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The Washhouse

Open Now: 5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Excellent Cocktails in secret location

  14 hours ago We got the train up from Liverpool and came here for cocktails. The server was... read more

Reviewed today
E4981XIsusans
via mobile
Best cocktail bar in manchester

This place is by far the best cocktail bar in Manchester real quirky cocktails with a Manchester... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BigSacko
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  • Average4%
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  • Terrible2%
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We specialise in small loads with an extra rise cycle. No booking no entry booking lines open weekdays 12-4 only
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Hours Today: 5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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19 Shudehill, Manchester M4 2AF, England
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  14 hours ago We got the train up from Liverpool and came here for cocktails. The server was very informative and knowledgeable advising what cocktails to try. If you dont like the cocktail they will swap it too. Fantastic day out in Manchester. Would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is by far the best cocktail bar in Manchester real quirky cocktails with a Manchester twist, excellent customer service adds to the experience with knowledgeable staff, I will definitely be coming back again, my favourite cocktail was cigarette and alcohol real funky cocktail...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Really original and quirky cocktails in a low key ambient setting. We really enjoyed it, there are too many cocktails to chose from and they are strong so will need a return visit to try more!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JenCy2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the Washhouse for a Friday evening with friends. Living round the corner, I've walked past the Washhouse many times and never twigged it's anything more than a laundrette! The telephone and laundrette facade adds a bit of fun to the evening and being...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank amytravelsandeats29
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on a first date and enjoyed the lighting. Ambience was lacking but we enjoyed our time. I got the cocktail with a chilli and actually cried in front of her, but got a second date. Overall, the drinks were quirky but tasty and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank caphmille
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw the wash house a while ago and thought it looked cool. So when I was organising our anniversary evening out I thought this would be a novel place to grab a drink before dinner. Booking was nice and easy. We arrived a little...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NikG240492
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here with my friends on a Saturday evening: I booked a table for 9:30pm and we had it for an hour and a half, which was just enough time for two rounds of cocktails. Don't forget, you HAVE to book in advance here!...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TheFussyTeenager
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited having been to one other secret speakeasy in Birmingham, we went with someone who hadn't been to one before and let them figure out how to get in etc... really clever method! Inside we were pleased to see the drinks menu was epic- detailed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 382stuartw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fab fun. From the second you deliver your special entry message, you know this place is a great little location. Dark, intimate, perfect booths for sitting with friends and enjoying your own and each other's drinks...it really was a great 2 hours sampling some very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 743alisonm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Monday 18th with 4 friends for my 25th birthday and all I can say is wow! Not only was this the best customer service I have received in Manchester since being here but the staff (Jamie and John) were so attentive and even...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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mandalouise84
16 March 2019|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
The cocktails were £11 ish when I went. As far as the deposit goes, I know nothing as it was a surprise for me. Sorry.
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ayscott
26 February 2019|
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Response from donnaheyes | Reviewed this property |
Wouldn’t take mine. It’s a very intimate cocktail bar with low level lighting.
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Claire B
31 January 2019|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
I think it would but lucky to get it booked as it’s so popular. No harm asking though
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