All posts in Places to Drink

A list of places to go to drink in the Northern Quarter Manchester. This includes pubs, bars & anywhere else where a licence to serve alcohol is a key asset.

Pen & Pencil
October 7, 2015, 3 Comments

Fancy spending time in a bar that takes its name and inspiration from the infamous mid-20th Century bar on East 45th Street in New York, which was popular with newspaper journalists and ad […]

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Kosmonaut 2015

September 22, 2015, 1 Comment

Tariff Street has seen some of the biggest change in the ever changing world we know and love as The Northern Quarter. Much of that renaissance was be ...

PLY, Stevenson Square, Northern Quarter, Manchester


September 22, 2015, 1 Comment

PLY lies right in the heart of the Northern Quarter on Stevenson Square. A bustling bar that serves up sourdough, Neapolitan pizzas from its mirror ti ...

Whiskey Jar

The Whiskey Jar 2015

August 9, 2015, No comments

There are two loves at The Whiskey Jar; the obvious, whiskey (and whisky) and the slightly more subtly referenced, music. But music plays a big part i ...

  • The Blue Pig
    The Blue Pig 2015
    July 26, 2015, No comments

    No longer a newbie in the ever-evolving Northern Quarter bar scene The Blue Pig has honed it’s offering over the past year or so and has now firmly established itself […]

  • Bluu
    Bluu – All new Bluu for you
    December 9, 2014, 1 Comment

    Situated on the corner of Thomas Street and High Street in the old Smithfield Market Buildings, Bluu has been sat prominently in the Northern Quarter for well over a decade now. […]

  • Cane & Grain, Rum, Ribs, Bourbon & Beer
    Cane & Grain
    October 6, 2014, 1 Comment

    Cane & Grain is set over 3 floors comprising of The Ground Floor Tap Room, The First Floor Bar and The Liars Lounge.  It’s all about Rum, Ribs, Bourbon & […]

  • El Capo NQ
    El Capo NQ
    September 19, 2014, 1 Comment

    When it opened on Thursday 3rd April El Capo became the newest addition to the Northern Quarter’s thriving bar & restaurant scene.  An ‘original concept’ designed and developed by owner Peter […]

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