Think you know the city's best kept drinking and dining secret? Think again. Coming at you as one of the best places to eat in Chorlton, Bar San Juan may be intimate and classic, but this tapas bar is also churning out some of the best wine and small plates around.
One of Manchester's rising hotspots for drinking and dining, Chorlton is a suburban hub of funky cocktail bars, relaxed pubs and excellent places to get your eat on. A little outside the city centre, it's got the quality of more central watering holes without the interminable bustle and bar queues. To help you navigate the area we've rounded up the best bars in Chorlton; from popular boozers to the real hidden gems.
The only place you should be getting your feed on, this Chorlton hotspot brings you a menu of mouthwatering eats; from nachos and buttermilk chicken strips to beefed-up burgers and grilled cheeses. They've also got an impressive selection of cocktails and craft beer to quench your thirst.
The Spoon Inn is a great tea house and wine bar located in the heart of Chorlton. With locally sourced food, great wine and top evening events running throughout the week, you'll find everything from brunch favourites to local art in the backroom.
Who'd have thought that when it came to one of the coolest pubs in the city, this suburb would come up trumps? A unique and charming pub in Chorlton, head on down to The Beagle for romantic evenings, loaded burgers, stiff drinks and proper British pints.
Located just off Chorlton Green this impressive pub sits within the boutique Bowling Green hotel. With a sprawling beer garden perfect for summertime day-drinking, and excellent home-cooked food coming out of the kitchen, it's a top spot for sinking a few pints with friends.
Whether you're in the market for all day brunch and fresh juices or you're stopping in for some killer cocktails, this family-run Wilbraham Road cafe and bar has class, flair and character by the bucket-load. Head in for vegan wines, local craft beers and some highly instagrammable interiors.
Where does one go to get the finest pizza, Americana bites and cocktails in Chorlton we hear you wondering? Well, that's Launderette of course. Urban, chilled and cool to the bone, thanks to their charming staff and industrial interiors, this is a great place for cocktails and scoffing.
Coffee and cake by day, buzzing and atmospheric by night, Electrik is one of Chorlton's finest drinking establishments. With great food and drinks, Electrik caters for all tastes and whims, with friendly and laid back vibes.
Restaurant, cafe and bar, The Lead Station is a Chorlton institution. With seasonally changing food menus and classic cocktails, it's a top drawer for drinking and dining. With a 50 capacity private dining room, this makes for a great place for groups.
With classic and signature cocktails and excellently knowledgeable staff, it's not hard to see why the award-winning Proof pulls in the Chorlton crowds, as well as some city slickers who've heard how cool this place really is.
Classic French food gets a Mancunian makeover at this Chorlton bar and restaurant. With a delicious selection of eats to choose from, you'd better believe they've got their booze pairings on top form as well, with an extensive selection of wines, beers and premium spirits.
Chorlton's resident craft beer and whisky boffs, Cask & Kiln stock over 80 different types of whisky, 11 draught lines and some very finely crafted cocktails. Head down for one of their themed quizzes or hilarious comedy nights and get ready to start making your way through the range.
Here to make all your happy hour dreams a reality, this neighbourhood bar offers four hours of 2-4-1 cocktails and £3 pints every Sunday to Friday. On top of that, they've got a tasty menu of eats that will sort you for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day of the week.