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The Matchstick Man

Trafford Park, Merchant Quays, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester  M50 3WL View Map.

General Manager:

Tracy Hamilton.

Contact us

Tel. 0161 8767463


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

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Our Events

What's New & Forthcoming

Premier League Football 2014/15:

We show sporting fixtures. Find other Hungry Horse pubs with Sky Sports....

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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.

Refurbishment, Renaming & Change of Concept:

We re-opened following a refurbishment & change of concept in Summer 2012 to a Hungry Horse family dining house. We also changed our name from Exchange Bar & Grill to The Matchstick Man. With all new fixtures, fittings, decor we have a great contemporary look. We also have an exciting value for money menu so why not come and see us soon.

About Us

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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.

Little Hooves Kids Menu.

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Have a Party Here

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Have a Party


We can cater for parties in an area of our restaurant providing sit down meals or buffets. 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, Fosters Superchilled, San Miguel, Stella Artois, Boddingtons Draughtflow, Guinness Extra Cold & Strongbow Cider

Real Ale

Greene King Abbot Ale (5.0% 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:


Double up on Selected Branded Spirits for an extra £1.00 or £1.50.
Bottle of Selected Wine £7.49.
Selected Bottles 4 for £10.00.
Selected 'bullet' shots 6 for £5.00.

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Sport & Entertainment

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Our Entertainment


We hold entertainment evenings including Karaoke & Tribute Nights.

Sporting Fixtures

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

Bt Sport Sky Sports

Big Screen, 9 TV Screens, Pool Table.


  • Al Fresco Dining
  • Patio Area with heated canopy and lighting
  • Large Car Park
  • 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
  • Coach Parties Welcome
  • Chargeable ATM Machine
  • Debit and Credit Cards accepted