Honest Burgers have opened in Manchester and they've not just brought their delicious patties. The burger brand has also teamed up with Runaway Brewery to open a snug little terrace that serves the iciest brews over the summer months.
Rooftop Bars in Manchester
Escaping the hustle and bustle of the city centre? It's time to rise above it all and try one of these sky-high spots. From alfresco terraces to indoor sky bars, we've got a great selection or drinking and dining locations to suit any evening out. Check out our recommendations for the most jaw=dropping rooftop bars in Manchester and pair spectacular views with indulgent meals while sipping a drink or two.
Spectacular views from the 23rd floor of Manchester's landmark Beetham Tower make Cloud 23 a drinking heaven. The highest of all the cocktail bars in Manchester, this stunning spot offers Champagne and cocktails as well as a global bottled beer selection.
Nestled atop one of the city's most enviable addresses, this gorgeous restaurant boasts one of the best rooftop bars in Manchester. 20 Stories' expansive patio, complete with large umbrellas and a fire pit, offers some of the best views and finest food in town.
Just a stone's throw away from Manchester Academy on Oxford Road, Big Hands is the place to hit up for a few drinks before or after seeing your favourite band. It's a small venue but has a rooftop garden that offers a breath of fresh air from the bars usual cramped interior during the warmer months.
You can really imagine that you're in a scorching Spanish city with El Gato Negro; the central tapas bar that has a retractable roof terrace and thirst-quenching cocktails that are perfect on those rare sunny days. Day date? Sun-soaked sips? You'll find it all here.
This former auction house is quickly becoming one of Manchester's coolest hangouts, with its bright pink gig space through to the basement club. When the sun shines get yourself up to the industrial rooftop for affordable pints and pizza slices.
Situated a stone's throw from Deansgate and Albert Square, The Restaurant Bar & Grill is a slick outdoor space in the heart of the city centre. Great in any weather, the terrace boasts cosy heating and a retractable awning for whenever the inevitable Manchester weather should set in.
SkyLounge is the penthouse private dining area within the Doubletree at the Hilton Hotel. It takes full advantage of the beautiful views over Manchester city centre from its Piccadilly perch, perfect for a magical night under the stars.
Terrace NQ is a rustic little hideaway in the Northern Quarter. Framed by exposed brick walls and a distinctive stripped-back look, the rooftop area kicks into life when the clouds part. Plus, with a range of locally sourced ales and beers, there's few better places to unwind after a hard day of work.
It's already attracted some of Manchester's famous faces, and with a rooftop terrace like this, it's not hard to see why. The Ivy in Spinningfields is boasting one heck of a sky-high space, from the floral prints and abundance of botany, through to the inventive cocktails.