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Leckenby's Champagne And Tea Rooms Opened

Pictures from the new teashop opening in Manchester

Published on November 30th 2011.

Leckenby's Champagne And Tea Rooms Opened

LECKENBY's is due to open later this week. 

Here's a sneak preview of the King Street West opening.

It feels like the place is going to be a North Western variant on Patisserie Valerie but hopefully with better queue management. 

It's got a perfect location too, opposite San Carlo, just down from Cicchetti and House of Fraser. 

The original Leckenby’s is from Bury and is 12-years-old.

It will cater for breakfast, lunch and dinner and include Champagne afternoon tea. 

There’s also an ice cream bar, with flavours developed by local ice cream makers Cheshire Farm Ice Cream. The prestigious Slattery’s of Whitefield is also involved and their decorated, tasty cakes will be a feature within Leckenby’s. 

The tea room has been brought to the city by the Prestwich based Hymanson family; Mike, Sherry, Barry and Howard, who have franchised the Manchester venue based on the success of the original Bury Leckenby’s offering, formerly known as Chocoholics. Together they have invested in the design and development of Leckenby’s as well as creating more than 30 jobs.

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25 comments so far, continue the conversation, write a comment.

Mark GarnerNovember 30th 2011.

That full English doesn't look up to much? Sausage? Black pudding? Fried or poached? It'll have to go some to stand up to Chicchetti....

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AnonymousDecember 5th 2011.

Personally if I wanted a good brekkie I would go to a deli. This shop does cakes and tea and it does them well! Deffo will be going back :)

AnonymousJanuary 18th 2012.

The best breakfast in Mcr! Beautiful crockery too, made in Englsand!
Thank you for a fantastic meal!!!

AnonymousJanuary 18th 2012.

Try it out Mark, how can you comment with out going in?

AnonymousDecember 1st 2011.

On form Garner; slate every establishment that hasn't signed up to be a member of Manchester Confidential or fed you for nowt.

Leckenby'sDecember 1st 2011.

OK Gordo, but you'll have to come in and try our signature Champagne afternoon teas..!

Simon TurnerDecember 1st 2011.

Truly horrible typeface for those headings on the menu.

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Trouble at t'millDecember 1st 2011.

Yeah, the kerning's to cock.

AnonymousDecember 1st 2011.


Kevin PeelDecember 1st 2011.

Can't wait to visit!

Isabella JacksonDecember 1st 2011.

No, Kevin, bet you can't. Funny is it not, you pop up on here when a new place opens or a new exhibition starts but stay oh so quiet about car parking charges or revenue

CButterDecember 1st 2011.

Isabella, you can be a bit aggressive can't you?

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James KayDecember 1st 2011.

She's right!

LiamDecember 1st 2011.

Have been a regular at Bury's Leckenby's (formerly Chocoholics) for years, so will be paying a visit just to compare with the original

AnonymousDecember 1st 2011.

I demand a sauage with my 'full breakfast'

avoDecember 1st 2011.

£18.50 for a chocolate santa?!?!

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AnonymousDecember 5th 2011.

We are talking about a slatterys big Santa avo

Ron TowerDecember 1st 2011.

No sausage or even Bury black pudding with the 'full breakfast'! An error of guargantuan proportions..

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AnonymousDecember 8th 2011.

great place,lovely music,big window so you can watch people pass by, is so nice,staff are great, tea are so many to choose wow great new place in Manchester city center

AnonymousDecember 8th 2011.

yes, I was there the other day,was bad weather,so I jump in and It was amazing ,there is an Italian waiter is so nice the service he give me a really 5 stars service, I was so happy. from now I know where to go, especially when my friends from London are here.:)

Simon BinnsDecember 8th 2011.

Stop posting comments as different 'Anonymous' people six minutes apart or we will out you.

Especially posts praising yourself, although I am sure you are a wonderful waiter.

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IzzyDecember 8th 2011.

Especially in a peusdo-Italian manner.........

AnonymousDecember 20th 2011.

Keep clear if you are vegetarian. I booked champagne tea and advised 2 days before that I was vegetarian. Best they could come up with was a tomota sandwich and a cucumer one. Nothing else on it. I paid £19 for it and they were not interested when I complained. Awful I am afraid. Looks good but nothing behind it

AnonymousDecember 20th 2011.

Keep clear if you are vegetarian. paid £19 for champagne afternoon tea and advised 2 days before I was vegetarian. First the waitress asked if I eat tuna fish then brough tomato sandwiches and cucumber ones. Nothing else on it. I complained but they were not interested. Awful. Looks good when you walk past so just keep walking!!!

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