Saturday 17 Aug 2019
[@]Great Pub Food
The resurgence in quality British Pub Food is partly due to the introduction of the smoking ban, making the atmosphere breathable and you can see the staff behind the counter, not always recommended...
The spaces where the food is served are friendly and appealing and the food can often rival restaurant standard. Certainly there are chefs in pubs producing some excellent fare.
Manchester has a body of such pubs where the food is well presented and is great value. In this list you will find mammoth burgers, fabulous tasting pies and chunky cuts of meat served with fresh vegetables.
And you enjoy an good pint while waiting for your food to arrive. What's not to love?
57 Thomas St - Marble Brewery
Play chess, back gammon or draughts over platters of cured continental meat, artisan cheeses, and hearty ploughman’s lunches. Enjoy fresh ground Illy coffee and loose leaf tea in our Jing-tea pots and the selection of 60 bottles of imported continental beers
Recommended: Lagonda IPA
Pie & Ale
The pies are the main attraction with pastry, which the (friendly, helpful) staff roll out in the open, is flawlessly cooked: the right combination of butter, crisp and crumb all the way round
Recommended: Tarka Dhal
The Ox Noble
Food is served in the historic pub where you can enjoy a pint of traditional cask ale or whisky from the excellent menu, or choose from a hand-picked wine list
Recommended: Steak and Ale Pie
Offering innumerable nooks and crannies so you can find cosy, intimate rooms and alcoves, or more buzzy, dynamic areas if you prefer. It has a large garden, pub space and a restaurant upstairs
Recommended: Charcuterie board
A dandyish den of opulence. The kind of place where you can hang out day or night, access the wifi with a big slice of cake and a frothy coffee, munch on breakfasts and burgers, sandwiches and salads
Recommended: The good old Sunday Roast
Read Our Guides
Unlock Manchester visitor guides are available in hotels and magazine racks across the city. You can also read them for FREE online at issuu.com
What's On in Manchester?
Cinema, Theatre, Music and Events: find out what’s on in Manchester today, this week and coming soon with our FREE listings
Unlock Manchester reviews Food and Drink, Shows, Music and Exhibitions. Find out what we can recommend for your day or night in Manchester.
Manchester Transport Services
Buses, Trams, Trains and Private Hire Taxis: Manchester has a solution for you to get where you need to be.
Manchester a City of ‘Quarters’
Only 30 minutes by Tram from the City Centre, Bury and its attractions make a good day trip
Nestled between the Irwell and Medloack rivers Castlefield is where the Romans established 'Mamucium'. Experience the old and modern and explore its attractions
China Town, a stone's throw from Piccadilly Gardens, offers restaurants, specialist supermarkets and entertainment all in one space
Connecting most parts of the city, this mile-long road is worth a stroll along and offers some great shops and places to eatRead About All Manchester‘s Quarters