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Big Hands Bar

296 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9NS, England
+44 161 272 7309
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good42%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“oxford road” (4 reviews)
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296 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9NS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Perfect location for students, comfiest place and best atmosphere. Good for meeting with friends, although a bit louder in the evening so its more of a predrinks vibe. Quite quiet in the day but the upstairs garden is beautiful. A find.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Demi c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in en route for a pint or two pre gig at the academy.Took me right back to my college days grim unwelcoming rude staff no decent beer politically incorrect as they come, fascinating & cool. Will call again & this time ask the barman...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank iand78
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Came here with a friend before the Shinedown gig at Manchester Academy. Comfy sofa, nice grungey atmosphere playing rock vinyl. Good pint of San Miguel (fairy priced at £4.40).

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ClaireU220
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Called in here for a swift half after visiting time at MRI. Beautiful evening in Manchester meant we could enjoy the roof top terrace. Love the fairy lights and plants. The water feature distracted from the traffic noise on Oxford Road, but not from the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nataliewebb222
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Great little gem of a bar with friendly staff, a cosy feel, good beer garden and quirky decor. Also play good music and the drinks aren’t badly priced

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank manc_emm
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Loved this rather unusual place. The rooftop terrace as lovingly decorated with a great variety of plants and flowers. Although right next to Oxford Road, on the rooftop you feel you are in the middle of nowhere. Just lovely. Couldn't ask for a better place...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 987pm
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Great bar, ideally located for gigs ast the academy/university/rncp though it doesn't get too busy. Has a great rooftop bar and plays lots of good music. Live music and djs as well, apparently. Good beer.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank scott j
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Very handy for Manchester academy music venues and the contact theatre. This is a great bar with a great vibe.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank joseph850
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Sophisticated little jazz joint, small venue with reasonably priced local brews, if you want decent music and good beer try here!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Wutangmustang
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Good location for Manchester Academy an what a bar we had a pre-gig ales here, dark an dingy, how a music bar should be, Staff were good, we met some randomers as you do, comfy chairs an settees too much room for two, let the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
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  • Address: 296 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 272 7309
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