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Jul 4, 2011 01:47 PM

Banoffee in Manchester

Heading to Manchester with a friend on Wednesday. I got some great suggestions here a few months ago, which I very much appreciate, but my friend is in search of a good banoffee pie. Any help? We're staying in the city center, but would be willing to travel if necessary. In a perfect world, we'd have it for dessert after a good, reasonably priced meal, but we'd make a special trip if needed.
thanks in advance.

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  1. Obviously too late for nc213 but, surely, you're not going to find banoffee pie at any quality place. It's the sort of dessert at which the chain pub restaurants, like Beefeater and Chef & Brewer "excel".

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    1. re: Harters

      Belated thanks, Harters. You were absolutely right. We ended up at Pizza Express (which my friend remembered fondly from her uni days), which produced a decidedly mediocre banoffee. The pizza was much better than what I was expecting, though, so there's that.

      1. re: nc213

        You're welcome. Pizza Express is reliable for pizza (as you'd expect a chain to be), if unthrilling (as you'd expect a chain to be).