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The Thompsons Arms

) #1,460 of 1,824 Restaurants in Manchester
23 Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3LZ, England
+44 161 228 3012
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good5%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible40%
21 Apr 2017
“Decent venue for somewhere quiet to visit during the day time”
17 Apr 2017
“Bit of a dive bar”
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23 Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3LZ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Normally if I can't find anything good to say about somewhere I usually say nothing at all. With that backdrop, I have to say that the Thompsons Arms is in a class of its own. Some friends from America were over and they wanted to...More

Thank pauljschofield
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I love this place. Really fun atmosphere. Cheap drinks and friendly staff. An excellent night out on a weekend. Its an essential place to go on a night out in the village and even better - no hen parties allowed !!!!

Thank michael19712017
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I'm not saying I've seen the world. I won't pretend I have. I went to Turkey a few times, and New York on a school trip - where my 17 year old self was limited to the confines of the 'grow ups' field of vision....More

Thank James0507
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The music is the best in town, the drinks are ... drinkable. To be honest there is no better place to start/end/continue your night.

Thank watchinharrison
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I've always preferred this pub as a place to visit if I find myself int he Canal Street part of Manchester during the day. It's got a quiet, relaxed atmosphere which I enjoy and makes a good spot for catching up with friends or just...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Hard to write a review here as didn't get let in as 'not a regular' which is a bit strange. If you want a membership bar, why not start a membership card system. Its right in the middle of the village so you have to...More

Thank Fishker82
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The whole place smelt bad and just felt dirty. I'm guessing if you're drunk on the cheap booze their that wouldn't bother you though!

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place is right next to chorlton street bus station so really handy to get your national coach whilst waiting you can pop in

Thank eyarManchester
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered a double rum and coke, which was served in a small glass. Had two sips, decided it was too strong so asked for an extra splash of coke. Was told I'd "have to pay" for said splash. Advised the barman that doubles should be...More

Thank Nate S
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Had a terrible evening due to the rude staff and uneven flooring, had terrible trouble finding a sure footing, also smelled like a biffa truck. I'd rather go on The Smiler.

Thank James W
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Open Hours
14:00 - 03:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 03:00
14:00 - 04:00
14:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 228 3012
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