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The Northern Monkey

Closed Now: 2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Great bar

Music and decor great. If you have good taste in music 🎧 you will like it here. A great place to... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2019
sleafordmod4
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Middleton, United Kingdom
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Top bar

Great bar well kept fab décor prompt service ,the best sounds in the city found it difficult to... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2018
aidansenior
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Jan 29, 2019
“Great bar”
Dec 31, 2018
“Top bar”
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A hip and happening bar in a great location in the buzzing city of Manchester. We pride ourselves on our great music, our affordable, high quality drinks and a warm and welcoming atmosphere. There is something for everyone to enjoy at the Northern...more
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Dantzic Street, Manchester | Facing Walkabout, Manchester M4 2AD, England
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Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

Music and decor great. If you have good taste in music 🎧 you will like it here. A great place to visit if you are a fan of Manchester music and want to get away from the hustle and bustle of corporate bars. No idiots...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sleafordmod4
joe-young2018, General Manager at The Northern Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

What a lovely review, thank you so much! We look forward to welcoming you back :)

Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

So offended tonight . We had a drink in almost every bar we passed for the mrs birthday and our first time in Manchester , 2/3 times our lass got asked for ID on the doors although she’s 28 today but fair play that’s no...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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joe-young2018, General Manager at The Northern Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Dear Odivad, We are extremely disappointed to read this review and be accused of racism which we can assure you that our doormen are certainly not. All of our doormen are SIA approved and trained to use their judgement and discretion with customers, we are...More

Reviewed December 31, 2018

Great bar well kept fab décor prompt service ,the best sounds in the city found it difficult to leave as one great track followed another, the fiver a pint is a bit steep when Wetherspoons is over the road at 1/2 the cost .good mixed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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joe-young2018, General Manager at The Northern Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

Thanks for the great review, we really appreciate it! Our music and atmosphere is what makes the experience for our customers so thanks for highlighting that! With regards to the beer, we do serve a premium brand here and our prices reflect that. We look...More

Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Great venue, sams the dancing queen he is best bar man xx Cheap drinks good music, great might out xx

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kelly m
joe-young2018, General Manager at The Northern Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

Thanks for the review Kelly! Do come and visit us again soon :)

Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited this evening, excellent cocktails. staff were really friendly, music was great and the place not only looks great but has a fantastic atmosphere.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julia L
joe-young2018, General Manager at The Northern Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thanks for this great review Julia!

Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

had a fabulous night with my family here last night. really friendly staff, especially Omar, he's a great cocktail maker, and I'm fussy about having proper cocktails and not pre made rubbish, very friendly, he reallymade our visit special. very reasonable priced drinks and fabulous...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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joe-young2018, General Manager at The Northern Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

Thank you for this wonderful review Jackie! We do pride ourselves on giving a warm welcome to everyone and we're so pleased that you had such a great evening. Do come and see us again soon!

Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

What can I say apart from 'fantabulous'. Loved the night from start to finish. Staff top notch. Manager networking..Unheard of..visit is a must..

Date of experience: October 2018
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JoeYoung44828263817, General Manager at The Northern Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Thank you so much for this review, we really appreciate it! And we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit, come back and see us soon!

Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely place, stumbled across this gem while going to The Printworks and glad we played it a visit, what with the missus being a Manc and me loving the Madchester scene. Decor is lovely and nice nod towards the Madchester scene and some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JoeYoung44828263817, General Manager at The Northern Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Many thanks for this fabulous review! We look forward to welcoming you back to our bar again in the future :)

Reviewed November 9, 2018

Amazing decor,polite and friendly bar staff,reasonably priced drinks,top tunes and an atmosphere so warm and friendly you don't want to leave. efficient but polite and friendly door staff . i will be certain to visit again for another fabulous night and will highly reccomend to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 196638k
JoeYoung44828263817, General Manager at The Northern Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this excellent review of our bar, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!

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Response from sleafordmod4 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there it’s a great bar. Quite a lot of steps to climb to get in. Music is everything from Rolling Stones to Stone Roses 🌹 so no complaints there ❤️❤️🌹🌹🌹🐒🐒🐒😂Atb
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