Thought ONE EIGHT SIX was all about cocktails? Well, you'll be pleased to know that this quirky Deansgate bar also deals in some of Manchester's best craft beers. Head behind a two-way mirror and you'll find a haven for live music, delicious sips and fun party vibes.
Manchester's Best Craft Beer Bars
In the last few years, one type of alcoholic beverage has been making a big ripple in the industry: craft beer. With the rise in popularity of unique cans, kegs and pints from small, independent breweries, a lot of bars have upped their game. Get ready for a journey of all things hoppy with our guide to the best bars, breweries and pubs for craft beer in Manchester.
When it comes to craft beers, few companies are flying the flag higher than BrewDog. Located just off Deansgate near the Great Northern, this brilliant Manchester bar is a must-visit for any fan of craft beers, with a menu that's always adding new gems and great food.
One of the best hidden gems in Manchester, Hold Fast is primed for those that want a unique setting and top pints combined. When they're not shaking up Biscoff concoctions and marshmallow sips, the subterranean spot churns out craft beer by the bucket load.
With a name like this, could you expect anything less than great drinks from The Beer Studio? 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 and beer.
The Marble Brewery is an institution in Manchester, and The Marble Arch is their original pub that delivers it all. With a bar as long as you'd like 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.
Another craft beer bar in Manchester doing exactly what it says on the tin, this Salford Quays hide-away is primed for those after a craft pint. A relaxed city bar that promises unique pints in a chilled out location, head on down for an afternoon of craft hops and more.
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 and combines a slick modern interior with traditional food and beer. Expect a selection from local micro-breweries paired with handmade pies.
The home of Indian veggie burgers, paneer tikka and egg burjhis, Bundobust is all about good food. But drinks don't go unnoticed either, with a cracking selection of craft beer for all palates. We're talking cask ales, chai cider and rotational keg lines pouring different kinds of brews.
Situated in the heart of Chorlton, The Beagle is a neighbourhood bar and pub that's home to a quality selection of drinks. Whether you're after vegan burritos and Aperol spritzes or a meaty wrap washed down with happy hour lagers, you'll find it all here.