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Via Fossa

28-30 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3EZ, England
+44 161 236 6523
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A DJ with no sense of history

Visited Via Fossa last night (24/6) with friends and had a pleasant evening. Only disappointment... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stockport, United Kingdom
via mobile
Immediately after being served drinks got told to drink up and leave.

A party of us spent about three hours in here handing money over the bar all night. Doubles, shots... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Centered around the Canal street area of Manchester is this thriving gay-friendly bar and club.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible28%
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“drag act” (2 reviews)
“bad attitude” (2 reviews)
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28-30 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3EZ, England
+44 161 236 6523
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Via Fossa last night (24/6) with friends and had a pleasant evening. Only disappointment was the DJ who over the course of an hour we asked to play to songs. Firstly MacArthur Park which he said he didn't have (thought modern DJ's had pretty...More

Thank bransby203
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A party of us spent about three hours in here handing money over the bar all night. Doubles, shots etc.  At the end of the night when informed last orders at the bar, we went to the bar a final time for more drinks. They...More

Thank capturethemood
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We go here for at least one drink with friends a few times a year. Always friendly people, fun environment and a bit of disco 😁

Thank Matthew E
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Had a few beers and decided to have food, pleased we did, good choice on menu to pick,there are few deals. Food was lovely and filling

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Never visited Manchester scene before so was interested to see. Visited this venue for a few drinks. Had an absolutely amazing time. Thank you so much. Staff great and efficient. Drinks a bit on the pricy side but then I was on doubles. Overall a...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in for one but got carried away and had a few. Good drag act who kept the atmosphere going. Will definitely recommend.

Thank Lukey_Loves_Gin
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Nice bar with 2 different rooms of music. Security seemed ok, which was a nice change from the last time I visited.

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I used to visit here a few years ago and it was always a lively and friendly place with a good atmosphere but this time was disappointing. Staff were disinterested and quite rude and lacked engagement. Luckily there's plenty of other bars to visit in...More

Thank manly21
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Always nice in here and the whimsical woodwork and staircases adds to the charm. Drinks are a tad on the pricey side but this is set off by the friendly staff and good entertainment.

Thank Wycombe-Simon
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Popular venue. Great location. Never had a bad experience here. Drinks reasonably priced. Fun karaoke 🎤 earlier last year. Music not too loud so great for a quiet-ish drink after work. New pub grub menu. Staff are friendly.

Thank nickfranklin100
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