Hard Rock Café


The Melon Farm

Slow pub crawl


Pub guide

Pub stagger


Address.  Printworks, Manchester, M4.

Directions.  In the Printworks, on the right at the southern entrance.

Map.  Click here.

Phone number.  831 6700.

Website.  Go to hardrock.com or here.


Key facts

Opening hours.  Mon to Fri: 12pm to 12am; Sat to Sun: 11:30am to 12am for restaurant.  Bar is open until 2am on Fridays and Saturdays.

Happy hours.  None.

Draught lagers available.  Miller.  San Miguel.  Fosters.

Nearby pubs.  Lloyds No 1, Henry J. Beans, Puremagic, Old Orleans, Norwegian Blue, Waxy O'Connors, Café Rouge, Tiger Tiger.



Do say.  Buddy Holly was a genius.

Don't say.  I hate Americana.

Not to be confused with.  Lava Bar.  America.  Hard Rock.

Smells like.  Old guitars (er, rosewood, apparently).

Other notable features.  Memorabilia galore.  The new upstairs bit.  Christmas bauble thingy (Christmas only, presumably).

Page last updated.  November 2007.


Internal links

Slow pub crawl entry.  Click here.

Restaurant link.  Not applicable.

Pub stagger entry.  Click here.


Spaceman/barney rating:  5.5/10


Pool table.  No.

Jukebox.  No.

Quiz machines.  No.

Fruit machines.  No.

TV facilities.  Music TVs.



Menu.  Extensive.

Quality.  Large portions.

Bar snacks.  None.

Nearby outlets.  Er, Nando's?  Yum Yum?



Location.  To the left of the bar.

Quality.  Clean, smelt ok, terracota.

Quantity.  Long urinal type things (two of them, three to each?), 2 cubicles and 2 sinks.