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Great underground (literally) bar

I popped in here for a drink after dinner with colleagues - really good atmosphere (albeit cramped... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Farnham, United Kingdom
A shocker on the way to The Midland.

Words fail me & the wife was scared at half one in the afternoon. She's never downed a G&T so fast... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I popped in here for a drink after dinner with colleagues - really good atmosphere (albeit cramped) with a good selection of beers. Would definitely recommend, unless you don't like loud-ish music or places that are too small to swing a generously-sized cat around in...More

Thank hundredreasons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Words fail me & the wife was scared at half one in the afternoon. She's never downed a G&T so fast after stating she could catch a disease in the place. All in all I'm looking forward to bringing her back.

Thank colwynboy
Reviewed 12 August 2018

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.

Thank joseph850
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
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.

1  Thank graham e
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
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
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
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
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

2  Thank NorthernwandererNE29
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