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The Alibi - CLOSED

Oxford Street, Manchester M1 4BH, England
+44 161 237 5051
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good0%
  • Average27%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible37%
11 Jul 2014
“good for a beer after work, not much else”
3 Feb 2014
“Horrible food and service!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Pizza, British, Grill, Pub
Oxford Street, Manchester M1 4BH, England
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

alibi was good for a beer after work, maybe even a quick bite to eat if you weren't fussy - but not for a date or anything serious. FYI: ALIBI has now closed and has been replaced by the much nicer Turtle Bay - check...More

Thank happycoupletravel
Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

Visited The Alibi on Monday night to watch the game, when tried to order piña colada, have been told it's not available. Finally sticked to beers and burger, took quite long for burger to arrive and it was not worth waiting, completely dry and nothing...More

Thank Catherine708
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Food choice poor and the qulaity awful!!! When we tried to order desert at 7.50pm we were told the kitchen had closed (it is advertised 'food served till 8pm). When we challenged this the male member of staff concerned was very rude and The manager...More

Thank Burnleygirl64
Reviewed 24 November 2013

We used to visit Alibi (before it changed its name) on a regular basis. The menu used to be huge with plenty of choice. On match days there was a great atmosphere. These days there's nothing to come in for. The menu is poor, though...More

Thank Sarahloopy
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We arrived here early on a Saturday evening to enjoy a pre-theatre meal and drink and had booked a table for 6. We were eventually shown to a table, near a very large screen TV showing Spanish football and surrounded by a lot of people...More

Thank prefdavid
Reviewed 16 October 2013

This place has everything under one roof that you could want from a city centre pub/bar. Very big and spacious and luxurious decor. Extensive food menu on offer. We opted for the pizzas which were very tasty! Friendly staff and generally a nice crowd of...More

Thank rosielou85
Reviewed 29 September 2013

They do a 'Big Eat' here and it is just that, an extra large portion of food plus a beer for £8.50. I think it took me about an hour to eat my scampi and chips or it least it seemed like it. None of...More

Thank Pinheadplanet
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Completely put off by the doorman, he stopped us at the door and asked my daughter for ID she is 27 years old, now I don't care what anybody says looks it. When we got inside we had one drink and I observed this guy...More

Thank Swissball
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We popped in here on our way back to the Palace Hotel after going to the Royal Exchange Theatre. A bottle of Prosecco for under £10 - what is there to complain about? It was also exactly the same bottle we had paid almost £26...More

Thank SueMad
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Every time I've been here it's always been excellent food, drinks, atmosphere and service. My mm and I always come here now before seeing shows at either the Palace or Opera House and we always have a great time. There's always some sort of bottle...More

Thank Karen J
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Restaurant Details

Bar, Pizza, British, Grill, Pub
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oxford Street, Manchester M1 4BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 237 5051
  • E-mail
The Alibi opened its doors on 27th October 2010 and has a real city-bar contemporary feel, whilst still offering those true traditional pub values.The Alibi is open from 9am daily for breakfast and continues all day with a traditional menu including rustic pizzas.Situated in the heart of Manchester's bustling city centre, close to The Palace Theatre, Bridgewater Hall, St Peters Square tram stop
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