Best Sports Bars and Pubs in Manchester

Picture the scene – it’s derby day, it’s raining (obviously) and you’re frantically looking for bars 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 verified 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!

Brick House Social

Brick House Social

#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.
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Seven Oaks

Seven Oaks

#RelaxedAtmosphere  #InternationalSport  #Traditional 
A cracking pub that has its priorities well and truly in order. Sport (lots of it), good beer and decent grub you can eat with your fingers are the key staples of this boozer located just a minute away from the city centre's Piccadilly Gardens central hub. Four screens, gourmet burgers and hot dogs as well as free bloody WiFi make this a real favourite. Get down and check it out.
The Directors Box

The Directors Box

#Modern  #SportsBar  #BigGamesMatter 
The Director's Box is a brilliant addition to Manchester's already cracking array of serious sports bars. This stylish spot has a heap of screens showing everything that Sky and BT have to offer and some awesome retro sporting decor. Expect great grub and the very best beers and craft ales on offer behind the bar.
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.
Tib St Tavern

Tib St Tavern

#StadiumLikeAtmosphere  #SportsBar  #CraftBeer 
Footballing mecca in at the heart of the Northern Quarter. Awesome food, the best bottled and cask beers plus a cracking atmosphere when any major game is taking place. Highly recommended.
Shooters Bar

Shooters Bar

#StadiumLikeAtmosphere  #MajorEvents  #SportsBar 
Blessed with the ability to show every game going on their never-ending array of screens, Shooters is the perfect place to bed in for a long old day of sport on the box. Plenty of pool, great value drinks and traditional sports bar grub make this a firm favourite.