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The Old Grapes

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Weekend drink

We called in here while staying overnight in Manchester. As many people have mentioned this pub has... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Old and traditional

Old and traditional and not many left like this a bit pricey but then again it's Manchester city... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
Heywood, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible16%
15 Aug 2016
“Closed down”
1 Aug 2016
“Weekend drink”
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Little Quay Street, Manchester M3 3JU, England
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This place has now closed down. It was poorly managed. Building owner wants to turn it into a glass box reception area with seating and trend break out area.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We called in here while staying overnight in Manchester. As many people have mentioned this pub has the feeling of a proper old fashioned pub. It is tucked away down a side street off Deansgate so could be easily missed. If you are in the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Tired-out-dad
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Old and traditional and not many left like this a bit pricey but then again it's Manchester city centre the staff was friendly the pub was clean

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

We thought we'd pop in here for a quick drink before going to the Opera House around the corner. Ok so it was busy but then so was every other bar we passed. My husband went to the bar to buy us some drinks and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank HEVER
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Myself and lads of girls go to old grapes often on a Saturday night.Absolutly brilliant.not many pubs left like this.heard it is closing down. Comein everyone who as experienced a fab night in there get that petition signed.only just heard can't believe it yet another...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank susanowen2014
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Just around the corner from Manchester's Opera House, so we called in before an evening show. It was busy but there were some seats free. The cask beer was good and the food was basic but quick, cheap and pretty hearty, with a few veggie...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank KeithLiverpool
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This place is on the doorstep near to where I work in Spinningfields, however, I have been coming here every now and again for years. Liz Dawn AKA Vera Duckworth, used to part-own the pub and her presence is felt in the numerous celebrity photos...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

Having tickets for a concert at the Opera House we decided to call in for the "pre-theater menu". But on arrival were informed by the barmaid that not only the pre-theater menu was off - so was all food (even though the signs were still...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank SandCDerby
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch time drink only to be met by barmaid who did not even speak between me asking for drink and serving, seems to be in wrong job.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank menu48
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Nice location. Nice enough traditional bar. Let down by average drink quality and staff with a terribly bad attitude.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank john_cappa
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Response from susanowen2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi not to sure only been going in for two years its always been the grapes to us. Fab pub lovvvvve it, music s grt.....