The Pen & Pencil

Description

Taking its name and inspiration from the infamous mid-20th Century bar on East 45th Street in New York, which was popular with newspaper journalists and ad men – the original ‘Mad Men’, The Pen and Pencil offers the perfect place for the NQ’s creative locals to chill, think, meet and enjoy great food and drink.

Open seven days a week, The Pen and Pencil is open from 10am right through ’til late with a focus on a strong day time offering with great brunch, subs and burgers, washed down with top quality coffee and freshly blended smoothies.

Looking for a late night party? The bar's team of resident DJs are on hand on Friday and Saturday nights to get the party started every weekend. There is also a fantastic selection of beers, wines and spirits along with their own bespoke cocktail list. Plus the venue offers private hire for networking meetings, private parties and launch events.

 

What's on

Liam Gallagher Pre Show Party
Have you got tickets to Liam Gallagher at Manchester Arena on November 20th? Come and join us for a pre-show party with the one and only: Clint…

Wed, 20th Nov 2019 @ 15:00 - 19:00

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Pencils Down
£1 entry, winner takes all.  Have you and your team got what it takes to beat the Quizimodo's quiz? Prizes are on offer for best team nametoo…

Every Tuesday

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Harry Wolfman
Join us on November 30th for a night of dancing with the one and only Harry Wolfman!Harry will be ably supported by our monthly residents A Deeper…

Sat, 30th Nov 2019 @ 20:00 - 2:00

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Courteeners Pre-Show Party
Have you got tickets to The Courteeners at Manchester Arena on Saturday 14th December?Why not start the day early and come and join us for apre…

Sat, 14th Dec 2019 @ 15:00 - 19:00

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Offers

Offer Availability
Happy Hour
2 for £10 cocktails, £3 bottles of selected beer, £15 bottles of Prosecco, £10 bottles of house wine
Monday 17:00 – 19:00
Tuesday 17:00 – 19:00
Wednesday 17:00 – 19:00
Thursday 17:00 – 19:00
Friday 17:00 – 19:00
50% Off Food on Mondays
Enjoy 50% off food every Monday when you book in advance
Monday 10:00 – 21:00
£10 Lunch and Brunch
£10 Lunch and Brunch
Tuesday 10:00 – 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 – 16:00
Thursday 10:00 – 16:00
Friday 10:00 – 16:00
One off Bottomless Brunch
Groups over 10 can request to book a one off bottomless brunch.

Info

  • Dance floor
  • Disabled Toilets
  • No door charge
  • None

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
Monday 10:00 0:00
Tuesday 10:00 0:00
Wednesday 10:00 0:00
Thursday 10:00 0:00
Friday 10:00 2:00
Saturday 10:00 2:00
Sunday 10:00 22:00

Location

Address

The Pen & Pencil, Fourways House, 57, Hilton Street, M1 2EJ

Area

Northern Quarter


Getting there

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Menus

  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Gastro, American and Brunch food.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
Whole Venue Hire Venue Hire 0 200 - £3000 Not Available

 

Our private room is available 7 days a week, comes with exclusive use of its own staffed bar and can accommodate up to 70 guests. The room is equipped with a projector, screen and microphone, plus independent volume control and air-conditioning.

The full venue is open for private hire on selected evenings — capacity is 200 guests.

 

Back Room Private Room 36 65 - £100 for midweek day hires, no min spend for weekday evenings No hire fee

Our private room is available 7 days a week, comes with exclusive use of its own staffed bar and can accommodate up to 70 guests. The room is equipped with a projector, screen and microphone, plus independent volume control and air-conditioning.

 

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Pen & Pencil Northern Quarter - Manchester Bar Review

The Pen & Pencil Northern Quarter - Manchester Bar Review

A slice of Mad Men Manhattan beams at the end of the Northern Quarter’s Hilton Street offering inspiration to thirsty thinkers and late night drinkers near and far. I sauntered down for a drink in true martini-fashion. The Venue Suave 1950s chic, meets New York street-style on the corner of Manchester…

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