Sinclair's Oyster Bar


When the sun shines, there are few places better in Manchester for a pint than Sinclair’s Oyster Bar by the Printworks. The pub has been going since 1720, now sitting on its own little square where young professionals, students and others in the know take advantage of the great setting and cheap drinks.

For it is brilliantly good value for a city-centre drinking hole - and this is mirrored by how busy it gets. But once you’ve fought your way to the bar the beer is actually very good. It’s owned by the Sam Smith brewery with an ample selection of ale and cider on tap. There are comfy armchairs inside if you can find one, and a bit more space upstairs - they serve food too (including oysters).


  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • None
  • Casual
  • 18. Kids allowed in day.


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 11:00 23:00
Tuesday 11:00 23:00
Wednesday 11:00 23:00
Thursday 11:00 23:00
Friday 11:00 23:00
Saturday 11:00 23:00
Sunday 12:00 22:30



Sinclair's Oyster Bar, 2, Cathedral Approach, M3 1SW


The Printworks

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Sinclair's Oyster Bar
Sinclair's Oyster Bar