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Address: Cateaton Street, Manchester M3 1SX, England
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Small area but really cool

This area is only a few buildings. We thought it would be bigger. It was worth seeing and walking around in a building that old though.

Reviewed March 10, 2017
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Phoenix, Arizona
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190 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017

This area is only a few buildings. We thought it would be bigger. It was worth seeing and walking around in a building that old though.

Thank AimeeLally
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017

had two meals here and both good value, pies a specialty. good ales on tap and ciders, soft drinks, etc. good spot at the very edge of the arndale centre if you don't want a food hall meal. service very good.

Thank dale w
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017

a decent pub in there. always busy tho. if you go to the christmas markets its worth a little detour.

Thank Tori W
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Situated between Selfridges and the Cathedral one finds a collection of Black and White buildings forming two sides of a square which is known as The Shambles.Apparently these are a relatively receive the addition to this spot in the city and it does provide the tourist with a quiet place to spend a little time ( weather permitting)On the day... More 

Thank TripMember020820161
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
Reviewed February 22, 2017

If youre into interesting arcitecture, restaurants, bars and shops, then this area is for you, though can get a little crammed in peak tourist season!

Thank alexas17
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Nice pint of lager £2.20 a pint and a great sun trap if you visit in the summer and sit outside. I visit weekly when I go shopping in Manchester.

Thank Collette1833
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Cheap pint, good crowd! That's all you need. A great spot in winter and summer and has a good history to the place. Its always a winner.

Thank Jemma B
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2017

The Shambles is now the " entertainment" hub of Manchester. Around it are other bars, restaurants and cafes. There is a vibrancy about this area which is probably missing in other parts of central Manchester. At the heart is the Shambles pub--historic and so tastefully decorate. The range of beers is quite astonishing; the ambience so right especially for an... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 10, 2017

lovely old picturesque buildings friendly atmosphere we will defiantly go again sometime soon when the sun is out

Thank tim1840
Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2016

this is such a lovely area , the buildings are fabulous , and it seems to always bring nostalgic memories of years gone by , it has never changed much , still has a buzzing feel to it and is a wonderful meeting place , with lots to do .

Thank linda468

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