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.

Fab Cafe – Retro-lovers’ heaven

Fab Cafe – Retro-lovers’ heaven

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“Fab Cafe”: a Manchester basement filled with retro TV and film merchandise & geek stuff, retro sweets etc. I love that this bar is just so unpretentious!

Full Article by Denise Tench

Font – £ 2 cocktails!

Font – £ 2 cocktails!

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“Font” Manchester is the city’s most reliable, relaxed and colorful bar. It’s crowning glory is its £2 cocktails, of course… Just try the amaretto sour!

Full Article by Denise Tench

Frog and Bucket Comedy Club – Comedy up North

Frog and Bucket Comedy Club – Comedy up North

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“Frog and Bucket Comedy Club” in Manchester is great, whether you want to see recognised comedians or new up-and-comers. I love ‘Beat the Frog’ events!

Full Article by Lauren Rochford

HOME – Theatre/film/art/restaurant/bars

HOME – Theatre/film/art/restaurant/bars

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“HOME” Manchester is a bit like home: although I can’t sleep there, I often spend all day & night in the comfortable bar, in the gallery or the cinema…

Full Article by Joe Holdsworth

Islington Mill – Creative hub and music venue

Islington Mill – Creative hub and music venue

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“Islington Mill” in Salford, close to Manchester, it’s one of my favorite industrial hubs-turned-creative spaces. Its events deserve a special mention!

Full Article by Denise Tench

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