We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Restaurant at The Ox

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Castlefield 71 Liverpool Road | Potato Wharf, Manchester M3 4NQ, England
+44 161 839 7760
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

263 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 252: English reviews
Manchester
Level Contributor
73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Highly recommend the fish pie, lovely clean venue & good service. Been here a few times, ask for a seat away from the family area (if you aren't coming with kids) it's quieter!......

Helpful?
Thank LRmanchester
Manchester
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Over the years I have had many a lovely sunday lunch with family & friends at the Ox, our last visit was in October for my mums 70th birthday and we had a great time, great service and great food but how things have changed. Gone is the Sunday 2/3 course menu with plenty of choice's.The service was ok the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Margaret G
Oldham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here over Xmas and the service was excellent! Portion sizes are great too! Will be back to work my way through the menu and potentially bring clients from work too. Lovely atmosphere! Thanks

Helpful?
Thank sarahgragra
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the pleasure the other week of having our works Christmas Meal here at the Ox, there were over twenty of us in our party and although the tables were a bit of a squeeze in one corner, the Food and Service all evening was great. We have had our Christmas Meal here before and of course the second time... More 

Helpful?
Thank stuart b
Bolton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There was only 8 of us ( should have been 10) but they gave us a section of the pub to ourselves. Decor was subtle but very festive, food amazing, veg was freshly cooked 4 different veg with main course, roast etc. Cannot fault the quality and value for money! Slight blip with one pudding but rectified immediately..They knew which... More 

Helpful?
Thank Boltonlass0602
Kearsley, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We have been here a couple of times recently for lunch and have enjoyed both the food (very good portions) and the ambiance. The staff are pleasant and helpful. I would recommend a visit if you are in the area.

Helpful?
Thank Karl Q
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Visited this pub with friends last weekend and I was impressed by not only the great tasting traditional pub food but mostly by the friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere . Would reccomend this to all and will return in the future for food and drinks

Helpful?
Thank Lara18200
London, UK
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Cosy pub with excellent beer and whiskey selection, plus very good food. Service is also good. Especially recommended is the restaurant area, where there is a fire.

Helpful?
Thank noughtpointzero1966
Alex K, Manager at Restaurant at The Ox, responded to this review

Hi , Thank you for your kind review. I'm so glad to here you enjoyed the full experience we offer here at The Ox Noble. We look forward to seeing you in the not too distant future. Kind Regards Kenny Assistant Manager More 

Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

A group of 7 of us booked here for a Christmas meal - based on a recommendation. When I walked in, I was not filled with expectations of a good time. However, my scepticism was misplaced as both the food and service was absolutely impeccable. We've eaten at several places in Manchester for Christmas, and this was by far the... More 

Helpful?
Thank William G
Alex K, Manager at Restaurant at The Ox, responded to this review

Hi William, Thankyou for your kind review We're glad you enjoyed your Christmas meal and the great service that we pride ourselves on. We look forward to seeing you in the not too distant future. Kind Regards Kenny Assistant Manager More 

Northampton, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
173 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The OxNoble pub is a Manchester landmark. A friendly environment, decent food, and a cheery fire in the cast iron fireplace. It draws locals as well as tourists.

Helpful?
Thank Mike L
Alex K, Manager at Restaurant at The Ox, responded to this review

Hello Thanks very much for your review, we're glad that you enjoyed your visit to The Ox We look forward to welcoming you back Kind Regards The Ox team More 

Travellers who viewed Restaurant at The Ox also viewed

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Manchester, Greater Manchester
 
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Manchester, Greater Manchester
 

Been to Restaurant at The Ox? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castlefield 71 Liverpool Road | Potato Wharf, Manchester M3 4NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 839 7760
Description
Established in 1804, the pub derives it's name from the Georgian variety of potato, The Oxnoble. Boasting 10 en suite bedrooms, The Oxnoble is a traditional gastro pub/hotel serving excellent, modern English food sourced from the finest local ingredients.

Food is served in the historic pub where you can enjoy a pint of traditional cask ale or whisky from our excellent menu, or choose from our hand-picked wine list.

We are located in the Castlefield area of Manchester opposite the Museum of Science and Industry, within walking distance of the Manchester International Convention Centre and in close proximity to the MEN Area and Old Trafford - Manchester United Football Club and Lancashire Cricket ground

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Restaurant at The Ox and other visitors
4 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Restaurant at The Ox staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?