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Sinclair's Oyster Bar

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Pub, Bar, British
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2 Cathedral Gates, Manchester M3 1SW, England
0161 834 0430
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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melbourne
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273 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ordered Steak & Kidney pie & Fish & Chips. After waiting a very long time, we enquired as to the food & then it arrived. There was no doubt the food had been sitting out waiting to be delivered. The Suet pastry was cold & inedible, try as I might, could not find any kidney. The fish & chips were... More 

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Thank foreverdreamin
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place with great atmosphere... Original decoration. Cheap prices in a great location! Awesome beers!! You won't regret it. It is literally the Best PUB in UK.

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Thank Eilon C
Yorkshire
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming to Sinclair's for several years now and can honestly say it's my favourite pub in Manchester city centre. I looked on the trip advisor page just out of interest and was so shocked by the number of negative reviews- what exactly are you people marking it on?!?? First and foremost, the location is excellent. It's right in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

...at the Oyster Bar. The whole purpose of our stop there was defeated. Such a once nice place, serving lovely oysters...no more

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Thank David A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheapest place in the city centre, nice atmosphere during the weekends and a really nice terrace but the beer quality is quite poor.

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Thank Pablo E
Bolton, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited Sinclairs a number of times. I know what to expect and come back again - I like it. Usually busy and bustling. When the weather allows, the outside seating is a big draw. As has been mentioned the beer is Samuel Smith which is always a good price and always an extensive range. Admittedly no hand pumps and... More 

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Thank Chris S
Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely cheap local lager and ale. Good atmosphere, large outside seating area for the summer and a proper pub feel inside. Worth a visit!

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Thank PFaulkner84
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the strawberry beer. Good outside area 😀nice central location in Manchester. Good service at the bar and great atmosphere

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Thank Peter J
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83 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

I have visited this bar on many occassions and have always enjoyed it here. This place has a nice atmosphere and feel about it, the beer is cheap but has an acquired taste which I quite like. Worth having a look at if your in the area.

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Thank Dave R
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Oyster Bar for a friend's birthday but I can honestly say that's the last time. I agree with some reviews about the staff they just didn't seem bothered.I asked for a gin and tonic ( plastic glasses) and a brandy and lemonade I got the g & t first and tried it tasted like a glass... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
Pub, Bar, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cathedral Gates, Manchester M3 1SW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 0161 834 0430

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?