Manchester Northern Quarter Pubs


Manchester Northern Quarter Bars & Pubs

Manchester’s 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
( 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”.

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Listed alphabetically:

  • 57 Thomas Street
    57 Thomas Street, Northern
    Quarter, Manchester M4 1NA. Tel: 0871-231 7767.
    A small cafe bar that serves a large selection of beers including
    Marble Beers on draught and in bottles. Simple food available.

  • Angel, The
    6 Angel Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 4BQ. Tel:
    0161-833 4786.
    Self-proclaimed 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

  • Apotheca
    17 Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1FS. Tel:
    0161-834 9411.
    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:

  • 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 3815.
    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 7813.
    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, The
    35-37 Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1NA.
    Tel: 0161-661 1041.
    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

  • Burton Arms Hotel, The
    31 Swan Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5JZ. Tel: 0161-834

  • Castle Hotel
    66 Oldham Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LE. Tel:
    0161-237 9485.

  • City Pub, The
    133 Oldham Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LN. Tel: 0161-834

  • Common
    39-41 Edge Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1HW. Tel: 0161-832
    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 there’s a choice selection including Vedett, Tiger,
    Budweiser, Erdinger Brothers pear cider, Addlestone’s Cloudy
    Cider and Magners.

  • Cord
    8 Dorsey Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LU. Tel: 0161-832

  • Crown & Anchor
    41 Hilton Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M1 2EE. Tel: 0161-228

  • Crown & Kettle
    2 Oldham Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5FE. Tel:
    0161-236 2923.
    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, The
    73 Rochdale Road, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 4HY. Tel:
    0161-832 5914.

  • Millstone Inn Hotel
    67 Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LQ. Tel:
    0844-941 5999.

  • Odd Bar
    30-32 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!”

  • Port Street Beer House
    39-41 Port Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M1 2EQ.
    Tel: 0161-237 9949.
    Website: .

  • Wheatsheaf, The
    30 Oak Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5JE. Tel:
    833 9445.

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