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Matt and Phred's Jazz Club

$$ - $$$, Pizza
64 Tib Street, Manchester M4 1LW, England
+44 161 273 5495
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (59 reviews)
“nachos” (9 reviews)
“booked a table” (25 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza
$$ - $$$
64 Tib Street, Manchester M4 1LW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must go to for anyone who likes jazz music they have had some amazing musicians play here. Staff are very friendly. I honestly can't recommend enough.

Thank jake p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a brill night thank you to Natasha who was so helpful you made our night. Will be going back again.

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a recommendation and it was well worth the visit. It does get extremely busy but if you reserve a table a few weeks before you go you get sat down and have waiter service too at no extra cost. Not much choice...More

Thank alison w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just went to Matt and Phred's last night and even though the band playing was very good the experience was ruined by the fact that the venue was much too crowded. We got there relatively early however had not booked a table and so were...More

1  Thank samstown2017
Reviewed 5 November 2017

My husband and I went on Saturday 4 November and had never been before. We had not booked a table but a blonde lady with glasses found us one and then she moved us from there right to the front. Someone even carried my glass...More

Thank Fintastic2017
Claire T, General Manager at Matt and Phred's Jazz Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Fin & Nick, Thank you for your lovely review. I'm happy we could accommodate you on a stage side table. I shall pass your comments onto the team. They all work really hard to make sure people have an enjoyable night and it's great...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Just to warn you, which the venue warned us when we booked, not all evenings are actually jazz. However the (non-jazz) live band was really good fun and got lots of people dancing. House wine under £20 a bottle and cocktails good. A great evening.More

Thank Jo T
Claire T, General Manager at Matt and Phred's Jazz Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jo, Thank you for your review of the club. It's good to hear you enjoyed the non-jazz band. We tend to change the music on Friday and Saturday evenings as people like to get up and dance and enjoy themselves. If you are looking...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Billed as a Jazz club, Matt and Phreds have, perhaps understandably, sacrificed customers satisfaction over the weekends to cram and stuff as many people into their venue as possible to maximise their profit. The website DOES recommend you book on the weekend, but this isn’t...More

Thank Y_Blaidd
Claire T, General Manager at Matt and Phred's Jazz Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. The club does get busy at the weekends and people do get up and dance on stage side. People want to kick back at the weekend and we are lucky to have some great bands who entertain our guests over...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday evening around 830 and was greeted by a lovely lady Clare on the front desk. She told us she would find us a table if one became free and luckily it did. We could have the table all night and...More

Thank Heather D
Claire T, General Manager at Matt and Phred's Jazz Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Heather, Thank you for your lovely review. I shall pass your comments onto Vic, the waitress too. Here's the number to book a table on your next visit, 0161 273 5495. Best wishes, Claire GM

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Very busy at 1700 on Saturday, excellent songstress kept us entertained- Mancunian but accompanied her very English piano chords with an American soul voice. Lots of background noise but then all enjoying an early evening out. Happy hour offering of pizzas with two drinks is...More

Thank Stephen D
Claire T, General Manager at Matt and Phred's Jazz Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hello Stephen, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the club. The early evening Saturday solo gigs do get busy but hopefully it didn't put you off returning to the club. I also noticed your drinks had been replaced and I'm...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Matt and Phred's is a lovely jazz club with a good atmosphere and great live music. Drinks are good and it seems like they do good food deals too although I didn't have any! Only downside is that it isn't very cosy- the seating is...More

Thank Mala K
Claire T, General Manager at Matt and Phred's Jazz Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hello, Thank you for your review of the club. Next time you visit, please try the Happy Hour Free Pizza Deal. It's very popular! I'm sorry to hear the club was uncomfortable and cold. It does get very warm when we are busy so I...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Bar, Pizza
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Tib Street, Manchester M4 1LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 273 5495
  • E-mail
Matt & Phred's is a long established live music venue, situated in Manchester's trendy Northern Quarter. Over the years the likes of Sneaky, Kit Downes, Marius Neset, Manu Delago, the Dagda Quartet, Jamie Cullum and even Adele have graced the stage in our little neighbourhood joint.Most notably known for showcasing the best in local and international Jazz, Matt & Phred's offers much, much more. We still have live music gigs 6 nights a week, encompassing the likes of Jazz, Folk, Gypsy, Electro, Salsa, Swing, World and even a little bit of Ska.As well as being able to see some amazingly talented musicians, our bar and kitchen team are also at the top of their game. If you enjoy cocktails then this is the place to be. We also have a cracking wine list with featured wines of the month and of course anyone who has ever been to the club knows just how good the pizzas are and at weekends we have added specials to tantalise your taste buds!Matt & Phred's is a great local hangout so whether you fancy a pint and a pizza after work, a night out with friends or just fancy dropping in to see what's going on you won't be disappointed!See you at the club soon!
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