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The Thirsty Scholar


50 New Wakefield Street
Manchester, Greater Manchester M1 5NP


0161 236 6071



About this Venue

With its dedication to free entry for all events, The Thirsty Scholar has long been recognised as one of Manchesters best pubs for live entertainment hosting everything from band and poetry nights to comedy nights and regular 60's / Northern Soul DJ's over the weekend. With a welcoming atmosphere read more


Type of Night

Drinking & Dancing, Chilling with mates, Chatting & Drinking

Venue Type

Dance & Night Club, Restaurant, Pub

The Thirsty Scholar, 50 New Wakefield Street 50 New Wakefield Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M1 5NP


John Gannaway

Loud but a great atmosphere. The booze was well.priced and had a good selection of traditional favourites. Didn't contain the usual university crowd so a good spot in central Manchester for anyone in town looking to get away from the clubs and bars.

Oskar Oonk

Amazing location in the center of Manchester! Underneath the beautiful industrial arches of Oxford Road you’ll find perfect cool shade in summer, shelter on a rainy day or cozy warmth in winter! Another unique aspect of this pub is the fact that it has been serving only vegetarian/vegan food for 11 read more

Alexander Stelfox

Stopped in for lunch just now and service was very friendly, the chef came out to answer my questions, and I ended up with a lovely burger and a mountain of chips, perfect for a long afternoon. If you like your pub food, definitely stop by.

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