Below is a list of the top and leading Bars in Manchester. To help you find the best Bars located near you in Manchester, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Manchester’s Best Bars:
The top rated Bars in Manchester are:
- Arcane – has their own mixers, tonics and elixirs
- Bunny Jacksons – showing MLB, NBA and NFL games
- Science And Industry – offers drinks laboratory for experimentation with flavour and scientific techniques
- Port Street Beer House – offering table service directly through the Common & Co app
- The Molly House – has over 400 ales and beers, wines, spirits and cocktails
Arcane is a basement bar that was established in 2016 by owner friends, Mark Taylor and Gary Kilroy. Dedicated to offering a cosy space where you can relax while drinking, they restore the original brickworks and stunning feature of the place to add glamour and stylish vibe to the area. Apart from its remarkable interiors, they are also boasting of the best and highly skilled bartenders that can create wonderful mixes using their own tonics, mixers and elixirs.
Regardless of your preference, you can certainly find here the best and most refreshing blends of cocktails, gin, wine, sparkling and champagne, spirits and beer and ales. They also offer pure pressed juices and tonics for non-drinkers who wants to hang around with their friends and enjoy the ambience while having a long engaging talk. They are open from Mondays to Sundays from 12 Noon to 10 PM so do not hesitate to drop by and enjoy casual drinks with your friends and loved one. They also host several events from time to time so do not hesitate to check their website for the schedule of all activities that they will be hosting in their bar.
Menu, Events, Offers
“Lovely place. Peaceful with friendly nice staff.” – Beila Gutmann
Bunny Jacksons opens daily at mid-day, this bar is famous not only for the wonderful spirits and hard liquor that they have but is also reputed for their fine-tasting wings for 20p. Stocking on a wide range of beers, cocktails, whiskeys and other spirits, you can certainly choose the perfect blend that will suit your fine taste. You can also take advantage of their happy hour that runs from 12 Noon to 5 PM and order pints for just £3 and frozen daiquiris for £5. While drinking, you can also enjoy the delicious serving of burgers, fries and their ever famous chicken wings.
Apart from drinking and eating, you can also enjoy the different activities that they have. They have an arcade where you can play some games, a pool table that you can use with your friends or play darts in between your drinks. When in season, they also show different MLB, NBA and NFL games that you certainly would love to follow. They also have wonderful music that will set the wonderful vibes and ambience of the place. Open from Mondays to Sundays from 12 Noon to 10 PM, find time to drop by and relax and enjoy a bottle of ice-cold beer while munching on their delish chix.
“A great little place. I love the dive bar vibes at Bunny Jacksons; dimly lit, great music, quality drinks on tap and home of the 20p wing – what’s not to love.” – Paul Kennedy
Science And Industry
Science And Industry proudly incorporate the wonder of Science to the different mixes and drinks that they offer. Innovative, experimental and exciting, they are keen into experimenting with different techniques and flavours to concoct and develop one of a kind cocktails that will tempt your palate into tasting and trying their blends. They offer different classic favourites, cocktails and highballs as well as red, white, rose and sparkling wines that will suit your fancy and fine taste.
Apart from cosy drinking sessions that they offer, they also extend masterclasses to a maximum of 20 people where they will teach the wonderful art of mixology as well as the colourful history of some of the classic cocktail mixes that they have. Fun and enjoyable, you can certainly take this class for £35 per person. Their place is also available for hire for any private or corporate events and can accommodate up to 100 people in their place. Tap now their services for any of your needs whether for casual drinking or full partying with friends, they can certainly deliver and offer you the best place and drinks beyond your expectation.
Menu, Offers and Events, Masterclass, Hire Venue
Address: 49, 51 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1NA
Phone: 161 839 7033
“So glad we found this place. From the moment we were greeted by the quirky friendly host the staff were so friendly throughout. This is also a serious cocktail place for people who like proper cocktails from mixologists that know their stuff. Thanks for a great night!” – Luke Harman
Port Street Beer House
Port Street Beer House offers the most wonderful crafts beer and ales in Manchester. Serving since 2011, they are reputed for the different beers that they have that are sourced from the finest breweries all around the UK and beyond. With 18 keg lines and 7 cask lines, you can certainly find the best brew that will suit your fine and distinct taste. You can also enjoy their beers either in cans or bottles and are available for drinking within their bar or for takeaway to be enjoyed at the comfort of your homes.
Aside from casual drinking, they also offer beer tasting for £20 per person where you can enjoy the differen cask and keg mixtures that they have. Available for bookings between Sunday to Wednesday, contact their bar to make the necessary arrangements for you and drinking buddies. For your usual booze, their shop is open from Mondays to Saturdays from 3 PM to 10 PM and on Sundays from 2 PM to 9 PM so drop by and order a bottle or two to satiate your thirst.
Events, Beer Shop
Address: 39-41 Port St, Manchester M1 2EQ
Phone: 161 237 9949
“Good selection of craft beers both on draft and in a bottle or can to both drink in or take away. They have both inside and outside seating and the staff is very friendly and helpful. If you like craft beer, this is a must-stop in Manchester.” – Brian Taber
The Molly House
The Molly House serves the most wonderful tapas menu together with the best drinks and spirits that you can get from their bar. They have a wide selection of beers, ales, spirits, wines and champagne that will suit your fancy and your distinct taste. They have over 400 variety to choose from with some remarkable concoction that only they can provide. With carefully selected wines, beers and spirits, they guarantee your full pleasure and enjoyment.
They have different rooms that will suit your mood, from tearoom, bordello and verandah. Each of these areas is wonderfully styled for your ultimate pleasure and relaxation. You will feel the classic vibe that old bars have but with a luxurious and fancy ambience to it. Do not hesitate to pay this bar a visit to experience for yourself the fantastic food, drinks and place that they offer and comfortably enjoy and have fun with your friends and loved ones.
The Bar, The Kitchen
“One of the best, if not the best place, to eat in the village. The tapas here is fantastic as are the other menu courses. Good selection of beers, wines and spirits. Staff are friendly and attentive even at the busiest of times.” – Mikki Tiamo