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Old Wellington

4 Cathedral Gates, Manchester, M3 1SW +44 1619372410

((((* British
Main course: £12
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

A very special restaurant in an old, but comfortable wooden building. Good food and quiet environment. Much suitable for good frields to have a lunch or dinner with heart to heart talks.

Kunyuan xu 23 June 2016
from Manchester

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Set in a half-timbered building from 1552 –the oldest of its kind in Manchester – The Old Wellington is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Close to Manchester Cathedral and Exchange Square, the traditional pub serves classic British dishes in a friendly atmosphere.

With Nicholson’s pubs first established in 1873, the fleet has become synonymous with warm hospitality, hearty pub food and a speciality stock of ales. Constantly-featuring recipes are bolstered by a seasonally-changing range of specials on the Nicholson’s menu, with favourites including home-breaded chicken Kiev, or a sharing cottage pie. Also enjoy old-school desserts and nourishing breakfasts.

At the Nicholson’s bar, expect to find 25 guest ales changing with the seasons, a resident cask master, and carefully-matched ale and food pairing suggestions. Compiled with equal care, the Old Wellington drinks list features easy drinking wines, artisan soft drinks and classic cocktail mixes.

Old Wellington in Manchester is a 10-minute walk from Salford Central Rail Station.

Old Wellington

4 Cathedral Gates, Manchester, M3 1SW

Contact +44 1618395179
Reservations +44 1619372410

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Customer reviews for Old Wellington

4 ((((* (based on 27 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (17)
  • lunch (11)
  • value (9)
  • private dining (5)
  • romantic (4)
  • views (4)
  • large parties (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • al fresco (2)
  • business (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • ((((* by from Manchester

    good table position provided, with one of the party suffering from leg problems. attentive staff, and options with food and drinks provided freely. good food served at a very competitive price. nice surroundings despite almost full capacity.

  • ((((* by from Lancashire

    Have eaten here several times before as its close to the train station and arena plus in the buzzing city centre. The building is very quaint, medieval style. My partner loves it because they serve a good selection of real ales. The food is pub grub, nothing fancy but cooked well. My portion was quite small ,the Gannon was very salty so don't add any more! I would definitely go back .

  • ((((( by from Manchester

    A very special restaurant in an old, but comfortable wooden building. Good food and quiet environment. Much suitable for good frields to have a lunch or dinner with heart to heart talks.

  • ((((* by from Manchester

    Food was cooked to perfection. My lamb was extremely good, cooked in a very tasty sauce, and well complimented by the vegetable-mix and potatoes provided. My dining partners were both fully pleased by their dishes too.

  • (((** by from huddersfield

    I think the menu has been reduced.also we heard the waitress saying we would be 30mins when we still were eating mains and drinking which was out of order .food good.service by young man was great but the waitress was rather rude.overall bit disappointing .

  • (((** by from London

    Good pie, bring a baby. Initial service was below average no smiles or acknowledgement, probably stuck out more because Manchester generally is so friendly, once my friends arrived with a cute baby all the waitresses seemed to warm up. Expected a little more charm for oldest pub in manchester.

  • ((*** by from manchester

    The place looked nice, food was okay but service wasn't good. We had one person who had special diet and the waitress didn't hear it when ordering the food. Later the customer was accused of not telling about the special diet even though it was mentioned when ordering. We ended up arguing with the waitress who came to complain and paying the mistake food because apparently in your restaurant customer is never right. The restaurant had nice atmosphere and we would have consumed more but due to the rude service we left.

  • (((** by from Manchester

    Lovely food but very long wait for food. Almost two hours fir two courses

  • ((((* by from Manchester

    Lovely traditional restaurant. Excellent location and gorgeous food.

  • ((((( by from Manchester

    Loved the old wood features. Food was very tasty and service excellent.

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