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The Wharf

$$ - $$$, British,
6 Slate Wharf | Castlefield, Manchester M15 4ST, England
+44 161 220 2960
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (29 reviews)
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“beef” (22 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6 Slate Wharf | Castlefield, Manchester M15 4ST, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food here used to be of a good standard but well below are on this visit. Stringy overcooked beef and burnt roasted spuds. Male server disinterested and sarcastic.

Thank lordyManchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here a lot and over time realised how poor the service has become. There were 2 customers (including myself) at the bar and I was ignored for 20mins (no exaggeration). We had a table for 8 and the food was ok at best...More

Thank Fwho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with friends for lunch, it didn’t look busy. About 5 staff were behind the bar, the waitress/barmade wasn’t really interested in giving advice on types of tea and was rude and ignorant. 15 min after placing the order for food and drinks and...More

Thank Shahab M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location next to the canal. Big pub but full of atmosphere with lots of cozy nooks and crannies! Waiter was excellent. Food menu was varied and a cut above the usual pub grub. The Manchester Sharing Platter was awesome as was the tandoori grilled...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can here for a Christmas party. We were a group of 16. The venue is excellent, we had a few drinks in the bar before heading up to our table upstairs. The food was great considering we were such a large group and the staff...More

Thank Mark_S58580
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a large party here for Christmas dinner, food was great and the staff were very friendly. Good choice of beers too. Location is nice, if a little bit of a surprising trek from Manchester Piccadilly station.

Thank sirspaka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food, trust us, we are french ! Good choices for the meals, good wine, beautiful place. Thanks !

Thank NoemieGoujon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We're back again to celebrate a couple of family birthdays. A great choice on the menu to keep everyone happy we find the food well presented, cooked to a high standard and served efficiently by the front of house staff. Excellent Christmas menu with good...More

Thank Oatcake2009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our Christmas Dinner (22 of us) in this lovely place last Saturday and it was exceptional. All the food was served warm and tasted amazing from starter to dessert I cannot faulty. I would definitely visit again.

Thank georgio g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd heard good things about this place, but was left feeling disappointed after my meal. We were sat upstairs in the restaurant on a Saturday afternoon, a party of 6, and there seemed to be a lack of staff working. We only saw two people...More

Thank woogleston
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19 September 2016|
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Response from jay b | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed in the restaurant they are only allowed downstairs in the bar. This helps with the lovely community atmosphere of the bar and the dogs are very welcome by most visitors.
Cazzie P
24 November 2015|
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Response from jay b | Reviewed this property |
Yes very much so. My children are often here with me. It's our local. Fenced area and benches outdoors. Common sense prevails obviously to keep an eye on them but we love it there
21 January 2015|
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Response from Julie P | Reviewed this property |
The wharf has its own monitored car park and there are numerous car parks close by. First Avenue is an excellent short/long stay car park and the local NCP car parks on Deansgate are reasonably priced also.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Slate Wharf | Castlefield, Manchester M15 4ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 220 2960
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