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The Melon Farm

Slow pub crawl


Pub guide

Pub stagger


Address.  31 Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, M2.

Directions.  Go down the stairs in between the Bridgewater Hall and the pebble, opposite the jukebox.

Map.  Click here.

Phone number.  228 7888.

Website.  www.pitcherandpiano.com.


Key facts

Opening hours.  5pm to 11pm Mon-Fri, 12pm to 11pm Sat, 5pm to 10.30pm Sun.

Happy hours.  None.

Draught lagers available.  Carlsberg, plus others.

Nearby pubs.  The Britons Protection, Rain Bar, Peveril Of The Peak, Bar Est.



Do say.  That's a lovely fountain.  How picturesque.

Don't say.  Can I have a go of the piano?

Not to be confused with.  Picture & Piano.  Pig & Porcupine.  Postage & Packaging.

Smells like.  The intoxicating combination of suits and booze.

Other notable features.  Private parties available.  Barbeque during the summer.

Page last updated.  23 October 2005.


Internal links

Slow pub crawl entry.  Click here.

Restaurant link.  Not applicable.


Spaceman/barney rating:  7/10


Pool table.  Yes, upstairs.

Jukebox.  No.  (Just a piano.)

Quiz machines.  No.

Fruit machines.  No.

TV facilities.  Normal TV round the corner, plus occasional if temperamental big screen (recently showing the Ashes).



Menu.  Recently revamped.  A multitude of main courses.

Quality.  Not bad.

Bar snacks.  To be furthered.

Nearby outlets.  Nothing particularly close.



Location.  On the far left as you come in.

Quality.  Usually ok.

Quantity.  Large L-shaped urinal plus a number of cubicles.