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Bridgewater Exchange

(formerly Cabin,Observatory)

Terminal 2 Departures
Manchester Airport
M90 3NT

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Opening Times

Regular

Monday5.00 am - 1.00 am
Tuesday5.00 am - 1.00 am
Wednesday5.00 am - 1.00 am
Thursday5.00 am - 1.00 am
Friday5.00 am - 1.00 am
Saturday5.00 am - 1.00 am
Sunday5.00 am - 1.00 am

Operator

Holt

About the Pub

Joseph Holt took on the franchise of this outlet on 16/7/2021. This meant the return of cask ale to Terminal 2. The pub even has its own on-site microbrewery, apparently the first airside brewery in the UK! This occasionally produces the airport-only Bridgewater Ale. Holt's have included traditional architectural features such as parquet flooring, exposed brickwork, part-panelled walls, ceramic tiling, leaded glass, and green leather seating across a number of distinct areas. Seating ranges from high tables near the bar to booth seating further back, dining tables, sofas, armchairs, and quieter spots looking out onto the runway. Altogether it gives an air of comfort and sophistication. The feature wall of beer barrel ends at the entrance makes a statement.

Historic Interest

Opened January 2009 as Observatory on the air-side only of Terminal 2. At that time till late 2016, it was great to see return of cask to Manchester Airport. In 2016 it became Cabin, a featureless keg bar in the airport terminal. On 16/7/2021 it then became an outlet of Manchester family brewer, Joseph Holt, named the Bridgewater Exchange.

Regular ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Joseph Holt Bitter
  • Joseph Holt Bridgewater Ale (from in-house brewery)

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Bridgewater Exchange

Terminal 2 Departures
Manchester Airport
M90 3NT

Sat Nav Reference

53.366821, -2.280634

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Metro Close to Metro

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

43, 103, 200, 199, 288

Nearby Station (550m)

Manchester Airport

Nearby Metro (550m)

Manchester Airport

Directions

Terminal 2 Departures

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Manchester Airport - Bridgewater Exchange 2022 09 01

Bridgewater Exchange

Terminal 2 Departures
Manchester Airport
MANCHESTER
M90 3NT

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Family Friendly
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Metro

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