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Blackjack Tap House at The Smithfield Market Tavern

37 Swan Street, Manchester M4 5JZ, England
+44 161 819 2767
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Popped in for Manchester beer week

We popped in as part of Manchester beer week. They had hawkshead brewery ales on which my husband... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wjd14
Show some friendliness

Popped in on Saturday afternoon as we really fancied visiting this place and we had travelled from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gromit66
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Hello and welcome to The Smithfield. Run by Blackjack Brewery in Manchester the pub has 6 cask ale lines, 12 keg lines and one real cider on hand pump as well as an extensive bottled beers from the UK and Europe.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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37 Swan Street, Manchester M4 5JZ, England
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+44 161 819 2767
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in as part of Manchester beer week. They had hawkshead brewery ales on which my husband tried and he enjoyed it very much.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on Saturday afternoon as we really fancied visiting this place and we had travelled from the midlands ahead of the cricket on Sunday. We know our beer and so looked forward to spending a bit of time here. Tried to engage the guy...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

One of my favourite places in Manchester serving top quality craft beers at very reasonable prices. Check out their own fab Blackjack brewery beers.

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

Went here with friends for some drinks. Good atmosphere inside and very popular. Difficult to find seats on busy evenings. Drinks seemed expensive, however, that is commonplace for the area. Amazing selection of beers.

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

Very welcoming corner bar with a great range of beers both from their own brewery (Blackjack) but also many UK craft breweries as well. The cask list is to the left of the bar with the keg list above (and behind the bar). If in...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

A lovely selection of craft beer, plus live music and comfortable seating. Great for a quick pint or a friends night out.

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Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

Came at the end of the night, good vibe with a dj on. Nice setup and good drink selection. Everyone enjoying themselves and staff keeping everyone served. Good prices so worth a look

Thank Scott G
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

This pub takes its beer super seriously and they produce in-house peerless pickled eggs. We always find the staff very friendly and helpful. The are newspapers, games and BAR BILLIARDS. Great live music on a Sunday afternoon. We are ale and pub lovers and we...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Horrendous behaviour from the staff but in a pleasant venue. The staff were threatening to members of my group who already have issues with self confidence. Also abused and mocked another member when they didn’t know different beers. However they have shut the box which...More

Thank Elizabeth M
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James D, Owner at Blackjack Tap House at The Smithfield Market Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Hello Elizabeth, Can I first apologise for your experience the other day in The Smithfield. Obviously this is not what we aim for and I will look in to what happened on that day in regards to our staff and their attitude. Would you be...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

Even though it was busy, staff coped and they were still able to replace beers that had finished. Great beer range at excellent prices in a comfy, cosy pub atmosphere. And an independent one at that !

Thank david n
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