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The Washhouse

Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Fantastic cocktails- hidden gem of a place!

Went here late on a Saturday night. You do have to book ahead as the bar is only small and seats... read more

Reviewed yesterday
northlad78
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North East
via mobile
Unique experience

This is one of Manchester’s hidden bars with super unique cocktails. You walk in and use the phone... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JACKxLIZ
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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We specialise in small loads with an extra rise cycle. No booking no entry booking lines open weekdays 12-4 only
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Hours Today: 5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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19 Shudehill, Manchester M4 2AF, England
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+44 161 839 5287
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here late on a Saturday night. You do have to book ahead as the bar is only small and seats about 30 (predominantly tables for 2 or 4 people but also includes a couple of tables for larger groups). The entrance looks like a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank northlad78
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of Manchester’s hidden bars with super unique cocktails. You walk in and use the phone to let them know you’re here and you wait unit they come get you! The entrance is disguised as a dry cleaners. You do have to book...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank JACKxLIZ
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked in for 4 washes last night, very quirky entrance which we really enjoyed. We were shown to our seats by a very friendly member of staff. The decor is great. The drinks are explained well in the menu and very unique. The member...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Chris R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for drinks only - huge selection of different gin drinks. We enjoyed the amusing signs and found it an interesting place to visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pamela K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love the concept and the drinks! On of the best bar's I've ever visited! A must for everyone who apreciate something unique.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 547majaa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole experience was great for us. It exceeded expectations with amazing cocktails, excellent service and friendly staff. We will definitely be back!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 849donnar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to The Washhouse! The excellently attentive and welcoming staff made this such an enjoyable experience. From arrival through to ordering our cocktails, they were on hand to offer advice and recommendations. Absolutely loved our afternoon and would highly recommend others to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tallship87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disgusting, We booked a table for our friends birthday (8 of us), we are not from Manchester so it took us a long time in the cold to find the place. when we finally found it we were told within 30seconds by the bouncer ‘the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Becky L
jonc2871, Manager at The Washhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thanks for your review of the Washhouse. We try to take every review seriously in an attempt to always be improving. It is unfortunate that we couldn’t honour your booking with us last night, however this is an issue that actually has serious consequences....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Someone told me about this place a couple of years ago and by chance I remembered whilst on a night out for my partners birthday. We tracked it down and went in, ringing the laundrette phone to ask to be let in. We were politely...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank briony3591
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The false laundromat front is fun and right from entering, we felt at ease and the staff were very helpful. The range of drinks is enormous but the staff were on hand to help make decisions. We had three drinks in total and they were...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mynameiseliot
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mandalouise84
March 16, 2019|
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Response from SharonD190 | Reviewed this property |
The deposit was £25 for the 2 of us, this just gets taken off the bill at the end. The cocktails vary in price but on average around£10 is the starting price. It’s not the cheapest but the whole thing really is about the... More
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ayscott
February 25, 2019|
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Response from donnaheyes | Reviewed this property |
Wouldn’t take mine. It’s a very intimate cocktail bar with low level lighting.
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Claire B
January 30, 2019|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
I think it would but lucky to get it booked as it’s so popular. No harm asking though
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