Best Bottomless Brunches in Manchester

By Ellie Smith

1 year ago

Brilliantly boozy brunches in the vibrant northern city

Manchester is renowned for its nightlife – but if it’s a daytime party you’re after, there’s plenty of that, too. The city has a sparkling bottomless brunch scene, with lots of restaurants offering free-flowing drinks alongside both classic and more alternative brunch fare. Whether you’re after a decadent Asian-inspired affair, traditional eggs and prosecco or a wild drag event fuelled by endless cocktails, there’s something for all types of bruncher in this eclectic city. Read on to discover the best bottomless brunches in Manchester, from stylish Spinningfields to the creative Northern Quarter.

Best Bottomless Brunches in Manchester



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Inspired by the nickname for Manchester from the 19th century, Cottonopolis is an impressive venue housed in a Grade II listed building in the city’s Northern Quarter. Inside, it’s all wooden floors, exposed brick and booth seating – the perfect setting for a chic bottomless brunch. A large open kitchen serves up Asian-inspired plates, offering a Japanese twist on classic brunch dishes. Think teriyaki mushrooms on toast with spring onions, pulled pork bibimbap, glazed pork bao buns and wasabi hash browns. Alongside this, you can enjoy 90 minutes of free-flowing drinks: the standard package includes a choice of prosecco, Bellinis, Mimosas and Bloody Marys, or you can go premium with Espresso Martinis, Palomas and beers. 

Price: £12.50pp for bottomless drinks

Availability: Weekends from 10am–2pm

Address: 16 Newton St, Manchester M1 2AE


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For a touch of New York glamour on UK shores, head to The Pen and The Pencil, which takes its name from the famed mid-20th century bar on East 45th Street in New York: a hotspot for media and advertising types – the original Mad Men. It’s an all-day dining spot open from breakfast through to evenings, with resident DJs kicking things up a notch on weekends, and bottomless brunches taking place on the last Saturday of each month. Feast on American pancakes, steak and eggs or Eggs Florentine while enjoying free-flowing prosecco, Mimosas, Bloody Marys or Amstel beers.

Price: £45pp for bottomless drinks plus a brunch dish

Availability: Last Saturday of every month

Address: Fourways House, 57 Hilton St, Manchester M1 2EJ


Bougie Drag Bottomless Brunch Manchester

If you’re looking for drag brunches in Manchester, check out the Bougie Drag Bottomless Brunch, a four-hour affair which takes place one Saturday each month at both The Bread Shed and On Bar. Hosted by drag icon Imani Versace, the event features immersive performances from a roster of leading drag artists: think lip syncs, dance-offs, catwalk competitions and games. Guests can enjoy 90 minutes of bottomless fizz and mimosas, plus a choice of brunch dishes such as chicken fajita wraps and beef burgers with chips. DJs play throughout the event so expect plenty of dancing and a real party vibe.

Price: Tickets from £15

Availability: Upcoming events on 3 and 17 June

Address: 126 Grosvenor St, Manchester M1 7HL (The Bread Shed) and 46 Canal St, Manchester M1 3WD (On Bar)




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This lively Northern Quarter restaurant is famed for its Detroit-style pizzas and killer cocktails. Bottomless brunch isn’t limited to weekends here: everyday, you can opt for unlimited drinks alongside any slice of pizza, with the offering including prosecco alongside a selection of cocktails, from Frozen Margaritas (a Ramona signature) to Aperol Spritzes. On the food front, pizzas are made with a special Detroit tomato sauce and focaccia base, topped with the likes of BBQ chicken, cheese and corn, or the classic pepperoni with pecorino.

Price: £32pp for 90 minutes of bottomless drinks

Availability: Every day from 12 – 3pm

Address: 40 Swan St, Manchester M4 5JG




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Spread across three floors on Peter Street, Impossible Manchester is a drinking and dining emporium comprising a bar, theatre, restaurant and gin bar. Whimsical interiors inspired by founder Aaron Mellor’s travels give the venue a quirky, fun feel, with the upstairs ‘gin palace’ offering over 90 different gins from all over the world. It’s also one of Manchester’s best destinations for bottomless brunch, offering an extensive choice of unlimited drinks for 90 minutes: prosecco, wine, beer, rum punch, Mimosas – you name it. Ensure you line your stomach with one of the hearty brunch dishes, such as a Full English, or a waffle stack topped with crispy bacon and breaded chicken. 

Price: £30pp for one brunch dish and 90 minutes of bottomless drinks

Availability: Tuesday – Friday 12 – 6pm, Saturday 12 – 4pm

Address: 36 Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR



Decked out with glitzy chandeliers, Greek sculptures and gold leather sofas, plus a catwalk hosting performers from trapeze artists to burlesque dancers, Menagerie is set up for parties. The immersive dining spot in Spinningfields serves cuisine from all over the world, from small plates to grills and pasta dishes, alongside a large selection of suitably fun cocktails named things like Unicorn Tears and So Fetch. It’s OTT and proud, and the bottomless brunch follows suit, offering 90 minutes of free-flowing fizz, Pornstar Martinis, Mimosas, Kiki Punch and Bloody Marys. Enjoy alongside brunch classics like banoffee waffles, French toast with brioche and nutella, or Eggs Royale. Perfect for birthdays, hen dos, or whatever else you’re celebrating.

Price: £45pp for 2 breakfast plates and 90 minutes of bottomless drinks

Availability: Everyday from 12 – 5pm

Address: New Bailey, Ground One, New Bailey St, Salford M3 5JL




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It’s all about the glitz and glamour at Yours, a Pan Asian restaurant in Deansgate which serves sushi rolls gilded in 24 carat gold (yes, really). The bottomless offering isn’t technically a brunch, but it’s still worth a mention: head there on a Thursday evening for a two-course dinner paired with free-flowing wine, beer, fizz or cocktails. Begin with some sushi (tuna tartare, dragon sushi rolls, tempura prawn) ahead of mini wagyu burgers and chicken skewers – or go veggie with cauliflower katsu and smoked tofu.

Price: £238pp for two courses and bottomless wine, beer, fizz or selected cocktails for 90 minutes

Availability: Every day except Monday and Tuesday when the restaurant is closed

Address: 82 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2ER




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Inspired by the sleek bars of New York’s Meatpacking district, BLVD is a late-night restaurant and bar focusing on Pan Asian cuisine. On Saturdays, diners flock there for its buzzy bottomless brunch, which includes small plates like chicken satay bites, prawn skewers, tempura vegetables and chicken sliders alongside a side of fries or rice. Alongside this you can enjoy unlimited prosecco, beer or cocktails: Gin Smash or Bellinis.

Price: £35pp for bottomless drinks, plus one small plate and one side

Availability: Saturdays

Address: The Avenue, North, Manchester M3 3BZ


Go Gaga Bottomless Brunch

Lady Gaga megafan? This is one for you. The Go Gaga Bottomless Brunch – a drag brunch which runs in London and Cardiff as well as Manchester – involves performances from the award-winning Lady Gaga impersonator Donna Marie, plus drag queens Cara Melle and Miss Blair. Upon arrival you can enjoy tortilla corn chips and dips ahead of your choice of burger (with a vegan option) plus 90 minutes of unlimited prosecco and mimosas. 

Price: Tickets from £44.95

Availability: Upcoming events on 11 March, 8 April, 13 May 2023

Address: Various locations