Where To Watch The FA Cup Final

There is no greater excuse to scramble from your usual spot on the sofa and out into Manchester's nightlife to watch the prestigious FA Cup Final. The oldest known football competition in the world, the FA cup never disappoints, with the smallest of teams making a name for themselves in one of the most unpredictable tournaments. If you're worried about finding the best pubs and bars in Manchester then fear not because we've rounded up a couple of our top recommendations for the big day, so all you have to worry about is getting the beers in.

Last updated on 11th August 2016

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The Green

5 user reviews

If you and your mates are on the hunt for things to do in Manchester that are a little different on FA Cup Final day then make your way to The Green. Just a short distance from Piccadilly, this sports bar offers the ultimate dream package. Watch the game in glorious HD and then hopefully celebrate by taking part in the bars indoor golf or pool with your mates. 

Happily Affordable ££
Piccadilly

The Alibi

1 user reviews

The Alibi, just off Oxford Road, pays homage to the best of the best in the football calendar. Armed with HD plasmas and a huge big screen, there is plenty of space to catch the game. Serving a collection of real ales and traditional cocktails, The Alibi is rated as one of the best bars in Manchester to watch the FA Cup Final. With the bar being just off Oxford Road, it gives you the choice of heading into the Manchester nightlife after the game.

Happily Affordable ££
Oxford Road

The Courtyard

5 user reviews

If your looking for quality and an energetic, loud atmosphere then don't be shy when heading to The Courtyard just off Oxford Road. Home to a mix of students, local residents and hardcore football fans, there is never a dull moment on FA Cup Final day here. Known for being one of the best bars in Manchester to catch the game, start here then head out to drown your sorrows or with any luck celebrate by clubbing in Manchester.

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Oxford Road
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Mulligans

1 user reviews

If you're after somewhere a little more casual to watch the match then the perfect setting is Mulligans. The famous Irish pub is hidden just off Deansgate and is arguably home to best Guinness in Manchester. With classic drinks, beers and a friendly atmosphere it's a great place to sit back in comfort and watch the FA Cup final. We must confess that the pub is usually home to a biased Manchester United crowd! One thing is for sure, Mulligans hosts one of the best parties in Manchester.

Happily Affordable ££
Deansgate
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KRO Bar

1 user reviews

Offering a great atmosphere, Manchester's original Oxford Road KRO Bar is the perfect place to kick back with your mates and watch the game. The always thriving bar is packed with some of Manchester's best football fans, so if you're not afraid of a bit noise head down to KRO for the perfect place to watch the FA Cup Final. One of the best bars in Manchester, head down early to grab your spot. 

Happily Affordable ££
Oxford Road

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