Al Fresco Drinking Manchester
Looking for some al fresco drinking bars in Manchester? Or looking to find Manchester's best pub garden's? Manchester is teaming with beer gardens, patios and roof terraces! So whether you're looking for somewhere to enjoy a classic summertime cocktail or a well-earned pint of something, we're confident that we've found the perfect sun trap for you...
About: Escape down-under this summer at Manchester's Grand Pacific. This stylish Australian inspired bar is one of the city's trendiest places to sip cockatils and soak up the sunshine.
Amenities: With a gorgeous canopied terrace, Grand Pacific promises a refreshing retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Address: 1 Spinningfield Way, Manchester, M3 3AP
Telephone: 0161 831 0288
Roof Garden Playground
About: Perched on top of the Great John Street Hotel, The Roof Garden Playground is one of Manchester's best kept al fresco secrets. Stylish and comfortable, the venue is famed for it's spectacular views across Deansgate and this is one of our favourite places to bask on a summer's day.
Amenities: If you really want to make the most of the weather, hire the terrace and hot tub area for a private party!
Address: Great John Street, Manchester, M3 4FD
Telephone: 0161 831 3211
The Oast House
About: Situated in the heart of Spinningfields, this country style pub is famous for its lively beer garden, well stocked cellar of cask-conditioned ales and bustling atmosphere.
Amenities: Spacious patio complete with picnic benches and canopies. Expect an abundance of live musical entertainment throughout the summer.
Address: Crown Square, Manchester, M3 3AY
Telephone: 0161 829 3830
Bruce's Bar and Terrace
About: When the sun's shining, party-loving Mancunians flock to Bruce's Bar and Terrace for warm-weather drinks and bites from the grill. Plus just in case there's a sudden downpour (this is British summer time after all) there's also a roofed area to protect you from the elements.
Amenities: The terrace is decked out with a number of sofas and a medley of mismatched, multi-coloured tables and chairs.
Address: 11 - 13 New Wakefield Street, Manchester, M1 5NP
Telephone: 0161 236 4899
Location: Deansgate Locks
About: Built overlooking the waterfront, Lock 91 has a fantastic outdoor drinking area, ideal for passing the summer days and nights with friends and a bottle of wine.
Amenities: Heaters, parasols and an abundance of seats make Lock 91 the number one place for al fresco drinkers looking to catch some rays.
Address: 9 Century Street, Manchester, M3 4QL
Telephone: 0161 819 5444
The Lawn Club
About: This quintessentially British bar brings a 'club house' feel to Spinningfields. With a mix of traditional charm, modern glamour and contemporary design, The Lawn Club is the perfect place to enjoy a fine glass of bubbles or a craft beer in the sun.
Amenities: With a wealth of deck chairs and comfy garden furniture, enjoy your tipple from the opulence of faux garden surroundings.
Address: Hardman Square, Manchester, M3 3JE
Telephone: 0161 914 7830