When it comes to craft beer on Deansgate, few companies are flying the flag higher than BrewDog. Located near the Great Northern, this brilliant bar is a must-visit for any fan of hoppy brews, with a menu that's always adding new gems and great food.
Manchester's Best Craft Beer Bars
This alcoholic beverage is always making a ripple across the hospitality industry, courtesy of the unique cans, kegs and pints whipped up small, independent breweries. To keep you hoppy? Check out our guide to the best pubs, breweries and bars for craft beer in Manchester.
For some of the best craft beer in Manchester, hit up The Old Wellington. This traditional ol' boozer is not only quite the looker with its period features, like exposed beams and brick, but it's also got all the real ales you could ask for, alongside a hearty menu of pub grub.
Taking craft beer bars in Manchester city centre to a whole new level is Doghouse, a carbon-negative hotel dedicated to the stuff. Not only does the ground-floor taproom boast 30 different brews, but the boutique rooms also have booze fridges, mini-bars and taps for you to take advantage of.
Boasting their very own craft beer, the Alabama Slim, across vending machines, this American dive bar offers up a unique late-night experience of craft beer in Manchester city centre. Topping it off? Pool, a graffiti wall you can sign and bespoke cocktails.
This event takes you around some of the best Manchester taprooms, with a minimum of three stops on your tour. You'll enjoy at least one drink at every venue, all while being guided through the tasting experience by a knowledgeable professional.
After craft beer near Manchester Piccadilly? Cloudwater Brewery Co is a local favourite and their taproom is no exception. Mosey on over for a range of unique sips fresh from the brewhouse, alongside cool events, collabs with big names and kitchen takeovers.
Formerly The Beer Studio, could you expect anything less than great drinks from here? Snagging their name as one of the best places to drink craft beer in Manchester, this charming favourite is churning out beloved and favoured names, alongside independent bottles.
The home of craft beer and food in Manchester, Bundobust is dishing out Indian veggie burgers, paneer tikka and egg burjhis. But drinks don't go unnoticed either, with a cracking selection of pints for all palates. We're talking cask ales, chai cider and rotational keg lines pouring different kinds of brews.
The Marble Brewery is an institution in Manchester, and The Marble Arch is their original pub that delivers it all. With a bar delivering fresh craft beer, it's the perfect place to grab a pint in the city. Expect cosy vibes in the winter and beer garden feels come summertime.
If the name wasn't a giveaway, this Manchester bar is famous for two things. Pie & Ale is situated in the Northern Quarter of this great city, combining a slick modern interior with traditional food and beer, so expect a selection from local micro-breweries paired with handmade grub.
Offering some of the most popular beer in Manchester is Northern Monk Refectory, who made their way down to the city from Leeds. These craft pints are second-to-none, and the rotating kitchen residencies have offered everything from huge wedges of lasagne to succulent chicken and waffles.