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“Great food / Great location.”
Review of The Bay Horse Pub - CLOSED

The Bay Horse Pub
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: British, Pub
Description: Welcome to the Bay Horse! On the launch of our new food and cocktail menu and brand spanking new website, let us re-introduce ourselves... We are a well established Manchester institution, situated in the heart of the bohemian Northern Quarter, in the centre of town. A warm, inviting space where you can eat to your hearts content, chill out and catch up with friends and listen to a variety of music; The Bay Horse has been up and running for ten years and are the baby of Yvonne Goldsmith-Rybka and Nicky Rybka Goldsmith. Nestled in a beautiful Grade 2 listed Georgian building and across two floors (The Bay Horse and Saddle Club cocktail bar downstairs) we are the perfect location for both first dates and nights out with mates! The Bay Horse bar on the first floor is an intimate sanctuary of rotating casks ales, international and local craft beers, whiskies and rums to suit even the most acquired tastes as well as premium house spirits. We also offer a beautiful selection of handmade, locally sourced and wholesome food with veggie options a-plenty! We serve our delicious food daily from midday to 8pm (7.30pm last orders), upon request. Live music has always played a role in our heritage and we continue to showcase weekly music events from Open Mic nights to regular rotating DJs and evenings dedicated to the old age art of vinyl. What's on: Tuesdays JAZZ night with David McLean & Something Else!!! ~ Wednesdays OPEN MIC with Jamie & Guests ~ Thirsty Thursday All Cocktails £5 ALL NIGHT in Saddle Club ~ Fizzy Friday Bottle House Fizz £15 EVERY FRIDAY Soulero with Peter J, Emotional Pop & Guests ~ Saturdays Rotation featuring Fantasy Hotline, DJ Loz Newy, Mark Hogg & FF:RW ~ Sundays Vinyl Heaven with PHONOGRAPHY Every Sunday From 4pm Weekday Madness Meal & Soft Drink £7 Meal & Small House Wine or Bottle House Beer £8 Every Weekday Midday To 3pm (see menu for details) ~ Daily Deal Bottle House Wine or 4 x Bottles House Beer £10 Every Day Until 7pm
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Description: Welcome to the Bay Horse! On the launch of our new food and cocktail menu and brand spanking new website, let us re-introduce ourselves... We are a well established Manchester institution, situated in the heart of the bohemian Northern Quarter, in the centre of town. A warm, inviting space where you can eat to your hearts content, chill out and catch up with friends and listen to a variety of music; The Bay Horse has been up and running for ten years and are the baby of Yvonne Goldsmith-Rybka and Nicky Rybka Goldsmith. Nestled in a beautiful Grade 2 listed Georgian building and across two floors (The Bay Horse and Saddle Club cocktail bar downstairs) we are the perfect location for both first dates and nights out with mates! The Bay Horse bar on the first floor is an intimate sanctuary of rotating casks ales, international and local craft beers, whiskies and rums to suit even the most acquired tastes as well as premium house spirits. We also offer a beautiful selection of handmade, locally sourced and wholesome food with veggie options a-plenty! We serve our delicious food daily from midday to 8pm (7.30pm last orders), upon request. Live music has always played a role in our heritage and we continue to showcase weekly music events from Open Mic nights to regular rotating DJs and evenings dedicated to the old age art of vinyl. What's on: Tuesdays JAZZ night with David McLean & Something Else!!! ~ Wednesdays OPEN MIC with Jamie & Guests ~ Thirsty Thursday All Cocktails £5 ALL NIGHT in Saddle Club ~ Fizzy Friday Bottle House Fizz £15 EVERY FRIDAY Soulero with Peter J, Emotional Pop & Guests ~ Saturdays Rotation featuring Fantasy Hotline, DJ Loz Newy, Mark Hogg & FF:RW ~ Sundays Vinyl Heaven with PHONOGRAPHY Every Sunday From 4pm Weekday Madness Meal & Soft Drink £7 Meal & Small House Wine or Bottle House Beer £8 Every Weekday Midday To 3pm (see menu for details) ~ Daily Deal Bottle House Wine or 4 x Bottles House Beer £10 Every Day Until 7pm
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great food / Great location.”
Reviewed December 10, 2013

Bang in the centre of the N.Q. Manchester.Top location.
I went into the Bayhorse to checkout the Sunday Lunch and must say I wasn't disappointed .
Great food and a really chilled vibe for a Sunday just what's needed.
Well worth a vist.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Mrpeeps123
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Rhondda, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great pub with fantastic pizza”
Reviewed September 17, 2013

Have been to the Bay Horse twice this year while up in Manchester catching some gigs with the wife.The beer is a little on the pricey side but you are in Manchester's hip northern quarter,the food is amazing the pizza's have the most ridiculously thin crusts with toppings to die for and the chunky chips are,well chunky. Great little pub will be back for more pizza and chunky chips ;)

  • Visited September 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food lovely people”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

I went to the Bay horse 2 weeks ago for a few drinks after work with some friends, whilst there we decided to eat as the food leaving the kitchen smelt amazing, (We were not disappointed) between the 5 of us we ordered 2 pizza's 2 hotdogs and a pie, when the food arrived we were very impressed it all looked fantastic, everything tasted amazing don't think i've ever had a better pie and the hotdogs were exceptional.

Whilst we were there there was a band setting up so we decided to hang around, the band were very good and we had an excellent night, what was supposed to be 1 or 2 drinks after work ended up being a full evening out .

I cant recommend this place enough.... the food was fantastic and quite cheap at only £6 per meal. The staff are lovely and cant do enough for you and the live music was very good , all in all an excellent little pub in the northern quarter..

I will definitely be returning.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank lyndsey c
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Salford, United Kingdom
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“Art, beer and a great crowd”
Reviewed June 17, 2013

First time visit last Thursday after seeing on twitter there was an art opening, surprised to see the negative reviews as I had a great night. Good vibes, better music than you hear in some places round the NQ, great art and a secret garden! Really liked the crowd in there, definitely getting the girls out here at the weekend!

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Susie P
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great small venue”
Reviewed June 6, 2013

Came to a few gigs here over last couple months - great sound and atmosphere in basement. Really tasty veggie pizzas. Bit of a hidden gem in NQ - recommend checking out gigs and menu (esp veggies)

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank gwen f
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