The Melon Farm

Slow pub crawl


Pub guide

Pub stagger


Address.  Catalan Sq, Manchester, M3.

Directions.  Turn off Liverpool Road at the Ox opposite the Science Museum and follow the cobbles round.  It's on your left.

Map.  Click here.

Phone number.  839 7099.

Website.  None.


Key facts

Opening hours.  Dunno, but quite late at weekends.

Happy hours.  Probably on some days.

Draught lagers available.  Kronenbourg, Fosters.

Nearby pubs.  Choice, Lava, Dukes 92, The Ox.



Do say.  It's summer and everyone wants a piece of it.

Don't say.  It's winter and where is everyone?

Not to be confused with.  Bar anything else.  Barcelona.

Smells like.  Polish (thanks to a cleaning guy).

Other notable features.  Party rooms upstairs and at the back.  Always full on hot summer days, with BBQ.

Page last updated.  October 2007.


Internal links

Slow pub crawl entry.  Click here.

Restaurant link.  Not applicable.

Pub stagger entry.  Click here.


Spaceman/barney rating:  6.5/10


Pool table.  No.

Jukebox.  No.

Quiz machines.  No.

Fruit machines.  No.

TV facilities.  No.



Menu.  Erm, we didn't find out.

Quality.  Think it's not so bad.

Bar snacks.  None.

Nearby outlets.  The Fish Hut on Liverpool Road (not open later than Thursday/Friday tea time, though - just go to Akbar's if you are hungry).  (There used to be a pizza place but it didn't last long.)



Location.  On the far right and downstairs.

Quality.  Ok, but a bit slippy.

Quantity.  12 pisspots, 5 washpots, 3 dumppots.