Budget Cocktails in Manchester

Whether you're a scrimper, saver or haymaker looking to save a little fare, your taste buds need not suffer for your spending sins. From crafty concoctions to wistful classics, we've cultivated a list of some of the finest in pocket friendly cocktails in the city; be these 2-4-1 darlings or happy hour hotties, you'll be gluggin' like a good'un. Check out our recommendations for some of the best budget cocktails and put a firm two fingers up to extortionately priced tipples. Not on our watch!

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ARK

19 user reviews

They may be one of the most sought after party bars in Manchester and Deansgate alike, but that doesn't mean that ARK expect you to pay through the nose for their delicious cocktail wares. With many sought after drinks coming in from as little as £6, party guests can indulge in a slap up selection of classic cocktails at more than affordable prices, all before taking to the dance floor for an all out party affair as the music gets bigger, and so does the atmosphere. 

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Deansgate Locks

Be At One Manchester

22 user reviews

The all around institution for fun time partying and drinking some hella creative cocktails makes Be At One a favourite for drinks in Manchester. What's more, is their happy hour runs for 7 days straight between half 4 and 7pm (8pm on Tuesday and Wednesday) so you can get your fix of budget cocktails in Manchester after work and across the weekend. 

Happily Affordable

Every hour is happy hour at this penny-saving venue, with a 2-4-1 cocktail deal that applies all day every day. Sip your luscious tipples guilt-free any day of the week and get sloshed without breaking the bank. Get your pina coladas and your fizzed up bellinis here, where you reduce costs without losing those great fruity flavours

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Spinningfields

At Slug & Lettuce Deansgate, selected coktails are 2-4-1 all day, every day. There really isn’t a catch. Just mix and match anything from their mixed drinks sections and sup away until your hearts content. A range of classics and refashioned are available, and the cheap theme continues to all other areas of the menu.

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Deansgate

The Oxford

2 user reviews

You can’t go far wrong with £4.95 cocktails, and this is where The Oxford comes into its element. Offering a fun and friendly atmosphere in the heart of the city’s student area, guests can get a Tequila Sunrise or a Mojito for less than a fiver, or share a pitcher with some mates for just £9.45.

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Oxford Road
Pub

Good news, everyone: with 2-4-1 cocktails all day every day, you can get more tipsy than ever before on any night of the week. Get boozy without burning a hole in your pocket and enjoy a unique range of 'Bling' cocktails, new inventions with delicious new infusions to set your taste buds alight. This pub is a buzzing den waiting for you in the middle of Albert Square.

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Albert Square

Apotheca

5 user reviews

An experience in cocktails like no other in Manchester, Apotheca are at the forefront of mixology in the city thanks to their mind boggling concoctions and scientifically bound boozy endeavours. But should you have to pay through the nose for such a liquid adventure? No you shouldn't. And luckily for you Apotheca's happy hour means that two of these tasty tipples come in at a mere £6.

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Northern Quarter

A dapper little joint in the heart of Deansgate, The Living Room is just the destination for those of your after more bespoke fare in the city. But heck if we're going to make you pay full whack. Take to this sumptuous restaurant bar in Manchester every Monday to Friday from 3-7pm for a selection f cocktails at a mere 2-4-1.

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Deansgate

Roll up roll up and get your classic cocktails and your inventive poisons here. These drinks come in all shapes, colours and sizes and are sure to get your taste buds tingling. A 2-4-1 Happy Hour all day every day means that you can double your drinks and save your precious pennies in this trendy joint.

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Didsbury

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