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The Matchstick Man

Capital Quay, Salford Quays, Manchester, Greater Manchester  M50 3WL View Map.

General Manager:

Tracy Hamilton.

pub opening times breakfast times main menu times
Monday - Thursday 12noon - 11pm
Friday & Saturday 11am - 12mn
Sunday 12noon - 10.30pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am - 12noon Daily 11am - 10pm

Whats New & Forthcoming Events

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What is new & forthcoming in 2016

What's New & Forthcoming

Fathers Day Weekend 2016:

Saturday 18th to Sunday 19th June 2016.
Treat Dad this year by visiting our pub this Father’s Day weekend. With great food, fun with the family and a bit of footie he will be kept happy. Put a big smile on his face with a special menu of exciting new burgers, brilliant drinks and his very own "Day of the Dads" newspaper.

Treat Dad to something extra special - he can tuck into three exciting new burgers, available for two days only, as well as any of his favourites from our regular menu.

Visit the official website.

Fresh Takeaway Cakes:

We now serve fresh cakes to takeaway from £3.29 per slice.

Weekend Breakfast now being served Saturday & Sunday.

Our very own 'BIG Bean' coffee is available now in Hungry Horse! Have a cup and tell us what you think. Enjoy here or take away from just 99p.

About Us

The Matchstick Man, previously Exchange Bar & Grill, is a modern Hungry ... Read more

About our venue

The Matchstick Man, previously Exchange Bar & Grill, is a modern Hungry Horse dining house, fully refurbished & renamed in Summer 2012, located on Salford Quays. With a good cross section of regulars and passers by we are becoming increasingly popular for our food and choice of drinks from the bar. Quality Hungry Horse food which can be chosen from the extensive main menu. This has a large range of dishes suitable for all ages and tastes. We have a good range of wines and cocktails to complement your meal and a selection of coffees to complete it. Outside we have a heated and covered patio area overlooking Salford Quays, an ideal place to watch the world go by! We look forward to welcoming you soon in this great value family friendly establishment.

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Our Food & Menus

So many tastes so little time! Our great value family food and drinks, from ... Read more

Hungry Horse food

So many tastes so little time! Our great value family food and drinks, from steaks to salad and the Super Horse kids menu; there’s something for everyone! Alongside the extensive main menu kids can build their own meal at Hungry Horse with our fun Kids Pick ‘n’ Mix menu. If you need a little more on your plate try the larger meals. All kids get a free activity pack.

Breakfast Times

Saturday & Sunday 10am - 12noon

Main Menu Times

Daily 11am - 10pm


Main Menu.

Kids Menu.

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Have a Party Here

We can cater for parties in an area of our restaurant providing sit down mea... Read more

Have a Party


We can cater for parties in an area of our restaurant providing sit down meals. Please ring to discuss your requirements.

Our Drinks

We have an excellent selection of the best drinks on draught, wines & spirits... Read more

Our Drinks

Drinks on Draught

Budweiser, Carling Extra Cold, Carlsberg, Heineken, San Miguel, Stella Artois, Boddingtons Draughtflow, Guinness Extra Cold, Strongbow Cider & Strongbow Dark Fruit Cider

Real Ale

Greene King Abbot Ale (5.0% ABV), Greene King IPA (3.6% ABV) & Greene King Old Speckled Hen (4.5% ABV)

Other Drinks

Cocktails, Range of Wines, Hot Chocolate, Tea & Range of Big Bean Coffee

Drinks Promotions:

All Day Every Day:

Selected bottles & Bombs 2 for £5.00.
Double up on selected branded spirits for an extra £1.00 & £1.50.

Wine Wednesday:

Selected bottle of wine only £5.00 all day.

Friday & Saturday after 5pm:

Selected drinks including cocktails 2 for £5.00.

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Sport & Entertainment

Come in and watch some sport or take part in our entertainment nights.... Read more

Our Entertainment

Last Weekend of the Month

Starting soon - Karaoke / Disco.

Summer Fun

Bank Holiday - Bouncy castle, music outside, BBQ weather permitting.

Sporting Fixtures

We are keen to show matches & sporting events on the TV Screens & Big Screen.

Bt Sport Sky Sports HD TV

Big Screen, 9 TV Screens, 4 Booth Seating Screens.


  • Al Fresco Dining
  • Patio Area with heated canopy and lighting
  • Large Car Park free
  • Disabled Car Parking


  • Free Wi-Fi Access
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Disabled Toilet
  • Baby Changing Facility
  • Highchairs available


  • Over 21's Bar Area we will serve over 18's if accompanied by an adult
  • Children Welcome in restaurant when accompanied by adult until 9pm
  • Dogs Welcome outside on a lead
  • Coach Parties Welcome by prior arrangement
  • Chargeable ATM Machine 1.00
  • Debit and Credit Cards accepted