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Pen & Pencil Manchester
The Pen & Pencil Manchester
Address57 Hilton Street, Manchester, M1 2EJ
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 Phone0161 660 3303
HoursSun - Wed: 10:00 - 00:00
Thu:
10:00 - 01:00 | Fri - Sat: 10:00 - 02:00
 
Pen & Pencil Manchester
The Pen & Pencil Manchester
An added touch of New York glamour has arrived in Manchester with the The Pen & Pencil bar and eatery on the corner of Hilton and Tariff Street.

Taking its name and inspiration from the infamous mid-20th Century bar on East 45th Street in New York, which was popular with newspaper journalists and ad men – the original ‘Mad Men’, The Pen & Pencil offers the perfect place for the NQ’s creative locals to chill, think, meet and enjoy great food and drink.

Open seven days a week, The Pen & Pencil is open from 10am right through until late, with a focus on a strong day time offering with great breakfast, brunch, lunch, vegan and vegetarian dishes washed down with top quality coffee and freshly blended smoothies. 

The brunch includes American pancakes with a choice of toppings, their signature Eggs Pen and Pencil, Steak and Eggs and The Vegan Breakfast with Falafel sausage, guacamole, wilted spinach, asparagus, beans, hash brown, grilled tomato, flat cap mushroom and toasted sourdough.
 
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Evenings and weekends the menu develops to include small plates and a few larger dishes with an international feel. It sits alongside a specially created cocktail list making the venue perfect for mid afternoon cocktails, after work gatherings, and those wanting to eat and drink until the early hours.

The cocktail list, created in-house features, amongst others, Hot of the Press made with Manchester Gin, lemon and cherry bitters, topped with their very own logo and plenty more refreshing summer serves.

A resident DJ gets the party started every weekend and the team has curated a series of monthly live music nights. There is also a room available for private hire for networking meetings, private parties and launch events.

The Pen & Pencil is the joint venture of two of Manchester’s established bar and restaurant operators, Dan Pollard who created The Violet Hour cocktail bar and lounge on Burton Road in West Didsbury and Kevin Connor, who previously ran the NQ institution, Dry Bar on Oldham Street.
 
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Private Hire At The Pen & Pencil
Situated in Manchester’s bustling Northern Quarter The Pen & Pencil has a private room which is available for hire 7 days a week. The room is equipped with a projector, screen and microphone, plus independent volume control and air-conditioning.

It comes with exclusive use of its own staffed bar and can accommodate up to 70 guests. The Pen & Pencil drinks menu contains a full range of specially created cocktails, craft beers, wines and champagnes, perfect for any event.

They also offer private bottomless brunches, 3-course menus, sliders and buffet packages to suit any occasion. Perfect for networking events, meetings, private parties and launch events.

The full venue is open for private hire on selected evenings with a capacity of 200 guests. Take a look at their private hire brochure here.
 
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The Pen & Pencil Special Offers & Events
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Christmas At The Pen & Pencil
3 Course Set Menu £29.50
Canapé Mix Packages from £13
Christmas Sliders from £3.50
Drinks Packages from £40


Unleash the tinsel and your nan’s knitted sweaters, Buy a few baubles and send Christmas letters, It’s that one time of year when you go out with work, Old friends and family, even great Uncle Kirk.

Listen to Wham and get in the mood, There’ll be DJs and dancing and plenty of food, 3 course-meals, buffets and sliders, Cocktails, mulled wine and hot apple ciders.

Whether a couple of glasses and a table for two, Or a complete private room to host your work do.Whatever you’re looking to do this December, plan it together and make it one to remember at The Pen and Pencil.


Hours Available December 2019


Phonefor more information or to book call 0161 660 3303 quoting
"Christmas as seen on Restaurants Of Manchester"


 
 
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Liam Gallagher Pre-Show Party


Have you got tickets to Liam Gallagher at Manchester Arena on November 20th?

Join the Pen & Pencil for a pre-show party with the one and only, Clint Boon!

Ticket holders will also be able to get food and drinks deals too, including: 25% off food and £3.50 spirit and mixers.

AND the event is free!



Hours Available Wednesday 20th November 15:00 - 19:00



 
 
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Harry Wolfman


Join the Pen & Pencil for a night of dancing with the one and only Harry Wolfman!

Harry will be ably supported by their monthly residents A Deeper Groove.

A Deeper Groove are Scottish based twin brothers forming a DJ and production tag team. Expect a mixture of Soul, Disco and House in what's going to be a busy night.




HoursSaturday November 30th 20:00 – 02:00



 
 
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Courteeners Pre-Show Party


Have you got tickets to The Courteeners at Manchester Arena on Saturday 14th December?

Why not start the day early and come join the Pen & Pencil for a pre-gig party with the man himself, Clint Boon!

If you have tickets to the gig you can also enjoy a few food and drinks deals to get you ready for the night, deals include 25% off food and £3.50 spirit and mixers!

AND the event is free!



Hours Available Saturday 14th December 15:00 - 19:00



 
 
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Bottomless Brunch For £40


Taking its inspiration from Manhattan's 1950's steakhouses, brunch at The Pen and Pencil is not only big, but also occasionally bottomless!

On the last Saturday of every month, from 10am-1pm, the restaurant is offering a special ‘bottomless brunch’ deal where you can choose from a delicious range of breakfast dishes on the menu including: Steak and Eggs, Avocado and Feta, American Pancakes, the classic Eggs Benedict and the Vegan Breakfast.

As if that wasn’t good enough, it’s not just the food that’s free flowing: selected drinks are also included in the offer. Guests can choose from brunch classics like a Bloody Mary and a Mimosa, or branch out with a brunch cocktail special, an Amstel or a glass of Prosecco.

Whatever you choose, there's always more if you want it.

Capacity is strictly limited and pre-booking is required.


Hours Available last Saturday every month 10:00 – 13:00




NB, offers may not apply during Festive period & Bank Holidays - check with venue before visiting
 
 
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50% Off Food


Start the week the Pen & Pencil way with 50% off food all day Monday.

When you book a table at least 1 hour in advance and buy a drink per person when dining.


Hours Available All Day Monday
(not available in December)




Terms & Conditions apply inc: Tables must be booked at least 1 hour in advance. Not valid for walk-in guests. Doesn’t include sides and extras. Must purcahse a drink, Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, not available on bank holidays
NB, offers may not apply during Festive period & Bank Holidays - check with venue before visiting
 
 
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Happy Hour
2 Cocktails for £10
Bottles of Prosecco For £15
Bottle of Modelo Especial £3
Bottle of House Wine £10


Celebrate the end of the working day at The Pen & Pencil with Happy Hour drinks offers including 2 for £10 cocktails, £15 bottles of Prosecco, £3 bottle of Modelo Especial, along with £10 bottles of house wine


Hours Available Monday - Friday 17:00 -19:00
(not available in December)


NB, offers may not apply during Festive period & Bank Holidays - check with venue before visiting
 
 
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Cocktail Masterclass


…. No pen and pencil required for this class.

Become a master mixologist in just two hours!

These cocktail masterclasses are perfect for birthdays, hen-dos and work socials. Not only will you discover traditional cocktail secrets and tricks of the trade but you’ll be dazzled by party tricks, learn the art of making the perfect cocktail and most importantly, try them (well, 3 to be exact!)

Who knew learning could be so much fun?

Masterclass: £25.00 pp Includes tips, tricks, tutorials, shaking, tasting and making with your masterclass teacher.

Masterclass + food: £35.00pp Includes all of the above + your choice of canapes or sliders




NB, offers may not apply during Festive period & Bank Holidays - check with venue before visiting
 
 
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Open Mic Wednesday
Main Course & Drink for £13


The Pen & Pencil have live music EVERY Wednesday!

They have some amazing artists lined up for their Open Mic Night, hosted by Thea.

Plus enjoy dinner at the Pen & Pencil on Open Mic Wednesday with a main course or burger and a pint of Amstel or glass of house wine for £13.

Free Entry.


Hours Available every Wednesday from 19:30



NB, offers may not apply during Festive period & Bank Holidays - check with venue before visiting
 
 
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DJ listings


Cutting edge DJs head to The Pen and Pencil every Friday and Saturday playing Soul, Funk, House & Disco

Entry free.


HoursAvailable every Friday & Saturday, 20:00 - 02:00



NB, offers may not apply during Festive period & Bank Holidays - check with venue before visiting
 
 
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Pencils Down - Quiz Night


Manchester masterminds are invited to test their knowledge at The Pen and Pencil’s weekly quiz night, hosted by local quizmaster John Stansfield.

Contestants pay £1 each to take part and the winning team takes all. The bar will also offer a round of the beers for the best team name.

Guests can enjoy a selection of the bar’s delicious New York inspired cocktails and a quality range of beers and ales, to relax their minds, as they put their brains to the test.

The quiz consists of 4 rounds including: Film & TV, General Knowledge, Music and a special ‘Wildcard’ round, which is chosen the previous week by either the losing team or by poll.


HoursEvery Tuesday 19.30pm


NB, offers may not apply during Festive period & Bank Holidays - check with venue before visiting
 
 
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Private Party Hire


Let The Pen & Pencil host your party. 

With a private room for upto 70 guests, Food & Drinks packages available and no hire fee or minium spend it’s the perfect place for your next party.

The full venue is open for private hire on selected evenings with a capacity of 200 guests.


Hours Available on request


 
 
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