Northern Quarter Bars & Pubs
Northern Quarter has for many years been the location for creative
arts like design and fashion studios and art galleries, though in
recent years it has grown popular for its pubs, cafés, bars
and restaurants, and is a vibrant area for both amenity, relaxation
and residential relocation. Wikipedia (www.wikipedia.org) identifies
it as "... a centre of alternative and bohemian culture
... usually considered to be contained within Newton Street, Great
Ancoats Street, Back Piccadilly and Swan Street/High Street. Popular
streets include Oldham Street, Tib Street, Newton Street, Lever
Street, Dale Street, Hilton Street and Thomas Street".
Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1NA. Tel: 0871-231
A small cafe bar that serves a large selection of beers including
Marble Beers on draught and in bottles. Simple food available.
Angel Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 4BQ. Tel: 0161-833
to be "... a dining pub in the Northern Quarter of Manchester
city centre it is a relaxed and informal place to enjoy great beers
from small independent breweries as well as handpicked wines &
freshly cooked locally sourced food". Website: http://theangelmanchester.com.
17 Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1FS. Tel: 0161-834
Apotheca bar opened in Manchester city centre in November 2008 and
is situated in a listed building in the creative Northern Quarter
district. The name comes from the antique pharmacy cabinets, which
grace the front bar that were originally used to provide medicinal
relief in the form of a remedy. Décor is a mixture of high
bar stools, classic Queen Anne chairs, solid bistro tables and black
leather sofas. Website: www.apothecabar.co.uk.
- Bar Centro
74 Tib Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LG. Tel: 0161-835
- Bar Fringe
8 Swan Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5JN. Tel: 0161-835
Available beers include Acorn Bullseye, Green Jack Orange Wheat Beer,
Moorhouses Witches Brew, Phoenix Spotland Gold and Irwell Works Richard
Mason as well as Thatchers Cheddar Valley cider.
- Bar de Reve
18 Tariff Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M1 2EJ. Tel: 0161-228
Formerly known as Bar 57, subsequently fully refurbished, with
air conditioning, but maintaining many of the original features of
the original cotton mill. Four 46 LCD televisions and a projector
screen broadcast sporting events and music videos. As well as cocktails
and beers, on offer is a selection of teas, coffees, smoothies and
milkshakes, for consumption in the bar or to take away. Food includes
sharing platters, sandwiches, and burgers amongst other dishes.
- Bay Horse,
Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1NA. Tel: 0161-661
Advertises itself as "..a modern pub: offering the welcome
and comfort of your traditional pub; with the décor and quirkiness
of a more contemporary business. Food is homely and comforting with
an accessible drinks menu. The pool table in the basement is popular
with our customers". Located in a Grade II listed Georgian
building, the exterior remains unchanged from the original Bay Horse
Pub & Hotel of an earlier century.
- Burton Arms
31 Swan Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5JZ. Tel: 0161-834
- Castle Hotel
Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LE. Tel: 0161-237 9485.
- City Pub,
133 Oldham Street,
Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LN. Tel: 0161-834 2954.
39-41 Edge Street,
Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1HW. Tel: 0161-832 9245.
Quirky pub much favoured by younger clientele, with wall murals which
are repainted regularly and art exhibitions rotated every four months
or so to give this space a constant sense of movement. Drinks include
Staropramen, Fruli, Stella, Hoegaarden, Guinness and Leffe on draught.
In bottles theres a choice selection including Vedett, Tiger,
Budweiser, Erdinger Brothers pear cider, Addlestones Cloudy
Cider and Magners.
8 Dorsey Street,
Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LU. Tel: 0161-832 9494.
- Crown &
41 Hilton Street,
Northern Quarter, Manchester M1 2EE. Tel: 0161-228 1142.
- Crown &
2 Oldham Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5FE. Tel: 0161-236
A large pub is located on the corner of Oldham Road and Great Ancoats
Street and dates probably from the early 19th century. There has been
a pub on the site since 1734. Restored and reopened in 2005, now divided
into three separate areas the main bar and separate vault,
both with ornate and unusually high ceilings, and a modern snug.
- Hare &
Hounds Hotel, The
46 Shudehill, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 4AA. Tel: 0161-832
- Marble Arch,
73 Rochdale Road, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 4HY. Tel: 0161-832
67 Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LQ. Tel: 0844-941
- Odd Bar
Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1ER. Tel:0871-230 2208.
Of itself it says "...a popular bohemian bar that polled more
than any other in Manchester to win the 2007-08 Pride Of Manchester
Award for Best Bar in Manchester... award winning food menu which
reveals fresh, home-made, delicious food inspired by dishes from around
the globe, all with an Odd twist!". Website: www.OddBar.co.uk.
- Port Street
Port Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M1 2EQ. Tel: 0161-237 9949.
Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5JE. Tel: 833 9445.
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