Browns Manchester



Browns in Manchester is the converted Athenaeum, formerly one of the city’s most famous pubs but originally the imposing banking hall of Parrs Bank.

Designed by Charles Heathcote in 1902, it’s a lovely example of Edwardian baroque architecture with some beautiful art nouveau detailing, particularly in the wrought iron work.

We’re right at the heart of this friendly and welcoming city centre – and like every Browns restaurant, the atmosphere is lively, the food

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Make the perfect start to the day at Browns, with the space and time you need to relax, work or just get together.

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Classic brasserie dishes in a buzzing atmosphere - it's all here, whether you're bringing family, friends or colleagues. 

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Our traditional afternoon tea is full of delights and surprises, whatever the occasion.

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Let our team of expert bartenders mix your favourite or tempt you to try something new and exciting.

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Get together over your favourite food, served with an elegant twist. Choose a glass of wine and relax.

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Reserve your celebration now and explore our fantastic festive menus.

Outlet Map

Opening Hours

  • Monday 9am - 11pm
  • Tuesday 9am - 11pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 11pm
  • Thursday 9am - 11pm
  • Friday 9am - 12am
  • Saturday 9am - 12am
  • Sunday 9am - 10.30pm

Upcoming Holidays

  • Christmas Eve 9am-Midnight
  • Christmas Day 9am-10pm
  • Boxing Day 9am-11pm
  • Tue 27th Dec 9am-11pm
  • Wed 28th Dec 9am-11pm
  • Thu 29th Dec 9am-11pm
  • Fri 30th Dec 9am-Midnight
  • New Year's Eve 9am-Midnight
  • New Year's Day 9am-10pm
  • Mon 2nd Jan 9am-11pm

Food Service Times

  • Monday 9am - 10pm
  • Tuesday 9am - 10pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 10pm
  • Thursday 9am - 10pm
  • Friday 9am - 11pm
  • Saturday 9am - 11pm
  • Sunday 9am - 9:30pm
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About Manchester

Shopping, arts, live shows, museums, open air bus tours and wonderful countryside – Manchester is a wonderful city with lots to offer visitors.

As you would imagine, the shopping is superb – the renowned Afflecks emporium sells an eclectic range of new, second hand and vintage clothes and the Northern Quarter is home to countless independent fashion and record stores.

A guided walk through Manchester is an excellent way to explore the city. You could take a ghost walk around the centre or through Manchester’s Green Corridor, which connects many of the beautiful open spaces around the city.

Stockport Air Raid Shelters are an intriguing network of underground tunnels, carved into the natural sandstone cliffs in the town centre. They offer a fascinating glimpse of what life was like in 1940s war-torn Britain.

The Royal Exchange Theatre stages a wide programme of performances every year. It’s an amazing building – a seven sided, glass walled capsule, literally suspended from marble pillars with a circular stage that gives great views wherever you’re sitting.

Manchester has a whole raft of places of interest to visit – Adlington Hall is one of the most beautiful country homes in the country and Albert Square at the heart of Manchester displays fine Gothic style, with the town hall towering over the city centre.

So come and visit Manchester – and remember to join us at Browns for delicious food, sparkling cocktails and a warm welcome at the centre of this amazing city.

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