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Sinclair's Oyster Bar

2 Cathedral Gates, Manchester M3 1SW, England
+44 161 834 0430
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“sam smiths” (15 reviews)
“cheap pints” (6 reviews)
“city centre” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
2 Cathedral Gates, Manchester M3 1SW, England
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in Sinclair's OB for a drink on our walk around the City and stop in the Corn Exchange area. Very vibrant on a cloudy Wednesday afternoon as all the outside tables were occupied. We found an outside table after we ordered ur beers...More

Thank PHLee7ca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't knock Sam smiths, tasty beer and cheap prices. This place has plenty of outside seating. Does get busy at weekends.

Thank John K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Atmosphere, great to sit outside if the weather is good, staff okay, gets busy at times,Samuel smiths beer good.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Samuel Smith beers, good service and last Saturday sat out the front in the sun and listened to a jolly performance from the Cancer Research Buskers......Great....who cares about plastic glasses anyway!!

1  Thank Graham M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to come and chill and have a few drinks on a rare day out with my partner Nice place and cheap to

Thank padowana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap Samuel Smiths beer (which is fantastic), at a good price, always a busy atmosphere which says a lot, great decor whether your inside or outside đź‘Ť

Thank twar1979
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A great Sam smith's pub which means good quality cheap pints. The building is charming and supports quiet chatty conversation. Those who prefer loud banter and friendliness should sit outside where the locals will make feel at home.

Thank James w
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The garden is shared with the pub next too it that's why kids can sit the other side no one under 18 works here!

Thank donna h
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This used to be a great pub. However recently it has gone down hill. We went with family and some friends turned up with a kid . Then came over a 18 year old chav in his best tracksuit and even had jd sports bag...More

1  Thank Chris G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A big disappointment for me , beer served in plastic glasses even though only 6 customers in the place total , a general air of laziness felt from the staff. Given the history of this fabulous building having been moved and rebuilt etc, I just...More

Thank Sam C
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Questions & Answers
15 July 2017|
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Response from Howard L | Reviewed this property |
Outside I don't see a problem, it's large area but inside is quite compact.
David R
19 August 2016|
Response from 113Sharon | Reviewed this property |
I think underage can only go in if they are having a meal by law. Hope this helps
12 February 2016|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
HI Thinks children are allowed at certain times. It is a very beautiful pub but it must be said it is very small and can get busy. For this reason I would not want to take my child unless you were seated in the very large... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Bar, British, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cathedral Gates, Manchester M3 1SW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 834 0430
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