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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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Bar, British, Pub
2 Cathedral Gates, Manchester M3 1SW, England
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Wouldn’t even allow my 75yr old mum back in to join us after nipping to the car!! Disgusting especially when she had a drink inside that she had paid for!

Thank halllisa4
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Came for a quick pint in the sun before exploring Manchester a bit more. Great price for a pint (taking in consideration the location, don’t understand how people can complain). Beer garden was big and a lot of seating. Would definitely come again.

Thank rhiannonsimmonds
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Great pub with a huge beer garden and loads of sitting areas across from the pub as well. The drinks are moderately priced for the location as it is right in the centre of Manchester and just around the corner from the Arena. Definitely worth...More

Thank DYL18
Reviewed May 9, 2018

This pub has two main selling points. The large beer garden (it seems to share with the adjacent pub (The Wellington) and it's cheap beers. The beers aren't really houshold names and may be an aquired taste but you'll struggle to find anywhere cheaper in...More

Thank Laughingbear
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

My two friends & I approached the gate to the beer garden, the door staff advised that if we wanted to be outside we had to find a seat as there was a no standing rule. He then helped us find a seat on a...More

1  Thank N34M12J8
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

As we approached at 2pm (just looking to see if there was a free table outside for lunch) we were surprised to be instantly questioned for ID in a rude and superior way. The 2 bouncers were extremely patronising and looked us up and down...More

6  Thank Edenmess
Reviewed April 10, 2018

The month has an R in it so why no oysters for sale in an oyster bar? I was going to explain that it was an old custom to only eat oysters when there is an R in the month foe heath safety reasons but...More

1  Thank AMAZO1949
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

New dining room! Bookings now being taken! Soon to be selling oysters please be aware cash ONLY.....

1  Thank natalieholroyd
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Can’t beat it - cheapest in Manchester- proper ales n lagers - all organic, quirky old world inside & large outside area.

Thank Warwick_Rochdale
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Been visiting here for years. A really good cash only pub next to the royal exchange and Harvey Nick. A number of small slugs and an abundance of cheap beers.

1  Thank IAN D
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September 27, 2017|
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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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