Bars Near Manchester Arena
If you're heading to Manchester Arena for any of the city's biggest music and sporting events and are in desperate need for a selection of nearby bars, then relax. We've compiled a brilliant collection of the best venues dotted around the arena itself - this way you'll never miss a show with that last minute dash to the doors. Now all you have to do is to just try and remember the show tickets. Easy?
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Known for its slice of laidback Los Angeles spirit in Manchester's bustling city centre. The Liquor Store is only a short walk away from the front doors of the Manchester Arena - it's so near, you can practically spot the arena's stairs from the bar itself. Expect incredible cocktails alongside all your favourite regular drinks. Best of all, you're in no rush to catch the beginning of the show, as it's no more than two minutes away!
It's the biggest of them all, Tiger Tiger Manchester is home to seven different rooms all with their own unique theme. If you fancy pushing the boat out before you trip to Manchester Arena than head down early for a drink. Not only is there a large selection of brilliant drinks but you can also purchase a collection of delicious food platters to share - avoiding those long pesky arena queues for food and drink.
It's the latest addition to Manchester's infamous Printworks. The Bierkeller compiles the world's best beers and basically stuffs them all into one incredible underground venue. With various rooms, musicians, entertainment and world foods there is literally nothing else you could possibly ask for. Even better, it's only a short brisk walk away from the Manchester Arena, amazing.
Whether you want to explore The Living Room's exoctic cocktail selection or tempt yourself with the kitchen's exquisite culinary offers, this bar has everything you need before heading off to the Manchester Arena. Slump back and relax as your waiter waits on you hand and foot. A perfect start to your evening plans.
It's known across the world as one of the biggest bar chains in existence. The Hard Rock Cafe is known for its film and music memorabilia alongside tasty cocktails and american grub. Again taking centre stage on the perimeters of The Printworks, it's only a short distance away from the Arena.
It most-probably Manchester's most well known pub. With it's recognisable Tudor decor brightening the busy city centre up each day, Sinclair's Oyster Bar is the perfect stop-off on your way down to Manchester Arena. Cheap drinks, a friendly atmosphere and a brilliant historic culture, start your evening as you mean to go on!
Often considered to be the sister pub to Sinclairs. The Old Wellington sits side-by-side to its neighbour offering up delicious homemade treats and a large selection of tasty drinks. With only a short walk to the Arena, it's the perfect place to rest your feet before showtime.