Fizz & Chips – 25th May

  The Abel Heywood and the Manchester Wine School are teaming up to host an evening of of fizz and delicious fish & chips on Thursday 25th May. If you've never had this amazing food and drink combination then you're in for a real treat! You will get to taste 6 wonderful wines during the [...]

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Here at the Abel we can cater for 2-100 people and have the perfect facilities for any meetings, events or private parties starting at just £5.95. We are ideally situated in the vibrant Northern Quarter of Manchester and in Abel Heywood we pride ourselves on not being your ordinary pub but a stylish and accommodating [...]


  Back in summer during our amazing beer passport campaign, we embarked on a mission to bring our ever growing, impressive gin collection and our dedication to the perfect perfect serves together for autumn and winter. The ideas were flowing back and forth between us and our friends at JAM creative. Until finally we came [...]

Bubbles, Brunch & Board Games

Join us this Bank Holiday weekend for Bubbles, Brunch and Board games! On the 28th & 29th of August from 8am til 6pm you can enjoy Prosecco for only £15 a bottle, 2 for £10 Tom & Mary Cocktails (courtesy of Thomas Dakin Gin) and our tasty 2 course Brunch menu from £12.95 per person [...]

XMEN Quiz Night – 20th July

By now our regular themed quizzes, hosted by the ladies at Quizzly Bears, have amassed not only a reputation as the ultimate Wednesday night escape for mega fans, but a strong attendance of between 70 and 120 people at each one. If you haven't attended one yet we have the perfect introduction starting next week. [...]

Abel’s Summertime Menu

  Our brand new cocktail menu has launched and we have grown our collection from 14 to 26 cocktails ready for the summer! From our sparkling specials to our summer 6 (specials, perfect for the hot weather) there is something for everyone. What makes this menu a little different to our others is we have [...]

New Spring / Summer Menu

That time of the year is finally here! This Wednesday sees our Spring/Summer menu going live. Following our incredibly successful new breakfast menu launch 2 months ago, our new food menu looks to follow suit. With old favourites like the fish and chips, cheese and onion pie and our delicious Abel’s extra-ordinary burger still present, [...]

Quiz Nights at the Abel

Our bi weekly quiz, run by the girls at QUIZZLY BEARS has quickly become an Abel Heywood’s main event.Run over the top or both floors (for the extra busy ones), over 130 people (that’s around 25-30 teams) regularly attending, buying a ticket is a must! Next week’s quiz sees Quizzly bears take on Marvel Universe, [...]

Abel Heywood vs Meantime NRB event

Join Meantime Brewery at The Abel Heywood on Tuesday 15th March after The NRB 2016  Our friends over at Meantime are hosting a tasting and Virtual Brewery tour night at The Abel Heywood from 7pm until 10pm  What's even better is if you check-in on Facebook and use the hashtag #Meantime* you can claim a free [...]


Welcome to The Abel Heywood Blog After our first successful year of being open want to say a big thanks to everybody who has come to visit us here at The Abel Heywood Northern Quarter and see what we are all about. On our up and coming Blog posts we want to give you an [...]