The Beagle

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Image courtesy The Beagle.

Helmed by the people behind Common and Port Street Beer House, The Beagle is one of the most popular bars in Chorlton, but it wasn’t always this way.

The pub now known as the Beagle has had a chequered past. A Mexican eatery came and went. That was preceded by an unhappy modern British diner, which opened only after what appeared to be the longest new-build known to man; curious, really, as the place was like an inverse TARDIS – a tiny restaurant apparently doomed by its own, awkward architecture.

So when it became The Beagle back in 2012, the residents of Chorlton made a collective plea: please let it be good.

And it was, as it happens. An emphasis on craft and locally brewed ales, the glassing over of an outdoor terrace to create more space, and an effort to turn the interior from cold concrete shell into something more homely ticked all the Guardian-reading, left-leaning Chorltonite boxes.

Today, it’s busier than ever. Now home to Nell’s Pizza, which is ‘New York style’ AKA thin, crisp and ludicrously big, The Beagle gets a lot of love for both its food and its drink offer, the latter ranging from frozen cocktails in the warmer months to the now-ubiquitously massive range of craft beer (hey, we’re not complaining).

Happy hour runs 4pm to 7pm on weekdays, and over the weekend they’re currently running a ‘Hot Take’ hour, where you can spend the evening drinking £6 margs (either frozen or not).

All in all it’s the sort of easy meets-and-eats place that the People’s Republic of Chorlton very obviously love.

456-458 Barlow Moor RoadChorlton, ManchesterM21 0BQ View map
Telephone: 0161 8818596 Visit Now

Services and Facilities

Food, drinks

Opening Hours

  • Tuesday12:00pm - 12:00am
  • Wednesday12:00pm - 12:00am
  • Thursday12:00pm - 12:00am
  • Friday12:00pm - 1:00am
  • Saturday9:30am - 1:00am
  • Sunday10:00am - 12:00am

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

What's on near The Beagle

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