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Ancoats boozer (est.1811), revamped and reopened as a gastropub, with a restaurant upstairs; early local press reviews have been raves.

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Summary

£53
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This splendid 1811 pub with upstairs restaurant has been rescued as part of the ongoing redevelopment of Ancoats, winning praise for its “brilliant pub food”, plus “good beer and wines” and an “awesome Sunday lunch!”

Summary

£53
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Awesome gastropub” on a prominent corner in Ancoats dating from 1811, but which was abandoned as the industrial suburb around it declined. It was restored from dereliction and reopened three years ago with a restaurant upstairs, as the locality has redeveloped around it. It serves “a good choice of reasonably priced dishes”, including “decent roasts on a Sunday”.

Summary

£28
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In trendy Ancoats, this prominent corner boozer (built 1811 but until recently derelict), was rescued and reopened as a gastropub in late 2019, with a restaurant upstairs. Our diners give it a solid thumbs-up for “quality pub food” and a character setting, but local press reports are full-on raves, and in September 2021, it was voted Pub of the Year in the Manchester Food and Drink Festival Awards.

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Restaurant details

Highchair
No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£7.00 £16.00 £5.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
Blossom Street, Manchester, M4 5AN
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday5 pm‑9 pm
Thursday5 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑6 pm

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