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Sir Ralph Abercromby

Open Now: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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An oasis from chaos

A group of us were in Manchester to see the Christmas markets but in reality it turned into a pub... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ste W
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Warrington, United Kingdom
Historic traditional pub

Visited The Ralph Abercrombie as part of our Ale trail. It’s a little off the beaten track but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
VanessaRoad
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North Wales, United Kingdom
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A traditional pub in the heart of Manchester city centre. With a great selection of ales, sky sports, live weekend entertainment and a sun trap beer garden.
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35 Bootle Street, Manchester M2 5GU, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

Hidden up a side street this is a welcome escape from the numerous trendy bars in Manchester. Just a great, traditional local pub where you can enjoy a relaxed drink with friends.

3  Thank MikeD934
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed November 13, 2014

We visited hoping for lunch as the place had been recommended for good home cooked food. Unfortunately, it seems that since it was recommended the pub has changed hands. The servery looked deserted. We were offered burgers and told that they were moving to a...More

1  Thank lowvalleyred
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All reviews the pub beer garden city centre great traditional pub watch a football match great place to have a drink buzzing atmosphere range of beers albert hall staff were friendly boozer ales bar murals
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A group of us were in Manchester to see the Christmas markets but in reality it turned into a pub crawl. We stumbled across the Abercrombie and it brought back memories of over 40 years previously when we had drank underage prior to see bands...More

Thank Ste W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited The Ralph Abercrombie as part of our Ale trail. It’s a little off the beaten track but worth the effort to find. Good beer and was standing at the time of the local Peterloo massacre. Lots of tv screens for watching sport.

Thank VanessaRoad
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant bar tucked away down a side street, close to St Peters square and the Albert Hall. Staff friendly, security also friendly. Good range of beers and great atmosphere. This is a Man Utd bar, so be warned. Will return every time I’m in Manchester

Thank Kirsword
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Great little traditional pub tucked away in the city centre - great selection of gin considering! Great value

Thank Becky C
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Sometimes a haven of piece but often buzzing. Good ales, screens aplenty for sport, get away from it in the ‘garden’. Traditional with modern twists. Old Manchester at its best

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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

A crowd of us descended on this Manchester institution during our Christmas get together. Whilst it was busy, service was good and the atmosphere very friendly. As ever, the beer was very good

Thank robnh61
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Pop in with the wife n baby as I like old rustic style pub - the staff kindly got us some boiling water and were very pleasant xx keep up the good work x We will be back x

Thank A8023BPmarkc
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away down a little backstreet in city centre. Staff were friendly and nice selection of beers. Good juke box, visited here to check out the Stone Roses mural in the beer garden, well worth the effort.

Thank yorksboy127
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to this pub for longer than I care to remember and I’m glad it is still around. There is always something happening there and it has a friendly, buzzing atmosphere. It is a great place to have a drink before going...More

Thank OfftheirP
Reviewed April 30, 2018

I was here for a beer whilst staying local the staff were polite and friendly the pub itself is old fashioned and dated with a load of history behind it worth a visit for the history

Thank Eddie020173
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