Est 1995

The Lead Station

Restaurant & Bar

Outside Dining/
Takeaway Menu

We will be back for outside dining from April 12th and you can join us daily from 10am, our booking system is open for you to reserve a space or why not enjoy our food and drink to takeaway?
All social distancing rules will apply so let's pray for a sunny April and let's enjoy some al fresco dining. It's great to be Back!

A Chorlton Institution

Restaurant/Café/Bar The Lead Station, opened in 1995 and has been serving honest classic and innovative food and drink to our eclectic and fiercely loyal clientele from across Manchester and beyond ever since.

Occupying the former police station on Beech Road, our unique venue, complemented by great service, creates the friendly and informal atmosphere which has deservedly earned us the enviable reputation that we enjoy.

Our Menus

Seasonal and classic comfort food, taking influences from across the world, with morning coffee to warming night-caps, served 7 days a week.

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Celebrating 20 Years

Our Cookbook, ‘The Recipes’ details over 100 classic recipes from our kitchen and bar and offers insight into the history of the business, the building and the characters who have served here over the decades

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