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The Wharf, Manchester

Pub added by Alan Hurdle
Slate Wharf
Castlefield
Postal town: Manchester
M15 4ST
Phone: 01612202960
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Rob Hunter left this review about The Wharf

Visited on Saturday and The Wharf was absolutely heaving - on getting to the bar discovered 10 hand pulls (split across two banks of five) but unfortunately only two ales were available and these were duplicated across both banks. One of these was Weetwood Cheshire Cat, the other Peerless Red Rocks. Service seemed a bit on the slow side considering there were plenty of staff for the number of customers. We managed to find a table and the Red Rocks proved to be a decent drop. There were several craft keg options available, though not as many as I remember from my previous visit. Combined with the reduced cask ale selection, I felt this was not as good as on previous visits. I'd happily give it another go, but not in any mad rush.

On 25th May 2022 - rating: 7
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Steve C left this review about The Wharf

The Wharf is a large canal side multi-floor pub that was fairly busy when I visited on a Wednesday evening back in November last year. A long bar on the rear wall faces a few high tables and the entrance. To the left and right are lots of seating and to the left and right rear of the bar are sunken seating areas. Stairs to the left lead up to the toilets and yet more seating and more stairs. I didn’t spot any televisions and there was no background music playing. The bar supports two banks of six hand pumps and a premium keg selection. Food is available. I will visit here again when next in the area because I want to sit at the table right in the roof of the building.

On 14th January 2022 - rating: 8
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Rob Hunter left this review about The Wharf

Currently no service at the bar. The normal entrance is closed and is used for staff only. You enter and exit the pub via two smaller doors at each side of the building. One way arrows are marked on the floor. You are greeted at the entrance and seated on arrival, and asked to sanitise your hands. We booked a table beforehand, and this is recommended by the pub even if you just want to go in for drinks. If you book they have your details from that, otherwise they take contact details for someone in the party once you have been seated.

A decent selection of cask and keg ales available and the food we had, although not the cheapest, was delicious and very filling. This is a popular spot even during current strange times and was fairly busy both inside and out, especially for a Tuesday afternoon which I don't imagine is peak trading time.

On 19th August 2020 - rating: 8
[User has posted 678 recommendations about 560 pubs]


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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Deansgate, 0.29 miles, 5 min walk (show)
Manchester Oxford Road, 0.81 miles, 15 min walk (show)
Salford Central, 0.92 miles, 17 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Wharf, Castlefield
25th May 2022, 14:01
Review submitted by Rob Hunter
 
14th Jan 2022, 17:14
Review submitted by Steve C

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Darts : No last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Dog Friendly : Yes - On a lead only - last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Jukebox : No last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Karaoke : No last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : No last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Pinball : No last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Pool Table : No last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 11 July 2014 by ROB Camra
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