helpful and couldn’t do enough for us.
The food was good but took half an hour to come to the table but considering how busy it was then that’s fine. The waiter was extremely unpleasant. She took the order wrong and then rudely and aggressively said I had only
Ordered 1 burger for a table of 3 after one one burger had arrived (and we questioned where the other burgers were) and then stormed off without even trying to fix the issue. We asked for the bill as we were in a rush (which we had explained to her already) she got the bill and slammed it on the table and walked off without asking how we even wish to pay. So we had to call her over again for a card machine.
Horrendous service. To be honest, we have never had this sort of service at Almost famous before, it’s always been great. So this was pretty disappointing especially when I was introducing my family to them for the first time after bragging about it. But then just having a burger between us. So we left to get a kebab after and actually really appreciated the lovely service we got there.
Exceptional burgers yet again. Love this place and glad i chose it as my birthday destination. Friendly staff and got one of the tables with sweets in as my kids loved it.
Booked a table for 2pm for a very special occasion - arrived to be told there wasn’t a table ready and we had at least a 60 minute wait for food... next time just tell me and I’ll book elsewhere!!!
love this place. it’s not just the burgers. The fries......
The service was terrible, the place wasn't that busy but appeared to be understaffed as nobody seemed to be able to take our order at all - after around 20 minutes of waiting we finally could order drinks but were told to wait and somebody would come and take the food order. after another 15 minutes, the drinks arrived and the same waitress took the food order. The food, much like the drinks took a lifetime to arrive (It was really tasty though). The waitress at times sounded almost condescending when we asked about the long waiting time
Yeah brilliant always recommend 🍔🍟😁
I have taken the family here 3 times now and we’ve always had great service and the food is always excellent.
Es recomendable porque la comida está buena pero teniamos una reserva para doce y nos dieron dos mesas separadas. Pedimos juntar otras mesas porque las que nos dieron eran las de sillones y nos dijeron que no.. estuvimos un montón de tiempo y todo es tiempo hubo mucho lugar vacío como para haber juntado mesas y listo. Era martes! Y no estaba lleno. Tardaron un montón en tomar el pedido de la comida.
Nice food, really poor service. Lots of kids more interested in playing on their phones rather than customer service. Food was nice when it arrived but took over 40 minutes and it wasn’t even busy. Service let’s the place down
Almost Famous - Great Northern offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0161 244 9422.
Almost Famous - Great Northern is rated 4.4 stars by 134 OpenTable diners.
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