The Shakespeare

16 Fountain Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 2AA
Call us: 0161 8345515


Garlic Bread (V) Add cheese for 50p extra £2.29
Slow Roasted Tomato Soup (V) Served with a baguette £2.99
Choose From: Chicken Wings, Chicken Nuggets or Crispy Louisiana Chicken Strips
Sauce It Up! Choose From: BBQ Sauce, Soured Cream or Spicy Jerk Sauce
How Many Buckets? 1 x Bucket £4.49, 2 x Buckets £6.49, 3 x Buckets £8.49
Our burgers are served in a seeded brioche bun with burger sauce, mixed leaves and sliced tomato. Served with skinny fries and BBQ sauce
Beef Burger Single £4.99/ Double £5.99
Cheese Burger Single £5.49/ Double £6.49
Cheese & Bacon Burger Single £5.99/ Double £6.99
Spiced Mexican Melt Burger (V) Red and black beans mixed with sweet red peppers, sweetcorn and jalapenos, with a Red Leicester and mozzarella cheese centre and coated with a gently spiced nacho crumb Single £4.99/ Double £5.99
Southern Fried Chicken Burger Single £5.99/ £6.99
Sticky BBQ Pulled Pork Topped Burger With melted cheese. Great with a bottle of cider! Single £7.49/ Double £8.49
Big Daddy Burger Two beef burgers topped with melted cheese, four bacon rashers, BBQ pulled pork and crowned with four onion rings. Served with skinny fries and crispy jalapenos £9.49
Add Onion Rings £1.49
Go Large on Skinny Fries £0.50
Burger Deal - add a drink on any burger for an extra £1.50 Choice of beverages available
Meal Deal - 2 Main Meals for £10.00 Pair up and get great value on any of the below main meal dishes in our meal deal
Sausages & Mash Three pork sausages served with mashed potato, peas and gravy £5.59
All Day Breakfast Two rashers of bacon, two pork sausages, two free range fried eggs, chips, grilled tomato, mushrooms and baked beans £5.99
Chicken & Bacon Salad A generous bowl of dressed mixed leaves, cucumber, red onion and tomato. Topped with roast chicken breast and bacon £5.99
Creamy Pesto & Vegetable Pasta (V) Rigatoni pasta and grilled vegetables in a creamy pesto sauce, served with a dressed side salad. Add sliced chicken breast for £1.50 £6.49
Chicken Tikka Masala Chicken tikka breast in a creamy, medium spiced masala sauce. Served with yellow rice, poppadums and mango chutney £6.69
Chicken New Yorker Roast chicken breast topped with bacon, BBQ sauce and melted cheese. Served with chips, peas and grilled tomato £6.69
Scampi & Chips Crispy breaded scampi served with chips, peas or mushy peas and tartare sauce. Great with a glass of crisp white wine £6.69
Hand Battered Cod & Chips Freshly hand battered cod fillet served with chips, peas or mushy peas and tartare sauce. Add a baguette and butter for £1.29 £6.99
Steak & Ruddles Ale Pie Tender pieces of beef in a rich Ruddles Ale gravy fully encased in shortcrust pastry. Served with mashed potato, peas and gravy £6.99
Gigantic Portions with Giant Flavour & Giant Value!
Fish & Chip Shop Feast A freshly hand battered cod fillet and crispy breaded scampi. Served with chips, peas or mushy peas, tartare sauce and half a baguette £8.99
Giant Chicken Tikka Masala A generous plate full of chicken tikka masala, yellow rice and chips. Plus a traditional naan bread, poppadums and mango chutney £8.49
The Big Chicken New Yorker Two roast chicken breasts topped with bacon, BBQ sauce and melted cheese. Served with chips, peas, grilled tomato, onion rings and a dressed salad garnish £8.49
Our prime cut steaks are seasoned and served with chips, peas, grilled tomato, mushrooms and onion rings. Just tell us how you like it
Don't fancy chips? Swap them for a dressed side salad instead
8oz Rump £6.99
10oz Rib Eye £9.49
Go on, treat yourself to a full bodied red wine too!
Gammon Steak & Eggs Two 5oz gammon steaks served with chips, two free range fried eggs, peas and grilled tomato £6.59
Surf & Turf An 8oz rump steak and crispy breaded scampi. Served with chips, peas, grilled tomato, mushrooms, onion rings and tartare sauce £9.99
£1.00 Steak Topper - Two free range fried eggs and crispy jalapenos
£2.00 Steak Topper - New York Topper: bacon, BBQ sauce and melted cheese
Add a Sauce for £1.00 - Peppercorn or Spicy Jerk Sauce
Steak Deal - 8oz Rump Steak - Available All Day - Monday to Wednesday £5.99
Served with your choice of filling and a dressed salad garnish
Southern Fried Chicken Baguette Served with BBQ sauce £4.79
Fish Finger Baguette Breaded cod fish fingers with tartare sauce £4.79
Sausage Baguette Served with your choice of sauce £4.79
Cheese & Tomato Melt (V) £3.79
Sticky BBQ Pulled Pork Melt With melted cheese £4.79
Chicken New Yorker Melt With bacon, BBQ sauce and melted cheese £4.79
Add chips for £1.79
With your choice of filling, served with a dressed salad garnish
Cheese & Baked Beans (V) £4.49
Chicken & Mayonnaise £4.49
Sticky BBQ Pulled Pork £4.79
New Yorker Bacon, BBQ sauce and melted cheese £4.99
Sticky BBQ Pulled Pork £2.79
New Yorker With bacon, BBQ sauce and melted cheese £2.79
Baguette & Butter (V) £1.29
Onion Rings (V) £1.49
Dressed Side Salad (V) £0.99
Skinny Fries (V) £1.79
Chips (V) £1.79
Not just for afters - order one anytime
Ice Cream (V) Vanilla flavoured ice cream served with chocolate flavoured sauce £3.49
Treacle Sponge Pudding (V) Served with custard £3.49
Chocolate Fudge Cake (V) Served warm with vanilla flavoured ice cream £3.49
If you're too full for a dessert, why not relax with a hot drink? Ask a member of the team about our range
With all the trimmings! Ask about our roast of the day (Sundays only)
Kids Meal Deal - Meal, Dessert & Drink - All for only £3.49
Choose Your Favourite: Chicken Nuggets, Roast Chicken Breast, Cod Fish Fingers, Pork Sausages, Cheesy Tomato Pizza (V)
Choose Your Side: Yellow Rice (V), Skinny Fries (V), Mashed Potato (V)
Choose Your Veg or Salad: Baked Beans (V), Salad (V), Peas (V)
Choose A Dessert:
Peach & Pear Fruity Pot (V) £0.99
Candy Bites Brownie Brownie bites topped with your favourite treats and caramel flavoured sauce. Served with vanilla flavoured ice cream topped with chocolate flavoured sauce £1.49
Ice Cream (V) Vanilla flavoured ice cream with chocolate flavoured sauce and fruit crunch £1.49
Strawberry Split Lolly (V) Vanilla cream mousse sandwiched between two strawberry ice lollies. Served with a pot of fruit crunch for dipping £1.49
Choose A Drink: ask a member of our team for the available range
Main Meal Only £2.99
Kids meals are suitable for under 11's


Greene King IPA, Greene King PLC (3.6%)

An easy drinking, refreshing IPA with a hoppy taste, and aroma to give a clean dry finish

Birra Moretti, Heineken (4.6%)

Birra Moretti is a quality beer made in the traditional way. It is the result of a production process that has remained almost unchanged since 1859.

Boddingtons, Boddingtons (3.5%)

This beer is simply brewed but very well executed. It has a plethora of playful characteristics that combine the best of both worlds when it comes to ales and lagers.

Carling, Carling (4.1%)

Carling has been Britain’s best selling lager for more than three decades. It is brewed to have the perfect balance of sweetness & bitterness ensuring it is as brilliantly refreshing from the first sip to the last.

Fosters, Heineken (4.0%)

A pleasant, fruity, lighter-styled quaffing lager

Guinness Draught, Guinness (4.1%)

Guinness is an Irish dry stout that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness at St. James's Gate, Dublin. Guinness is one of the most successful beer brands worldwide.

John Smiths Extra Smooth, John Smith's Brewery (3.6%)

John Smith’s Extra Smooth was launched in 1993 and is now the nation's number 1 ale.

Landlord, Timothy Taylor & Co. Ltd (4.3%)

The drinkers' favourite, a 4.3% classic pale ale with a complex citrus and hoppy aroma

Stella Artois, Stella Artois (4.8%)

Stella Artois is one of the world’s best-selling beers and is enjoyed in more than 80 countries. Its full, characteristic flavour and high quality is assured through a superior brewing process and by using the finest ingredients available.

Tetleys, Joshua Tetley & Son (3.8%)

Tetley's Brewery was an English regional brewery founded in 1822 by Joshua Tetley in Hunslet, now a suburb of Leeds, West Yorkshire.

Strongbow, Heineken (4.5%)

Strongbow gets its distinctive flavour and cut-through refreshment through the unique blends of bittersweet British cider apples from our Herefordshire orchards.