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chilled, relaxed, nice jazzy'ish music in the background when I visited. Superb spirits list and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
david n
Manchester, United Kingdom
Great bar!

I love it here. Decor is great, staff are friendly and overall the atmosphere is good. It’s a bit... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2019
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“tiled walls”(12 reviews)
“underground bar”(10 reviews)
“hidden bar”(5 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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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 hidden bar excellent range of beers bridge street cellar bar craft ales spinningfields area mission building spirits list hidden underground special menu below ground must visit place great atmosphere well stocked bar brilliant bar
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

chilled, relaxed, nice jazzy'ish music in the background when I visited. Superb spirits list and their beer list is not too bad either.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank david n
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

I love it here. Decor is great, staff are friendly and overall the atmosphere is good. It’s a bit quirky and looks like a renovated underground station. Definitely recommend. We visited as a group of four girls and had an enjoyable, relaxed evening here.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Veggie284
Reviewed 13 January 2019

This bar is a must for locals and tourists alike. Down in the basement, this no frills drinking space, as much to offer, as the top all singing and bling bars. The decor is basic, and yet the atmosphere is wonderful, with an array of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gillian p
Reviewed 10 December 2018

A welcome break from the Manchester Christmas markets is this place! You go down the steps to this busy bar with still all the original tiles on the walls. Good selection of beers and spirits! Would definitely go back now that I am aware of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carl B
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

If you like quirky bars then this is a must Not good decor and old seating but Just an unusual place definitely a must if this is your sort of thing I really like this place good selection drinks too 😄👍

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Harry277
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We visited here for a drink last weekend and enjoyed this fab quirky bar! I think it’s an old school underground railway station. It was really cool with -fab ambience and is some nice unusual spirits -cool!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LJO71
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Nice bar when its not too busy. Being a cellar it gets stuffy when packed. Varied range of ales which should suit everyone.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Adam L
Reviewed 26 October 2018

I’m all for former Victorian buildings of a different use finding new life as a pub or bar and in this case the basement of the former Manchester & Salford's Children mission building now lives on as a craft and cask bar. As described by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We heard this was a hidden bar so made our way trough Manchester to find it (it isn’t very hidden but it is worth googling) We ventured down the stairs into the bar where we like the feel of the place immediately. Plenty of drink...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank charlie_pigeon
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Characterful independent place with a most unusual underground location and décor. Superb collection of guns and whiskies and an excellent range if craft beer to boot. A must visit place if in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank david n
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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