The Ape & Apple

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The Ape & Apple is a great pub located in Manchester city centre, near Deansgate. The frontage is large and the gold lettering pronounces The Ape & Apple as a warm and welcoming haven. Inside the bar is minimalistic and largely traditional looking with warm wood panelling and some choice alcoves giving it a homely feel. The buzz and audible conversations of visitors also do wonders to create a busy and bustling atmosphere. Once known as an old man’s pub, The Ape & Apple now has a great mix of clientele but still hasn’t lost its friendly charm that wowed the locals previously.

Expect all the best beers, ales and ciders plus a strong wine and spirit selection, all served by the friendly staff with a smile and even a recommendation if you’re lucky. The monthly changing ales and beers keep the staff on their toes and make them extra knowledgeable about what comes out of their taps, a great feature if you’re a beer fan. The beer garden is one of the defining features of the pub, in the summer its a great haven from the buzz of Manchester and is a great location to enjoy a beer.

The Ape & Apple are home to the longest running free comedy night in Manchester regularly packing put the pub with great new up-and-coming comics ready to make your sides split with laughter. There is a reason it’s been running for so long, so take our word for it. They also have a cool jukebox and quiz nights to keep the punters entertained. A friendly pub in the heart of Manchester, The Ape & Apple is well worth a visit.


No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
18. Kids allowed till 3pm
Wheelchair Access


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The Ape & Apple
28 John Dalton Street, Manchester, M2 6HQ

Central Manchester

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Drink Prices Price
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £3.18
Bottle of House Wine £11.81


This venue serves Pub Food, Bar Snacks and British food.

A word from the chef:
Any two meals for £8 (£5 each). Choose from a great range of pub classics such as Sausages and Mash, Cheese and Onion Pie and Gammon Steak.

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came here for the comedy night and loved it! its also free which is an added bonus. The garden was pretty but it was raining that day, will probably try that out next time
04 Feb 2013 by nickybell

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