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Address: Cateaton Street, Manchester M3 1SX, England
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Great area with a Buzz

Very close to Harvey Nichols and Selfridges this is the place to have a drink with friends. Not ideal for a romantic drink but the place to be especially in summer

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Eastleigh
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Spent a smashing evening here with my two neices. Good food good beer and brilliant company, and my neice said the barman was "yummy"

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I know a lot of people who would not been seen dead drinking here. It is full of hen partys,stag partys from out of town. It is not a place to have a relaxing drink sat in the sun outside. The table are close together and it takes ages to get served in both of the pubs, And the prices... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Very close to Harvey Nichols and Selfridges this is the place to have a drink with friends. Not ideal for a romantic drink but the place to be especially in summer

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Bury, Lancashire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

This used to be a fantastic place to eat and drink but it has been taken over by the loud, drunken brigade. You cannot hear yourself speak, get a seat or really enjoy what used to be a great atmosphere. If you like all of the above then The Shables is for you.

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Dover
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Good to have a drink here and watch the world go by. Had a pie in Nicholsons, very nice and listened the the busker at the same time! Very nice

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Durham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Nice weather makes the Shambles so luckily we had it. Sat and chilled with friends over a few beers so what could be better?

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Quirky pub, good location and atmosphere. Lovely in the summer time sat outside with a nice beer/cider.

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The Shambles is very near to Victoria station and the Urbis building. There's 3 or 4 nice pubs there, 2 are old-world looking with seating outside in the square which is great on a sunny day or evening.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A must for tourists, it's a fabulous sight, but being a resident of manchester I have seen the pub deteriorate from the meeting place of the great and good for oysters and fine ale, champagne etc to just a corporate owned venture. Without the history this would be just another very average pub.

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Harrisburg, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Walked by this last night. Lots of people enjoying themselves. Very crowded pub, standing room only outside. Not too loud, just people having a good time.

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