Steins, brines, and good times.


Salt Dogs is an American-style cocktail and dive bar. It is an emporium of world beers, bespoke cocktails, chilli dogs, and rock music. A bar built by bartenders, for you. We love sharing our passion for drinks, food and music together. Get down to Salt Dog Slims Manchester, the best place for cocktails serving steins, brines and good times 7 days a week!

Monday – Thursday: 5 pm – 1 am
Friday – Saturday: 4 pm – 4 am
Sunday: 6 pm – 4 am


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Salt Dog Slims Manchester

Salt Dog Slims is more than just a late night bar! Alongside offering top draw food and cocktails 7 days a week, Salt Dog Slims also hosts a monthly quiz, free pool table seven days a week and our own vending machine slinging Alabama Slims all night long…

Test your knowledge with Salt Dog Slims monthly quiz – Steins, Brines and Question Times! With mad question rounds and wacky prizes, Steins, Brines and Question Times promises to be a top night out in the best cocktail bar in Manchester!


Cocktail Masterclass

Offering cocktail enthusiasts the chance to indulge in a hands-on experience led by Salt Dogs’ expert mixologists, where they will learn the art of crafting signature cocktails while enjoying an immersive journey into the world of spirits and flavours.

Each masterclass promises an intimate setting and personalised guidance, ensuring participants walk away with newfound mixology skills and a deeper appreciation for the craft. Whether you’re a cocktail whizz or a beginner looking to elevate your bartending game, Salt Dogs Slims’ masterclasses offer something for everyone.

Guests will have the opportunity to experiment with premium spirits, fresh ingredients, and innovative techniques, all while enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of Salt Dogs’ stylish venue in the heart of Manchester.

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Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday £35 per person


Every hour is happy at Salt Dogs. But Sunday-Thurs until 8pm is super happy. Bag ye bad self a few bevvies without breaking the bank with the Salt Dogs Happy Hour specials. Be rude not to really. Enjoy cheap cocktails in Manchester City Centre at Salt Dog Slims!

  • £7.50 Selected Cocktails from our Signature and Original Cocktail Menu
  • 2 For £7 on Alabama Slim, Smirnoff Ice & Jagermeister
  • £3 Classic Hot Dogs (A pork dog served up in a brioche bun with ketchup, mustard and crispy onions)



Sunday-Friday ’til 8pm Download Menu


A bar built by bartenders demands a badass drinks menu. We keep it simple and serve you what we love: beer, cocktails and dogs. Our house cocktails are damn good, and we can knock up your usual classic. Beers?

Grab a frosty draft Dortmunder in a schooner or a stein, or peruse our world beer selection of cans and bottles. We pride ourselves on being one of the best cocktail bar in Manchester City Centre – why not come and see what the fuss is about!



Our vibe made us famous, our dogs made us legendary. Classic brines done right and served all night.

What other cocktail place come with proper scran? From our Classic Dog served with ketchup, mustard and crispy onions to our Atomic Dog served with a sh*t tonne of hot sauce (it will fck you up!) our brine menu is the perfect mid-sesh snack. Vegetarian and vegan options available!

Available 7 days a week all night long, head down to the best cocktail bar for a stein and a brine!


Steins, Brines and Question Times

Our epic monthly quiz lands on the first Tuesday of each month. Steins, Brines & Question Times; a weird and wonderful quiz. Wildly popular, silly, interactive. You know you’ll love it.

With mad interactive rounds (toilet roll mummies anyone?) to weird af prizes – we’re talking dildos, toasters and meal deals people! – you won’t find another quiz in town like it.

Running exclusively on the first Tuesday of every month, our quiz is the wackiest night out in the best dive bar in Manchester!

Our quiz often fills up months in advance so be sure to book your free place here or DM us on Instagram to reserve your spot today.


Private Hire

Got a big birthday coming up? Looking for the quirkiest wedding reception? Been put in charge of the office party again? Why not hire out Salt Dog Slims!

We offer a selection of private hire packages which are catered to your event! With a range of world beers, premium spirits, food and cocktails in Manchester City Centre, Salt Dog Slims has everything you need!

To find out more about our private hire packages and how we can help make your night one to remember contact [email protected].