Manchester's first self-service craft ale bar opens at Circle Square

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By Ben Arnold | 8 July 2024

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Manchester’s first self-service bar has opened at Circle Square.

The Tap House arrives in the city after proving a hit in Nottingham, where patrons have been pouring their own drinks since 2019.

Manchester’s branch is spread over two floors, with a huge 24 lines of beer for ale, lager, sour and pilsner fans to choose from.

The Tap House

Patrons pay at the contactless screens, and can then pour themselves their own drinks from the plumbed in taps at two separate bars.

The bar will also be serving Fat Frank’s Pizza by the slice from £4.50 or giant 22-inch numbers.

Pint prices will range from £5.50, while there will be 16 wines on offer too, with glasses starting at £5.80.

Fat Frank's Pizza Tap House

Tom Benjamin, co-owner of The Tap House said: “Perfect pints you can pour yourself. Delicious pizza by the slice.  

“Wine you’ll love and adore. We’re excited to finally open the doors and see The Tap House concept come to life here at Circle Square.”

The Tap House is open from today at the bottom of the Vita Living East building, opposite Symphony Park off Oxford Road, joining the likes of Onda, Hello Oriental and brunch spot Federal.

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