Pubs in Manchester


Manchester Pubs, Bars & Inns

The English Lounge, High Street,   Manchester

  • The English Lounge
    64/66 High Street, Manchester M4 1EA. Tel: 0161–832 4824.
    The English Lounge, (formerly the Hogshead, and originally the Wheatsheaf),
    carries one of Manchester’s best selections of real ales with up to
    15 on offer at any time, half of them guest ales, as well as a notable
    selection of fruit wines. Also famous for its sausages, with 14 varieties
    on offer. Lunchtime meals, and bar snacks all day until 7.00pm. Featured
    in The Manchester Evening News in 1882, after a daring rescue of a
    trapped barmaid by the landlord, following a severe thunderstorm when
    the pub was struck by lightning and 2 storeys collapsed.

  • Grand Central
    80 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 5NH. Tel: 0161–236 0890.
    A traditional pub and a nightly entertainments venue (the Subway)
    beneath it. Pub lunches served and Sunday roasts, trimmings and sweets.
    Speciality nights and cheap drinks at certain times – enquire!. Function
    room available for hire.

  • The Shakespeare
    16 Fountain Street, Manchester M2 2AA. Tel: 0161–834 5515.
    An inn has stood on this site since 1771. The present building actually
    dates from 1656, and used to be “The Shambles Inn” in Chester, until
    it was dismantled, transported to Manchester and reassembled in its
    present form in 1928. Reputedly haunted by the ghost of a young girl
    who died in the last century, having been raped by by the chef, who
    later hanged himself – the rope marks are still visible on a ceiling
    beam! Real ales, good food, popular with workers and shoppers. Also
    hot and cold snacks, vegetarian and children’s menus. Evening meals
    . Thursday quiz nights, Friday and Saturday discos. Private function
    room available for hire.

  • The Unicorn
    26 Church Street, Manchester M4 1PW. Tel: 0161–834 8854.
    Bass and Stones beers are sold at this Victorian pub. It has a distinctive
    central wooden bar and oak panelling all round – very traditional
    – very English. Particularly colourful on market days when it is the
    haunt of local street traders.

  • Mother Macs
    33 Back Piccadilly, Manchester M1 1HP. Tel: 0161-236 1507.
    Hidden away behind Piccadilly Plaza and the Piccadilly Hotel is this
    small pub serving Whitbread ales. Curious atmospheric pub with a long
    and ancient history.

  • Port Street Beer House

    39-41 Port Street, Manchester M1 2EQ. Tel: 0161-237 9949.

  • The Old Monkey
    90 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GX. Tel: 0161-228 6262.

  • Lloyds No 1
    The Printworks, Withy Grove, Manchester M4 2BS. Tel: 0161-817 2980.

  • Hare & Hounds

    46 Shudehill, Manchester M4 4AA. Tel: 0161-832 4737.
    A rather forbidding green tiled exterior belies the warm greeting
    ambience of the interior of this pub. Tiles, wooden panelling and
    etched window glass, and the remnants of a once thriving market culture
    still abound here, even though the market has long since gone. Light
    snacks and sandwiches available.Has live music from 4.00pm to 7.00pm
    on Wednesdays and Thursdays when the organ is played (also karaoke
    Sundays from 5.00pm.)

  • The Thompson’s Arms

    26 Sackville Street, (Gay Village), Manchester M1 3LZ. Tel: 0161-228

  • The Berwick Arms

    21-23 Carnarvon Street, Manchester M3 1EZ. Tel: 0161-425 8422.

  • Wheatsheaf Hotel
    208 Oldham Road, Manchester M4 6BQ. Tel: 0161-205 4821.

  • The Pub
    126 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HL. Tel: 0161-274 4743.

  • The Ape & Apple

    28 John Dalton Street, Manchester M2 6HQ. Tel: 0161-839 9624.

  • The Salisbury
    2 Wakefield Street, Manchester M1 5NE. Tel: 0161-236 5590.

  • Churchills
    37 Chorlton Street, (Gay Village), Manchester M1 3HN. Tel: 0161-236

  • The Old Grapes

    .Little Quay Street, Manchester M3 3JU. Tel: 0161-839 4359.

  • J.D Wetherspoon

    49a Piccadilly, Manchester M1 2AP. Tel: 0161-236 9206.

  • The Deansgate

    321 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ. Tel: 0161-839 5215.


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