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Albert Square

Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England
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What to say , its Albert Square , a very big statue of Albert, under a covered stone gazebo style... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sam C
Good meeting place.

The Jazz festival was on last weekend when we were there and the place was really lively. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“town hall” (79 reviews)
“mulled wine” (21 reviews)
Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What to say , its Albert Square , a very big statue of Albert, under a covered stone gazebo style area, worth a look , but don't bother crossing town for it unless he was a relative.

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Jazz festival was on last weekend when we were there and the place was really lively. The square is surrounded by restaurants and cafes. Give it a try.

Thank AMAZO1949
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When there is no building work, Albert Square is a great place to visit, in front of the impressive Alfred Waterhouse Town Hall. Since the Christmas markets started pitching up, it has become the main venue for food and drink festivals which take place regularly...More

Thank annijes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having worked here and spent many a happy hour watching festivals and music and speeches in the square, I would recommend people look at the gothic town hall, the statues and those on nearby brazenose street, as these may surprise you.

Thank Andrei H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are are some ok restaurants around the square and of course the town hall is right there and worth seeing,but the square itself is under a lot of construction so you can't see much.

Thank Bornabrit
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We visited during the Manchester International Festival so we couldn't appreciate its beauty in its entirety. A sure to visit in Manchester. Very close to John Ryland's Library.

Thank Jeszmond
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The MIF festival was on the weekend we were here so the area was full. It was quite small with all of the stalls and tents up but there was a decent choice for food and drinks. There was also a stage for music. Worth...More

Thank Scots_On_The_Tour
Reviewed 8 July 2017

An iconic squarefor the city of Manchester though currently it's packed with all sorts of stands and stalls as part of the Manchester International Festival (MIF) and MIF can be seen all over the place - I don't know what exactly it is but it...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Whilst in Manchester we came across this square which is a popular spot and busy. Plenty of people were meeting here and just hanging out. There was a small street food market going on and they had great food at reasonable prices. Definitely worth a...More

Thank AngieP49
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Albert square plays host to numerous festival and events throughout the year. The best and number one must vist has to be the German market that runs throughout December. Enjoy muled wine and eat hotdogs while walking between quirky stalls Great fun

Thank Callum M
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12 November 2016|
Response from Mr n Mrs n | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea...best speak to the owner on that note...they will be able to help you with that side of it.
26 October 2016|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
No, from opening at the end of November. The market is open every day until the end.