The Best Pubs and Bars In Manchester

The Best Pubs and Bars In Manchester

Grab a bev and sometimes a bite at our favourite pubs and bars in Manchester. We’re a mixed bunch here at Glass Onion, so whether you love a boogie or a chilled sit down cocktail or two, we’ve got the perfect recommendations for all of you. 

Ramona Restaurant - Manchester, , Greater Manchester | OpenTable


A Detroit pizzeria with campfire and a margarita bar, beer garden and coffee counter based in Manchester's Northern Quarter. Both bookings and walk-ins are welcome. We love their array of tater tots, especially the salt n pepper or truffle ones! 

40 Swan St, Manchester M4 5JG. Get Directions

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Behind Closed Doors

A debauched cocktail bar in Manchester's Northern Quarter. Playing Boogie, Soul and Up Beat Funk all night long. Expect a tavern vibe with speakeasy feel and vintage erotica. 

93 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW. Get Directions

Review of Flawd, Manchester, Greater Manchester | The Good Food Guide


A little neighborhood natural wine bar and bottle shop. Sit and enjoy a glass or two then take one away to enjoy at home.

9 Keepers Quay, Manchester M4 6GL. Get Directions

Sammy's: The Retro Ancoats Bar That Transports You To The 70's

Sammy's Bar

Expect to be transported back to the 60s in Sammy's, your local bar where you can enjoy bevs like your drinking in Sammy's lounge. Serving cocktails, beers and soft drinks. Dance on the table tops Tuesday to Sunday. 

26 Swan St, Manchester M4 5JQ. Get Directions

Stevenson Square Sips: Public Bar Manchester Review | DesignMyNight


A cocktail bar with banging food with a classy bottomless brunch offering. Their interiors provide a calming aesthetic atmosphere, and it's super Instagrammable. 

9 Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1DB. Get Directions

Diecast: a Confidential Guides recommended venue


A new creative neighborhood, now home to Leno Ex Machina and Brooklyn Beer Hall. You’re guaranteed for a fun night, not short of entertainment. 

51 Ducie St, Manchester M1 2JQ. Get Directions

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A neighborhood natural wine store and bar in Ancoats, featuring delicious wine from the tap in a calming environment. Located on a small cobbled street, just a short walk from the city centre. 

04 Henry St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 5DD. Get Directions.

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Blossom St Social

A wine bar located in the heart of Ancoats. With a worldwide selection of wines and craft beers to enjoy. Give them a follow on Instagram to see their meal for two deals they have to offer. 

51 Blossom St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6AJ. Get Directions

The new underground bar hidden in the middle of the Northern Quarter -  Manchester Evening News


Late bar serving up drinks, tunes and good times. You’ll most definitely find a DJ here at night, playing tunes till the early mornings with a speakeasy feel. 

10 Hilton St, Manchester M1 1JF. Get Directions

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Lost Cat

Your favourite neighborhood bar, serving cocktails and delicious food daily. Enjoy two floors of Lost Cat till late most days! We love to enjoy a live performance and a little dance here. 

64 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE. Get Directions

THE FREEMOUNT, Manchester - Updated 2023 Restaurant Reviews & Photos -  Tripadvisor


An easygoing, bustling venue with a large range of spirits and beers with live music every night. Located in one of our fave spots, The Northern Quarter. 

73-75 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1EB. Get Directions

Ducie Street Warehouse

An all rounder type of space with laid-back food served in a trendy, warehouse-chic locale offering a bar, a restaurant and a hotel. Find events on their website including workshops, food and drink, cinema and more. 

YES - Rooftop bar in Manchester | The Rooftop Guide

Yes Bar

Four Floors of YES. A live music venue with regular events. You can also grab a bite from their gyros and pizza partners. 

38 Charles St, Manchester M1 7DB. Get Directions

Big Hands 

An energetic venue for gig-goers, students and locals. Perfect for a mid week bev to enjoy their DJ offering. 

Mulligan's of Manchester | Local Business Directory


Manchester's home of Guinness, Mulligans is your go to backstreet Irish pub in the centre of Manchester's busy city. 

12 Southgate, Manchester M3 2RB. Get Directions

Inside Schofield's Bar in Manchester - Manchester Evening News


Schofields bar graces the corner of Sunlight House, one of the most iconic buildings in the north of England. Specialising in cocktails with charcuterie boards and popcorn. 

3 Little Quay Street Sunlight House, Manchester M3 3JZ. Get Directions