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The Bay Horse Pub - CLOSED

35-37 Thomas Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1NA, England
+44 161 669 5799
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
1 Apr 2017
“Amazing Cocktails!!”
6 Sep 2016
“Lunch out and shopping ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Pizza, British, Pub
35-37 Thomas Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1NA, England
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Best of both worlds! Nice friendly bar upstairs, Saddle Club cocktail bar downstairs is brilliant and the cocktails are excellent. Always buy the social cocktail for £5 when it's on.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Loved this quirky little pub , lunchtime offers on food and cocktails , had club sandwich and It was lovely and my partner had beef bourginon pie again was delicious . Pint and cocktails not too expensive either .

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stumbled across this pub by chance walking around the Northern quarter one rainy afternoon . Extremely friendly courteous staff , varied range of beers and spirits and Red Mahou on draught Will definitely be back

Thank mandi942
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We found this pub by chance having a walk around Manchesters Northern Quarter one afternoon. We stopped to have a drink and a snack. We ordered Nachos and the portion size was huge! Good job the two of us were sharing! The chilli with the...More

Thank Beautiful-Moose
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Have had drinks in here a few times and the downstairs area is great for groups with a god atmosphere, a very nice pub, with reasonable prices for the area!

1  Thank Eleanor M
Reviewed 1 January 2016

The place we were supposed to be going was closed so called in here as we walked by. Very friendly staff and the food was lovely and fresh. All the portions were huge and very well priced too. Would definitely recommend.

Thank PinkDiamondKT
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

We found that this pub was one of the few dog friendly pubs in Manchester. As we did not know Manchester the pub was a bit difficult to find but we did eventually. They did welcome our small dog. The food choice was a bit...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

I've walked past this pub many times having been fooled by the normal looking exterior and normal sounding name compared to most in the vicinity. It was a pleasant surprise and not at all normal. The interior takes on a modern country theme with excellent...More

1  Thank mbr00ky
Reviewed 21 July 2015

"2nd visit to the Bay horse, first time for a drink. This time called in for a drink and a meal, having seen meals served last week. Nice chilled out bar, great music and friendly staff. I choose the Steak pie,my partner had the fish...More

2  Thank Alan E
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Have visited The Horse Bay twice (always on Sunday) and must say that on both occasions the food was delicious (amazing chunky chips, freshly made pies). Moreover great music and atmosphere. Would recommend The Horse Bay as a great place for a Sunday afternoon chillout...More

2  Thank DanaManchester
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Bar, Pizza, British, Pub
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35-37 Thomas Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 669 5799
  • E-mail
Welcome to the Bay Horse! On the launch of our new food and cocktail menu and brand spanking new website, let us re-introduce ourselves... We are a well established Manchester institution, situated in the heart of the bohemian Northern Quarter, in the centre of town. A warm, inviting space where you can eat to your hearts content, chill out and catch up with friends and listen to a variety of music; The Bay Horse has been up and running for ten years and are the baby of Yvonne Goldsmith-Rybka and Nicky Rybka Goldsmith. Nestled in a beautiful Grade 2 listed Georgian building and across two floors (The Bay Horse and Saddle Club cocktail bar downstairs) we are the perfect location for both first dates and nights out with mates! The Bay Horse bar on the first floor is an intimate sanctuary of rotating casks ales, international and local craft beers, whiskies and rums to suit even the most acquired tastes as well as premium house spirits. We also offer a beautiful selection of handmade, locally sourced and wholesome food with veggie options a-plenty! We serve our delicious food daily from midday to 8pm (7.30pm last orders), upon request. Live music has always played a role in our heritage and we continue to showcase weekly music events from Open Mic nights to regular rotating DJs and evenings dedicated to the old age art of vinyl. What's on: Tuesdays JAZZ night with David McLean & Something Else!!! ~ Wednesdays OPEN MIC with Jamie & Guests ~ Thirsty Thursday All Cocktails £5 ALL NIGHT in Saddle Club ~ Fizzy Friday Bottle House Fizz £15 EVERY FRIDAY Soulero with Peter J, Emotional Pop & Guests ~ Saturdays Rotation featuring Fantasy Hotline, DJ Loz Newy, Mark Hogg & FF:RW ~ Sundays Vinyl Heaven with PHONOGRAPHY Every Sunday From 4pm Weekday Madness Meal & Soft Drink £7 Meal & Small House Wine or Bottle House Beer £8 Every Weekday Midday To 3pm (see menu for details) ~ Daily Deal Bottle House Wine or 4 x Bottles House Beer £10 Every Day Until 7pm
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