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Sicilian NQ Bar & Bistro, Manchester, England

Sicilian NQ Bar & Bistro

4.3
4.3
557 Reviews
£26 to £40
Italian
Sicilian neighbourhood Bar and Bistro in Manchester Northern Quarter.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 18 times today
Experiences are available.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Sicilian
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 12:00 pm–11:00 pm Breakfast Thu–Sun 9:00 am–12:00 pm
  • Phone number
    0161 834 7800
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Catering
    Ask info to info@siciliannq.com
  • Private party facilities
    Ask info to info@siciliannq.com
  • Neighborhood
    Manchester
  • Cross street
    High Street
  • Parking details
    There are several parking in front the location in Turner Street and a SIP car parking just at the back called Edgehill Street
  • Public transit
    Metro Link stop: Shudehill Interchange or Market Street
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Experiences

  • Dine at fix price

    £25.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    This offer is available only as Prepaid on Opentable. (not sold directly at the restaurant) One starter, one main and one dessert per person from restaurant's menu. No set menu, don't worry! You can choice whatever you like from the normal menu. Come and try our amazing food Before you buy the experience please be aware we do not serve guests with any kind allergies (mild or severe or cross) or any kind of intollerance.
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  • Italian Afternoon Tea

    £25.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    Our Italian twist on the popular English Afternoon Tea. It comes with any Coffee/Tea/Chocolate Before you buy the experience please be aware we do not serve guests with any kind allergies (mild or severe or cross) or any kind of intollerance The chef will prepare a selection of our traditional products from arancinetti, mini pizza, crocchette, bruschette sunshine, salted cannolicchi, focaccia, garlic bread, mini mozzarelle with pesto and dry tomatoes. And as sweets mini cassatine, cannolicchi filled with 3 different creams, Sfogliatella napoletana, tiramisu, pistachio and almond pastries, pistachio mini cake.
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  • Pistachio LOVERS Menu

    £30.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    📅 Sunday to Saturday ⏰ 12.00-9.00pm, Saturday 12.00 to 16.00pm A special luxury three-course set menu dinner created for Pistachio LOVERS. It’s pure pistachio heaven. You will enjoy an incredible array of tasty dishes to choice featuring the highest quality ingredient. There are two savoury antipasti to choose from: arancino pistachio and pistachio cannolicchi . There are three mains to choose from: tagliatelle pistachio&mortadella, gnocchi with creamy pistachio, basil and peanut pesto with parmesan, and ravioli For dessert, you can choose from brioche gelato bun, layered pistachio cake, cannolo stuffed with pistachio cream, or the legendary pistachio gelato.
    Pistachio LOVERS Menu Photo

What 557 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.1Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4.2Value

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Loved For

  • Manchester/Greater Manchester

    Italian

  • Manchester

    Italian

557 Reviews
  1. KarenP

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had the afternoon tea which was a delicious and indulgent mix of Italian savoury and sweet treats. I would definitely recommend it for a special occasion.

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  2. JessKoko

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very ambient setting. Perfect for a romantic date. Amazing food. I would recommend the Montalbano Ate Your Heart. Lovey team and service. Really feels like a traditional experience. Definitely a favourite in Manchester :-)

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  3. NataliaH

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was beautiful, staff were really friendly & helped to make my birthday meal feel special. Would definitely go if you've never been, I know I'll be going back!

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  4. CarloD

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really nice little cosy place, staff were incredibly kind and great with us and the food was delicious.

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  5. Charrooootttteeeee

    Bristol

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    A wonderful authentic restaurant; full of noise, character and the best food. Served in a non fuss was with flavour and taste the priority!!!

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  6. BradleyT

    Manchester

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 13, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    The food was lovely, however the venue is cramped and too crowded, I appreciate the more tables means the more revenue however if they lost one table there would be much more room for people to enjoy their meal. Plates were being served over our head and due to the nature of how busy the venue was our meal came wrong and we did not eat until 50 minutes after placing the order which is incredibly late. The food was lovely but 100% not worth everything else.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The food is outstanding, staff very friendly. Love the interior and vibe in there. First time - definitely will not be my last.

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  8. CraigS

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Unfortunately I was billed incorrectly. The waitress added a £27 bottle of wine to my bill. I paid without checking and left the restaurant. I returned to request a refund as well as to refund the £10 service charge - a total of £37. This has not been refunded and I am chasing the restaurant for my money.

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  9. Fooood

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 5, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Food feels very reheated and not freshly prepared. Pasta is definitely not fresh for the prices not good enough

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  10. MariannaP

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love the atmosphere, the food is just amazing, everything fresh, cannolo is the best cannolo I’ve tried super super recommend. This is the second time for me, I will come again for sure and I will bring friend with me. Staff super nice and friendly.

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  11. GeorgiaJ

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, we couldn’t help but make really loud mmmm and yuuuuum noises😂 We did the bottomless Tuesday option- they weren’t strict on what you ordered which was a breath of fresh air and meant that we really felt like it was real value for money. Will definitely be coming back with more friends to do this again! Only slight complaint is the toilet seat is hanging on by a thread which can be precarious after all the wine!

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 28, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Great place to eat. Lacks ambience, chairs are quite uncomfortable and could be a little cheaper to say the quality of the food.

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  13. Shauna

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The best Italian in Manchester! Amazing food and lovely, friendly service. Went for the wine experience with 3 courses which was great. Would 100% come again!

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  14. GeorgeL

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time visiting from London. Fantastic food and great staff. Very attentive. Really good value for money, with decent portion sizes. Left very satisfied. Even got a free pistacho liquor shot! Highly recommend.

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  15. AntoP

    London

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on March 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had an amazing Sicilian feast at Sicilian NQ Bar & Bistro! The arancino con pistachio was heavenly, followed by a delicious pasta with meatball and parmigiana. The focaccia on the side was a perfect addition. And don't even get me started on the desserts - the brioche, mini baba, and pastiera were absolutely delicious! Highly recommend this place for an authentic Sicilian dining experience.

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely amazing experience! The special of linguine pasta alla vongole was the best I have ever had! Definitely a must try.

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  17. AndiL

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Fabulous food & lovely staff- thoroughly recommend!

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  18. StephenC

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    another fabulous meal with family, this time I had the meatballs with tagliatelle and they were amazing - the young waitress was so nice and helpful as well - we'll definitely be back

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  19. sally

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and atmosphere were both fantastic. It’s a cosy little restaurant that makes you feel like you are in Italy. We tried several of the pistachio dishes and they were all outstanding (the pistachio liqueur was also fantastic) and the truffle & mushroom pasta was superb. We will definitely be back.

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  20. JayneS

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    As a group we dined here early evening on a Saturday. The restaurant is lovely, and our table was perfect for our group. We were straight away asked if we wanted water and bottles appeared. Bottled water amounted to £16 on the bill, it would be nice to have been offered tap water as we hadn’t realised that the fairly small bottles were £4 each! That aside, the food was fabulous, majority of staff were lovely (one waitress wasn’t quite so friendly), Prosecco was nicely chilled. Ambience was perfect and would highly recommend trying it. Lots more to try on the menu so will definitely return (but will ask for tap water next time!) complimentary limoncello as we were leaving was a nice touch - thank you.

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  21. JamesC

    Warwickshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Fantastic food! We had the Italian afternoon tea and we were absolutely blown away! The savoury selection was very fresh and delicately made, whilst the sweets were light, fluffy, crispy, gooey... the list goes on

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  22. ChrisP

    Manchester

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great service, lovely wine, we had the Merlot. The food was above average, nice dessert! Just a small mix up with the bill at the end , but sorted out immediately!

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  23. giorgial

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food and hospitality. Authentic recipes and great quality of ingredients and wine. Every pistachio course is divine and cannoli is incredible too. If you love sicilian food, do yourself a favour and book here!

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  24. StephenC

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely cosy restaurant with great food and service

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  25. LiamN

    Manchester

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was delicious especially the arancini but the service was very slow

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  26. EmmaB

    Manchester

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Starting with the positives: the food was excellent! Unfortunately the service really let the restaurant down - the front of house staff were nothing short of rude. One meal was forgotten ( with no apology when it did finally arrive), as was a round of drinks (again no apology when we asked for them again). One of the meals was served with ham after a request for no ham (religious grounds)- which at the time of ordering we were assured could be accommodated. The member of our party actually offered to pick a different meal if it couldn’t be made without ham and we were told it wouldn’t be a problem. When we informed the staff that the meal had some ham in - there was no apology and we were met with “so what do you want to do”. We then said “can you just let the kitchen know” and they replied “ok - well do you want some money off or something” to which we just said yes ok. We then asked for dessert menus which didn’t materialise - then the waitress came back to the table and asked “what do you want to do” again….replied that we were still waiting for the dessert menus and then we finally got some - maybe 20 minutes later. When the bill came there was no money knocked off for the ham incident and so we had to remind them again.

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really great good and lovely atmosphere. The service was super quick and the food was so delicious and so authentic

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  28. AlisonH

    Cheshire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Food is delicious but service terrible! They expected us to choose after having menus for just 2 minutes. Brought the mains when we had not finished starters and gave the impression they wanted us out for the table despite booking! Won’t be going back.

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  29. JenniferB

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service, exceptional food and excellent cocktails, ideally a couple restaurant, romantic, trendy. not really catering for children.

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  30. KateT

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and service and setting. Great value for money. Food was really fresh and tasty, Particularly the antipasti sharing platter and the spaghetti al fugo

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  31. AndrewN

    County Durham

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely venue and great vibe. Attentive and friendly staff/service, but the food was a bit of a dissappointment and not great value. Nonetheless and enjoyable experience,

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  32. NINANASA

    Manchester

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was perfect. Enjoyed the place and atmosphere. Will definitely be back

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  33. LucaC

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Enjoyed a very nice meal, in a hidden small gem. Very friendly waiters straight from sicily. I would recommend to everyone as we even got a free dessert!

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  34. LizD

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Lovely little hidden gem. The table next to the radiator was a squash for four people though and should only really be a table for 3 max.

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  35. littleobt

    Manchester

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was really tasty and arrived hot. Starter, main and dessert was top notch. There were only a couple of waiters and they seemed stressed (don’t blame them). This meant service was realllllllly slow.

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  36. Cochyn

    London

    371 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    371 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    We'd been looking forward to this, a family reunion. The waiting staff seemed irritated when we didn't order instantly. Starters - arancini - were very good. Pasta main course was bland, but filling. Three out of four of us were planning on ordering desserts. The waitress said: "Well, IF you think you have time!" I was surprised to have an email from the restaurant, clearly a corporate response, saying how thrilled they were to have been able to serve us, and offering a discount on our next booking. We won't be using that.

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  37. SarahB

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Where do I start? The food was out of this world and such a nice atmosphere and very attentive staff well be coming back for more ♥️

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  38. Keiron

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely food, really nice staff. Very attentive and approachable. Thank you

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  39. janinem

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great little place. We were made to feel really welcome, great service delicious food. Possibly the best tiramisu we've ever had! Awesome pistachio liquor too!
    Sicilian NQ Bar & BistroResponded on February 4, 2024
    grazie molte!

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  40. AndyB

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent vibe, amazing food and cocktails great menu plenty of choices

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Sicilian NQ Bar & Bistro using the Order Online button. Sicilian NQ Bar & Bistro also offers delivery in partnership with Deliveroo and Uber Eats. Sicilian NQ Bar & Bistro also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0161 834 7800.

Sicilian NQ Bar & Bistro is rated 4.3 stars by 557 OpenTable diners.

Sicilian NQ Bar & Bistro does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 18 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Sicilian NQ Bar & Bistro

Sicilian NQ, 14 Turner Street, Manchester, England M4 1DZ

Additional information

  • Cross street
    High Street
  • Neighborhood
    Manchester
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 12:00 pm–11:00 pm Breakfast Thu–Sun 9:00 am–12:00 pm
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Sicilian
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    There are several parking in front the location in Turner Street and a SIP car parking just at the back called Edgehill Street
  • Public transit
    Metro Link stop: Shudehill Interchange or Market Street
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    0161 834 7800
  • Catering
    Ask info to info@siciliannq.com
  • Private party facilities
    Ask info to info@siciliannq.com
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