Taurus

Susie Stubbs
taurus manchester gay village

This venue is permanently closed. Find other nearby venues.

This location is now open as No.1 Canal Street

The award-winning Taurus is a village stalwart with its own theatre programme and a reputation for being the friendliest and most welcoming venue along Canal Street. Owners Iain Scott and Mike ‘Polly’ Pollard opened Taurus in 2001 and since then have worked hard to create a bar and restaurant that stays on the right side of Canal Street’s party-loving ways; its drinks list and unpretentious food add up to the sort of good natured riot that will leave you gently hungover rather than feeling like you’ve spent the night in the slammer.

1 Canal StreetManchesterM1 3HE View map
Telephone: 0161 236 4593

Admission Charges

Free

Commercial and Hire Services

Available for parties and weddings (licensed for Civil Partnerships)

Services and Facilities

Bar and restaurant

Opening Hours

  • Monday12:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Tuesday12:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Wednesday12:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Thursday12:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Friday12:00pm - 1:00am
  • Saturday12:00pm - 1:00am
  • Sunday12:00pm - 10:30pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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