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Smithfield Market Tavern

(formerly Smithfield Tavern, Smithfield Hotel & Bar)

37 Swan Street, Manchester
M4 5JZ

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Monday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday2.00 pm - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

About the Pub

Once one of the premier cask pubs in the Northern Quarter it was returned to its former glories, extended and improved and is now a modern day proper pub run by Manchester based Blackjack Brewery. It was refurbished in 2020.

North Manchester CAMRA Best newcomer 2015; Central Manchester CAMRA Pub of the Year 2016; Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2016 AWARDS Pub of the Year.

It has been selected as Central Manchester CAMRA Cider Pub of the Year for 2019 for its long-term stocking on tap of Hallets Cider from Wales and a superb selection of Fine Ciders, many of which are wild yeast real ciders.

Serving six ever changing cask ales, including always one or two Blackjack Brewery beers; 10 keg beers; and an eclectic selection of bottles

A family and dog friendly pub with games, books, a few comfy sofas, a hum of chatter, and newspapers.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 6 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Blackjack --varies--

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Hallets PX cider on cask, apple variety/blend will regularly change - wide range of Fine ciders and styles many of which are 'Natural Ciders' (real ciders made with wild yeasts and no additives, including sugar)


  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Bar Billiards.

  • LinedGlasses Lined Glasses
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Smokers' yard.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Smithfield Market Tavern

37 Swan Street, Manchester
M4 5JZ

Sat Nav Reference

53.485411, -2.2345


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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Nearby Station (600m)

Manchester Victoria

Nearby Metro (300m)



Corner Coop Street

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Smithfield Market Tavern - Manchester

Smithfield Market Tavern

37 Swan Street, Manchester
M4 5JZ

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • Additional Services
  • Dog Friendly
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Lined Glasses
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Metro

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