Manchester's Outdoor Terraces Offering Walk-Ins

No booking? No worries.

By Alex Watson | Last updated 21 April 2021

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If you’ve not booked anywhere ahead of one of the hospitality industry’s busiest weeks, fear not – we’ve put together a handy list of all the places offering walk-ins too.


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The cocktail bar terrace will be keeping spaces for those just wanting to swing by for a cocktail. Walk-ins will be available every day operating on a first-come, first-served basis.

Almost Famous
Almost Famous is back up and running complete with cocktails courtesy of Luck, Lust, Liquor & Burn operating entirely on a walk-in basis.

Another on the list operating only with walk-ins is the vegan NQ joint, Alvarium. They’re open from 3pm-11pm Tuesday to Thursday and from 12pm-11pm on Friday and Saturday.

The Bay Horse Tavern
Both bookings and walk-ups are available down at Bay Horse so you can tuck into a lovely pie and pint whenever the desire comes over you.

Bunny Jackson’s
Open seven days a week from 12pm until 3am serving up wings and pints Bunny Jackson’s are operating on a walk-in basis only. They’ve also got loads more seating than usual too.

Cane and Grain
Open from midday for walk-ins only, Cane and Grain are serving up all their usual good stuff Rum, Ribs, Bourbon, Beer. Plus there’s a shiny new cocktail menu too.

Open from 1pm until late, Tuesday through Sunday accompanied by massive Nell’s pizzas. Only walk-ins.

A brand new addition to the Left Bank area of Spinningfields, Clubhouse is serving up cocktails covered in toffees and seriously spicy shots. Walk-ins only, get involved.

Crazy Pedro’s
One of our favourite pizza joints, Crazy Pedro’s have plenty of space for walk-ins so you can get all your pizza and Hooch needs.

Crown & Kettle
Newly renovated, Crown & Kettle is back with a brand new outdoor seating area open every single day from noon till 10PM. It’s dog-friendly, people-friendly and strictly NO bookings.

Dukes 92
Dukes 92’s bookings system filled up pretty quickly but they’ve saved some tables for walk-ins too that are not undercover. They’ll e filling them up on a first come first serve basis weather permitting.


Edinburgh Castle
Ancoats pub, Edinburgh Castle will be leaving some tables aside for walk-ins but if you want to get involved with bottomless brunch you’ll have to book.

Open Thursday to Saturday from 2pm until 7pm serving up wine by the glass, bottles and a small selection of plates of oysters, cured meats and cheese. Tables are only available for walk-ins and will be weather dependent. Bookings will be available from 18th May.

Ezra & Gil
Back with a brand new terrace in the corner of Stevenson Square, Ezra & Gil are operating on a walk-in basis only for all your brunch, coffee and evening pasta needs. Open daily from 8am to 8pm.

Federal NQ
Outdoor dining is available at Federal NQ where there is no bookings, only walk-ins. You can still grab all the good stuff via Deliveroo from both NQ and Deansgate sites, plus coffee and treats from the cart in Altrincham.

Feel Good Club
No bookings needed to enjoy yourself at Feel Good Club’s new outside addition. They’ve got pints, coffees, crumpets everything in between and plenty of smiles!


Two-thirds of the entire space down at Grub has bee reserved for walk-ins so you can swing by even if you’ve not got a booking!

Hatch is now fully booked but luckily they held back 50% off their tables for walk-ins from this week.

Walk-ins are available during the week and potentially on Sundays at Impossible which is currently fully booked.

Lawn Club
Complete with a brand new expanded outdoor terrace, Lawn Club will be accepting walk-ins from this week.


Piccadilly Tap
The craft beer house on Piccadilly approach is doing walk-ins from 1pm most days.

Rudy’s have held back 50% of its tables at both sites (Peter Street and Ancoats) for walk-ins only. Both restaurants tend to get pretty busy so expect to leave your name and head back after a little wait.

Seven Bro7hers Ancoats
There will be some walk-in tables available in Cutting Room square. You’ll still be able to get your hands on take out drinks too.

The Oast House
As one of the city’s biggest beer gardens, The Oast House’s booking system filled up within a matter of days but they have confirmed, they’ve reserved space every day for walk-ins. Operating on a first-come, first-served basis.

The legendary Eastern food joint have a great (and sunny) terrace outside in Exchange Square – perfect for slurping some noodles with a beer whilst watching the world go by.


Operating with strictly walk-ins only tables, Trof are back for all your drink needs. Open from 4pm to 11pm on Friday and from 12pm on Saturday and Sunday until 11pm.

Trove has reopened their outdoor area in Ancoats so you can bob down for coffee and brunch. No bookings.

Wolf at the Door
Complete with a newly revamped outdoor space, Wolf at the Door are back with walk-ins only from 12pm until late every day. They’ve also got £1 tacos and bao buns!

Yard and Coop
The fried chicken restaurant on Edge Street is back and is holding back some tables each day for walk-ins!

Operating with walk-ins only, YES is back with two gound floor beer garden and roof terrace. Open noon til late every day.