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Crown & Anchor

4-8 Cateaton Street, Manchester M3 1SQ, England
+44 161 834 2278
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (23 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
4-8 Cateaton Street, Manchester M3 1SQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights, warm and friendly people and had a really good and enjoyable evening. Such lovely people

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When the food arrived I thought the beef looked a bit dry, but when I’d added the gravy it was fine - overcooked for my personal taste (not at all pink) but tasty and a good sized portion - two good thick slices. 4 roasted...More

Thank shakespeare076
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a beer and some food. Nice atmospheric bar. Food was just average, nothing special. Staff very good, quick to serve and clean the tables. Was busy, so maybe that was the reason.

Thank Fidi I
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We popped into this lovely pub for pre-concert drinks, only to be told they were serving all drinks in plastic “glasses”..... because there was a concert on at the Manchester Arena. Considering the concert was ELO and the average age of the audience probably 50+...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Cannot praise this pub enough. The breakfasts are incredible, staff really friendly and helpful (even got fried bread instead of toast). Definitely recommend. Keep up the good work!

Thank Saloon94
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Called at teatime on a Thursday. Free drink with anything off the grill menu. Had a Rump Steak -absolutely delicious! My wife enjoyed the Lasagne. Drinks were good and staff friendly and helpful.Food arrived in a timely manner.

Thank binroaming
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We visited the Crown & Anchor for a pint since the kitchen was closed at the time we were there. So I cannot comment on the food which looks very tasty in other photos. However, I can say that the staff was very friendly and...More

Thank vince a
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Fish Friday £8.95 for a cracking piece of fish with a pint of Holts finest What’s not to like? Place was full, staff fast and polite in service, food perfect and atmosphere pleasant and enjoyable Wholly recommended

Thank Ronald J
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Called in on our way back to catch the tram. Ordered our food, the kids are already excited by the HOT Chocolate fudge cake on the dessert menu! The food was lovely, couldn't fault it. Went to the bar to order dessert and we're told...More

Thank J11OWN6
Reviewed 5 September 2018

In search of a quick meal pre theatre, we called in here and it was a good call. The food was standard pub fayre but tasty and hot and was delivered in a timely manner. The place had a good atmosphere and I'd certainly use...More

Thank happytravellady
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21 January 2017|
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Response from gatliz | Reviewed this property |
sorry I missed your question, hope you got there ok
David R
19 August 2016|
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Response from U411483 | Reviewed this property |
Should be no problem.
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19 July 2016|
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Response from Danny W | Property representative |
We do cater for large groups, but due to our policy of not taking bookings we can not guarantee a table. If you have your heart set on us we will try our best to help, but again we can't guarantee such a sizeable area. If... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-8 Cateaton Street, Manchester M3 1SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 834 2278
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The Crown & Anchor is located in the famous Shambles Square area of Manchester City Centre, not far from the big wheel. Situated next to Harvey Nichols, M&S and Selfridges, this pub and food house is in a great location for shoppers and city visitors. A pub favourite with all the locals and working professionals in the area for lunchtimes and breakfast mornings. The Crown and Anchor now offers an extensive bar list including 6 Cask Ales, 8 Keg Beers, 26 Whiskies & Spirits, a special Wine Bar, Signature Cocktails, 23 Beer Bottles and 1 Beer Can. Complimenting the pub's wide range of beers, spirits and wines. The pub offers freshly made pizzas, the popular hanging kebabs, award winning desserts from Joseph Holt's CakeAway menu plus lots of pub food classics. If that's not enough, Crown & Anchor also hosts some great nights out with their Open Mic Nights and Mobile Quiz Nights (a modern twist on the classic Quiz Nights). The Crown & Anchor caters for all types of functions and parties, so get in touch now to start creating the perfect party.
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