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Cord Bar

€€ - €€€, British,
8 Dorsey Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LU, England
+44 161 832 9494
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
2 Jul 2017
“Not a bad place”
18 Apr 2017
“Nice, chilled out atmosphere.”
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Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
8 Dorsey Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LU, England
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

OK its a bit studenty, smells a bit and has old scaffolding planks on the walls and ceiling but I do not think its all bad, had stone roses music blaring out and a decent atmosphere. Maybe would not take a first date adult model...More

1  Thank ManchesterTonytiger
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I have to admit, my husband and I went late Saturday afternoon, and it wasn't very busy. However, I would have loved to stay longer. I really enjoyed the chilled out ambience of the bar, and the music. There was a good selection of drinks,...More

Thank CaraT71
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Maybe I'm getting old, but I am still young at heart, but here was like a student bar. So many very young people, clearly some underage too, but huge groups of younger drinkers. The bar staff were also young and didn't seem to care. Measures...More

1  Thank nomadlad
Jonathan W, Owner at Cord Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

Hi sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit. We have a mixed clientele and Saturday was a special event which probably accounts for the age range which is normally much older. We do stringent age checks so although some may appear young they certainly...More

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Came here recently and heard the staff bad mouthing customers loudly. My beer was flat and overpriced. Would avoid

1  Thank Sophie J
Jonathan W, Owner at Cord Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

Sorry to hear that we have had a complete new system installed so find it strange the beer was flat. Feel free to come back and give us another try! Cheers Jon

Reviewed 16 September 2016

Was recommended by some friends of ours and not disappointed. Its a really cool place. Staff were friendly, good selection of drinks and crowd was mixed and very happy

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Went here for drinks on a Saturday. It wasnt particularly busy but the drinks and atmosphere were nice for a northern quarter bar.

Thank Oliviab123
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I can't say enough great things about this bar. The cocktails are out of this world and great value for money. Staff are friendly and helpful and you get served quickly. I went here with a large group for my hen weekend and everyone was...More

1  Thank Paula G
Reviewed 21 April 2016

If you like cocktails you will love it here. They have a good range and a happy hour that currently starts at 4pm. It is a successful bar in the Northern Quarter. The staff are a deliriously happy and friendly bunch. It is a slightly...More

Thank urthwild5
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic evening making cocktails with superb staff, should you get the opportunity don't hesitate. Highly recommended, many thanks for a brilliant evening x

Thank MarieWard123
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Went here with hubby for cocktail class 13/03/2016 at 6 o'clock , had a fab time, really great atmosphere, great friendly staff, had a good laugh, which is what it is all about, would do it again and bunch of friends want to do it...More

Thank mrmrsrobinson123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 01:00
14:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Dorsey Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 832 9494
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Small Boutique Bar situated in Northern Quarter of Manchester, serving great cocktails and smiles to match.
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