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Kro Bar

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Bar, British, Pub, Danish
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325 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PG, England
+44 161 274 3100
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Today
08:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 01:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 2 hours os BSL class I'm now very thirsty. Sadly no dark ale on cask/draft but staff recommended an alternative and she was well educated in the art of real ale and also very friendly. The bar was really busy but I felt staff gave me utmost attention!

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Thank deadreel82
York
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141 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bar is in the middle of the university and definitely has the feel of a student bar. However, the menu is quite aspirational with some interesting-sounding Danish food as well as bar classics. I had a good pint of beer and ordered the schnitzel. I was told I could have two for the price of one as it was... More 

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Thank dksmith_york
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nipped in here for a quick lunch whist in Manchester for business, had a half rack of ribs & chips which were fabulous. No frills student service and the tables are a bit close together, but great value and good food.

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Thank Blondeyandmuscles
United Kingdom
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a regular for Uni students and for staff in local businesses. I think the food is pricey for what it is but a nice place to sit and eat with a glass of wine in summer after work. Wouldn't be my first pick but staff have always been friendly and helpful and no complaints with the food.

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Thank NManchester87
Rome, Italy
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The place is pretty great, and the food is awesome. The setup is a bit messy so sometimes it takes quite a bit to get your order (or to be able to order)... but it's often worth waiting

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Thank CaesarFood
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for breakfast on a Saturday morning, was recommended that it was good food so went to see. The food menu looks good and prices are very good however the staff and atmosphere were not acceptable. First it took us a while to order and substitutes were not accepted which it is fine to say no but don't be... More 

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Thank Tara B
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I ordered a Coke and usually when it's not Coca-Cola they have to tell you... but they did not... When I started drinking it tasted really bad. I asked them if it was real Coke and they said it wasn't, without really apologising. (It's not even Pepsi)... The worst point of that storry is that they charge you more than... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Met here for a drink before going over to the museum for a wedding. Large selection of beers from which to choose. Service was prompt and friendly and a relaxing place after a walk down the less than relaxing Oxford Road. Did not have any food but would have contemplated something to eat. Seemed fairly well kept.

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Thank Michael H
Carlisle, UK
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Typical student type bar/restaurant - wooden floors, lots of tables, seating outside at the front and at the back. Plenty of beer choices as well as other refreshments. Gent's toilet a bit whiffy!

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Thank Larry B
Manchester
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Dropped in here for coffee and cake. Both were very nice. Service was with a smile. We sat outside at the back which is nice and quiet away from the noise from all the roadworks currently taking place on Oxford road.

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Thank Bootcamp09

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Danish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
08:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 01:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 274 3100

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