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Sinclair's Oyster Bar

2 Cathedral Gates, Manchester M3 1SW, England
+44 161 834 0430
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible18%
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“sam smiths” (15 reviews)
“city centre” (23 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
2 Cathedral Gates, Manchester M3 1SW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing this pub survives in such a modern area. General great Sam Smith's prices- I think I pushed the boat out to have a slightly more expensive pint and it was just over 2 pounds. I found a nice tucked away table to rest after...More

3  Thank AlexSwallow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spotted this place as we browsed the shops and thought with the old exterior etc would pop in out the rain for a drink. From outset the bar staff were unfriendly and quite frankly seemed like by being there you were putting them out....More

1  Thank ksview
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to have a cheap pint there last Sunday before going elsewhere for a Lunch,have been many many times previously including at the previous location behind M&S,was refused entry for the heinous crime of wearing clean unsoiled tracky/jogging bottoms by the surly burly Eastern European...More

1  Thank rob m
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Called in for an early evening drink and had to sit indoors as outside was very busy because it was a sunny day. Charged three different prices for the same drinks, cash only and plastic glasses. Cheap but not cheerful or enjoyable. Definitely won't be...More

1  Thank Lance B
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Called for a beer on a sunny Saturday, as the weather we went outside but all the tables were taken, bouncer then advised us we could not stand outside, we did eventually find a table free when a small group left, beer OK and atmosphere...More

1  Thank Daveshent
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Amazing, old English style looking pub with great outdoor sitting area. Two issues however: no credit card payment (cask only) and no service for drinks (you have to get your own at the bar). Also, you don't get a receipt for your purchase unless you...More

Thank Beti B
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant bar and always friendly. Dont let the "anti gay" review put anyone off. If throwing two girls out politely for snorting and licking each other out ia wrong then I wouldnt want to go to a barbl thats right

4  Thank WillowWhisp87
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Came in for two pints of cider very busy sunny day so sat inside, after the security guard informed me I was ‘hot’ on the way in which I ignored. We had our drinks then went to bathroom before we left. We had a cheeky...More

7  Thank fredales
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Wow. Situated opposite Selfridges in the heart of Manchester City Centre. This amazing Olde Worlde pub with a massive beer garden and a fantastic atmosphere is a must visit guys👍. It was a hot day and the beer garden was packed but the friendly security...More

4  Thank wainwright214
Reviewed July 17, 2018

old world setting, brilliant selection of Beers and spirits all reasonably price for a city centre location. Friendly staff committed to good service. Food was very well presented and good value. Spent a wonderful time sat out in the open air watching the world go...More

Thank gjoynes
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September 27, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Perry1406 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay, I am a beer man, so can only answer that the beer is cheap, but I should think all their stock is similar good value
July 15, 2017|
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Response from Howard L | Reviewed this property |
Outside I don't see a problem, it's large area but inside is quite compact.
David R
August 19, 2016|
Response from 113Sharon | Reviewed this property |
I think underage can only go in if they are having a meal by law. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Bar, British, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cathedral Gates, Manchester M3 1SW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 834 0430
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