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Hold your party or event at The Pen and Pencil

So you’re planning a party? Whatever the size, whatever the occasion, check out the options at The Pen and Pencil in the Northern Quarter. 

We have four rooms and areas with full venue capacity at 200. From small gatherings, to corporate events, to big birthday blow-outs, we have the facilities, food, drink and service to make your party a huge success. And we’re open seven days a week.

Call us on 0161 660 3303 or email

Hire our private room (it’s free)

  • Capacity 40-70 people
  • No minimum spend and no hire fee
  • Projector, screen and microphone
  • Independent volume control
  • Air-conditioning
  • Exclusive use of its own staffed bar

Looking for something bigger or more intimate? We have all sorts of options…

  • Full venue available for hire on selected evenings — 200 capacity
  • Front room raised section — 15-30 capacity
  • Back room — 40-70 capacity

    Christmas bookings

    Too early to think about Christmas? You’re probably right... but our best dates get booked up early so get in touch now if you want to hire our private room in December.

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    Food and drink at The Pen and Pencil

    We’re well known for our NYC-inspired menu of brunch, burgers, sandwiches and mains. If your party includes food, we’ll work with you to deliver a menu that suits your budget and impresses the socks off your guests. Our sliders are great for nibbles. Or how about a buffet package, or even a private version of our famous Bottomless Brunch?

    We offer discounted drinks packages for parties. Or simply choose from our bar menu of specially-created cocktails, craft beers, wines and champagnes.

    Book your event or party at The Pen and Pencil: call us on 0161 660 3303 or email

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