Pubs of Manchester

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Friday, 9 April 2010

054. Font, New Wakefield Street

Font, New Wakefield Street. (c) Lastfm.

Spot-on little bar, nestled down New Wakefield Street and the sort of place you wouldn't even know was there unless you stumbled across it. Attracting mainly students, it's set over three small floors but still appears quite cosy. There is plenty of seating, music was supplied by a DJ but wasn't overly loud to stop conversation, and enough places to just stand and sup if required. Even though the majority of people in there probably hadn't even reached their 21st birthdays, we were amazed to find two different micro brewery real ales on our first visit. On a second it was Leeds Pale in a dimpled pint pot (top marks). This puts to shame some of the other so called "real pubs" in town, and shows that maybe just maybe peoples tastes are changing for the better. There was also a good selection of foreign lager both on draught and in bottles, so this pub was surprisingly better than we expected it to be. It was however a Thursday night about 8.30pm when we got in, so it could be that the place would change dramatically on a Friday or Saturday night, but for midweek it's well worth a visit.

Font, New Wakefield Street. (c) Font website.

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