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Matt and Phred's Jazz Club

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64 Tib Street, Manchester M4 1LW, England
+44 161 831 7002
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Cork, Ireland
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Travelled for work recently as party of 3, had a fab mid week music treat with La Chanteuse, served yummy pizzas and wine, in venue that reminded me of Parisian cafe whilst treated to a fab performance - stage, tables in front of the stage and we were lucky enough to have booked table which awaited us - came back... More 

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Thank MurphyM3
Manchester
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was really looking forward to seeing a live jazz act but this venue disappointed. To start with the venue is small and an odd shape for everyone to view the act. It also didn't help there was a leak in the ceiling on a very rainy night , which closed a large part of the room off with chairs.... More 

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Thank sweetnspice
Bromley Cross, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free pizza. Enough said. I recently went here with a friend for the happy hour drinks. What is so special about happy hour here is that when you buy 2 alcoholic drinks you get a full size pizza absolutely free! The pizzas are a decent size but if you are looking to have the pizza as your evening meal I... More 

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Thank Anna B
Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small but comfortable, we reserved a table in advance.... I would consider this essential if you plan to stay all evening as it gets crowded.. We ate pizzas, the house speciality...very good We saw a girl singer called Lucy Hope aka ''The Chanteuse'' who sang old fashioned ballads in French. That sounds eccentric, but she had a great voice, good... More 

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Thank steven c
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night I attended the afternoon show then returned with a friend for the evening show. The band were great, and we received excellent service from Evie and the very welcoming hostess (whose name I didn't get unfortunately) who greeted us as we arrived. I'm a member and regular so will be back again, just wanted to leave some feedback... More 

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Thank Colin L
Bawtry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see band Dirty Bourbon River Show - great gig & had quite a few very good bourbon cocktails. Nice staff too (especially the bar guys!)

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Thank MrMexicanWrestler
Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i come here quite a lot, the music has become a little brass band like instead of jazz and blues, but none the less, the musicians are talented. The staff are nice and it's a reasonable amount to get in.

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Thank Fwho
Manchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to Matt and Phreds since I was 18 and have had many birthdays there. The food and drinks are just a bonus ontop of what is always a unique jazz filled evening (the tuesday happy "hour" deal is not to be missed!). I also had the pleasure of working with Claire and the team last year... More 

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Thank vicky1991manchester
East Brent, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you like jazz book a table as it gets busy. Not a place for any specific age group, I took my niece and daughter - we were surrounded by similar age groups (21-54). Nice vibe, went early enough to take advantage of happy hour - we all agreed it was a most enjoyable night out.

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Thank jmf-maf
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

My husband and I call into this club for our night out first night we'd managed for months due to work committements, we got the train into Manchester and started our night out. We desided to start at this club as we had heard about it and thought to gave it a try. We walked in and was deciding on... More 

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Thank kim l
Claire T, General Manager at Matt and Phred's Jazz Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I am very aware of what happened to you in the club a few months ago. One of the bar staff was making a cocktail and the Boston shaker came loose. The bar tender was very apologetic as some of the cocktail did splash onto your top. I do understand how inconvenient you found this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Tib Street, Manchester M4 1LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 831 7002
Description
Matt & Phred's is a long established live music venue, situated in Manchester's trendy Northern Quarter. Over the years the likes of Sneaky, Kit Downes, Marius Neset, Manu Delago, the Dagda Quartet, Jamie Cullum and even Adele have graced the stage in our little neighbourhood joint.Most notably known for showcasing the best in local and international Jazz, Matt & Phred's offers much, much more. We still have live music gigs 6 nights a week, encompassing the likes of Jazz, Folk, Gypsy, Electro, Salsa, Swing, World and even a little bit of Ska.As well as being able to see some amazingly talented musicians, our bar and kitchen team are also at the top of their game. If you enjoy cocktails then this is the place to be. We also have a cracking wine list with featured wines of the month and of course anyone who has ever been to the club knows just how good the pizzas are and at weekends we have added specials to tantalise your taste buds!Matt & Phred's is a great local hangout so whether you fancy a pint and a pizza after work, a night out with friends or just fancy dropping in to see what's going on you won't be disappointed!See you at the club soon!

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