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Joshua Brooks, Manchester

106 Princess Street
Manchester
M1 6DD
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Blue Scrumpy left this review about Joshua Brooks

Studenty pub that seems to stay open until the earlier hours. This was another pub that I've had on my to do list for a number of years. However, it turned out that I've had it on the list for too long, given the lack of real ales. Handpulls have seemingly been removed since the last review just over 2 years ago.

My Yeastie Boys Bigmouth was cold, but drinkable. However, the large square-shaped room lacked atmosphere with no other customers. The bar fills almost the whole length of one side of the room, with a kitchen in a far corner.

The barmaid was friendly and chatty, which saved our visit from being too poor. It's a shame they've dispensed with the real ales. But I guess they can only cater for their demand.

On 23rd November 2021 - rating: 4
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Rob Hunter left this review about Joshua Brooks

Not been in here for around 15 years and heard it does real ale so thought I would call in and see what it is like these days. This was a last stop before getting the train home on Saturday night. There was a big metal fence outside to facilitate queuing, though this was not necessary at the time of my visit. Once inside it has a rather studenty vibe to it as expected, but the bar had three hand pulls, one was off and the others were Inveralmond Ossian and Bootleg Chorlton Pale Ale. For some reason our drinks were dispensed into disposable plastic vessels, yet there were plenty of half drunk Birra Moretti branded glasses littering the tables.

I found the experience a bit odd, I felt too old to be in there and the beer was nothing special. I can't see me being back any time soon, but I have satisfied my curiosity for now.

On 18th November 2019 - rating: 5
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Al Bundy left this review about Joshua Brooks

A nice enough pub with a club in the basement. A square room with bar facing you as you enter. On the bar you will find 6 handpumps with 4 serving real ale and 2 used for cider. 6 pillars in the middle of the room with seating set between them. Sofas are found to the right. If you see Bobby 'dale in be sure to give her a hug.

On 17th December 2015 - rating: 7
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Graham Coombs
Manchester Oxford Road, 0.32 miles, 6 min walk (show)
Manchester Piccadilly, 0.43 miles, 8 min walk (show)
Deansgate, 0.71 miles, 13 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Joshua Brooks, Manchester
23rd Nov 2021, 11:14
Review submitted by Blue Scrumpy
 
18th Nov 2019, 15:59
Review submitted by Rob Hunter

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : No - There is a Joshua Brooks membership scheme for discounts though - last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Darts : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Dog Friendly : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : Yes - Until 7 p.m weekdays, 5 p.m. weekends - last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Jukebox : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Karaoke : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Pinball : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Pool Table : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : No last updated 23 November 2021 by Blue Scrumpy
  • Real Cider : No last updated 23 November 2021 by Blue Scrumpy
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