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Thompsons Arms

23 Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3LZ, England
0161 228 3012
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Ranked #989 of 1,643 restaurants in Manchester
Cuisines: Pub
Most recent review
- Nov 2, 2013
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English first
Manchester UK
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Best bar in the village - not everyone's cup of tea and was better a few years ago when they played proper banging dance tunes but great staff cheap drinks and a good atmosphere - what more can you ask for? :-)

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

Bring back strangeways ! Again trying to relive my youth what happened to this bar ! Bar team with attituide it was actually funny informing us that triples are very expensive they then twigged that we was out of towners when tried to pay with a 50 all the staff checked the note then called I think the manager to... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

This is a good bar, cheap drinks and decent music. It is busy on a friday and saturday night, as expected! But for me the best night is Thursdays, when the resident drag queen is on, She really IS the best drag queen performer I have seen. She has been there for a long time now and is still really... More

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

I have gone to this bar for the last 9 years ever since i used to live up in Heywood and I use it a lot of the time at Mardi Gras. Phil ( the licensee } is always great fun and unless he is really busy always has time for a chat!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012 via mobile

So... Imagine the scene. A couple of gays wandering the unknown street of Manchester canal street. Rain pouring from the skies. Perchance we stumbled upon the Thomspon arms. It was empty. No one came in for an hour. We were asked to leave as we did not buy enough drinks (yes they were counting). Quote "it's a bar, you have... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

Its like having a drink in a garage. Horrible location and the most vile toilets in the village. (apart from Vias)

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