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The Dockyard, Manchester

Pub added by ROB Camra
B3/4, Left Bank, Irwell Street
M3 3AN

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Rob Hunter left this review about The Dockyard

Visited last Thursday and clocked eight hand pulls, of which three were on. One appeared to be their regular Dockyard Ale which had been renamed for Halloween as Graveyard Ale, the others being Three Brothers ThaIPA and Beartown Bluebeary. The ThaIPA was good, although I am sure when I was last in here a few years ago there was more of a selection.

Food is available and mainly pies, burgers, hot dogs and a few pub classics. Service was swift and friendly. The place was quite busy on Thursday around 5pm.

On 4th November 2019 - rating: 7
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Real Ale Ray left this review about The Dockyard

A large urban style bar, with lots of dark painted steel work and rustic timbers, along with a concrete floor. This large space also incorporated a decent sized covered patio area, on the riverside. All the staff on our visit were twenty something and were all pleasant enough. Eight pumps with five in use, serving two from Beartown, Bottley Fools Gold, Wainwright and a Dockyard beer, brewed by Wainwright. I went for the Beartown Blueberry, which was excellent, priced at £3.60 a pint.

On 7th March 2019 - rating: 7
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Dockyard

One of many modern bars and restaurants in the Spinningfields development facing Salford across the Irwell. This one has a relatively sparsely furnished 'L'-shaped bar, and if there is any nautical theme this seems restricted to the looped ropes above the counter. Mind you, it also has a large west-facing riverside patio that must be a fine spot on a summer evening. Anyway, this in the middle of winter I took solace in a warming pie and mash, washed down with a pint of Stubborn Mule Li'l Napoleon pale (£3.95), all with some decent music in the background.

On 18th February 2018 - rating: 7
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custodian 42 left this review about The Dockyard

Fairly quiet on a Monday afternoon. They Titanic Plum Porter was in good form. Don't want to be in here on a Friday evening, though!

On 10th October 2016 - rating: 6
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Al Bundy left this review about The Dockyard

It says 'Proper Pub' outside and inside which it certainly is not. Its a trendy bar that sells real ale. While I don't have anything against the actual place, it does after all serve a good selection of ales, the tossers who were in on my visit were top drawer poseurs, all fresh from standing in H&M, River Island and Top Shop windows and middle aged blokes having bad midlife crises. Maybe I'm too old.

On 5th November 2015 - rating: 6
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ROB Camra left this review about The Dockyard

Sister to the identically named pub at Media City. It's done in a similar style as well, although the industrial look is achieved with wallpaper in here rather than actual steel. Lots of tables outside overlooking the river. Inside is mainly bench tables with some high tables and stools. 9 handpumps on the bar although some were doubled up. My pints of Brewsmith Gyle 50 and Bootleg Black Market were both in good nick. It was busy when we arrived at about 4:30 on Friday and absolutely heaving when we left at 5:30. The bar staff were very good though and we were served quickly on both visits to the bar. This one's going to be an absolute goldmine.

On 29th September 2015 - rating: 7
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