From beer gardens to terraces over 100 places to eat/drink outside in Greater Manchester from 12 April

The Government has decreed that on 12 April (at the earliest) beer gardens and al fresco dining options can open again.

From that date, you can finally bob along to a terrace, beer garden, pavement cafe or whatever other fancy European-chic name you want to give it with up to six people from two different households. You'll be able to enjoy a bite to eat or even - shock horror - a few drinks without a 'substantial meal' accompanying them. You'll be able to throw some money at your favourite restaurants, bars, pubs, cafes and pop-ups who have been through the mill for the past 12 months.

Get in. 

Here is our A-Z of restaurants in Greater Manchester that have an outdoor spot to sit and eat or drink (however small). We will be updating this one. Do let us know if we've missed any and we will add them to the list.

Outdoor drinking and dining in Manchester (A-B)

20 Stories 1 Hardman Square, Manchester M3 3EB 

Albert’s Chop House 14 Albert Square, Manchester, M2 5PF

Albert's Worsley E Lancashire Rd, Swinton, Manchester M27 0AA

The Alderley Bar & Grill 50 London Rd, Alderley Edge SK9 7DZ

Almost Famous Unit 2, Great Northern, Peter St, Manchester M3 4EN

Alvarium 8 Dorsey St, Manchester M4 1LU

The Angel Inn 19-20 Market Pl, Stockport SK1 1UN

Atlas Bar 376 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LY

Bab 14 Little Lever St, Manchester M1 1HR

The Banyan Tree Unit 3, Moho, Ellesmere Street M15 4JY

Barbakan 67-71 Manchester Road, Chorlton M21 9PW

Barca 8-9 Catalan Square, Manchester M3 4RU

Bar Pop 10 Castle Street, Manchester M1 3EZ

Barrio 105 Beech Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 9EQ

The Baum 33-37 Toad Ln, Rochdale OL12 0NU

The Bay Horse Tavern 35-37 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1NA

The Beagle, 456-458 Barlow Moor Rd, Chorlton M21 0BQ

Beatnikz Republic Tap Room 15 Red Bank, Cheetham Hill, Manchester M4 4HF

Bee Orchid Clippers Quay, Salford M50 3BS

The Beech Inn 72 Beech Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 9EG

Beer Nouveau Brewery Tap 75 N Western St, Manchester M12 6DY

Black Spot Pizza 464 Didsbury Road, Stockport SK4 3BS

Blossom Street Social 51 Blossom St M4 6AJ

The Blue Sapphire 43 Flixton Rd, Urmston, Manchester M41 5AN

The Botanist Deansgate, MediaCity and Knutsford locations

Bowling Green Brookburn Rd, Chorlton, Manchester M21 9ES

Bread and Bowl at Crown and Anchor, 41 Hilton St, Manchester M1 2EE

BrewChimp 192 Church Rd, Urmston, Manchester M41 9FD

Brew Dog 35 Peter St and University Square, Manchester

Briton's Protection 50 Great Bridgewater St, Manchester M1 5LE

More Manchester bars and restaurants to dine outside (C-D)

Cane & Grain 49, 51 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1NA

Castlefield Hotel Liverpool Road M3 4JR

Centre Stage MCR 51 Bloom Street, Manchester M1 3LY

Chakalaka 105a Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW

Chapati Cafe 496B Wilbraham Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 9AS

Chorlton Tap 533 Wilbraham Road, Chorlton, Manchester M21 0UE

Churchills 37 Chorlton Street M1 3HN

Coal and Cotton 44 Leigh Rd, Boothstown, Worsley, Manchester M28 1LR

Cocoa Cabana 168 Burton Rd, West Didsbury, Manchester, M20 1LH 

Common 39-41 Edge St, Manchester M4 1HW

Common Ground 20 Shaw’s Road, Altrincham WA14 1QU

Comptoir Libanais 18-19 The Avenue, Manchester M3 3HF

Con Club 48 Greenwood Street, Altrincham WA14 1RZ

The Copper Hatch 122 Flixton Rd, Urmston, Manchester M41 5BG

Cork Of The North 104 Heaton Moor Rd, Stockport SK4 4NZ

Cosy Club Corn Exchange, 37 Hanging Ditch, Manchester, M4 3TR

Crazy Pedro's NQ and Bridge St branches 

Crown & Anchor 41 Hilton Street M1 2EE

The Crown and Shuttle 170 Rochdale Rd, Firgrove, Rochdale OL16 3BU

Dakota 29 Ducie Street, Manchester

Delhi House Cafe Unit 10, The Corn Exchange, Manchester M4 3TR

Dive Bar Tib Street Manchester M4 1SH

Draft Unit 11, Stanley Square, Sale M33 7WZ

The Drawing Room 10 Shaw's Rd, Altrincham WA14 1QU

Ducie Street Warehouse Ground Floor, Warehouse, Ducie St, Manchester M1 2TP

Dukes 92 18 - 25 Castle St, Manchester M3 4LZ

Dusk Til Pawn Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1DN 

More places to eat and drink outside in Manchester (E-G)

Eagle Bar 15 Bloom Street, Manchester M1 3HZ

Eastern Bloc 5a Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1DN

Edinburgh Castle 17-19 Blossom St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 5AW

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

Escape To Freight Island 11 Baring St, Manchester M1 2PZ

Evuna Altrincham Stamford New Road, Altrincham, WA14 1EJ

Feel Good Club 26-28 Hilton St, Manchester M1 2EH

Five Guys University Green, Trafford Centre, Parrs Wood and Arndale branches

The Flying Horse Hotel 37 Packer St, Rochdale OL16 1NJ

Folk 169-171 Burton Road, West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2LN

Font Bar 115-117 Manchester Rd, Chorlton M21 9PG

Foundation Coffee House Sevendale House, Lever St, Manchester M1 1JB (and all sites)

The Fox Pub & Kitchen,201 Woodsend Road, Urmston M41 8QW

The Gherkin 312 Slade Ln, Levenshulme, Manchester M19 2BY

Gino D'Acampo 100 Corporation Street, Manchester M4 3AJ

Globe 362 Barlow Moor Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 8AZ

The Good Rebel 10 Mealhouse Brow, Stockport SK1 1JP

The Goose 29 Bloom St, Manchester M1 3JE

Gran T's Coffee House 29 Stamford New Rd, Altrincham WA14 1EB

Greens 41-43 Lapwing Ln, West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2NT 

Grub 50 Red Bank, Cheetham Hill, Manchester M4 4HF

180703 Hatch Outside Oxford Road
Hatch in better days, oh how we miss this!

Even more sunspots and picnic benches outside your favourite restaurants (H-M)

Hamilton's 254-258 Bury New Rd, Whitefield, Manchester M45 8QN

The Hare and Hounds 187 Abbey Hey Ln, Gorton, Manchester M18 8TN

Hatch Oxford Road, M1 7ED

Herbivorous Ancoats General Store 57 Great Ancoats Street, Manchester, M4 5AB

Home Sweet Home Edge Street and Great Northern

Hops & Boogie 21 The Mall M33 7XZ

Horse and Jockey Chorlton Green, Manchester M21 9HS

Iconic 29 Richmond Street, Gay Village, Manchester M1 3NB

Impossible 36 Peter Street, Manchester M2 5QR

The Ivy The Pavilion, Byrom Street, Manchester M3 3HG

Jane Eyre 14 Hood St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6WX

Kiely's 1 Watson St, Manchester M4 4EE

Kings Court Railway Street, Altrincham WA14 2RE

La Bandera 2 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EQ

Laundrette 32 Beech Rd Chorlton M21 9EL

Lawn Club Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3HG

The Lead Station 99 Beech Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 9EQ

Levanter 10 Square St, Ramsbottom BL0 9BE

Lime Bar Unit G1, The Quays, Salford M50 3AG

Lion's Den 253 Deansgate, Mews, Manchester M3 4EN

The Liquor Store Maybrook House, 40 Blackfriars St, Manchester M3 2EG

Lock 91 Lock Keeper's Cottage 9 Century Street, Manchester M3 4Q

Luck Lust Liquor and Burn 100-102 High St, Manchester M4 1HP

Mano a Bocca 2A Waterside Plaza, Sale M33 7BS 

Marble Tap Room Boston Court, Kansas Avenue, Manchester, M50 2GN

Mary & Archie Didsbury and Chorlton branches

Mecanica 1-3 Swan Street, Manchester M4 5JJ

Menagerie One New Bailey New Bailey Street, Salford M3 5FS

The Metropolitan 2 Lapwing Lane, West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS

Mr Thomas's/Mrs Sarah's Chop House 52 Cross St, Manchester M2 7AR

People Drinking Wine Outside Salut Wine Bar Before The Pandemic
Salut are doing a tasting flight for wine outdoors

Terraces, beer gardens and more in Manc (N-S)

NAM MCR Unit 2, 33 Blossom St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6AJ

New York New York 94-98 Bloom Street, Manchester M1 3LY

Nibble NQ 36 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JN

Noho Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1FB 

Nordie 1044 Stockport Rd, Manchester M19 3WX

Nutters Edenfield Rd, Rochdale OL12 7TT

The Oast House The Avenue Courtyard, Manchester M3 3AY

O'Shea's 80 Princess St, Manchester M1 6NF

Oké Poké 59 Church St, Manchester M4 1PD

Old Abbey Taphouse Guildhall Cl, Manchester M15 6SY 

On Bar 46 Canal St, Manchester M1 3WD

One 88 188 Bury New Road, Whitefield, Manchester M45 6QF

One Central Central Way, Altrincham WA14 1SB

OverDraught 855 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Manchester M19 3PW

Paloma Bar & Kitchen 25-27 Longfield Suite, Prestwich, Manchester M25 1AY

The Pen and Pencil Fourways House, 57 Hilton St, Manchester M1 2EJ

Piccadilly Tap Gateway House, Station Approach M1 2GH

Piccolino Hale, Bramhall, Stockton Heath, Didsbury, Knutsford and Alderley Edge branches

The Pointing Dog Grove Ln, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle SK8 7N 

Pokusevski's Heaton Moor and Media City branches

Prezzo Unit 1, Orange, Salford, Manchester M50 2HF

Quarterhouse NQ 11 Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1DB

Red Lion 3 Jackson St, Cheadle SK8 2AU

The Refuge Oxford St, Manchester M60 7HA

The Restaurant Bar and Grill Ridgefield House, 14 John Dalton St, Manchester M2 6JR

Revolucion De Cuba 11 Peter Street, Manchester M2 5QR

River Restaurant at The Lowry Hotel 50 Dearmans Pl, Salford, Manchester M3 5LH

Roby 1844, Holiday Inn, Aytoun Street, Manchester M1 3AE

The Rose & Monkey Hotel 31 Swan St, Manchester M4 5JZ

Roti Food & Liquor 559 Barlow Moor Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 8AN

Royal Oak Boothstown 20 Leigh Road, Worsley, Manchester, M28 1LZ

Rudy’s Pizza Peter St and Ancoats branches

Runaway Brewery Tap Unit 4 Millgate Ln, Dantzic St, Manchester M4 4JW

Saison 236 Burton Rd, West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2LW

Salut 11 Cooper St, Manchester M2 2FW

Salvi's 1 Corn Exchange, Corporation Street, Manchester M4 3TR 

Sammy's 26 Swan St, Manchester, M4 5JQ

San Carlo Fiorentina Hale Road, Hale Barns WA15 8XW

Sanskruti 95 Mauldeth Road, Fallowfield M14 6SR 

Scene 4 Left Bank, Manchester M3 3AN

Seven Brothers Lockside Ln, Salford M5 4YP

Shack Bar & Grill 69 High St, Manchester M4 1FS

Shoryu Ramen 1 Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, M1 1RG

Smithfield Social Thomas Street, Smithfield Market Buildings, Manchester M4 1BD

Solita School Ln, Didsbury, Manchester M20 6RD and NQ 

The Spoon Inn 364 Barlow Moor Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 8AZ

Stage & Radio 43 Port Street, Manchester M1 2EQ

Stonemason's Arms Timperley, Altrincham WA15 7UR

Store Street Exchange DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester M1 3DG

Stretford Food Hall 109/116 Arndale Centre, Stretford M32 9BD

Sugo 22 Shaw's Rd, Altrincham WA14 1QU

Manchester's outdoor spaces for booze and food (T-Z)

Tampopo 16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF

Tariff & Dale 2 Tariff St, Manchester M1 2FN

Tast Catala 20-22 King St, Manchester M2 6AG

Thaikhun 3 Hardman St, Manchester M3 3HF

Thyme Out 147 Nell Lane, West Didsbury M20 2LG

Tre Ciccio 4a Moss Ln, Altrincham WA14 1BA

Turtle Bay 33-35 Oxford St, Manchester M1 4BH (and other branches)

UNAGI Street Food Central Way, Altrincham WA14 1QU

Vapiano 13 Corn Exchange, Manchester M4 3TR 

Vertigo Jack Rosenthal Street, Manchester, M15 4RA

Viet Shack 65 Great Ancoats St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 5AB

Wagamama Unit a4, 1 Spinningfields Square, Manchester M3 3AP (and St Peter's Sq)

The Wharf 6 Slate Wharf, Manchester M15 4ST

Wolf At The Door 30-32 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1ER

Wolf Italian Street Food 1 Spinningfield Square M3 3AP

Wood Jack Rosenthal Street, Manchester M15 4RA

Wow Yau Chow 59 Stamford New Rd, Altrincham WA14 1DS

Y Not 122A Flixton Rd, Urmston, Manchester M41 5BG

Yard & Coop 37 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HW

Yes 38 Charles St, Manchester M1 7DB

Zizzi Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, M1 1LU

Zouk 5, The Quadrangle, Chester St, Manchester M1 5QS

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