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Mardi Gras

(formerly Dexters)

108-111 The Orient
Trafford Centre
M17 8AA

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Opening Times

Monday8.00 pm - Midnight
Tuesday8.00 pm - Midnight
Wednesday8.00 pm - Midnight
Thursday8.00 pm - Midnight
Friday8.00 pm - Midnight
Saturday8.00 pm - Midnight
Sunday8.00 pm - Midnight


JD Wetherspoon

About the Pub

A JD Wetherspoons pub set in "The Orient" area of the giant Trafford Centre complex which houses a food court and numerous restaurants, mostly from national chains. The pub is on the upper level of the Orient in a New Orleans themed area, hence the name.

Inside the pub, the New Orleans theme is continued with the walls decorated with numerous Mardi Gras masks and a mixture of paintings of masked characters. Unusually for a Wetherspoons but in keeping with the other surrounding restaurants, you will be asked on the door if you are dining - however drinkers are welcome.

The pub is not particularly large by the standards of the chain. You enter the pub into an open plan area with a relatively low ceiling from which hang three spectacular 'crystal' chandaliers. As would expect of a a Wetherspoon which focus' heavily on dining, there is plentiful tables. The main bar runs along the wall to your left. Six handpulls offer two standard Wetherspoon house beers with three dedicated to guest beers (with liklihood of at least one "Coming Soon")

Two staircases, one to the right of the entrance and one hidden away in an alcove near end of the bar lead to the upstairs balcony where there is more seating and a small second bar with three handpumps (two regular and one guest beer).

There is a small number of additional tables in a fenced off area in front of the pub (bearing in mind the whole pub is located in an indoor mall), with more on a small balcony on the first floor. The whole of the Trafford Centre is non-smoking, so smokers must go to a smoking area outside of the main entrance to The Orient.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Greene King Abbot
  • Ruddles Best Bitter

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Two guest beers.

Source: National

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Mardi Gras, Trafford Centre


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CamraVoucherScheme CAMRA Voucher Scheme
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Until 10pm.

  • Parking Parking

    Trafford Centre has thousands of free parking spaces.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • WiFi Wifi

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Mardi Gras

108-111 The Orient
Trafford Centre
M17 8AA

Sat Nav Reference

53.466201, -2.348999


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Trafford Centre has own bus-station.


On the upper level of The Orient food court (New Orleans street) in the Trafford Centre shopping & leisure centre. From the main centre, enter The Orient from upper level Regent Crescent Mall and the pub is on your right hand side.

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