Happy Hour in Manchester
Looking for a happy hour in Manchester? Don't waste time crawling the internet to find a good drinks offer in this great city, not when we have 'em right here. From lush cocktails and pocket-friendly libations to budget beer and cracking nights out; we've thrown together a list of our favourite Manchester happy hours so you don't have to splash the cash to enjoy a great night out.
Last updated on 16th February 2018
Gorilla is a great bar that consistently serves up a great cocktail list and some of the best burgers in Manchester - no joke you guys. Their 'After Work Drinking' deals are also equally fantastic, all cocktails cost £5 and a carafe of wine is a mere £10.
Not believing in Happy 'Hour', Lock 91's drinks offers run for the entire day on Sunday. From 1pm-11pm, enjoy great discounts on beer, wine and cocktails. Not only will you be lapping up a lush selection of affordable liquids, you'll be taking in their sweet canal side beer garden, broody interiors and hot to trot atmosphere.
Everyone’s favourite dog-themed hangout have cheap drinks on their mind too. Come for their ‘Yappy Hour’ Sunday to Friday, 4pm to 7pm and you can enjoy £4 on selected cocktails, £10 bottles of wine, and £3 on Estrella and Corona. On Fridays, there’s also glasses and bottles of prosecco for £3/£12, and discounted Champagne.
This great Northen Quarter bar is part of the successful Trof chain, home to a great range of alcohol and more importantly a brilliant Happy Hour. From 5pm on Mondays, they ease in the working week with Mates Rates. Buy any two main courses and you'll get the cheapest one free with an alcoholic purchase - excellent.
Head down to this cool Deansgate cocktail bar and and join the Dolly Club every Sunday to Thursday for a seriously sweet deal on lush, liquid wares. It's simple really - this speakeasy styled bar offers four deals, at £5 a piece, from 5pm. Enjoy any cocktail, two Jagerbombs, two glasses of wine or two pints of Budweiser for a fiver right up until 8pm.
Known for raucous parties and Latin vibes, head to Revolucion de Cuba for their Manchester happy hour deals for some majorly discounted Cuban cocktails. Expect 2-4-1, £12 on their teapots, and £3 for Mahou lager, if you’re not into the fruity stuff as much.
Boasting a 2 and a half hour long happy hour, Be At One go hard with their almighty cocktail collection, bringing you the best of the best for budget prices. The ultimate party bar where you'll find the best music blasting out and skilled bartenders dealing out all the bants makes up Be At One, so get down between 4:30 and 7pm to enjoy their happy hour.
Tiki party haven Lola Lo have all kinds of Manchester drinks deals throughout the week, from £2 tequila shots on Thursdays to £2 doubles and cocktails on Monday. If you want a heavily discounted night out, make sure you check n with them.
With £6 pitchers and £2.50 double vodka and mixer, Revolution Fallowfield is putting on a cracking happy hour. The lively bar is open throughout the week serving juicy cocktails, refreshing pitchers and huge anthems from their resident DJs.
Cool cocktail bar Matt and Phred’s have not one, but TWO whole happy hour deals. From Monday to Sunday (varying times, most start at 6pm), you can enjoy 2-4-1 on their delicious range of cocktails made from premium spirits. And better yet: buy two alcoholic drinks during this time and get a free pizza!
Tropical haven The Liars Club are giving you the chance to fly away on holiday without ever leaving the city. Check them out for £8 bottles of wine, £2.50 on selected beers, 2-4-£10 cocktails and 1/3 off sharers every day between 5pm and 9pm.
This quirky bar-cum-bakery-cum-eatery-cum-coffee spot-cum-art space has a happy hour that’s anything but Common. Monday to Friday, 4pm to 7pm (and till 11pm on Thursdays), you can buy two cans of craft beer for £6, two cocktails for £10 or a bottle of prosecco for £15.
Another Northern Quarter gem, Dive NQ isn't just low lighting, sexy interiors and banging DJs; it also has one of this city's most generous happy hours. From 5pm - midnight daily, cocktails are 2-4-1, there's £2.50 beer and £10 bottles of wine.
Serving 241 cocktails 4pm until 8pm every Sunday - Friday, this chic bar in the middle of Manchester's thriving Piccadilly is a great place to indulge those boozy urges without emptying your bank account. Serving drinks in tea-pots for those early cosy drinks, or in tall sugar-rimmed glasses for those classy occasions, you can't go wrong in this trendy joint.
Not only do Kosmonaut offer the laid back vibes and ping pong tables that you want to play on, they’ve got a solid happy hour in Manchester too. Special K is £3, Sam Adams is £3 for 2/3 glass house wine is £12 and prosecco is £15.
You probably know 17 Below as that quirky retro gaming bar, but their happy hour deals make it game over on going anywhere else. Come for a game on their arcade cabinets and you can enjoy happy hour between 5pm and 8pm, where all their cocktails are only £5.