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$$ - $$$, British,
28 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3EZ, England
+44 161 236 6523
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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“burger” (5 reviews)
“canal street” (21 reviews)
“gay village” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
28 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3EZ, England
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1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good place to party and having drinks with friends. Nice Atmosphere and good music to dance. you must go on the weekend.

Thank AhmedElDars
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I’ve eaten and drank in here so many times and never thought to review, how bad is that? The bar is huge! Don’t be fooled by the outward appearance, there are loads of places to sit across several levels so it never feels crowded. For...More

Thank Louise E
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

After years of visiting for drinks when in the city, dined here for the first time. I have to say, shocked is an understatement as I wasn't expecting great things, but the food was incredible, especially considering the menu pricing (2 meals for £11 &...More

Thank JsBlue
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Freshly cooked. Quick service. Good value. Nothing pretentious just decent pub grub with friendly service

Thank sgw32018
Reviewed 18 July 2018

A truly amazing Sunday "lunch" (although we ate around 8pm!). This is perhaps one of the nicest Sunday roasts I have had. Just enough food without it being a stupid amount and everything cooked to perfection. I had the pork and my two friends had...More

Thank Justin F
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Always come to Via first when we visit the village. Food is always good and served with a smile. Bar staff excellent, friendly served by Jack yesterday A*. Only grumble is pizza oven is broke so on last 3 visits no pizza & they are...More

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Great service and atmosphere!!! Would recommend it to anyone !!! I’ll diffiantly return always been made to feel welcomed.

Thank charmiescofield
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Since the menu changed( and apparently new chef/s arrived, its gone down hill. It used to be great, probably best burgers in the city, even for only £6 on thursday, unfortunately management decided to do changes, bug it has not worked well. Visited for meal...More

Thank MarinkoMatich
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Met friends here for a few drinks and a bite to eat on a very busy weekend. We were served quickly and given a good recommendation from the menu. I had a very large club sandwich and fries for £6.75. I shared it as it...More

Thank vicki r
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

My partner and I went for late lunch and we enjoyed a deal for two drink and meal for total of 11 pounds. Weather was good and we sat outside and we both had great meal watching the world go by. Helpful staff and recommended

Thank Gavyn81
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29 March 2015|
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Response from Howard-Liverpool | Reviewed this property |
it is a lgbt pub, wear almost anything but no hen night type adorements or no entry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 30
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 6523
LGBT & friends Venue in the heart of the Gay Village Manchester. Great food, and live entertainment throughout the week
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