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Weekend in Manchester with the Folks!

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Weekend in Manchester with the Folks!

Hi Guys

Myself and my girlfriend are a regular visitor to Manchester to see United play. But this weekend we're bringing my parents over to the game on Saturday. I'm just wondering is there any decent bars with live music aimed at a mixed age group or just any good bars in general you could recommend. We're staying on Portland St.

Thanks:-)

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1. Re: Weekend in Manchester with the Folks!

Matt and Phreds often has jazz on. That's not too far from Portland Street.

The vast majority of the nightlife in Manchester is aimed at the student crowd (more so this weekend with it being the beginnning of the student year).

If I was there with my mum and dad I'd probably go to the bar in the Radisson. Expensive but lovely. If you wanted a good pub then Rain might be a good idea. Further along Portland Street behind the Bridgewater Hall.

The other option would be to go to the Circus casino on Portland Street. I do actually go there pretty regularly with my dad! There's a nice bar area away from the gaming tables.

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2. Re: Weekend in Manchester with the Folks!

Try Britons Protection on Bridgewater Street - about ten minutes walk from Portland Street

It's an interesting old Victorian pub with a good friendly mixed crowd good local beer etc

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3. Re: Weekend in Manchester with the Folks!

the britons protection wont have live music though

Walkabout used to but not any more - Studio does on Peter Street dont know what kind tho

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4. Re: Weekend in Manchester with the Folks!

i love matt and phreds. good suggestion. night and day has live music every saturday but not always easy to get a seat and if there's anybody well known playing it will be sold out anyway.

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5. Re: Weekend in Manchester with the Folks!

Thanks for all the tips and advice guys, much appreciated:-)

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