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The Quays

Salford, England
+44 161 276 0601
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Dreary place

Poor selection of shops. If we hadn't been wanting to go to the Lowry gallery it would have been a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Kate L
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Newbury, United Kingdom
Big and spacious

A great outlet with plenty of parking. M&S had some great offers with real discounts as a pose to... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Sarah Y
,
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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Visit the Quays, Greater Manchester's stunning waterfront destination, and discover culture, history, heritage, shopping and sport within just one square mile. With an award-winning theatre, gallery and museum, discount shopping, stunning architecture, historical tours, cruises and sport, the Quays has everything you need for a great day out. When when the sun goes down, the quayside is beautifully lit, making it the ideal backdrop for an evening stroll, followed by dinner and drinks in one of the many bars and restaurants - plus the excellent accommodation on offer provides the perfect reason to turn your day visit into a short break. There is also a year-round programme of events, including food markets and public outdoor art installations.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“media city” (44 reviews)
“old trafford” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Salford, England
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+44 161 276 0601
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"the imperial war museum"
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"media city"
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"old trafford"
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"lowry centre"
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"itv studios"
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"bbc tour"
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"worth a visit"
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"ship canal"
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"sunny day"
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"lovely place to visit"
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"outlet mall"
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"couple of hours"
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"theatre"
in 36 reviews
"iwm"
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"manchester"
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"regenerated"
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"stroll"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Poor selection of shops. If we hadn't been wanting to go to the Lowry gallery it would have been a wasted visit.

Thank Kate L
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

A great outlet with plenty of parking. M&S had some great offers with real discounts as a pose to other stores which didn't seem very discounted. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Sarah Y
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

What an ideal place for a couple of hours before football. There are many parking areas, bars, coffee shops and food outlets. There is plenty to see, BBC media city, ITV studios, imperial War Museum, The Lowry, The Lowry Outlet shopping outlet and outside interests....More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

What a change over the years.I remember coming here on a school trip to look at the docks and ships. No comparison now and it as the feel of NYC lower Manhattan but on a smaller scale. Great area for leisure, living and sports.

Thank IAN O
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

It’s very clean, plenty of parking areas, plenty of bars, coffee shops and food outlets. Plenty to see, bbc media city, ITV studios, imperial war museum, cinema, shopping outlet and seats outside. Great place to take in the views

Thank Ms B
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Always like visiting here as there does seem to be something new each time. This time another restaurant called the Botanist. Upstairs near to Damson. Looks very nice. Anyhow, a welcome addition to a thriving area.

Thank david n
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Salford Quays is very popular nowadays. The area around the Lowry theatre and shopping mall has got plenty of places to eat and drink. The modern bridge over the ship canal provides easy access to the Imperial war museum. There's plenty of parking and the...More

Thank albeback1
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We tend to go into Manchester city centre rather than Salford Quays but more visits will be on the cards. The amount of development is amazing and it is now like a city in its own right. It has a great selection of restaurants, Bars,...More

Thank Off their P
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

When your in Manchester it's worth a visit best done in the dark if you want to see it in its true colours. The place is vast and can been see during the day. It's a great place to go to just to sit and...More

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on a weekend and had a really pleasant walk around. Probably more lively during the week, but great for a stroll on a sunny day at any time. Called into IWM North while there.

Thank Marion B
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janetsmall27
20 January 2018|
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Response from david n | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it covers a large open area with many shops.
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aggie Q
28 August 2017|
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Response from Dean G | Reviewed this property |
There is the metrolink tram you can get from Media City back to Manchester. I would recommend checking the tram times but usually trams run until midnight or thereabouts.
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