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The Crooked Man, Manchester

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7 Fairfax Road
Prestwich
Postal town: Manchester
M25 1AS
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Steve C left this review about The Crooked Man

The Crooked Man was busy upstairs and down when I visited on a recent Saturday evening. According to one of my drinking buddies this Victorian building used to house a Citizens Advice Bureau before being converted in to a pub. I counted three hand pumps on the bar which is located on the left-hand wall. One of these hand pumps was unused leaving Beartown Kodiak and Beatnikz Republic Leather Soul as the cask options. The keg options were a lot more diverse with multiple taps on the back-bar fireplace. I plumped for a Paulener, which was the only beer I had heard of. The dry sales stretch to bar snacks.
I didn’t spot any televisions or signs for live TV sports. A weekly Wednesday quiz was advertised, as was an upcoming Sunday bazaar of photos and jewellery etc. Live music is advertised on the pub website. The walls were adorned with pieces from local artists, which were all for sale. Upstairs is a rear seating area and larger front seating area where a DJ was playing a set. The toilets are also located on this floor. Out the back is a smoking area enclosed by six-foot wooden fencing.
This venue has restricted opening hours (Mon: closed, Tue – Thurs: 17:00 – 23:00, Fri - Sat: 13:00 – 00:00, Sun:13:00 – 22:00.
This is a relatively expensive pub, but I liked the atmosphere so will return when next in the area.

On 12th March 2019 - rating: 7
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Map location corrected by peter ashworth
Clifton (Manchester), 2.49 miles, 48 min walk (show)
Swinton (Manchester), 3.14 miles, 1 hr 0 min walk (show)
Moorside, 3.87 miles, 1 hr 14 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Crooked Man, Prestwich
12th Mar 2019, 15:30
Review submitted by Steve C
 
9th Feb 2019, 10:09
Picture submitted by Wynne Route approved

Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 19 February 2018 by Alan Hurdle
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 19 February 2018 by Alan Hurdle
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 19 February 2018 by Alan Hurdle
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 19 February 2018 by Alan Hurdle
Opening Hours
Sunday1pm - 10pm
MondayClosed
Tuesday5pm - 11pm
Wednesday5pm - 11pm
Thursday5pm - 11pm
Friday3pm - Midnight
Saturday1pm - Midnight
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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