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Beer Gardens to Enjoy in Manchester from 12th April 2021


Beer Gardens to Enjoy in Manchester from 12th April 2021

With self-catering accommodation able to open its doors to leisure guests from April 12th, many of the guests heading here for a post lockdown local break will be wondering what they’ll be able to do in Manchester from that date.

Well, based on Boris Johnson’s roadmap out of lockdown, a number of businesses will be able to open their doors to customers again from April, including:

  • Non-essential retail and personal care businesses (like beauty salons and hairdressers)
  • Indoor leisure, gyms and pools
  • Outdoor attractions like zoos and theme parks
  • Outdoor hospitality settings like beer gardens

As Spring arrives, plenty of us will be happy to be able to enjoy a socially distant drink in a beer garden. So we’ve rounded up some of the best beer gardens in Manchester you’ll be able to enjoy from April 12th.

The Old Wellington, Shambles Square

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A few minutes walk from CitySuites is Shambles Square, Manchester. This area is home to a number of pubs with outdoor space. One of the highlights is The Old Wellington, which plans to reopen on 12th April for outdoor food and drinks.

With The Old Wellington, alfresco drinking and dining isn’t just for Covid! People have been enjoying a social drink and bite to eat since well before the pandemic and Shambles Square is the perfect place for it.

Oast House, Spinningfields

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Another Spinningfields favourite, Oast House, will reopen on 12th April all being well. Its extensive outdoor courtyard spaces will be available for food and drink!

This is another one that’ll take a little over 10 minutes to get on foot from the CitySuites front door. And with its canopies and outdoor heaters, you should feel toasty enough outside even if it’s a tad cool.

20 Stories, Spinningfields

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Ok, so we know this list is starting to look a little Spinningfields heavy. But it really is a fantastic place to eat and drink al fresco in the heart of the city. And 20 Stories is another amazing venue planning to open its outdoor space on 12th April. 20 Stories has a stunning outdoor terrace.

Canal Street, City Centre

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Canal Street sits at the heart of Manchester’s Gay Village and welcomes thousands of visitors for outdoor eating and drinking on sunny weekends regardless of the pandemic. Most bars and restaurants along the street have outdoor dining and drinking areas and many will be reopening their doors, subject to restrictions lifting on, on April 12th.

You can get to Canal Street on foot from CitSuites in around 15 minutes.

Dukes 92, Castlefield

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You can walk to Castlefield from CitySuites in 15 to 20 minutes. And while many of the bars in that area enjoy large outdoor dining spaces and beer gardens, Dukes 92 has a particularly impressive outdoor space. Its huge beer garden has been a draw since well before the pandemic and does plan to reopen on 12th April.

Hatch, Oxford Road

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Just a mile from CitySuites you’ll find Hatch, a food and drink destination just off Oxford Road. Hatch brings together food and drinks traders aplenty. While you can prebook a table at Hatch, they’re planning to reserve 50% of tables for walk-ins.

Spring in the City

With beer gardens reopening, outdoor dining terraces joining them, we’re very much looking forward to Spring in the city and inviting guests back to CitySuites to enjoy it.

Map of Beer Gardens in Manchester 

Here are some of our favourite beer gardens that are in close proximity to CitySuites.

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