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Manchester Pubs & Bars around The Town Hall
 
 
 
 
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City Centre Manchester Bars & Pubs

Many of the most popular bars and traditional pubs in Manchester, fall around the Town Hall area, slap bang in the middle of the city centre.
Together with exclusive shops and top restaurants, here you'll also find some of the trendiest cocktail bars in Manchester, together with wonderful examples of traditional Manchester pubs and backstreet boozers.
Some bars operate strict door policies and, with a large number of office workers joining a more distinguished clientele than other parts of town, it makes a pleasant area to explore, taste real ale, try a cocktail, sip a wine or two, or crack open the Champagne.
Being in the central hub of town allows you to go on and explore bars in nearly every other popular area of Manchester city centre and you're also a short walk from the main shopping area, the Royal Exchange Theatre, G-Mex, MICC, Bridgewater Hall, China Town, MEN Arena, Opera House and Palace Theatre.
 
 
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key: real ale served= real ale, cocktail menu= cocktail menu, food served = food served, disco or club = disco, live music nights = live music, open after 2am = open after 2am
beer garden = beer garden, live football = NYE, pool table = pool table, Stag & Hen nights welcome = stag/hen parties welcome, gay friendly bar = gay bar
karaoke = karaoke , quiz nights = quiz nights, children welcome= kids welcome, Manchester United bar = popular with united fans, Manchester City bar = popular with city fans
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cocktail menu food served    
~ in the town hall~

Manchester’s greatest cocktail night returns to the grandiose surroundings of Manchester Town Hall promising the finest bars, amazing food and fantastic music. Discover the art of cocktail making with Manchester’s finest bars including Harvey Nichols, The Alchemist, Manchester House, Epernay and many more.

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Cocktails In The City Manchester
 
 
 
cocktail menu  food served   open after 2am 
~ on deansgate / spinningfields ~

Located underneath the Georgio Armani store in Spinningfields, just across from The Town Hall on Deansgate, this beautiful Pacific Rim themed cocktail bar opened in May 2011 to widespread acclaim. From the same team behind The Alchemist, the cocktails are every bit as impressive whilst the DJ emulator is a real talking point

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Australasia Manchester
 
 
 
cocktail menu  food served     
~ on deansgate / spinningfields ~

Grand Pacific is an extension of Australasia - a contemporary colonial oasis in the heart of Spinningfields. Combining modern Australian cuisine and Pacific Rim flavours with a wealth of delicious cocktails, Grand Pacific offers a lighter side of the Australasia experience.

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Grand Pacific Manchester
 
 
 
 
cocktail menu  food served     
~ bridge street / spinningfields ~

Set in a vast 12,000 square foot, semi-industrial space on the first floor of The Avenue North in Spinningfields, Manchester. Think artist's loft studio meets concrete warehouse: stripped back and raw. Showcasing sculptures, murals and art installations.

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Artisan Manchester
 
 
 
cocktail menu food served         open after 2am Stag & Hen nights welcome
~ off st annes square ~

Central American influenced classic rock bar, just off St Annes Square, which is open until 3am every night of the week. Fantastic cocktails and an eclectic soundtrack of rock, indie, funk, soul, reggae and 80's, all played extremely loudly on the amazing sound system, are complemented by a strict ethical suppliers policy.

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Sandinista Manchester
 
 
 
cocktail menu food served 
~ on chapel walks, off cross street ~

Fantastic Thai bar, offering plush seating, fruity cocktails and wonderful table service from waitresses in traditional dress. Chilled out music adds to the relaxed ambience.

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Chaophraya Manchester
 
 
 
cocktail menu food served beer garden
~ off king street ~

Small artisan cocktail lounge bar hidden away between the fashionable King Street and the Town Hall from top restaurateur Steve Pilling (Damson) and bar guru Mark Whyte. Some of the best cocktails in town appeal to a smart crowd whilst the covered outside sofas are popular on sunny days. Opened in August 2012.

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Liquorice Bar Manchester
 
 
 
cocktail menu food served 
~ king street ~

Within easy reach of Albert Square, Market Street and Deansgate, All Bar One Manchester is the perfect place to meet up with friends or unwind with work colleagues. With the right blend of food, drink and atmosphere at any time of day.

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All Bar One Manchester
 
 
 
cocktail menu food served 
~ spring gardens ~

Fantastic cocktail bar inside the beautiful building that was once the Reform Club. An eclectic mix of antique furnishings, statues and the largest retro lampshades in Manchester, this is without question one of best bars in the city.

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Room Manchester
 
 
 
cocktail menu food served 
~ spring gardens ~

Rio Ferdinand's lavish cocktail bar and restaurant inside a beautiful 116-year-old Grade II listed building at the top of King Street serves its many famous customers some of the best cocktails in town. With live jazz music, it's the only bar in Manchester that serves Dom Perignon by the glass.

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Rosso Manchester
 
 
 
real ale served cocktail menu food served live music nights 
~ spring gardens ~

The stunning new branch of the quality bar & brasserie chain can be found in the impressive grand building vacated by Atheneum at the top of King Street, next to the designer stores. Real ales, rare imported beers, fantastic cocktails and a great wine list make this one of the best bars in Manchester. Opened January 2011

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Browns Manchester
 
 
 
cocktail menu food served disco or club  live music nights   live football Stag & Hen nights welcome karaoke
~ in china town ~

£2.8m karaoke bar & nightclub in Chinatown boasting lavish private rooms with state of the art equipment for groups of 6 - 30 people. If you dont fancy singing, there's a large cocktail bar and dancefloor boasting some of Manchester's best bar staff.

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K2 Manchester
 
 
 
cocktail menu  food served  
~ on princess street ~

Bangkok Bar & Restaurant is the latest restaurant from The Royal Orchid owner Krin Sirisambhand and his family. As well as providing fantastic food, Bangkok Bar & Restaurant plays regular host to an array of exciting Thai themed events, including a monthly Full Moon Party.

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Bangkok Bar
 
 
 
cocktail menu food served disco or club
~ on princess street ~

Formerly Obsidian, this great basement bar below the 4 star Arora International Hotel on Princess Street serves some of the best cocktails in town. There's an incredible selection of liquor, nice wines and craft beers whilst their superb Cocktail School is ideal for parties and gifts.

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Non-Featured Manchester City Centre Bars
The Slug & Lettuce ~ Albert Square cocktail menu food served  beer garden 
Duttons real ale servedfood served beer garden  
Veeno cocktail menu beer garden  
Velvet Central cocktail menufood served beer garden  
One Central Street  cocktail menu  disco or club  
Sir Ralph Abercromby real ale served food served  
42nd Street disco or club 
The Rising Sun real ale served live football  
The old Nag's Head real ale served  
Manchester Press Club  disco or club   live music nights
The Lost Dene food served live football
Sawyers Arms real ale served food served   live football 
Club V disco or club
South disco or club
Panacea cocktail menu food served
Restaurant, Bar & Grill cocktail menu food served
The Lawn Club cocktail menu food served  disco or club   
Ape and Apple real ale served food served
Lounge 10 cocktail menu food served
Town Hall Tavern real ale served food served
Beef and Pudding real ale served food served
Vine Inn real ale served food served
City Arms real ale served food served live football
The Tiger Lounge cocktail menu food served  disco or club live music nights 
The Waterhouse real ale served food served 
Seven Oaks real ale served food served  
The Bank real ale served food served   
Salut Wine
Under New Management  cocktail menu disco or club 
The Crown  food served  
The Shakespeare real ale served food served  
Sam's Chop House real ale served food served
Grinch food served beer garden
Mr Thomas's Chop House real ale served food served beer garden
Frankie & Benny's cocktail menu food served
Corbieres real ale served food served
Annie's Bar food served
 
 
 
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