Cosy Manchester Pubs

Pubs: it's unlikely that you'll find a city that does 'em better. Boasting such a rich history, roaring open fires and some of the best pub grub in the city, these boozers are coming up trumps when it comes to lazy afternoons in the city. From plush sofas to intimate interiors and dated charm, check out our collection of recommended cosy pubs in Manchester and have yourself one heck of a hearty laze. 

Last updated on 8th January 2018

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Albert's Schloss

1 user reviews

Albert’s Schloss may seem more like a get-on-the-tables raucous beer hall, but it’s actually hiding a cosy secret. Enter here for steins of delicious beer, warming Schnapps and plenty of traditional German bites. Seek out the fireplace to get real cosy.

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Albert Square

The Briton's Protection

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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.

Happily Affordable ££
Deansgate
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The Crown & Kettle

1 user reviews

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.

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Northern Quarter
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The Ape & Apple

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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 traditional interiors alongside a back bar of classic, draught beers, this is your ultimate British boozer in the city.

Happily Affordable ££
Deansgate
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Albert Square Chop House

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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 venue, not only provides gastro fare, there's British bottles and draught pints amongst their laid-back innards.

Happily Affordable ££
Albert Square

The Castle Hotel

1 user reviews

Packed full of history, charm and character, The Castle Hotel is one of Manchester's most famous pubs. With different rooms, small snug tables and always with a chatty and welcoming crowd, The Castle Hotel is cosy, friendly and a great place to grab yourself a tipple or three in the city. You'll find it hard getting up you'll be so darn chuffed.

Happily Affordable ££
Northern Quarter
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The Parlour

3 user reviews

With scarlet Chesterfield sofas, antique furniture, fresh flowers and a piano, The Parlour on Beech Road in Chorlton is one of Manchester's cosiest boozer. Expect great food and wine in this pub that prides itself on its local connections. A great place to have a blissfully quiet, cosy drink in Manchester with friends and family alike.

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Chorlton

The Angel

3 user reviews

A real ale lovers haven, The Angel in Manchester's Northern Quarter has a dining area with a log fire and interiors that dazzle with dated pub charm and quiet bliss. Cosy enough for you? On top of that they have a downstairs bar area lined with local artwork which is ideal for drinks with friends in a truly laid-back enviroment.

Happily Affordable ££
Northern Quarter

Rich colours, cosy corners and classic pub grub make up the bones of this cosy favourite in Manchester. Found in the heart of Wilmslow Road, The Stokers Arms is the perfect location to grab a pint, grab a boardgame and settle on in for the afternoon.

Happily Affordable ££
Didsbury

The Marble Arch

1 user reviews

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 hosting a great range of beers from guest breweries, your taste buds will be more than pleased. Add in a roaring log fire and hearty pub food and you’ve got yourself a winner.

Happily Affordable ££
Ancoats
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The Metropolitan

1 user reviews

Grand meets traditional pub interiors? Check. Roaring fireplace? Check. Delicious beers and food? You bet that’s a check. This cosy Manchester pub is house in a former Victorian railway hotel, with a picturesque interior and a kitchen filled with warming British classics.

Happily Affordable ££
Didsbury
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The Salutation

1 user reviews

A pub-cum-hotel, The Salutation is smart yet still retains that traditional pub element we all know you have a hankering for. A long bar and exposed beams give it a retro and homely feel, and alongside their home-cooked bar snacks make for a cosy place to enjoy a drink in the city, day or night.

Happily Affordable ££
Oxford Road
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The Beagle

2 user reviews

A Chorlton haunt that's more dog friendly than the local park, The Beagle is a charming liquid endeavour in the heart of the Manchester suburbs. With their vintage inspired interiors and collection of kitsch trinkets, to their slap up selection of local ales, settling down in your local has never looked so inviting.

Happily Affordable ££
Chorlton

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