The Melon Farm

Slow pub crawl


Pub guide

Pub stagger


Address.  Tib Street, Manchester, M4.

Directions.  From the Market Street tram stop, head past Debenhams, up Tib Street, and it's on your right after the crossroads.

Map.  Click here.

Phone number.  0870 757 1996.

Website.  No.


Key facts

Opening hours.  Er, pass.

Happy hours.  None.

Draught lagers available.  Hoegaarden, Leffe, Staropramen, Stella.

Nearby pubs.  The Millstone, The King, The Unicorn, Night & Day, Dry Bar.



Do say.  Contemporary décor with retro music.  Nice combo.

Don't say.  The music's shite and I hate the view of that car park.

Not to be confused with.  Simple In The City.

Smells like.  Fresh air, but only 'cos it was summer when we went and the doors were open.

Other notable features.  Twinned with the aforementioned Simple In The City.  View of multi-storey car park.  Original artwork for sale on wall.

Page last updated.  28 August 2006.


Internal links

Slow pub crawl entry.  Click here.

Restaurant link.  Not applicable.

Pub stagger entry.  Click here.


Spaceman/barney rating:  7.5/10


Pool table.  No.

Jukebox.  No.

Quiz machines.  No.

Fruit machines.  No.

TV facilities.  Projector screen.



Menu.  Classic bar food - starters, sandwiches, salads, mains from bangers & mash to grilled ribeye.

Quality.  Nice ciabattas but fat chips are hot!

Bar snacks.  None apparent (unless you include oranges).

Nearby outlets.  Yadgar (Halal café).



Location.  Far side of the bar.

Quality.  Distinctly average and quite small.

Quantity.  One cubicle (with piss-drenched toilet seat), no urinals but space for one, and one washer/one dryer.