Post-lockdown plans? Sorted. We’ve rounded up the best bottomless brunches Manchester has to offer.
If you’re looking for a fail-safe outing post-lockdown, bottomless brunch is always a strong contender, particularly if you want to make the most out of your money while getting a little bit sloshed. We’ve put together the ultimate guide to bottomless brunch in Manchester, so you can spend less time researching and more time summoning a refill! Prosecco, please!
1. Cottonopolis, Northern Quarter
Infusing Japanese dishes with the pinnacle of British culture (getting sozzled!), Cottonopolis offers bottomless brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 3pm. With a choice of Prosecco, Mimosas, Bellinis and Bloody Marys, the brunch is a pretty affordable one, with just a £15 fee for your bottomless booze.
Plates include sweet toasts with mascarpone, whipped cheesecake, or dark chocolate with fruit toppings or savoury dishes such as waffles, 6oz sirloin, pork Katsu, and Szechuan pepper pastrami hash. I’ll take it all, thanks!
Bottomless drinks are served for 1 hour 15 minutes and the only rule is that you finish your drink before asking for a top-up. Bottomless brunch prices start at £23 and vary dependant on dish ordered. Cottonopolis, 16 Newton St, Manchester, M1 2AE
The Boy Toys are back every first Saturday of the month, providing some seriously fun antics designed to be enjoyed with friends. Combining immersive performances with the beloved dining event that is bottomless brunch, guests can enjoy a dish of their choice – with pancakes, avo on bagel, smoked salmon and more on the menu – alongside free-flowing bubbles for 90 minutes.
The event itself, however, will run for four whole hours – with tons of entertainment in store, including hilarious drag performances, live DJs, immersive dance and acrobatic performances a la Magic Mike, and tons of games to get involved in, too.
The event will take place at Impossible near Deansgate, with tickets on sale now.
3. Manahatta, Deansgate
Putting the booze in “boozy brunch”, Manahatta provides 90 minutes of bottomless fun with drink options including Prosecco, Bloody Marys, Aperol Spritz, and pints of Coors to mix between.
Served every Saturday and Sunday between 11am and 4pm, guests can choose from traditional brunch options such as pancakes, eggs, and full English. If you’re feeling peckish, there’s also a £5 upgrade option to swap the brunch for main plates such as steak frites, Katsu curry or a burger.
The brunch comes in at just £28.95 per person and must be booked in advance. Manahatta, 188 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3NE
A super popular bottomless brunch event, which is taking place on a monthly basis, the Bougie Drag Brunch is a sell-out affair, bringing the best Manchester and London Drag Queens for the occasion. Presented by Cara Melle and Kiki Snatch, guests are treated to a brunch dish of their choice – including avo and eggs on home-baked bread, smoked salmon, pancakes and more – with 90 minutes of bottomless bubbles to sup on.
If that wasn’t all, there’ll be four whole hours of fun to enjoy, too, including top class Drag performances, DJs and dancing, making for the perfect day out with friends.
Taking place at TriBeCa in Manchester’s thriving Gay Village, tickets are on sale now – however, you’ll have to act fast before it sells out again.
5. Menagerie, Spinningfields
One of Manchester’s most Instagrammable restaurants, Menagerie serves up not just one, but two breakfast plates for bottomless brunch guests to enjoy. Better get those stretchy pants ready!
Unlimited drinks are available for two hours, with options including mimosas, fruit punch, Bloody Marys or prosecco by the glass. The brunch options are deliciously filling, with the menu boasting plates such as full English breakfast, Eggs Benedict, french toast and pancakes. The best part is that if you’re spoiled for choice, you always have your second plate to choose wisely with!
Brunch starts at noon until 4pm and costs £40 per person. Menagerie, One New Bailey, New Bailey St, Salford, M3 5JL
Consider yourself quite the Gaga fan? Celebrate the Queen of Pop with a bottomless brunch and show, hosted by the world’s best Lady Gaga impersonator herself, Donna Marie. Featuring four whole hours of fun, guests will be treated to an incredible live performance by Donna Marie – of course, featuring tons of Gaga hits – as well as a choice of brunch dishes which includes smoked salmon, bacon BLT bagels, pancakes and more.
Alongside all that, guests will receive 1.5 hours of bottomless bubbles and Mimosas, with DJs, Drag performances and more taking place throughout the afternoon. The event will take place at various venues throughout the year, and tickets are on sale now.
7. BLVD, Spinningfields
BLVD’s bottomless brunch is available every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm and features classic brunch options that’ll have you boomeranging your yolk break. The spot is a regular for Love Islanders such as Tommy Fury and Molly Mae, and serves bottomless drinks for 90 minutes such as Bloody Marys, gin cocktails, bottled beer, and Mimosas.
The menu includes tasty dishes like Eggs Royale, pancakes and vegan hash and costs £35 per person. BLVD, The Avenue North, Manchester, M3 3BZ
8. The Refinery, Spinningfields
A laidback spot in the heart of Spinningfields, The Refinery is stylish and cosy with a bottomless brunch that delivers filling all-day breakfast plates from 10am til 3pm on weekends. The menu is really diverse, with options varying from avo on toast to fish and chips. There’s something for everyone available including a variety of vegan and vegetarian options.
Bottomless drinks cost just £20 on top of the price of your meal, and it includes free-flowing cocktails for 90 minutes. If you book on a Saturday, things could get really wild too – with a DJ playing for the duration. The Refinery, XYZ Building, 1 Hardman Blvd, Manchester, M3 3AQ
Mancs, it’s time to get in formation. Taking over On Bar every single month, Beyoncé fans can channel their inner Destiny’s Child with this highly entertaining bottomless brunch – which boasts four hours of Queen B-themed fun.
Choose from brunch dishes such as crispy bacon on home-baked bread, pancakes and smashed avo, all washed down with 90 minutes of bottomless Prosecco. One of the UK’s best Drag Queens, Cara Melle, will be on hand to host the fun, alongside a number of talented Queens who’ll be taking to the stage, too. Expect immersive performances, DJs and dancing! Tickets are on sale here.
10. The Pen and Pencil, Northern Quarter
One of the Northern Quarter’s coolest brunch spots, The Pen & Pencil is a diverse venue that’s fun whatever day you visit. The ‘all-inclusive free-flow brunch’ takes place on the last Saturday of every month and has a bit of a USP compared to other restaurants. Not only are the drinks bottomless, but guests can also enjoy bottomless plates during their brunch – making it well worth the £40 per person price tag. Simply choose a brunch plate and a drink, finish them, and start over!
Drink options include Prosecco, Mimosas, Amstel and Bloody Marys, with plate options such as smoky beans on toast, Eggs Florentine and pancakes. Challenge accepted! The Pen and Pencil, Fourways House, 57 Hilton St, Manchester, M1 2EJ
Need another excuse to hang out with the Boy Toy gang? Not only are they hosting their sell-out Boy Toy brunch, but the guys are also teaming up with some of London and Manchester’s best Drag Queens for a seriously fun Buff Bingo Bottomless Brunch.
Consisting of 1.5 hours of bottomless bubbles and Mimosas, guests can choose a brunch dish of their choice, with four hours of interactive entertainment in store. Expect Drag performances, bingo like you’ve never seen it before, DJs, dancing, and, of course, the Boy Toy butlers in the buff. Tickets are on sale now here.
12. Crazy Pedro’s, Spinningfields
Coming through with our kinda bottomless brunch, Crazy Pedro’s is putting their epic slices to good use – with both bottomless drinks and slices on offer. Available every single day, guests of the Bridge Street venue can soak up the sun in the great outdoors (or seek refuge inside!), with an array of pizza toppings on offer, and free-flowing cocktails, beers, and Prosecco up for grabs.
The event lasts for 90 minutes, which is the ideal amount of time to squeeze in a good few slices before it’s time to move on. Costing just £25pp, the brunch is available to book online from opening til 9pm. Crazy Pedro’s, 55-57 Bridge St, M3 3BQ.
A bottomless brunch for the rock fans among us, Killer Queen brings an epic soundtrack of Queen hits – performed by a live tribute band who’ll be belting out iconic tracks such as Bohemian Rhapsody, Don’t Stop Me Now and We Will Rock You.
And while all that sounds pretty fun already, guests will also get to enjoy a tasty menu of brunch dishes, too, including burger sliders, wraps, wings, Katsu fries and more. Each dish will, of course, be accompanied by 90 minutes of bottomless drinks – with pints, Prosecco, spirits, wines and Mimosas on the menu. Taking place at Impossible this July, tickets are on sale now, and you can get yours here.
14. La Bandera, City Centre
A slice of sunny Spain right here in Manchester, La Bandera has created a gorgeous tapas brunch, combining their Mediterranean small plates with the joy that is free-flowing booze. Guests are invited to enjoy their sunny, yellow interiors, while chowing down on tapas dishes of your choice, bottomless Cava and even bottomless cocktails.
Taking place every weekend from 11am til 4pm, the menu features seven classic dishes to choose from, as well as upgrade options for those who want a little more. La Bandera, 2 Ridgefield, M2 6EQ.
15. KBOM, Oxford Road
A divine, yet understated venue taking up residence in one of Hatch’s quirky and cool shipping containers, KBOM channels simple-yet-mouthwatering Portuguese cuisine. Keeping on theme and cooking up their very own bottomless brunch, guests can experience the wonder that is peri-peri chicken, steak, burgers and more – all while enjoying free-flowing Sangria, which just happens to be on tap, too.
Costing just £23.95pp, it’s definitely one of the more unique bottomless brunches to try in the city, with both Portuguese and Brasilian influences dominating the menu selection. KBOM, Unit 9, 103 Oxford Rd, Hatch, M1 7ED.
16. WowYauChow, Altrincham
Taking modern Chinese cuisine and pairing it with endless boozy beverages, WowYauChow is the home of proper good Chinese fusion grub. Combining their flavourful small plates with the ever-British concept, guests can enjoy a filling lunch of dumplings, bao buns, rice dishes and noodle dishes of their choice – alongside free-flowing Tsing Tao, gin fizz cocktails and so much more.
Technically for lunch, the dining event includes packed ‘lunch baskets’ (which are completely bottomless), meaning you can try out dishes such as tofu, pork & chive and buffalo chicken dumplings, as well as sizeable bao buns packed with a choice of char siu pork, ‘quack’, crispy chilli chicken, tofu and a vegan ‘filet-o-bao’. WowYauChow, 59 Stamford New Rd, Altrincham, WA14 1DS.
17. Point Blank, Deansgate
Returning with their fun simulation shooting game that’s perfect for friends, Point Blank Shooting has launched a bottomless brunch, too, taking the game to a whole new level.
Allowing guests to enjoy bottomless beer, Prosecco and pizza, the new event pairs the dining event with a one-hour shoot out, with all guests getting their own private booth to enjoy with mates. The bottomless food and drinks last for a whole 90 minutes, and costs just £35pp – including food, drink and the game. The event takes place every Sunday between 12pm and 4pm, and bookings are open now. Point Blank Shooting, Basement, 78, Deansgate, M3 2FW.
18. Flight Club, City Centre
Combining one hour of social darts with endless paddles of pizza and bottle of Prosecco for every guest, guests can compete in the interactive game with one another while filling their boots on tasty grub, with complimentary carafes of orange juice also provided for those who like a cheeky Mimosa. Costing just £35pp, the brunch is perfect for groups of four or more, and is available to book now. Flight Club, Ship Canal House, 98 King St, M2 4WU.
19. Canto, Ancoats
The first of its kind in Manchester, Simon Shaw’s Canto – which is the sister site to El Gato Negro and newcomer Habas – serves up a ‘tipsy tapas’ every single weekend, offering a selection of three Portuguese-inspired tapas dishes with bottomless wine, beer, Prosecco, Bellinis and more on offer.
The extensive menu features a little something for everyone, and guests are able to enjoy the free-flowing drinks for a duration of 90 minutes – costing just £30pp. Canto, Cutting Room Square, Blossom St, Ancoats, M4 5DH.
20. Pieminister, Deansgate
As Northern as a brunch could possibly get, Pieminister is offering up free-flowing booze alongside their delicious pies, and it’s pretty much the stuff of dreams. Available at the Deansgate venue only, the brunch runs every Saturday, giving guests a whole hour and a half to enjoy endless pies and bottomless Prosecco, beer and cocktails.
The brunch menu is pretty fab, too, with specially designed pies including a bacon and sausage pie with bechamel and a baked egg, a red onion and rosemary veggie sausage pie, and a smoky baked beans and halloumi pie, too. Brunch costs just £20pp, and you can book it in advance. Pieminister, 198 Deansgate, M3 3NE.
21. Foundry Project, Northern Quarter
The perfect place to enjoy what’s more of a bottomless lunch, the Foundry Project not only boasts a wonderful sun-soaked outdoor terrace, but is also home to a pretty diverse bottomless brunch – which features dishes such as burgers, pizzas, breakfast tacos, brunch fries, Full English breakfasts and so much more.
Offering up free-flowing drinks for two whole hours, guests can enjoy bottomless Prosecco, Bellinis, Mimosas or Bloody Marys alongside their meal, costing just £25pp. Foundry Project, Thomas St, M4 1BD.
22. Impossible, Deansgate
One of Manchester’s best cocktail spots is serving up bottomless brunch now they’re back, both on their sunny outdoor terrace and inside their theatrical venue.
For just £30pp, guests can expect a menu of slider burgers, mini wraps, chicken wings, salt and pepper fries and more, with the free-flowing drinks menu stealing the show. Enjoy pints of lager, spirits and mixers, wine, Prosecco and even cocktails – all for 90 minutes. Available every Thursday-Sunday, guests can book now. Impossible, 36 Peter St, M2 5QR.
23. Peaky Blinders, Deansgate
Taking inspiration from the roaring 20s, Peaky Blinders serves up their bottomless brunch in platter form, with tasty sharing bites presented in vintage-looking bird cages. There’s a platter to suit both veggies and meat-eaters, too, with bites such as pulled beef sliders, halloumi fries, vegetable kebabs, and samosas to enjoy.
There’s a fantastic selection of boozy drinks to accompany, too, including Peaky Blinders Gin, pale ale, cocktails, Prosecco and more, all costing just £30pp for 90 minutes. Peaky Blinders, 23 Peter St, M2 5QR.