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Thirsty Scholar & Attic Manchester

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Work up a thirst

A great bar in an arch beneath the railway. A outside covering of quality street art just adds to... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
Vegan suprise

Visited at the end of the northern vegan festival having walked past this place on many an... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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50 New Wakefield Street, Manchester M1 5NP, England
+44 161 236 6071
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming here many years and love the beer selection, the bar staff are hyper efficient so you are never waiting long even when it is busy and the new(ish) outside space is great in most weathers as it is covered over from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike V
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I've been going here for years on a Saturday (which is always free). The Saturday just gone, I was conned out of a fiver by some student on the door, because I was told there was a band on (they had actually already been on)....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

The San Miguel in here is rank. the bar staff and manager having none of it. Three of us drinking it all looked at each other when we had our first sip. According to staff tastes OK. It's not!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank djgazb
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant place. Real shame about the blue haired bar maid putting down patrons and trying to act superior when all the rest of the crew are 100% down to earth and trying to facilitate a good time. Fully recommend checking out scholar for a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jlpower94
Reviewed 11 August 2018

A great bar in an arch beneath the railway. A outside covering of quality street art just adds to the ambiance. At times it's quiet for some pleasant contemplation. At other times lovely and lively when they have regular events.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank joseph850
Reviewed 9 July 2018

stumbled across this pub whilst looking for a drink before attending a show at the palace theatre. Hidden away under the railway bridge arches, it certainly has character. Drinks are very reasonably priced, would highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MouseDanger19
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a quick drink and ended up “tipsy” !!! Great music, the DJ was hilarious to watch and played SKA all night, this was a Sunday so I’m not sure how many nights he does. “Relaxed” bar staff to say the least!...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank longy442
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Visited at the end of the northern vegan festival having walked past this place on many an occasion. How pleasantly surprised to find a great bar, full of ambience, great selection of beer and, although we didn’t eat, the food looked great. Will definitely return.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Myjota980
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous vegan burger here- really great value and a good selection of vegan food. A bit tricky to find, but well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Traceye3
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Walked past and it looked really nice outside under the arch so we popped in for a pint. Inside is awful, the music was horrendous, just some young lad talking down a mic swearing every other word. However sitting outside with the doors closed was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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