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“Nice traditional pub” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Circus Tavern

The Circus Tavern
Ranked #156 of 2,184 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Drinks, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television
Belfast
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115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Nice traditional pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2014

The smallest bar in Europe, this pub is very friendly with nice beers at a decent price. The pub does get crowded as a result of its size but this is all part of the experience.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Yipsandyeos
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hemel hempstead
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112 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Quality pub !”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2014

Drank in the Circus Tavern in May and been coming here for 20 years when in Manchester.

Service spot on , beer very good and atmosphere brilliant , one downside and why I never gave it a 5 is they removed the old pictures which adorned every wall and ceiling, I was even on it !!

Will return next week when on business but would be good to see a few of the old black and white photos !

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank seandonal
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Love this place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2014

Europe's smallest pub? Or was it the world's smallest pub? Doesn't matter, I like it a lot. It's reasonably priced, always friendly (has to be given the size of it!) and they like their sport. Pretty much everything I'm after!

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Ben G
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hull englanfd
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“enjoyable”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2014

What a brilliant night. Only a small place but was made to feel very welcome, would definitely go back

Visited April 2014
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Thank lynda w
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Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Nipped in for quick pint”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2014

Nipped in for quick pint even though it was very close to them closing for the night. Good craic, great Hydes beer.Real people in a real pub.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank FlyerUK99
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