The Thirsty Scholar

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In an archway right under Oxford Street Station, in the heart of the city, is The Thirsty Scholar. It hosts live entertainment most nights of the week including bands, comedy nights, and even poetry nights for you more artsy types. Perfect for any night of the week as The Thirsty Scholar does free entry for all events. At weekends it has regular 60's and Northern Soul DJ's, giving this bar more of a club feel but with the same warm and welcoming atmosphere you'll find throughout the week.

Between 12 noon and 5pm (4pm Monday - Thursday) the space is used as Mod's and Vegan Cafe serving breakfast and lunch, ideal for a little healthy snack.




No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
Oxford Road


Day Open Close Notes
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The Thirsty Scholar
50 New Wakefield Street, Manchester, M1 5NP

Central Manchester

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A word from the chef:
Vegetarian and Vegan options 12noon till 4/5pm including a full vegan breakfast for £4.95, Chilli Con Carne £5.95 or a 1/2lb vegan burger for £4.25

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Great bar with lovely surroundings, got a little busy though x
07 Jun 2013 by ryerye

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