Manchester's fantastic bars and pubs cater for every taste, from fancy cocktails to excellent craft ales. But we're also a rainy city, making outdoor drinking less available than in some other parts of the world.
Still, there are some fine examples of beer gardens across the region where you can enjoy a relaxed outdoor drink and, as there's nothing better than a cold beer on a hot day, here are ten of Manchester's very best beer gardens.
Beer gardens in Manchester
Blackjack has grown from a small operation to one of the foremost craft beer suppliers in the area, with a portfolio of over 40 cask ales. They’ve transformed the site, which has the look of a mechanic’s garage, into something eminently more hospitable and with a beer garden fresh with the smell of herbs growing through the walls