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Restorative rejuvenating atmosphere

Great night on Saturday with a great friend John, The staff really know their whiskies. This is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David C
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What a choice!

So a rainy Sunday in Manchester is improved with good alcohol and company. Situated in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bury, United Kingdom
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“tiled walls”(12 reviews)
“underground bar”(10 reviews)
“quirky place”(7 reviews)
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50 Bridge Street, Manchester M3 3BW, England
+44 161 478 1224
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All reviews tiled walls underground bar quirky place excellent range of beers bridge street hidden bar craft ales spinningfields area great atmosphere hidden underground special menu well stocked bar brilliant bar friendly bar staff must visit place original features plenty of choice
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great night on Saturday with a great friend John, The staff really know their whiskies. This is a must go to place if you want a fantastic atmosphere great staff and a relaxing time.

Thank David C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So a rainy Sunday in Manchester is improved with good alcohol and company. Situated in the basement of the old Wood Street Mission, steps are steep, it offered a really lovely interlude. Over 20 different bottled craft beers and perhaps half a dozen on tap....More

1  Thank ajbangor58
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely place. Really helpful staff. There is a ‘cellar’ smell but you get used to that. Far better here than any of the regular chains. Recommend.

1  Thank Caz K
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Outstanding range of whisky far beyond your standard bottlings. Visited with my whisky club on a Saturday afternoon and had some great drams fairly priced. Would definitely return when next in Manchester.

Thank JTravels85
Reviewed 2 August 2018

A great pub situated in the basement which was formerly the kitchens of the Wood Street Mission. The pub is accessed from Bridge Street down a flight of stairs and was nice and cool during the recent hot weather. A very well stocked bar including...More

Thank Cath F
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Some real ale & lager, but the star is the Gin & Whisky options. Even two Absinthe offerings. Spirits galour for those who drink them!

Thank Al P
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I had not previously known of this bar as its position is not prominent so would be easily missed. We went as a meeting point for my wife and I and another couple. This pub specialises in craft beers in bottles cans and on draft....More

Thank Alfil0
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Couldn't believe this place when we walked in its like time stood still the old tiles on the walls the narrow corridors you have to have a nosey round then you come across another room at the back .What a great place another great find....More

Thank PaulineandDerek
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Great place only a couple of minutes walk from Albert square. Excellent range of beers with a whole board devoted to their bottled range. There is also a special menu for gins so plenty of choice for everyone.

Thank david n
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Great & unusual place for a drink. Amazing rooms turned into a superb location for serving a massive selection of beers. A must visit place

Thank Jonyboy68
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Ali G
24 February 2018|
Response from PhilnGill | Reviewed this property |
The entrance is on Bridge Street. You go down a set of steps. Wood St runs parallel behind.
9 December 2016|
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Response from TheGaslamp23 | Property representative |
We are not open on NYD but will be reopening Monday 2nd