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.
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 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!
Stuck on the corner of Cutting Room Square, Elnecot is devoted to transforming the cultural history of Ancoats into some stunning plates of food. Named for the area's original moniker, everything from the plates to cocktails are designed with Manchester in mind, and they've created something very special from it.
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.