The Black Friar Garden Bar

Coming this Spring in partnership with Didsbury Gin.

Made for Spring.

We’re preparing in earnest for the warmer months here at the historic Black Friar, and what better place to start than our garden? Say hello to your Spring/Summer plans…

The Black Friar Garden Bar

Coming this Spring and here to stay thereafter, our blooming garden will become the home to an all new outdoor bar + wood fire kitchen. The perfect spot to relax + soak up some rays – grab a drink, order up a nibble and enjoy live music all season long.

Didsbury Gin

We’ve team up with local purveyors of fine spirits, Didsbury Gin, to bring our vision to life. The Black Friar Garden Bar will feature an exclusive artisanal gin menu for all to enjoy – think classic + signature gin cocktails, cooling spritzers and (if you’re feeling particularly thirsty) bigger concoctions to share. Quintessentially English.

Wood Fire Garden Kitchen

Our wonderful team of chefs have turned their attention outdoors for a casual affair. A new state of the art wood fire kitchen will serve up British inspired dishes all day long with sharing boards, lighter bites + tantalising toasties all to feature. Food will be served late into the night, so be sure to check out the upcoming Garden Menu if you pop in for a pint!

Needless to say, the  á la carte menu will continue to be served daily from 12pm in the pub, restaurant + garden. 



Our bookings diary is now open for Spring/Summer. Whether for dining or drinks, indoor or out, be sure to reserve your spot here.

Don’t see your date? Don’t worry – give our reception team a call on 0161 667 9555 and we can help.

Planning a party? The Black Friar Garden Bar + Kitchen will be available for private hire, along with a variety of other beautiful spaces – all with no hire fee! Find out more + get in touch here.


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