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“Great Beer”
Review of The Old Monkey

The Old Monkey
Ranked #398 of 2,371 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Italian, British, Pub
Dining options: After-hours
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Many bar revues these days don't even mention the beer. But it is totally what this place is all about. Holts Brewery make a great range of unusual craft beers. This is a fine old city centre ale house with large bars on two floors. A great place to sit and sip away at some fine beer whilst people watching. The added plus is the modest prices. Draught cask ales and a distintive choice of bottled beers showcase the Holts range. My favourite tipple is a pint of mild with a bottle of the strong 'Sixes' to gradually add in, as the last drink of a session.

They also do food of a typical pub menu style.

Can be very busy on a Friday and Saturday night.

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Thank Roger Y
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Reviewed 14 November 2013

This place is great to unwind after a long day at work, just the right amonount of people at tea time 6.00pm ish, not to many people so you can easily get a seat at unwind with a G&T or a pint or two..........bliss then catch a tram home , if you are lucky enough not to be driving you can stay awhile and spoil youreslf. ....enjoy ...........

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Thank sexyrexyCheshire
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

Great pub food, excellent prices.Great selection of Traditional Cask Ales on offer, as well as independent lagers and Smooth beers.

A definate must see if you're new to the City, at it's best at the Weekend!

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Thank JosephPorter
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Reviewed 2 November 2013 via mobile

Heavy and awful food. Long wait for dishes. The service wasn't good too. I wouldn't recommend it for sure. There are other places to have good food.

Thank Trilly_misia
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Reviewed 12 October 2013

If you like old style pubs with good real ales, this is the place for you, not too crowded, older crowd, yet good prices and relaxed atmosphere.

1  Thank LadyMalfoy
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