Cricket Bars in Manchester
Summer is here and as the rise in temperature signals the end of the football season we all naturally seek a suitable replacement - cricket. The Ashes, 20/20, and County cricket take over the sports channels, and we've a great selection of Manchester pubs and bar to sit back and hit some pints for six whilst watching the best Cricket of the summer. Take a look at our selection of the best cricket bars in Manchester.
One of the largest screens in the city for watching sports is found in the confines of this converted old theatre and cinema the Footage on Oxford Road. Known for its student clientele, it has drinks offers on throughout the day and night and has a selection of good, cheap pub grub to enjoy. With a huge balcony and several wide screen TVs, Footage is a must for those not looking to break the bank, but looking to enjoy the cricket in a wallet friendly environment.
During the summer months the usually football filled Courtyard opens its doors to the sports that fill the gap left by the end of the premier league. The cricket season is a sure fire favourite, and coupled with the amazing food and drinks offers The Courtyard is one of the best bars in Manchester to keep up with all the cricketing action. Just off Oxford Road, with a spacious beer garden equipped with outdoor TVs and plenty of seating, get down to The Courtyard this summer.
Right in the centre of Manchester is The Alibi, a well known and popular sports bar frequented by all the city's sports fans throughout the year. The cricket season is different to no other and The Alibi is as popular as ever during the summer months. With The Ashes and 20/20 cricket on the numerous wide screen TVs throughout the venue all season long The Alibi is the perfect place to drop in after work or just if you're passing through the city centre, and catch up on all the days cricket.
The Tib Street Tavern is a vintage designed pub with some lavish contemporary features, nestled deep in the Bohemian district of the Northern Quarter. In that respect it is brilliantly suited to those looking to enjoy one of the wide selection of ales and beers whilst watching the Ashes tests this summer. A brilliantly refreshing place to watch sports like football and cricket in Manchester, offering a more relaxed and jovial atmosphere than other venues this summer.