The Best Truly Local Bars in Manchester

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? Manchester has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

Cask Bar – Cozy craft beer

Cask Bar – Cozy craft beer

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“Cask Bar” in Manchester is a hidden gem of a cozy hideout. It’s an ideal pit stop for craft beer when wandering around the city. Check out the jukebox!

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Castlefield Basin – Outdoor spot

Castlefield Basin – Outdoor spot

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“Castlefield Basin” and lying on its grass is one of my favourite ways to pass a summer’s day in Manchester… Many people love it as a gentrified oasis…

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Cloud 23 – Glitzy sky bar

Cloud 23 – Glitzy sky bar

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“Cloud 23” in Manchester is a bar on the 23rd floor of the Hilton hotel that offers great views, especially in the evening. It’s glitzy, but not so pricey.

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Cottonopolis – Industrial chic food and drink

Cottonopolis – Industrial chic food and drink

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“Cottonopolis” Manchester was conceived, designed & planned down to the last lightbulb as a Pan-Asian restaurant in a Northern setting. Interesting, right?

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Elnecot – Neighbourhood bar and kitchen

Elnecot – Neighbourhood bar and kitchen

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“Elnecot”: a neighborhood bar and kitchen in Manchester. My favourites are the Pigs Ears, the aubergine and mint balls… I’ve never left this place sober!

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