Castle Hotel, Manchester 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

Location: 66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE

Venue Type: Historic Inn / Hotel Bar / Live Music

Year of Inscription: 2020

EBG Rating:8/10
Quality of Drinks
A compact but well curated balance of cask, keg and bottled beer with an equally adroit back bar of alternatives.
A Victorian hotel, well preserved. First impressions come from the faienced tiling outside, before opening to a small bar area and snug back room, gloriously gloomy with piano and fireplace and upholstered leather.
A true boozer with a mixed crowd. A seat on busy evenings can be gold dust. Gloomy, cosy and delightful in the back room, while a chat-fest out front at the bar. Relevant feeling.
Small outdoor space at the back, limited snacks. Occasional live music and literary events.
Value For Money❤️❤️
Standard for the area, so fairly expensive.
DescriptionThis little pub is an undeniable classic, with a well preserved appearance outside and in, core city centre boozer atmosphere at the bar front and the dusky parlour room directly behind it. Somewhat relevant feeling too, at the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter. A former hotel, building dating back to the 18th century, the layout remains as it was. Somewhere to escape your troubles, a cosy drinking den and one with a strong selection of ales, too.