4 top wine bars in Manchester 2024

When you love wine and are in Manchester, this guide makes a perfect match for you! If you have time, visit them all!

  1. Phone: +44 0161 710 2885

    Address: 8th Floor, Blackfriars House Saint Marys, Climat, Parsonage, Manchester

    Up-and-coming Wine List of the Year UK, presented by Château Palmer 2023

    A wine-led rooftop restaurant in Manchester city centre, Climat is the younger sibling to Chester’s Covino. The talented chef describes the food as ‘Parisian ex pat’, a nod to his time spent in the cosmopolitan kitchens of the French capital. You can build the meal you want from the ‘snacks’ and ‘plates’ before moving onto dessert and cheese, a flexible approach to happily enable drinking. The wine list is a 400+ strong collection of bottles from around the world, with an extra lean into their favourite region of Burgundy. For a list of this size it really hits the mark in terms of balance,...

  2. Address: 825 Stockport Road, Manchester

    A Manchester wine bar and bottle shop specialising in natural wine and organic food, with snacks, plates and desserts from locally sourced produce served all day and evening. Their ‘list’ is what’s on the shelves or via the online shop, with everything available to drink in or take home. Bottles range from familiar, reliable options to the more ‘weird and wonderful’. Eco conscious throughout, they are plastic free and working towards zero waste. Keep an eye out for a regular programme of events and themed tasting nights.

  3. Phone: +44 161 826 3008

    Address: 9 Murray Street, Manchester

    Erst is a natural wine bar and restaurant in the Ancoats, a historical and recently regenerated area of Manchester now filling up with independent businesses and trendy places to eat and drink. The interior is stylishly pared back – clean lines, a brushed steel bar plenty of wood. A series of simple but flavourful European small plates and wine friendly snacks – oysters, salami, anchovies and grilled flatbreads – are on the menu.

  4. Phone: +44 161 660 7177

    Address: 30-32, Thomas Street, Manchester

    Wolf at The Door is a relaxed three floor neighbourhood restaurant and bar with tables and counter dining in the lively, youthful Northern Quarter. The menu is a clear single page of small and large sharing plates, three sides and two desserts. It’s seasonal, new British cooking, elevated with some cheffy techniques, clearly inspired by the great outdoors. Dishes are cooked over coal on their custom made grill for maximum flavour and plated with skill and creativity. With an eye on lifestyle, travel and good times as much as food and flavour they have a record shop and café over the road and ‘...