Newly developed and bustling with Manchester charm is Ancoats. The once Mill and factory ridden cobbles are now filled with young professionals, musicians and artists alike, trotting the outskirts of the Northern Quarter and frequenting some of the great boozers on the way. Have a look at our recommended bars in Ancoats.
A great stripped back pub that's encased in local history on Oldham Road. A real classic feel and classic prices in a beautiful grade II listed building, the Crowd & Kettle has a brilliant selection of beers, ciders and spirits catering to everyone's tastes. Pop in when you're passing through Ancoats, it's a top Manchester pub.
Something of a Manchester institution, The Marble Arch pub on Rochdale Road in Ancoats was where the Marble Brewery began. Now an old fashioned and classic pub with 11 hand pulled beers and an incredible food. The food is a far cry from pub grub as well; it's hearty, fresh food that's home made, that when served up with one of the real ales is the perfect way to spend your lunch time. A short walk out of the city but worth every step, check out The Marble Arch pub in Ancoats today.
A typical Irish pub, The Shamrock in Ancoats attracts a nice balance of students and locals into its lively walls. With a a top selection of affordable beers, a brilliant beer garden for the rare sunny days and a license till late 7 nights a week, The Shamrock is a safe bet for a few drinks, a heavy session or just a quick jar after work - a real box ticker in Ancoats.
A small and quirky bar that attracts a nice balance of locals, quirky Northern Quarter dwellers and talented musicians. A brilliant live music venue with tons of character and charm, including life size cut outs of Hollywood Celebrities, adding to its unconventional look! International beer, pool tables and a jukebox all under one little, albeit unconventional roof!