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) #450 of 1,820 Restaurants in Manchester $$ - $$$ , , International
28 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3EZ, England
+44 161 236 6523
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, Pub, International, British
$$ - $$$
28 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3EZ, England
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We often visit Via on Canal street for nights out as it's such a beautiful bar and always a good atmosphere, it was great weather at the weekend so took our dog down and the staff were really helpful asking if she needed water when...More

Thank Arran88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really like Via, the layout has plenty of little seating areas for a chat with friends or the main bar area for a view of the show and live acts they have performing there. We found it was busiest between 9.30 -11.30 each night...More

Thank Dean R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and friend when here on our weekend away. Staff were extremely helpful and professional. The music was excellent and the drinks were reasonably priced and from good brands no rubbish. I would highly recommend this for anyone at all for an enjoyable evening. One...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fun place, that would normally do for a review, but you need to write more characters! It is a bit like a maze inside especially later in the evening! This adds to the character, Sometimes the bars get really crowded but the...More

Thank Paul-Sew
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Came in for lunch. Friendly staff. Nice decor and ambiance. Had a chicken club sandwich. Well prepared with fresh ingredients, grilled chicken, good bread. Excellent comfort food. Nice view of the canal and park. Would definitely return.

Thank 951karenj58
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Always pop in here when in Manchester. Staff are always friendly and good priced drinks. Had snacks here and food is pretty decent too. Got a good atmosphere in here. Definitely a place to go.

Thank deanio1972
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Visit here often, great for meeting friends, superb atmosphere, the music is lively & makes those who want to ....Dance & Lee Starr will spoil you

Thank Milli S
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Visited VIA recently on a Sunday night with a group of friends and we all agreed what a great venue, the decor is really cool with the mixed old/new look. The staff were friendly and polite, we were served most of the night by a...More

3  Thank E R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Passing through the Village on a Saturday Lunch Time. Took advantage of a table in the Sun. The drinks although not the cheapest were perfect the food was superb and at a reasonable price. The staff were all friendlly making for a great time.

1  Thank Maverick911
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Enjoyed 2/3 hours here for food and drink. Nice, friendly staff and good atmosphere. The venue has a number of staircases leading to various levels for lounging/eating and toilets etc. Food was lovely and very reasonable. They have tapas style options and meal deals too....More

Thank Andrew M
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Is there a dress code for nights?
28 March 2015|
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Response from Howard-Liverpool | Reviewed this property |
it is a lgbt pub, wear almost anything but no hen night type adorements or no entry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$29
Bar, Pub, International, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 6523
  • E-mail
LGBT & friends Venue in the heart of the Gay Village Manchester. Great food, and live entertainment throughout the week
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