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Sinclair's Oyster Bar

Bar, British, Pub
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2 Cathedral Gates, Manchester M3 1SW, England
+44 161 834 0430
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

all staff and managers are not in one bit racist you only saw half the issue has we explained to you last night it was the other man who started the comments first not the other way round and when we are that busy we can not hear or see everything the bouncer has to try to keep the situation... More 

Thank donna h
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Watched as a customer made repeated threats and intimidated another group of customers. The bouncer didn't care and waved in a patronising way as the group who had been verbally attacked left. When I spoke to the bouncer and asked for his number to report him he took it off and put it in his pocket. Manager hung up on... More 

Thank ciara b
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Saw a guy being openly intimidating towards a black guy. Bouncers shook his hand instead of kicking him out. When asked their response was that it wasn't their problem.

Thank Daniel M
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259 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

sit out side what ever the weather 2pubs together the old wellington . lots of out side seats , people seem to sit there what ever the weather. I guess it because inside isn't that Big . be prepared to que at the bar. beer is cheaper than most Bars in the city centre.

Thank Ann H
Burnley, United Kingdom
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326 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Massive choice of ales. Very cheap drinks in very nice olde world surroundings. One of the oldest pubs in Manchester.

Thank binroaming
Ans, Belgium
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great ancient pub. Nice terrasse. Lot of beers. Friendly staff. Full of tourists but it worth it. In the center town.

Thank Laurent D
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently came here with some family members for a birthday. We sat upstairs which was pleasant enough and not too busy (it was a Wednesday afternoon). Unfortunately we had to wait a long time for the food and it was the wrong order. I think this was partly due to the waitress upstairs being incredibly stressed out, which we could... More 

Thank Joanne D
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fascinating venue in many ways and I appreciate the quirky coves and corners it's old age presents. They have a few beers but oddly limited at the same time. The only bottled lagers they stock are fruit ones. Several of the draught beers were not actually available frustratingly. The Sam Smiths stout and old brewery bitter were... More 

Thank rmdgy
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for a drink on two separate occasions and venue reasonably priced and great location.Fully endorse previous reviews around making sure staff give correct change!

2 Thank MARK T
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Historic Samuel Smiths pub beside Manchester Cathedral. Good beer at £2.00 a pint. Great place to meet friends for an afternoon session.

1 Thank footman1972

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cathedral Gates, Manchester M3 1SW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 834 0430

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