Pubs & Bars in Manchester

With a vast range of pubs and bars available to hire across Manchester, there are plenty of options to choose from for your next event.

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Chill Factore Trafford City

The Sports Bar at Chill Factore is undeniably the best apres-ski bar in Manchester and is available to hire for an extraordinary birthday party, family fun day, special social gathering and exceptional hen or stag do. The in-house events team can provide a diverse range of refreshments from breakfast to dinner and everything in-between from buffets, sandwiches, canapés and sit-down meals.

Copper Face Jacks is The Palace Hotel's very own pub! It is a perfect setting for informal parties for 50 to 200 people. With a private entrance from the street, fully-stocked bar, and delicious food available, Copper Face Jacks is a fantastic location for all kinds of parties - birthdays, Christmas, or just because its a fun place to be!

The King's Arms is known as an outstanding performing arts hub in Salford and Manchester. The King's arms contains a beautiful theatre room on the top floor, an intimate performace and screening studio, a snug area and several bars. With a capacity of 275, The King's Arms is a superb venue for comedy, theatre, poetry, rehearsals and gigs and even bespoke festivals.

The Lowry Salford Quays

The Hexagon Room is a fantastic space for conferences, meetings, workshops or corporate events. Guests access the Hexagon Room via the Hexagon Bridge which showcases the Lowry Theatre's light and personality. This venue offers natural daylight or black-out blinds, air conditioning, and beautiful quayside views. The nearby Circle Bar with its own outdoor balcony can be hired at the same time.

Namco Funscape, Trafford Trafford, Manchester

Positioned within the Manchester Trafford Centre, NAMCO Funscape's Bar and Lounge offers and spacious and adaptable environment superb for any kind of exhibition. Connected to the 18 lanes of bowling, 16-car dodgem track and amusement arcade - NAMCO Funscape is the ultimate venue to add a fun twist to your exhibition!

Get ready to party the night away in a vibrant restaurant/bar in the centre of Manchester's bustling Northern Quarter. A dance floor with a great mix of music awaits...

Set in the heart of Manchester's upper king street area, hidden inside a landmark grade II listed building is Roc & Rye. A unique cocktail bar lighting up Manchester with every sip. Every detail of Roc & Rye reflects uncompromising style and unquestionable taste. Our open layout is ideal for networking, product launches and many other events. Our classic interior mixed with exceptional service and beautiful surrounds provide a unique haven in the heart of Manchester's old business district.

Whether a Birthday party or Private Dining the Manchester Boardroom is the perfect location. We offer a range of fantastic options, including the menu from our Jamboree Foodfest and Bar.

Our Manchester Deansgate restaurant is the ideal place to share a celebration with friends or family or find a cosy corner for two. Enjoy 2FOR1 on coolers and cocktails all day every day, see you at the bar!

The stunning Executive Lounge at CitySuites is the ideal space for private dining and parties, exhibitions, networking events and family celebrations. Our central location and stylish interiors, based on our first floor are bound to impress your guests and make an impression. The Executive Lounge is a private space that features a bar, private entrance and possibility to really make the space your own. We are located just minutes away from Manchester Arena and Manchester Arndale.

Our historical venue boasts one of Manchester's most sought after drinking spots. Previously Parr's bank, the building retains the striking interior and high ceilings of its past. Indulge our famous cocktails and nibble on our delicious bar food whilst you relax in style.

The DoubleTree is a well-respected venue for professionals in Manchester. It offers immaculate meeting rooms, such as Dunstaff nage, as well as a multitude of practical extra features and facilities including high speed internet throughout the hotel, wireless printing, comprehensive corporate packages, a fitness center, overnight accommodation, several high-quality restaurants and bars.

Pubs & Bars FAQs

Am I allowed to play my own music in the pub?

If you have your own private room you will most likely be able to play your own music or have a DJ / band etc. If you have a semi-private area you may not be able to play your own music due to other customers also using the space.

How much does it cost to hire a room in a bar/pub?

It depends on the venue and the time of year and also whether you are wanting your own private room or semi-private. Some venues may only charge a small fee but some may charge more, its normally done on a minimum spend which you use on food and drink.

What time can I hire a room until at a pub/ bar?

You can hire a room in a pub or a bar for as long as you want. They venue will have to stick to their licensing hours of course and normally last orders will stop at least half an hour before the venue shuts.

About Pubs & Bars

Mancunians know all the ingredients for a great bar or pub - good music, a fun atmosphere, delicious drinks - and our Hire Space selection has got them all. Slap bang in the middle of the city or a little further out for some peace and quiet the vast variety of pubs and bars in Manchester is amazing for a pub crawl! So whatever your excuse for a drink or five with friends or colleagues, get in touch our venue expert will help you find the best bar or pub no matter what the occasion.

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