The Old Wellington

Description

The Old Wellington, affectionately known by some as The Welly, is a traditional English pub right by the Printworks and Manchester Cathedral, on The Shambles Square along with The Mitre and Sinclair’s Oyster Bar. Much of the square is taken up by outside seating and, with the surrounding tall buildings looming above, it feels like you have stumbled across one of Manchester’s secret spaces. 

It really is one of a kind - the building is one of the oldest of its type in the city and together with Sinclair’s it was moved brick by brick up the road as part of post-bomb city centre regeneration in the mid-90s! The pub’s interior reflects this age, with wooden beams and tables, and dedicated traditional dining rooms serving the likes of venison sausages and a whole host of gourmet pies. The quality and range of well-kept real ales is good (local and national breweries of all shapes and sizes provide guest casks), as is the wine list - and their whiskies are worth a mention too.

Info

  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • No door charge at The Old Wellington
  • Casual
  • No age restriction

Hours

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

Location

Address

The Old Wellington, 4, Cathedral Approach, M3 1SW

Area

The Printworks

Menus

  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British and Pub Food food.

  • A word from the chef:

    British classics served in the Old Wellington's dining rooms - including a grand selection of gourmet pies!

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
0 0 - - -

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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