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Dry Bar

Open Now: 11:00 - 04:00
Open today: 11:00 - 04:00
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Have a ber or 4 and earn a pizza

Cozy place for having a drink and later atnight a great place to go out. Do not forget to order 4... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Tilburg, The Netherlands
Historic venue.

On a stay over in Manchester, visited the historic dry bar made famous by it's previous owners... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
martin J
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
2 Apr 2018
“rude staff”
25 May 2017
“Disgusting service, go somewhere else,”
This trendy bar is the place to find the best up-and-coming DJ's the city has to offer.
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28-30 Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JN, England
+44 161 236 9840
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

awful rude staff - a very sassy man told us hed kick us out because my friend accidentally touched a pendant. he then went on to give us the vs with his fingers! we asked to see the manager but they wouldnt let us

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Oliviab123
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Me and my girlfriend both went into DRYBAR for the spend over £10 and get a free pizza deal, we approached the bar and was met by a one of your members of staff, we did not get even a hello, I said, ‘Hi, can...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank leastimbeinghonest
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Cozy place for having a drink and later atnight a great place to go out. Do not forget to order 4 beers and earn a pizza while doing that.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank nielsa417
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Seemed a lovely clean, place.. the bar staff didn't seem to bothered to serve us, weren't in any rush and when we did get served we a had frosty reception from the bar maid with long hair and glasses. She wasn't helpful about the cocktails...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Hurley18
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Wanted to visit Dry bar as I had known of its connections with the Factory label & Hacienda era back in the day . This bar I'm afraid to say looks like it hasn't saw a cleaner since the days of the Hacienda . The...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Mylo31
Reviewed 1 December 2016

To be fair it depends on what you want from a pub/bar. It's an okay place to stop over for a drink or two but like everyone else said in their reviews do not use their toilet. It's beyond shocking!

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Nia B
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Sunday night as was in Manchester for a long weekend. Bought 2 beers. Husband went to toilet and said that the toilets were full of unflushed poo and sinks were grotty. I went to the toilet and the toilets were full...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank gilliandaniel
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Dry Bar used to be one of my favourite places in the northern quarter, but what has gone wrong?! The toilets are absolutely disgusting, the toilet bowls and sink bowls of hair and stains, it stinks and if you're sat at the seating area on...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank drkda
Reviewed 23 September 2016

On a stay over in Manchester, visited the historic dry bar made famous by it's previous owners Neworder/Factory records. Nice place welcoming staff good drinks choice. A must visit for any Neworder fan.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank martin J
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place, fantastic for all ages. Brilliant music and PIrroni on tap!! Food is lovely and reasonably priced too.. Just wish it was nearer to where I live!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank donnamb70
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