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Bar 21

10 Thomas Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1DH, England
+44 161 832 2769
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible14%
May 10, 2018
“Was okay”
Jan 27, 2018
“Quirky, but expensive”
Closed Now
Bar, American, British
$$ - $$$
10 Thomas Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1DH, England
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

I am going to give this place four stars for the occasion we came here (last Saturday) as the bar staff were friendly (though they were hardly rushed since the place wasn't overly busy until at least 11pm when we left) and £3.80 for a...More

Thank robbo1000
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

This lived up to its reputation...and not in a good way. We had to wait 20 mins for our reserved table, 20 mins for our drinks and had to chase staff constantly for orders. Will not be returning any time soon

Thank Chris B
Reviewed January 27, 2018

£4 for the cheapest pint (Coors), which is higher than average for Manchester. We went on a Sunday night after a group meal. There was a pub quiz on when we went and the atmosphere was good but quiet. The decor is quirky.

Thank Padraig Joseph G
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We were in manchester to see Metallica and being in town on a Saturday it almost impossible to find somewhere that isn't heaving! We called in for a quick drink on route to a quieter part of town but ended up staying until we went...More

Thank ToriaJ1
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Got introduced to this bar by friends. The place is clean and welcoming. Like the movie themes and all those iconic pictures and movie pops. The happy hours drinks menu is fab with plenty of choices to choose from. Food is presented well and tasty....More

Thank Walter M
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Fab bar, we loved it and stayed for ages! Good seating booths which was great as one of our group was heavily pregnant. Loved the film memorabilia was right up put street. Good selection of drinks and far cheaper than a lot of bars we...More

Thank Emma M
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Less weird genre tat than the Fab Café, but nicer staff, cleaner floors, good food and a reasonable (if not brilliant) selection of drink. Great for a Monday evening of gaming and chilling.

Thank SpaceGastroFan
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic bar with lots of film memorabilia surrounding it. We went in early afternoon for a few drinks. Staff are very friendly & drinks are a decent price.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

We called in as a meeting place early on a Thursday evening and found this to be a nice bar. It was our first time but it will be our last. I welcome was really warm and the bar staff excellent. Once we sat down...More

Thank Off their P
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here with my young daughter. We'd been to Manchester for a day out during half term. It was very quiet when we entered, in fact we were the only customers. I ordered a Springfield Burger and my daughter had the kids Mac n...More

Thank Woody13269
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $12
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
4:00 PM - 1:30 AM
4:00 PM - 1:30 AM
4:00 PM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 3:30 AM
11:00 AM - 3:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Thomas Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 832 2769
  • E-mail
Specialties Got an alien? Yes we do. Do we make all our dishes fresh & to order? Yes we do. Got great DJ's & a dance floor? Yes we do. Got top class beers, real ales, wines & quality spirits? Yes we do. Do me make fantastic Cocktails? Yes we do. Do we have Happy Hour? Yes we do. BAR21 is the place to come for a relaxed lunch, dinner or night out. None of the pretentious stuff, just friendly staff, great food, & music you'll want to dance to ! Free WiFi + Motor City Disco Friday & Saturday from 8-10pm + Top Manchester DJs every weekend from 10pm History Established in 2006. Bar 21, formerly TV21, has gone from strength to strength over the years. This year has seen the creation of a whole new bar environment - still casual, relaxed and with great music, we hope that both new and regular customers can feel at home with us here - after all, we're one of the quirkiest bars in the Northern Quarter, with friendly staff and great food too
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