Best Sports Bars and Pubs in Manchester

Picture the scene – it’s derby day, it’s raining (obviously) and you’re frantically looking for pubs in Manchester showing United v City before kick off. Sound familiar? Far from ideal isn’t it. Fortunately for you MatchPint, the UK’s No.1 pub finder, is here to solve your pub based woes. We’ve compiled a list of the best pubs Manchester has to offer and will tend to all your sporting needs. All the boozers below are top places to watch any sport with a pint in hand. Just click the links to find out a bit more about what makes them such cracking venues and get down to enjoy a game in front of the big screen. Alternatively, for a full list of all the sports pubs in Manchester follow this link.

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When Ian Brown famously said, 'Manchester has everything but a beach' he was wrong. What he should have said is, 'Manchester has everything but a beach and an excellent service for finding a pub showing the game you want to see'. Well, fortunately we have sorted out Ian's hypothetical issue and our service means you will never be stuck looking for a pub showing the Bury game or Lancashire battling it out in the T20 Cup. We've picked out a small selection of the best sports bars Manc has to offer, but will be adding to it in due course. Know of a brilliant sports showing boozer in the worlds soggiest city? Let us know on info@matchpint.co.uk!

Turing Tap

Turing Tap

#RelaxedAtmosphere  #WideDrinkSelection  #Modern 
Don't be fooled by the overtones of academia in the name, this pub is made for sports fans. The list of channels is longer than Andy Carrol's ponytail, and the atmosphere is always spine tingling.
Black Dog Ballroom

Black Dog Ballroom

#AmericanFood  #Football  #BigGamesMatter 
This mega-venue (3 floors of it) offers the discerning sports fan everything he could wish for. Plenty of screens, food served till (very) late, an award winning balcony, heaps of pool to play and even a private room you can hire, should you feel like making the game a VIP affair with your mates.
Shakespeare

Shakespeare

#WideDrinkSelection  #ClassicPubFood  #MajorEvents 
Cracking boozer housed inside a beautiful old building. Expect wood paneling inside, pretty reasonable pints and heaps of screens to watch all the action on, 6 to be precise.
Walkabout Manchester - The Printworks

Walkabout Manchester - The Printworks

#SportsBar  #MajorEvents  #BigGamesMatter 
If you know sports pubs, you know Walkabout. A relatively new addition to the host of great sports pubs in Manchester, this Walkabout is found in The Printworks and is a cracking spot for a big game. You're can expect a serious atmosphere for big games alongside awesome drinks selection and offers.