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Restaurant at The Ox

) #447 of 1,817 Restaurants in Manchester $$ - $$$ , British,
Castlefield 71 Liverpool Road | Potato Wharf, Manchester M3 4NQ, England
+44 161 839 7760
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“ox” (49 reviews)
“roast beef” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Castlefield 71 Liverpool Road | Potato Wharf, Manchester M3 4NQ, England
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1 - 10 of 275 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch with the family after a trip to the museum. Greeted with a warm welcome and promptly show to our table. We all chose our lunch and ordered at the bar. Took a little longer than we expected for our meals to arrive...More

Thank pazz68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for dinner and decided on Sunday Roast and glad we did,it was tasty the beef was nice and thick, will be going back again

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awful, I've eaten here in the past and thought the quality of the food and the way it was presented was always at a very good standard but on my visit at the above date I was disgusted at the food. The fish which...More

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday for Sunday lunch and unfortunately it has gone down hill. We haven't been for about 12 months. Last time was lovely and one of the best lunches I have had however this time I could have done better myself

Thank Leanne R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast here..wow..the bacon was tasty and thick cut..the sausage was meaty,tasty..and the toast that came with it was a meal in itself..all cooked to perfection..with pleasant ,happy staff..made to feel very welcome..nothing too much trouble

Thank chris185
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A calm and relaxing environment. Reasonably priced food and tasty and very good portions. Highly recommend.

Thank Jeszmond
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

As for pub pretty average food however we good very good service, barman spend some time explaining difference in brands. Frite scallops very hard but frite on fresh oil.

Thank miloszek
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We have eaten in the Ox many times and the food has always been amazing. Not been for over a year, and wish I had checked trip advisor before I suggested going there with friends before an evening out. There has clearly been changes since...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I reccomend the small sharing plates 3 for £10.95. Chorizo, macaroni cheese balls and halloomi we shared. The cheese waa a little overlooked. Service is friendly and fast.

Thank sarahbManchester
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The roast beef Sunday lunch was absolutely amazing. Our plates were filled with delicious meat, potatoes, vegetables and the tastiest Yorkshire pudding I have tasted in a long time. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly in a relaxed atmosphere. Outstanding value and service. We...More

1  Thank Lynn B
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Questions & Answers
Alison L
20 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from CheshireCheeze | Reviewed this property |
As I'm merely a customer and not the publican, I suggest you contact the pub directly rather than a reviewer!
4 August 2015|
Response from Katie P | Property representative |
We serve food until 9.30pm on Friday
Julia M
13 June 2015|
Response from Katie P | Property representative |
Hello We don't have any air-con or safety deposit box facilities I'm afraid, but hairdryers are available on request.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
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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
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