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The Temple

100 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester M1 5JW, England
+44 161 278 1610
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I've loved this bar for years. It has such a great feel to it. The music is often loud and lively... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
joseph850
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Recapture my youth most interesting place for a beer

Believe it or not I have lived in Manchester for over 20 years now and had never been in this bar... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
elaine e
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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100 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester M1 5JW, England
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+44 161 278 1610
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"public toilets"
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"great mix of people"
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"quirky place"
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"oxford road"
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"worth a visit"
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"jukebox"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've loved this bar for years. It has such a great feel to it. The music is often loud and lively. Visit and you will wish more public toilets could be converted into bars.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Believe it or not I have lived in Manchester for over 20 years now and had never been in this bar until last month! Why had I never been in this bar? It was an excellent find. It used to be a public toilet -...More

Thank elaine e
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Converted toilet close to the theatres. Very small and quirky with a loud punk/ metal décor theme and sound tracks. Can honestly say I've never seen anything like it.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Called in for a drink with friends before going to a show, loved it although very tiny and could be a bit squashed but it was once just a public toilet after all. Bar man was friendly enough and a decent glass of white wine...More

1  Thank Sue B
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

I visited the Temple out of curiosity. It was well worth my time I have never seen anything like it. It’s extremely quirky as you can imagine. What an absolutely fab idea. If you like death metal and punk this is a definite must do....More

Thank Andrea D
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Me and my mother popped in here for a quick one after attending a gig at gorilla. It was surprising cosy for a converted toilet and had a large drinks selection for such a small bar! Great atmosphere and lovely bar tender will definitely visit...More

Thank Yasmin C
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Had a great night in here. Got there a little too early and stayed a little too late. Didn't want to leave at all. Paid for it the next day but it really was a great night out.

Thank sm1708
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Popped in here for a quick pint because I was intrigued by the while 'underground bar' thing. Turns out it is converted toilets. My quick pint started at 4pm and didn't finish till just before closing! The staff are great fun and the atmosphere is...More

1  Thank NorthernwandererNE29
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This isn’t exactly a regular for us but whenever we go we have a great time. Set just off Oxford Road I believe this place used to be public toilets but don’t worry as it is now a great and very clean pub! It is...More

Thank Off their P
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Definitely worth a visit to say that you have been. A few of us nipped in for a swift one whilst crawling our way to a gig at the academy, was quiet but then again it was a Monday night. Very small as you can...More

Thank Tavis C
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