Standing at the end of Deansgate since 1806, The Briton's Protection is one of Manchester's best cosy pubs. With 2 rooms (out of 6) that are home to roaring log fires and classically dated boozer interiors, this pub is cosy, warm and ideal for a drink with friends after work. So snuggle up and simmer down, it's going to be a good one.
Cosy Manchester Pubs
From traditional boozers steeped in history to modern watering holes that serve up mouthwatering bites, this city has got it all. Whether you're escaping the cold, snuggling up with someone special or just fancy an afternoon shacked up with your nearest and dearest, our pick of the most cosy pubs in Manchester will guide you through roaring open fires, plush sofas, charming interiors and much more.
Albert's Schloss may seem more like a get-on-the-tables raucous beer hall, but it's actually hiding a real beaut secret. Enter here for steins of delicious beer, warming Schnapps and plenty of traditional German bites. Seek out the fireplace to get real cosy.
It's not just the booze that makes Edinburgh Castle one of Manchester's best pubs, the food offering is even more acclaimed. A fine dining restaurant and relaxed boozer wrapped up in one, this Ancoats spot touts glazed sweetbreads, freshly shucked oysters and Hasselback potatoes.
If you haven't visited one of the Chop House venues, you clearly haven't tried out some of the cosiest pubs in Manchester. Head to Albert Square for their most famous outpost which provides gastro fare, as well as British bottles and draught pints amongst vibrant decor.
A Chorlton haunt that's more dog-friendly than the park, The Beagle is a charming pick in Manchester's suburbs. With their vintage-inspired interiors and collection of kitsch trinkets alongside a slap-up selection of local ales, settling down in your local has never looked so inviting.
Grand boozer meets traditional pub interiors? Check. Roaring fireplace? Check. Delicious beers and food? You bet that's a check. This cosy Manchester pub is housed in a former Victorian railway hotel, with a picturesque interior and a kitchen filled with warming British classics.
A pub and hotel all in one, The Salutation is smart yet still retains that traditional elements we all have a hankering for. A long bar and exposed beams give it a retro and homely feel, while home-cooked bar snacks make for a comfortable place to enjoy a drink in the city, day or night.
A city centre gem, The Ape and Apple is a must-try for those that want a relaxed pub in Manchester without the hassle of the hustle and bustle. Promising a roof terrace and traditional interiors alongside a back bar of classic, draught beers, this is your ultimate British boozer in the city.
This Grade II listed building in the Northern Quarter may pack heaps of history, but it's also the perfect spot to settle down for a cosy pint in Manchester. Expect to find beautiful ceilings and wonderfully cheap pints, as well as a warm atmosphere to boot.
If you need a pub with a fireplace in Manchester, you can't go wrong with The Marble Arch. Boasting 11 hand-pull pumps and a range of beers from guest breweries, this is one to tingle the tastebuds. Add in a roaring log fire and hearty pub food and you've got yourself a winner.
A real ale lover's haven, The Angel has a dining area with a log fire and interiors that dazzle with pub charm and quiet bliss. On top of that, the Manchester's Northern Quarter pick has a downstairs bar area lined with local artwork which is ideal for drinks in a laid-back environment.