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Matt and Phred's Jazz Club

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Bar, Pizza
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64 Tib Street, Manchester M4 1LW, England
+44 161 831 7002
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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500 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We didn't find a table to book because we where a big group and asked at the end. Were our fault to come without a table, is impossible. The place is little and standing all the time is crazy. The show in my opinion was so and so. Nice the burlesque dance but the show man talks too much and... More 

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Thank CarmenAndre
Oldham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous night at this venue. Music and live band amazing. Great special offers on if you time it right. Free pizza if buying two drinks during happy hour. Terrific atmosphere. Recommend. All age groups attend so no-one stands out like a sore thumb. Terrific. Thanks for a great night to all the crew and staff.

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Thank kizzyblossom14
Hamilton, New Zealand
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Matt and Phreds to see the Swing Commanders on 30th December. The table booking was easy with a quick phone call back in October from our home in New Zealand. The early bird catches the worm and we lucky enough to secure a table by the stage for a great view of the band. The service was... More 

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Thank Geoff D
Bury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For me this is the best live music bar in Manchester. Music is jazz themed but varies from soul through jazz-rock to blues. Every act I've seen here is good (although the occasional hard core jazz band is not really for me). Good bar snacks (pizza, nachos etc). Tables and chairs to sit at and say "cool" and "deep" at... More 

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Thank Ian B
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the great bars of Manchester. Many great musicians have passed through this place over the years. An absolute must when visiting Manchester. Drinks are average but the staff are great! Super chilled atmosphere

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Thank williamreidjamc
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Usually visit this venue later in the evening, today Jeremy Sassoon was playing from 5.00pm until 6.00pm so we decided to visit. Very glad we did, the ambience was superb and the food & drinks were great. Very good value for money. We heard this is going to be a monthly event, we will definitely be there next time. Joanne

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UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I found this from a TripAdvisor search as I was staying nearby. I wasn't disappointed with happy hour drinks and pizza. The music was great - not jazz but a lively salsa band. I've already recommended this to colleagues who are on the same course as me and will definitely come again.

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Thank sims52
Manchester, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Yes, the music is the main reason I'm coming to this place. This used to be a regular, Monday night out with my friends, just to break the Monday curse. It never let us down. Favourite place with some great memories.

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Thank Spyros K
Manchester, United Kingdom
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363 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful jazz club and bar. There is a wide variety of jazz here. Very good quality also I've never been disappointed. Great pizza is served and the drink choice is wide.

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Thank joseph850
Claire T, General Manager at Matt and Phred's Jazz Club, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review Joseph. We hope to see you at the club again soon. Best wishes, Claire Turner GM More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I went here as I read an article where it was in the top 21 things to do in Manchester before you die. Was pleased to find out about the happy hour offer too - great value for money. Even more pleased when I rang about gluten free options and was told the chef made his own Gluten Free pizza... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Tib Street, Manchester M4 1LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 831 7002
Description
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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