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Society, Manchester

Pub added by Rob Hunter
Basement, 100 Barbirolli Square
M2 3BG
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Ian Mapp left this review about Society

Heard about this place on a recent podcast that suggested it was one of the finest places to drink in Manchester.

If you are after a new build, with interesting craft beers (mainly from Vocation but other available) and a choice of "street food", then I can see what you'd say that.

Definitely high on variety. Food is ordered from an app - and a choice of many styles.

On 25th July 2022 - rating: 7
[User has posted 989 recommendations about 981 pubs]

ROB Camra left this review about Society

Situated in the old Pitcher & Piano, this is one of Vocation's latest ventures. Similar to Assembly Underground in Leeds, but smaller. The main bar is facing you as you enter with a smaller cocktail bar to the right. To the left are 5 street food stalls selling a selection of different cuisines. As is usual with these type of places the seating is mainly on long, shared tables, although there is a balcony area with standard table and chairs. Pleasantly buzzy on my Friday afternoon visit, without being too crowded. 3 cask ales available, all from Vocation. My choice was Assembled With Care, a beer I had tried a week before in their tap in Hebden Bridge, is was just as good here. I liked it in here, it's just the right size and hasn't been found by the Mackie Mayor users (yet).

On 21st October 2021 - rating: 7
[User has posted 3026 recommendations about 2941 pubs]

Rob Hunter left this review about Society

No major change since my previous review, however you now order at the bar. The QR code on the table still works for viewing the menu, but you can no longer order through there and you have to do it the old fashioned way. The venue is an Untappd Verified Venue so if you are an Untappd user, this is another way of viewing the beer menu.

Four cask ales and 30+ on keg, a combination of Vocation's own beers and guests. There are usually some nice strong beers on keg, and I find one of these makes a nice finisher for the evening before getting the train home.

On 14th September 2021 - rating: 8
[User has posted 678 recommendations about 560 pubs]

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Latest updates View all updates for Society, Manchester
25th Jul 2022, 13:46
Review submitted by Ian Mapp
14th Jan 2022, 18:55
Picture submitted by peter ashworth approved

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  • Beer Garden : Yes - Seating available outside - last updated 24 May 2021 by Rob Hunter
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 19 May 2021 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 19 May 2021 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 19 May 2021 by ROB Camra
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