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Manchester Pub Crawl

Sample Manchester's top pubs and nightlife
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 3.014 miles
Duration: Half day

Overview :  Variety is the brew of Manchester, and its pubs, bars and nightlife are as diverse as the Mancunians who live here. Your Manchester... more »

Tips:  Don't drink and drive! Although tips to access public transportation are included, please plan your route in advance. Confirm the... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Duke's 92, 18 Castle St, Manchester, England

Start your pub crawl early on the popular terrace of canal front Duke’s 92,on the 92nd and final lock of the Rochdale Canal. Duke's is the best outdoor pub to pair your pint with a range of menu items (inclement weather Duke's adds outdoor heaters). Choose from pizza, sandwiches, or salads. Or keep it simple and select from more than 40 cheeses... More

A landmark pub, Peveril of the Peak is a Grade II listed building (circa 1820, named after a famous stage coach, and close to the architecturally significant Bridgewater Hall). Bright green-tile marks its exterior and an abundance of stained glass is inside. It continues to cater to a hodgepodge of customers, from university students to... More

3. Temple of Convenience, 100 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester

Since you’re in the neighborhood, take the time to visit the Temple of Convenience, a tiny underground bar inside a former disused Victorian gentleman's toilet. The sometimes difficult to find pub is marked by a subway-style tiled entrance.

With its capacity of only 30, chances are you’ll only want to order one brew to say you’ve been here and... More

4. The Briton's Protection, 50 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester,

Located opposite Bridgewater Hall, the Briton’s Protection has called the corner of Great Bridgewater Street and Lower Mosley home since 1806. Listed as a Grade II building, it contains tiling and leaded glass, in addition to the famous large mural of the Peterloo Massacre. The mural commemorates the 1819 protest that occurred outside its front... More

Located in the city centre, the Old Nags Head is a lively pub and a frequent stop due to its central location. Opened in 1880, it is one of the oldest conventional pubs in Manchester.

Within walking distance are the Manchester Opera House, Bridgewater Hall, Chinatown and Spinningfields as well as dozens of bars, clubs and restaurants. Friday,... More

One of the newest additions to the Manchester pub scene, the Oast House is surrounded by the steel-and-glass-modern Spinningfields entertainment complex. The Living Venture company debuted its beer house in October 2011. The original hop house is a reclaimed building, a striking Alpine-esque chalet, relocated to the Avenue address, and named after... More

If you still have juice in your pub crawl, Matt and Phred's Jazz Club is a perfect late night addition. An Oldham Street neighborhood favorite, Matt & Phred’s is Manchester’s only live jazz club and considered a landmark in the jazz world and UK touring scene.

The cozy interior is the perfect setting for live music. Legendary local and... More