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Been to Manchester many, many times especially to Band on the Wall and often passed this pub which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Consistently excellent

Set just on the edge of the northern Quarter this is a really good pub that never disappoints. It... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2019
Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 Swan Street, Manchester M4 5JZ, England
+44 161 425 6831
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to Manchester many, many times especially to Band on the Wall and often passed this pub which was run down and then closed. What a revelation to find it has now been refurbished and it's now a great craft bar establishment with great staff,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

Set just on the edge of the northern Quarter this is a really good pub that never disappoints. It is a welcoming place with a friendly atmosphere and great staff. They are more than happy to let you try a beer before you buy it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

Still a great pub offering a great selection of ales both cask and keg, I have been going in here for over 30 years and it has been extended in the last few years, but the quality of the ales are still very good

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jim F
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

We had this pub on our Ale trail listing and called in to check it out. Bright, modern, spacious and welcoming with good beer selection.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VanessaRoad
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Called in as I was staying at the nearby Travelodge. What a great pub. Traditional but contemporary. A great selection of beers, that the bar staff will happily suggest. The pork pies and sausage rolls looked very decent too. I liked the darts board; sadly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank beechy75
Reviewed 24 October 2018

I remember visiting this one a few years ago with the wife and having to walk straight out again as there is just so many “earthy” pubs she can stand being dragged into despite how good their beer may be. But that wouldn’t be a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

A nicely styled retro pub with a good selection of beer. Comfortable retro seating. Its a bit different to the run of the mill pub but that make it stand out. Very good pork pies too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Oranguman
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We use this pub reasonably often and it is a safe bet. Being on the edge of the northern Quarter it is a bit off the beaten track and therefore tends to attract a more mature crowd. It has a laid-back and friendly atmosphere and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OfftheirP
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This new food and drink venue in the northern quarter is well worth a visit. With its collection of several type of food outlets and a coffee and cake shop there is something for every taste. We only visited for morning coffee and did not...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Les H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We have never been let down by the beer here. The snacks and particularly the pickled eggs are excellent. We have enjoyed every band that has played on Sunday afternoons. Newspapers are available plus there is a range of seating options. Altogether a really enjoyable...More

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