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The Shambles

Cateaton Street, Manchester M3 1SX, England (Manchester City Centre)
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Ranked #26 of 169 nightlife in Manchester
Type: Architectural Buildings, Bar/ Clubs
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oxford england
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The best pub in Manchester City centre and so so cheap serves Samuel smiths went in twice and always packed. Head upstairs there is another bar and more little nooks and crannies to sit only down is plastic glasses when served downstairs.

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Collierville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

The Shambles is made up of The Old Wellington Inn and Sinclair's Oyster Bar. They share the same outdoor courtyard seating. Pint at Sinclaires $3.40 u.s. Wellington is more expensive. Very popular place. The Wellington is the oldest building in Manchester cira 1552 when Edward VI was on the throne.

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Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Beautiful Pub, cheap drinks. Fantastic, relaxed atmosphere, right in the city centre of Manchester. Highly recommend this place. Very easy to get to. It's a must for anyone!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The Shambles is an amazing sight to see, amongst designer shops and bars here lies an old world pub. The decor outside and in does not disappoint and it adds to the atmosphere. Good prices for drinks, 2 pints was just over £5, very decent for location i think. The beer garden is very big and even on a cold... More

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lancs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

It's a great place to visit,, especially on a hot summers day,, chill,,chat and a few cold drinks with friends ,, love it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013 via mobile

Interesting part of Manchester. Located behind a number of top shops. The area contains a number of bars, pubs and restaurants. Something for everybody. Well worth a visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

lovely .............. welcoming....... great atmosphere...................................... plenty to look at with christmas market stalls plenty of food an drink flowing

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
11 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Shambles has been around for 200 plus years, has been subject to bombing on more than one occasion and still stands - it’s a Manchester Icon. However having said all of that the Shambles is a PUB and should not be expected to be anything more. The ecstatic appearance is exceptional and you cannot help but to be drawn into... More

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Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Love thi place have bennover a period of 15 years or more great ales great atmosphere and a bit different

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

A bit history slap bang in the centre of the shopping of Mancehster. Probably the cheapest drinks in Manchester City Centre and always a good atmosphere.

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