Welcome to The Sawyer's Arms in Manchester

You will find The Sawyer's Arms in Manchester within a short stroll of Arndale Centre, The Lowry and Manchester Opera House - however you won't find another like it.

Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.

A unique city centre pub with a rich history

This Grade II-listed building has been used as a pub since the 1700s. In fact, it's said to be one of Manchester's oldest pubs, having first gained its licence in 1730.

Serving up seasonal specialities and mouth-watering favourites

Our breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus offer everything you’d expect to find on any respectable, British pub menu, and so much more besides. Boasting an array of delicious sharers, through to classic main dishes, and succulent burgers, there’s a selection to suit every appetite.

One of a kind

The Sawyer's Arms is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of iconic and great British pubs — held in the highest of regards for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.

Where to find us

Opening Hours

  • Monday 11.30am - 11pm
  • Tuesday 11.30am - 11pm
  • Wednesday 11.30am - 11pm
  • Thursday 11.30am - 11pm
  • Friday 11.30am - Midnight
  • Saturday 10am - 1am
  • Sunday 10am - 10.30pm

Get in touch

Call The Sawyer's Arms on 0161 834 2133.

Pop in for a pint of well-kept cask ale, an excellent range of drinks, book a table for couples, groups, birthdays or other special occasions— and ensure that everyone has a hearty bite to eat.

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