We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hungry Horse - The Matchstick Man

Capital Quay, Salford M50 3WL, England
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (34 reviews)
“skewers” (9 reviews)
“pie” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Capital Quay, Salford M50 3WL, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (794)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 776 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Although the website stated clearly that food was served until 10pm, upon arrival at 9.35pm we were informed that food was no longer being served. We questioned this and were almost frog marched from the premises by The Manager & a Doorman. We are 64,...More

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank countrywideevents
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a good value and tasty meal whilst catching up with old friends. The food is typical pub grub fayre, that is served by friendly staff. With plenty of parking and a tram stop just outside The Matchstick Man is easy to get too. It...More

Thank Parkrunner71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was staying in Manchester for just one night and this pub was just down the road from our hotel. They had an offer on of 2 Easter lunches for £12 which was really good value for money. The lunches were big and they had all...More

Thank h0n3st-r3vi3ws
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While in Manchester we visited this pub twice for food and drinks. The one evening it was busy, loud and the clientele extremely rowdy. There were several disagreements and although they amounted to nothing you felt you'd be happier if Anthony Joshua was sitting with...More

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited the Matchstick Man last friday my wife and I were staying at the Travelodge just a couple of minutes walk away (there to visit Old Trafford for the Liverpool v United match the following day as were many others}. The pub was very...More

Thank englishfootballfan
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here for a big plate special with crispy chicken. The meal arrived and the chicken was burnt on the outside and uncooked on the inside. When I brought this to the attention of the waiter, he asked the manager, who admitted that the food...More

Thank TravelWithCMH
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

The food here was very good and there is lots of variety. The desserts here are very colorful and good. The service here was also nice. I would definitely come here time and time again.

Thank Katieruther
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Brilliant place, food spot on Harry behind the bar was a super star, Leanne and staff looked after us really well, Great atmosphere definitely come again.

Thank davidarussell55
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed in Salford quays a couple of times. Been here for evening meal service and food were both great. Also been in here with family on Saturday evening and we had a fab night. Staff are always really lovely. Highly recommend.

Thank Lyndsay C
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Staff and management were extremely rude. Would definitely not go back nor recommend. Was asked to move after being at our table for an hour, and some of us still hadn't finished dessert.

Thank angela8152
Nearby HotelsSee all 20 hotels in Salford
AC Hotel by Marriott Manchester Salford Quays
318 reviews
.07 km away
ibis budget Manchester Salford Quays
2,028 reviews
.10 km away
Copthorne Hotel Manchester
1,656 reviews
.19 km away
Premier Inn Manchester Salford Quays Hotel
1,519 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Shahi Masala on the Quays
504 reviews
.14 km away
Cafe Rouge
780 reviews
.69 km away
Beefeater Quay House
562 reviews
.30 km away
444 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ordsall Hall
222 reviews
.42 km away
Old Trafford
5,155 reviews
.91 km away
The Lowry
2,527 reviews
.68 km away
Barton Swing Aqueduct
23 reviews
.78 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Peter e
30 June 2015|
Response from aarond661 | Reviewed this property |
18 June 2015|
Response from Peter e |
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Capital Quay, Salford M50 3WL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Salford
  • Phone Number: 0161-876-7463
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing