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Address: 28-30 Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JN, England
Phone Number:
+44 161 236 9840
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11:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
Description:

This trendy bar is the place to find the best up-and-coming DJ's the city...

This trendy bar is the place to find the best up-and-coming DJ's the city has to offer.

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Good vibe , really good music, and people . Thanks ! And wish I will be there again ... The value price is fair , not just for visitors, else to the students and to the people who... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
Yoav F
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seemed a lovely clean, place.. the bar staff didn't seem to bothered to serve us, weren't in any rush and when we did get served we a had frosty reception from the bar maid with long hair and glasses. She wasn't helpful about the cocktails which is why we came to this bar. Two of my friends had beer on... More 

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Thank Hurley18
Glasgow
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Wanted to visit Dry bar as I had known of its connections with the Factory label & Hacienda era back in the day . This bar I'm afraid to say looks like it hasn't saw a cleaner since the days of the Hacienda . The toilets are horrendous , the beer was flat & the whole place needs an overhaul... More 

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Thank Mylo31
Manchester, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Had the Black Russian which was quite good but other than that: the pub was quiet and not many people were here on a Sunday night. The wooden tables and the abundant mirrors don't really fit in. The music is nothing special.

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Thank Andreea D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

To be fair it depends on what you want from a pub/bar. It's an okay place to stop over for a drink or two but like everyone else said in their reviews do not use their toilet. It's beyond shocking!

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Thank Nia B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Sunday night as was in Manchester for a long weekend. Bought 2 beers. Husband went to toilet and said that the toilets were full of unflushed poo and sinks were grotty. I went to the toilet and the toilets were full of unflushed poo and the sinks were grotty. I've seen nicer festival toilets. Drank up... More 

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1 Thank gilliandaniel
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Dry Bar used to be one of my favourite places in the northern quarter, but what has gone wrong?! The toilets are absolutely disgusting, the toilet bowls and sink bowls of hair and stains, it stinks and if you're sat at the seating area on that side of the building it's all you can smell. It's such a shame.

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Thank drkda
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016

On a stay over in Manchester, visited the historic dry bar made famous by it's previous owners Neworder/Factory records. Nice place welcoming staff good drinks choice. A must visit for any Neworder fan.

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Thank martin J
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place, fantastic for all ages. Brilliant music and PIrroni on tap!! Food is lovely and reasonably priced too.. Just wish it was nearer to where I live!

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Thank donnamb70
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Good vibe , really good music, and people . Thanks ! And wish I will be there again ... The value price is fair , not just for visitors, else to the students and to the people who live in Manchester.

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Thank Yoav F
London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Dry bar has been around many years. Well worth a visit for a couple of drinks, soak up the history and enjoy. Even if it wasn't 'famous' it's still a great bar.

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