Britons Protection | Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Britons Protection
Exceptional based on 6 ratings
Type: Bar

50 Great Bridgewater Street
Manchester, Greater Manchester England M1 5LE [ print map ]
0161 236 5895

britonsprotection.co.uk

Hours: 11 - 11 Mon - Sat, 12 - 1030 Sun


Mayor: larsga (1) | Taps: 10+ | Bottles: 15+


Britons Protection

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Beer Available At Britons Protection (arranged by most recent)
Robinsons Unicorn (Cask) 28, Jennings Cumberland Ale (Cask) 40, AllGates California 60, Moorhouses Cold Spell , Partners Blonde 35
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6 reviews for Britons Protection
 Ambiance  77%
 Service  70%
 Selection  51%
 Food  70%
 Value  73%
 Overall  61%
 Rating  70%


74
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
wimpyjoe  (1234) Hebden Bridge, England | March 9, 2013| Updated February 1, 2014
Heritage pub which is Victorian period throughout, there was even a coach party that invaded the place when I was there to view its to-be-seen history. As you walk through the front entrance you first come to the the bar area, a long thin tiled section that extends the entire front length of the building. If you order here, and thereís a selection of several real ales to choose from, you can then walk the corridor around here and the bar to either the best room or the snug, both decked out in comfortable soft furnished furniture and decor with old fire places that are original features. On your way take note of all the Whiskeyís available in the glass cabinet that also makes up the wall of the bar. The male toilet door slightly resembles that of a western saloon bar entrance which is again part of the heritage of the pub. Finally at the rear is a non-period beer garden if the weather allows.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Boudicca  (671) London, England | September 2, 2012
An attractive old fashioned city centre pub with a superb interior. The Britons Protection is on a busy junction just down from Manchester Central and the Bridgewater Hall. It has at least six hand pumps and a beer of its own (Britons Protection Cask Ale) but they werenít divulging who brews it for them. Thereís a long bar across the front and a labyrinthine blue-tiled corridor leading to a couple of cosy snugs. I sat in the green room, with its olde worlde bell pushes and ropes, bows and swags in plaster relief below the cornice and on the ceiling. Thereís a red room which looks equally inviting too. The service was friendly and good. (Visited 19 June 2012).
48
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 8/20
GoodBeerManc  (2) Manchester, England | August 11, 2009
Excellent boozer. Always keeps a good hand pulled ale, particularly nice are Robinson Unicorn and Jennings Cumberland. Atmosphere is terrific, being able to strike up conversations with strangers. Lovely little place, well worth a try for the real ale drinker
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
chriso  (368) London, England | April 18, 2008| Updated January 7, 2009
Classic Manchester pub with a terrific tiled interior. Jennings Cumberland, Robinsons Unicorn and Tetley Bitter are regular beers with two or three guests from the safer end of the spectrum. If you are here, you should also walk a couple of hundred yards up the road to the Peveril Of The Peak - another classic Manchester pub with tiled exterior that doesnít really qualify for a listing on the basis its beer credentials but is still a must visit.
54
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 11/20
DJMonarch  (83) Northwich, England | August 10, 2007
Only tend to get in here when doing the big pub crawls around this part of town but itís always kept a good pint when Iíve been in. Can get quite crowded later on in the evenings but itís a good atmosphere. Lots of polished wooded surroundings in here makes this place easy on the eye.
56
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
iCraig  (2) Manchester, England | May 7, 2007
Was one of my favourite pubs but thats now gone to the Peveril of The Peak and The New Oxford. Beer is good most of the time, although on my recent visit was let down, They had on one of my favourite beers which is Robinsons Unicorn, and it was spoiled, tasted like malt vinegar, donít know whether it was a bad barrel or a bad batch but they said they replaced it when I went back a short time later. I will give the bar staff their dues they replaced the offending pints quickly and without fuss. One thing I will say is the surroundings are amazing, very authentic edwardian pub with green tiles, and very deep colours. You could step inside here and imagine being back in that era!

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