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Address: 28-30 Canal St., Manchester M1 3EZ, England
Phone Number:
+44 161 236 6523
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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Centered around the Canal street area of Manchester is this thriving...

Centered around the Canal street area of Manchester is this thriving gay-friendly bar and club.

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Staple favourite

Always nice in here and the whimsical woodwork and staircases adds to the charm. Drinks are a tad on the pricey side but this is set off by the friendly staff and good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Wycombe-Simon
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always nice in here and the whimsical woodwork and staircases adds to the charm. Drinks are a tad on the pricey side but this is set off by the friendly staff and good entertainment.

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Thank Wycombe-Simon
Manchester, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Popular venue. Great location. Never had a bad experience here. Drinks reasonably priced. Fun karaoke 🎤 earlier last year. Music not too loud so great for a quiet-ish drink after work. New pub grub menu. Staff are friendly.

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Thank nickfranklin100
Liverpool
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326 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Another great New Year and New Year Countdown here. Great mix of people and great music to dance to. Bar staff members were very friendly and getting served was quite easy even though bar was very busy.

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Thank Paulos_C_23
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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695 reviews
313 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Havent been here for about 4 years and the place has had a little makeover - maybe a lick of paint but its still a good very interesting pub with a good variety of people. Loads to look at and nice to go for a wander round the place as it lends itself to indoor walking !!! you never know... More 

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Thank Howard-Liverpool
Leeds
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54 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Started off well. Staff friendly, lager nice. Ordered nachos to start which were nice with pleanty of sauce. Then we were just left sat there for what seemed like a good while wiv our empty bowl on the table and nobody came to clear us and bring our mains. We order bbq n bacon n cheese chicken for main. I... More 

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Thank kylejoe82
York, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

One of the nicer, modern chilled out bars in the village. Very popular on a weekend. Offers three floors, and seating areas. Staff are friendly, and do a great job. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Julian158158
manchester
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32 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This pub used to have a certain group of staff who dragged this place down with there bad attitude. It has since improved with a new manager taking over just recently. Noticed a big improvement in the cleanliness of the toilets and general clean up of the seating area. Enjoyed visiting here again for a nice drink and a boogie.... More 

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Thank jimbob077
Elland, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Sorry Via was our favourite bar but the attitude of the downstairs bar,on the right as you go in, yesterday has changed that totally. Totally ignored our niece at the bar when there were four people not doing anything behind the bar. The attitude when my partner said something was as far from Pride as you could be.

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Thank MHPB6656
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45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Well why not , the staff are always willing and so so friendly & go out your way for you . Food and drinks always awesome , best too come in the evening time when the lights go down low and the bar turns into a world of its own . If you never been , then it's got parts... More 

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Thank Manchester007
West Midlands
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Table booked for 10 people pretty last minute and staff were very helpful and friendly. We all ate various items off the menu and every single person enjoyed the meal. Excellent value for money and very well presented.

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Thank jetsetter050

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