Bars & Pubs

All the best Manchester bars and pubs, including bar reviews and editors' picks

The best pubs in Manchester
Bars and pubs

The best pubs in Manchester

The best pubs in Manchester are knocking out quality food, working with the finest indie brewers and craft beer bars, serving up top-notch entertainment and comedy and, well, just being somewhere nice to have a beer

The best cocktail bars in Manchester
Bars and pubs

The best cocktail bars in Manchester

Shaken, stirred or simply sensational, head to these cocktail dens for the best mixed drinks in Manchester

The best bars in Manchester
Bars and pubs

The best bars in Manchester

Enjoy cracking cocktails, perfect pints and good times at the city's best bars

Gay bars in Manchester
Bars and pubs

Gay bars in Manchester

Looking for recommendations for Manchester's best LGBT hangouts and watering holes? Check out our guide to the city's gay bars and pubs

The best craft beer bars and pubs in Manchester
Bars and pubs

The best craft beer bars and pubs in Manchester

Avoid mass produced lager and enjoy the best craft beer and ale in town at any of these fine Manchester establishments 

Where to drink cocktails

Apotheca
Bars and pubs

Apotheca

The Northern Quarter is home to many a decent cocktail joint, but few do things as well as here 

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
Users say
5 out of 5 stars
Dusk Til Pawn
Bars and pubs

Dusk Til Pawn

An unassuming spot packing a powerful - and potent - punch. The Bloody Marys are great

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
Users say
4 out of 5 stars
Cloud 23
Bars and pubs

Cloud 23

Creative concoctions and some seriously delicious views across town

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Users say
5 out of 5 stars
The Liars Club
Bars and pubs

The Liars Club

Manchester doesn’t do badly for tiki bars. The Liars Club is probably where the formula is realised best

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Users say
4 out of 5 stars
Check out Manchester's best cocktail bars