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The Melon Farm

Slow pub crawl


Pub guide

Pub stagger


Address.  14 Albion Street, Manchester, M1.

Directions.  At the top of Deansgate Locks, on the far right corner if coming from the G-Mex.

Map.  Click here.

Phone number.  236 3820.

Website.  No.


Key facts

Opening hours.  Not known.

Happy hours.  Yes but to be confirmed.

Draught lagers available.  Carlsberg Extra Cold (2.50), Castlemaine XXXX, plus others.

Nearby pubs.  Sugar Lounge, Baa, Arch 9, Aqua.



Do say.  It's a lot better inside than the exterior suggests.

Don't say.  It's a Friday.  Why can't I have a quiet night.

Not to be confused with.  The City.  The City Arms.  City Road East.

Smells like.  Smoke and wood.

Other notable features.  Pub quiz on Wednesday nights.  Karaoke on Friday and Saturday nights.  Late license.

Page last updated.  23 October 2005.


Internal links

Slow pub crawl entry.  Click here.

Restaurant link.  Not applicable.


Spaceman/barney rating:  6.5/10


Pool table.  No.

Jukebox.  Yes.  A few decent indie compilations let down by the presence of a number of Now compilations.

Quiz machines.  Two.

Fruit machines.  One.

TV facilities.  Two big screens.  Used for music videos (not matching the jukebox), live football and karaoke lyrics.



Menu.  Unknown at this stage.

Quality.  Not tried.

Bar snacks.  Not known.

Nearby outlets.  Kebab & pizza place further up Whitworth Street West.



Location.  Off the main walkway.

Quality.  Seen better.

Quantity.  Didn't hang around to count them.