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Brilliant experience

Very busy Saturday night. We were still able to have table service which was outstanding- very... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2019
patch722
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Manchester
Just great....

We’ve been here many times, and enjoy it even more with each visit. Lovely drinks, a fantastic... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
thepolyorchid
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Apr 14, 2019
“Brilliant experience”
Nov 12, 2018
“Just great....”
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1920's style specialist cocktail bar. Exquisite traditional style beverages and vintage themed surroundings.
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28 Greenwood Street, Altrincham WA14 1RZ, England
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+44 161 929 8053
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

Very busy Saturday night. We were still able to have table service which was outstanding- very polite and efficient, made the evening in fact. Great place with a terrific atmosphere, cocktails are the best I have tasted. Menu to suit all of tastes. Live music...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank patch722
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been here many times, and enjoy it even more with each visit. Lovely drinks, a fantastic atmosphere and fantastic bar staff mean that you couldn’t really ask for more. If you’re in the area, Riddles is a must.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Very nice pub indeed staff were very welcoming special mentions to Aaron and Alex who looked after us for the evening a true pair of gentlemen.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

I along with my friend attended a Gin tasting event. We thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt lots from Emma the proprietor, who is extremely knowledgeable. Fab night and a thick head to follow😜

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marie K
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Fantastic cocktail bar with a vintage style 1920's decor. Staff are friendly and make amazing drinks! Definitely the best cocktails in the area by far. I'll be back soon!

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Waited 35 minutes for 3 drinks on a Saturday night. Staff behind the bar just ignore you when you stand there, came back to check on how long another round would take and the girl behind the bar was scrolling through Instagram her phone....... ended...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dell01
Reviewed November 8, 2017

After an early meal out with friends, we decided to go here for a cocktail or two. Having found a seat, we waited to be served, no one came so the men went to the bar, no other customers there but neither was there any...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 449jaynew
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Top cocktail bar, unique bar with great service, pleasure to wait for a drink for a change, watching the the skills of Lauren

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank SHAUN C
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Really nice people with a good atmosphere, loved the prohibition theme they had, always service with a smile also great margaritas!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Danny C
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Having been around altrincham for many years and seen bars come and go regularly. I was not surprised to see riddles is still open and thriving . It was one of the first in the regenerated market area and is still the best. Excellent atmosphere....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Matt P
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