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Heading to an event at Manchester Arena? We’ve put together a list of places you’ll want to try out within a short walk from the arena.

The Corn Exchange

The Corn Exchange
Address: Exchange Square, Manchester, M4 3TR
Walking distance to Manchester Arena: 4 minutes – 0.2 miles

The Corn Exchange is home to a number of mouth-watering restaurants situated inside a Grade 2 listed building. Restaurants in the Corn Exchange offer a fusion of flavours from around the globe in an intimate setting. Restaurants based in the Corn Exchange include: Cabana, Wahaca, Tampopo and many more. For more information click here  

The Pasta Factory
Address: 77 Shudehill, Manchester, M4 4AN
Walking distance to Manchester Arena: 6 minutes – 0.3 miles

The Pasta Factory provides fresh and all-natural ingredients to bring one of the most authentic Italian experiences to Manchester. The Pasta Factory champions high quality food & drink with the aim of bringing friends and family together to share great moments. For more information click here

The Printworks
Address: 27 Withy Grove, Manchester, M4 2BS
Walking distance to Manchester Arena: 4 minutes – 0.2 miles

Formerly one the largest newspaper printing houses in Europe, The Printworks is now an entertainment complex housing a number of restaurants, bars and a cinema. Restaurants inside The Printworks include Hard Rock Café, Nando’s and Wagamamas. The Printworks also offers a number of different pubs & bars including The Bierkeller, Waxy O’Connor’s and Walkabout. For more information click here 

The Rabbit In The Moon
Address: Urbis Building, Corporation Street, Manchester, M4 3BG
Walking distance to Manchester Arena: 4 minutes – 0.2 mile

Described as an “eccentric space-age Asian” based on the top floor of the Urbis building, The Rabbit In The Moon is one of Manchester’s best fine dining venues. The Rabbit In The Moon is headed by Michelin starred chef Michael O’Hare and GC Hospitality promising mouth-watering and unique dishes throughout their menu. For more information click here


The Printworks

Umezushi
Address: Mirabel Street, Manchester, M3 1PJ
Walking distance to Manchester Arena: 3 minutes – 0.1 mile

Tucked away under a railway arch, Umezushi is known as one of Manchester’s hidden gems. Umezushi is famous for serving up high quality authentic Japanese cuisine including sashimi, sushi and tempura in a small intimate environment. For more information click here   

Café Football (National Football Museum)
Address: National Football Museum, Cathedral Gardens, Manchester, M4 3BG
Walking distance to Manchester Arena: 4 minutes – 0.2 mile

Café Football is a football themed restaurant serving food inspired by the essence of the 'beautiful game'. The restaurant aims to create a fun and relaxed dining experience which football fans and foodies alike can appreciate a well-rounded menu. For more information click here

Infamous Diner
Address: Basil Chambers, Back Turner Street, Manchester, M4 1EY
Walking distance to Manchester Arena: 7 minutes – 0.3 miles

Infamous Diner is a 1950s-inspired diner offering American comfort food in a casual and lively space. Located by Shudehill bus station, Infamous Diner also offers special discounts to Manchester Arena ticket holders. For more information click here

The Pilcrow Pub
Address: Hanover Street, Manchester, M60 0AB
Walking distance to Manchester Arena: 3 minutes – 0.2 miles

The Pilcrow Pub is a contemporary pub situated at Sadlers Yard selling a range of modern & seasonal beers, wines & mixed drinks, but also food from some of the best local producers including Pollen Bakery, Blawd & Beehive Food. For more information click here


Shambles Square

Shambles Square
Address: Shambles Square, Cateaton Street, Manchester, M3 1SQ
Walking distance to Manchester Arena: 6 minutes – 0.3 miles

Shambles Square is a historic square situated right next to Exchange Square Metrolink station and is home to three main pubs / bars: The Mitre Hotel, The Old Wellington Inn and Sinclairs Oyster Bar. Shambles Square is one of the oldest squares in Manchester - the building which is now The Old Wellington Inn was built in 1552, the perfect spot to enjoy a traditional ale whilst enjoying the historic architecture. For more information click here.

The Washhouse
Address: Shudehill, Manchester, M4 2AF
Walking distance to Manchester Arena: 6 minutes – 0.3 miles

The Washhouse is a hidden bar that serves laundry themed cocktails. From the outside, punters see an old fashioned laundry room; however little do people know below the surface The Washhouse is home to some of the most extravagant cocktails in the city. Pre booking is essential. For more information click here 

Roxy Ball Room
Address: 76 – 78 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2FN
Walking distance to Manchester Arena: 8 minutes – 0.4 miles

Roxy Ball Room is a bar with a difference - offering ping pong, pool and beer pong alongside craft beers, cocktails, pizzas and burgers. This fun environment brings out your competitive side whilst enjoying a drink and a bite to eat. For more information click here 

The Botanist
Address: 78 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2FW
Walking distance to Manchester Arena: 8 minutes – 0.4 miles

The Botanist offers a wide selection of cocktails, craft beers and ales, Champagne and wine with a food menu inspired by the deli, rotisserie and BBQ. Experience one of The Botanist’s famous hanging kebabs or botanical cocktails in a unique and intimate environment just a short walk from the Manchester Arena. For more information click here

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  1. Bar21
    We’re within walking distance ! 😁

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