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Sinclair's Oyster Bar

) #613 of 1,817 Restaurants in Manchester , British,
2 Cathedral Gates, Manchester M3 1SW, England
+44 161 834 0430
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“sam smiths” (14 reviews)
“city centre” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
2 Cathedral Gates, Manchester M3 1SW, England
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1 - 10 of 319 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The garden is shared with the pub next too it that's why kids can sit the other side no one under 18 works here!

Thank donna h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This used to be a great pub. However recently it has gone down hill. We went with family and some friends turned up with a kid . Then came over a 18 year old chav in his best tracksuit and even had jd sports bag...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A big disappointment for me , beer served in plastic glasses even though only 6 customers in the place total , a general air of laziness felt from the staff. Given the history of this fabulous building having been moved and rebuilt etc, I just...More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Friday night after 9pm. Never been and didn't know what to expect. The beer was Samuel smiths and was really cheap. Two pints for just over £4. Nice old British pub.

Thank Kirsty B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy on arrival but the rain soon cleared the outside drinker and everyone piled inside or under the brollies. All drinks served in plastic glasses and good choice of drinks on offer. Prices are very reasonable but when I paid for my drinks I...More

Thank moni1967-Villa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good service, cheap pints, and an old fashioned comfy atmosphere that makes you want to stay all day long.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Always enjoy coming to Sinclairs when the sun is shining to have a £2.30 pint of taddy lager in the beer garden. The place fills up quickly due to its cheap beers and outdoor seating so go early to avoid disappointment. One of the oldest...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Whenever I and my friends are going for a day or night in Manchester we begin and end at Sinclairs, great beer, fantastic prices, superb atmosphere and if you fancy a bite, great food. I can never understand anybody drinking in the pubs next door...More

Thank Perry1406
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Nice pub as it is one of the oldest in Manchester 2 floors comfortable seats upstairs very cheap drinks £2.30 taddy larger staff are ok but it can be really busy toilets ok no toilet seat though which is not nice suitable for all ages.

Thank Sevey C
Reviewed 3 July 2017

A unique experience in the middle of Manchester. Great for a summer day. Wide range of beers on tap and good service.

Thank misspusscat2016
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Questions & Answers
15 July 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
19 August 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
11 February 2016|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
HI Thinks children are allowed at certain times. It is a very beautiful pub but it must be said it is very small and can get busy. For this reason I would not want to take my child unless you were seated in the very large... More
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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 - 19:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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