Bottomless Brunch Manchester: The 8 Best Places That Students Love

Thinking about getting boozy at Bottomless Brunch in Manchester? Well, we certainly wouldn’t blame you!

Free-flowing drinks and endless amounts of delicious food…what’s not to love?

Bottomless brunch is a new phenomenon which has seen a huuuge surge in demand over the past couple of years.

But don’t worry, this trend is here to stay and we’re looking forward to many more times where we can whisper to the waitress ‘just another top up, please’!

If you’re staying at our lush student accommodation in Manchester, then you’re in for a right treat ‘cos we have compiled a list of the top 8 places you need to visit for a bottomless boozy brunch here! 

It’s okay – save the thank you’s, we KNOW you’re a bunch of lucky ducks. <3

Without further ado, let’s get boozin’! 

1. The Pen & Pencil

Fourways House, 57 Hilton St, Manchester M1 2EJ

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Despite being the basic necessities of any primary school child, The Pen & Pencil is in fact one of Manchester’s most popular venues for brunch.

You’ll be able to find this bar and restaurant on the corner of Hilton and Tariff Street, in the heart of the Northern Quarter.

For just £40, you could treat yourself to 3 hours full of tasty food such as the Royale, consisting of smoked salmon, wilted spinach, poached eggs, hollandaise, black & white sesame seeds, and a grilled breakfast muffin. 

If you fancy something to satisfy your sweet tooth, we recommend getting their American Pancakes. Topped with delicious fruit compote and mascarpone – you’re bound to fall in love!

For drinks, you’re treated to a selection of free-flowing Prosecco, Mimosa, Amstel, Bloody Mary and Brunch Cocktail Special. Whatever you want, you choose and they’ll serve it up with a smile!

Customer Reviews

Absolutely amazing. Staff could not do more for us, the food was great, drinks were unreal…. Overall a great experience. Could not recommend this more, for £40 for 3 hours of great food, drinks and ambience, not really any question! Come. Here. Now.’

‘This is the second time I have been lucky enough to have brunch here. Great menu, and excellent service by Paige. Will 100% come back :)’

2. Cottonopolis Food & Liquor

16 Newton St, Manchester M1 2AE

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Pairing a Japanese inspired brunch menu with bottomless drinks… a recipe for a delicious and booooozy night!

You’re probably used to seeing an average English menu for brunch dishes, however the Cottonopolis take it to the next level.

From soy roasted king oysters to, to confit duck croquette, it’s no secret that this bottomless brunch offering is beyond your expectations!

For just £15 added onto the price of your meal, you can indulge in a free flowing Prosecco, Orange and Pink Grapefruit Mimosas, White Peach Bellini or Bloody Marys.

It’s asked that you finish your drink first before ordering another to keep yourself from having the dreaded headache the next day!

Customer Reviews

‘My partner and I had an amazing time enjoying the bottomless brunch – our server Rory was amazing and ensured our drinks never ran dry. Would highly recommend the Avocado & Egg Tostardo – delicious! Great atmosphere too!’

‘Excellent brunch, food was great. And the choice of drinks was excellent. Evie kept the drinks coming, special shout out to her!’

3. Manahatta

188-192 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3ND

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Fancy getting your weekend started in the best way possible? Then book yourself at Manahatta’s in Deansgate – you won’t regret it!

What we love so much about this bottomless brunch in Manchester is its two separate menus for different times of the day.

So, depending on what sort of vibe you’re feeling, whether it’s an afternoon treat or evening vibe, you can choose from their brunch or party menu. 

The bottomless brunch menu comes at a bargain price of £29.95, and you can choose from brunch dishes such as the Chicken and Avocado Wrap, Breakfast Hash or Steak Frites. 

Or, you can opt for the bottomless party menu where dishes include the Deluxe Beef Burger and the All American Hot Dog. All for just £34.95, what better way to spend your money during uni?!

Now, for the bottomless booze (what you’re probably all waiting for!). They have a great selection of unlimited drinks for you to choose from, check them out below:

  • Prosecco
  • Aperol Spritz
  • Orange Blush Spritz
  • Wild Berry Spritz
  • Orchard Apple Spritz
  • Pint of Coors

Fancying a non-alcoholic drink? Don’t worry, from a choice of Lychee Crush and Passion Fruit and Ginger Spritz, you’ll be feeling fantastic sipping on these delicious mocktails!

Customer Reviews

‘Came for bottomless brunch and Joe was our waiter and he was absolutely amazing!! So funny and did everything for us, had the best time’

‘Very good for bottomless brunch! The food is of good quality and there are more drinks options than a typically bottomless brunch. Drinks kept flowing and the staff were very friendly!’

4. Elnecot

Cutting Room Square, 41 Blossom St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6AJ

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Boasting an industrial and rustic interior, Elnecot is not your typical instagrammable bar but we’re living for it!

Offering a delicious bottomless brunch menu, you’re bound to want to visit here with your friends when you’re free from the dreaded uni work. 

For a full two hours, you can indulge in unlimited drinks for just £25 per person. Add your brunch dish on top of this for an extra charge and you’re good to go. 

Some of the drinks you can devour whilst socialising here are:

  • Prosecco
  • Aqua da Valencia
  • Breakfast Martini
  • Earl Greyhound
  • Bloody Mary
  • Lager

When it comes to food, you get a few options to choose from so make sure to spoil yourself! What about the eggs on companio sourdough? Or, maybe the crispy pork belly? 

What makes this place extra special is the fact they provide for both vegetarians and vegans…we’re so here for it!

Customer Reviews

‘First time I’ve ever been. Came here for bottomless brunch on Saturday. The food was so good, a great selection of drinks for bottomless and our server Amy was amazing! So attentive and friendly, didn’t even have to ask for drinks even though they were really busy. Will definitely come back!’

‘We had a fab time with delicious food and drinks! The staff were so accommodating and hilarious they really made it the best brunch!’

5. Banyan Bar & Kitchen

Unit 4, The Corn Exchange, Exchange Square, Manchester M4 3TR

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For everything from bottomless cocktails, to delicious brunch dishes and excellent service, you need to visit Banyan. 

Located in the Corn Exchange, this widely popular chain bar is perfect for relaxing and unwinding after a hard week at university.

Similarly to Manahatta, a predecessor on this list, Banyan offers a brunch menu and supper club menu to ensure there’s bottomless drinks all day, just for you.

Their bottomless brunch menu comes at a price of £29.95, and you can enjoy some poached eggs or a vegan breakfast hash (ve) (gf). 

If you fancy heading there a little later, you can grab the bottomless supper menu for just £34.95. You could devour some wild mushroom tortellini or a cajun chicken burger – whatever tickles your fancy!

Customer Reviews

‘Visited for a bottomless Brunch on a Friday afternoon. Food was lovely and the cocktails and prosecco were flowing for the 90 minutes. Amelia was so attentive and friendly despite the restaurant being really busy and she really made our visit special!’

‘We had an excellent time at our bottomless brunch yesterday. Couldn’t thank Heather enough for her excellent customer service and for making sure we enjoyed ourselves. Thanks again Heather we will definitely be back!’

6. Gaucho

2A St Mary’s St, Manchester M3 2LB

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For the finest bottomless brunch in Manchester, Gaucho is the name on everyone’s lips.

Yes, it’s a little more expensive than the others listed (£57.50), but it’s by far one of the grandest and sumptuous. 

It’s located in a converted church in the centre of Deansgate and features a stunning original church organ…what a view!

For students, you can experience bottomless brunch dishes such as Burrata, a tomato salad infused with truffle, aged balsamic, toasted sourdough. Or, maybe choose one of the classic dishes like Eggs Benedict and Eggs Royale. 

There’s a huge range of refreshing unlimited drinks for you to choose from, so you’re bound to find one you’ll fall in love with!

Customer Reviews

‘Bottomless brunch was amazing! Especially Leonard who was our waiter for the day and he was exceptional!! Looking forward to our next visit’

‘This is one of my fav bottomless brunch chains. It’s worth the upgrade menu as the cocktails are lovely. The food is all amazing and you can order as much food and drink as you like in a two hour period unlike most places where it’s just the drink. The portions are large and the quality is really good.’

7. Flight Club Manchester

Ship Canal House, 98 King St, Manchester M2 4WU

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Kick off your bottomless brunch weekend with a trip to Fight Club. 

From Thursday’s to Sunday’s, you can indulge in all things bottomless bubbles and pizza – what’s not to love?

They offer two different brunches for you to choose from; Brunch Social and Brunch Social with Social Darts. 

When dining at the Brunch Social, you’ll pay just £25 to spend two glorious hours soaking up the refreshing drinks and tucking into endless amounts of pizza.

If you decide to opt for the Brunch Social with Social Darts, you’ll be adding a competitive twist to your brunch and seeing who can throw the perfect dart! All for just £35...what more could you want?

Customer Reviews

‘We went for a hen party, and had the bottomless pizza and Prosecco brunch. The atmosphere is brilliant. The darts games are FAB. And most importantly for me, needed Gluten Free, the staff went above and beyond to find out all the ingredients for me, which made me feel at ease eating there. Thank you so much.’

‘Absolutely fantastic place. Had great fun here playing darts. Staff was very friendly and the service was really good, quick and efficient! Really recommend this place for a night out !’

8. Menagerie

One New Bailey, New Bailey St, Salford M3 5JL

brunch and breakfast with cocktails

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Now last, but certainly not least is Menagerie. Often referred to as the best bottomless brunch in Manchester, it comes as no surprise that students and locals flock here every week!

This venue is beyond insta-worthy, so make sure to dress up with your pals and take some pics ‘cos we bet you’re going to fall in love!

Every week from Mon-Thurs, you can experience the delicious brunch menu on offer, including bottomless bubbles and fancy cocktails to quench your thirst.

Thinking about food? For the savoury lovers, you can tuck into some scrumptious buttermilk pancakes topped with bacon and maple syrup oozing all over the plate.

If you much prefer the sweeter side of life, why not opt for the Menagerie french toast, brioche topped with nutella and marshmallows?…mmmmm we’re getting hungry!

Customer Reviews

‘Such a good day at Menagerie for bottomless brunch. Food was great and such a good selection of drinks. One of the more expensive brunches in Manchester but is definitely worth the money. Staff were particularly attentive, glass was never empty. This is our second visit and will definitely be returning.’

‘Did a bottomless brunch here before COVID and it was very enjoyable. Probably the best I’ve had in Manchester and you get a choice of two plates which I loved.’

We hope you enjoyed our list of the top 8 best places for bottomless brunch in Manchester and if you’ve made it this far without booking a table…what are you doing?! Bottomless brunch is one of our faves and if you’re ever out in London with your uni pals, why not check out our blog for the best places there for unlimited drinks and food? We’re obsessed and hope you are too!

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