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Thirsty Scholar & Attic Manchester

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A great bar in an arch beneath the railway. A outside covering of quality street art just adds to... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
what what a hidden gem

stumbled across this pub whilst looking for a drink before attending a show at the palace theatre... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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“ska”(2 reviews)
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50 New Wakefield Street, Manchester M1 5NP, England
+44 161 236 6071
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant place. Real shame about the blue haired bar maid putting down patrons and trying to act superior when all the rest of the crew are 100% down to earth and trying to facilitate a good time. Fully recommend checking out scholar for a...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

A great bar in an arch beneath the railway. A outside covering of quality street art just adds to the ambiance. At times it's quiet for some pleasant contemplation. At other times lovely and lively when they have regular events.

Thank joseph850
Reviewed 9 July 2018

stumbled across this pub whilst looking for a drink before attending a show at the palace theatre. Hidden away under the railway bridge arches, it certainly has character. Drinks are very reasonably priced, would highly recommend a visit.

Thank MouseDanger19
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a quick drink and ended up “tipsy” !!! Great music, the DJ was hilarious to watch and played SKA all night, this was a Sunday so I’m not sure how many nights he does. “Relaxed” bar staff to say the least!...More

1  Thank longy442
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Visited at the end of the northern vegan festival having walked past this place on many an occasion. How pleasantly surprised to find a great bar, full of ambience, great selection of beer and, although we didn’t eat, the food looked great. Will definitely return.

1  Thank Myjota980
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous vegan burger here- really great value and a good selection of vegan food. A bit tricky to find, but well worth a visit.

Thank Traceye3
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Walked past and it looked really nice outside under the arch so we popped in for a pint. Inside is awful, the music was horrendous, just some young lad talking down a mic swearing every other word. However sitting outside with the doors closed was...More

Thank Ash C
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Traditional old pub very near Manchester Oxford Road train station . Great place for some hearty grub while waiting for a train . Wonderful vegan food and a very welcoming chef .

Thank daibry
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This was the nearest place to me yesterday, found it using Happy Cow! Great central location. Got a very reasonably priced tasty chilli and bolognese for £10 to take away and also some vegan jelly tot cupcakes, 3 for £5. All were tasty and I’d...More

Thank vickiwslattery
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The music is very good but it is turned up too loud. I know the bars on a Fri/Sat night turn things up but it is still.. too LOUD, it doesn't need to be, it's not a big space.

1  Thank tsosull
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