Another huge summer of sports awaits as Euro 2024 arrives in Germany. England kick off their campaign against Serbia on Wed 26 Jun, with fans hoping the Three Lions can improve on their last major tournament, a quarter-final defeat to France at the 2022 World Cup.

As always, there will be loads going on across Manchester throughout the tournament, with many of the city’s venues set to be transformed into buzzing fan zones.

Looking for somewhere to watch England during Euro 2024? Here’s our guide to the best places to watch the football in Manchester.

Fairfield Social Club

Fresh from its big opening, Fairfield Social Club will double up as an England fan zone boasting what the team say is the ‘biggest dedicated sports screen in Manchester’.

There’ll also be food from Iisit Kitchen and the venue’s usual selection of fantastic local beers.

Fairfield’s private room can also be hired for large groups, with space for around 60 people

England games can be booked in advance, tickets are £6 which will be reimbursed upon entry via drinks tokens

Irk St, Manchester M4 4JT
The Lawn Club

The Lawn Club in Spinningfields has announced that it will install a huge screen to transform its open-air Lawn area ahead of an exciting summer of sport.

All non-England games will be shown for free, though the Three Lions’ matches will be ticketed with space for up to 350 people. Tickets start at £10 and include a drink, with table packages and drink upgrades also available.

Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3HG
Freight Island

The vast surroundings of Freight Island will again become one of the city’s biggest spaces to catch every England game.

Expect live coverage of all matches with a full venue takeover specifically for England’s outings, plus live music and DJs.

General admission standing tickets are free and there are a limited amount of paid tables of 6 and 8 available. Limited free Family Zone tickets are also available for the venue’s Plant Room.

11 Baring St, Manchester M1 2PZ

Gorilla is also getting in on the action, showing all England fixtures alongside a handful of other games throughout the Euro 2024 knockout stages.

Games will be played on the big screen and through the PA. Expect full football decor, DJs playing football-themed playlists and street food. Secure your place now via the ticket link below.

Standing tickets are £6.75 and include a drink.

54-56 Whitworth St, Manchester M1 5WW

Libero intertwines a passion for great pints and vintage football in an effortlessly cool fashion. The end result is a cosy, charming craft beer bar, surfaces adorned with eclectic swathes of sporting memorabilia of yesteryear — think Football Italia meets Pomona Island. It’s a tiny gaff, so message ahead to book a spot.

2A, Kings Court, Railway St, Altrincham WA14 2RE

Proudly described as one of the city’s friendliest places to watch sports, GRUB will be showing all England games on the venue’s giant 4K cinema screen (bookings required), with other Euros matches showing in the basement bar or dining room.

As always, you’ll be able to enjoy GRUB’s fantastic array of local bevs and tuck into an ever-changing lineup of street food stalls.

Tickets are £6, and include a drink.

50 Red Bank, Cheetham Hill, Manchester M4 4HF
Brickhouse Social

Brickhouse Social has teamed up with Classic Football Shirts and will be showing all games across 12 screens spread around the three-floor venue, six of which will be over 120 inches.

There’ll be vintage shirt displays courtesy of Classic Football shirts and a live DJ schedule will keep guests entertained pre and post-match.

Brickhouse Social’s underground nightclub, KABLE will host the unreserved standing FANZONE. Tickets can be pre-purchased for £5 which comes with a free pint on arrival, or purchased for £10 on the door.

A selection of food and drink packages can be purchased for the main bar and terrace which allows guests to reserve seating with pints and pizza delivered directly to your table. Prices start from £110 for 4 people. Several private areas are also bookable for groups of 30+.

11-13 New Wakefield St, Manchester M1 5NP
The Blues Kitchen

The Blues Kitchen’s impressive Concert Hall will screen all of England’s knockout games and beyond when Southgate’s side inevitably qualifies.

Bar food from the Southern-inspired kitchen will be available during the games to order and The Blues Kitchen’s live band and performers will take to the stage straight after the final whistle.

Tickets are sold as tables at £5 per person, or £10 per person for the exclusive use of The Blues Kitchen’s private dining space, including the Karaoke Room. There will also be space for walk-ins on the day, on a first come first served basis.


13 Quay St, Manchester M3 3HN

With a whopping 25 HD screens spread around its huge Deansgate venue, BOX will be showing all the action from Germany. Bookings are open now, and can be made using the link below.

125 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2BY

If you want to enjoy the football with almost comically-sized slices of NYC-style pizza, then Nell’s is the place to be throughout the Euros. Games will be shown across all the team’s sites — Common, Kampus and The Beagle — and you can book in for England’s first few fixtures now.

20 Minshull St, Kampus M1 3EF / 456-458 Barlow Moor Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 0BQ / 39-41 Port St

The Road to Victory concept returns this summer, taking over Diecast following its successful debut at Depot Mayfield during the World Cup. The fanzone promises ‘immense production combined with the latest interactive technology to deliver an incredible multi-sensory football experience.’ There will also be pre and post-match entertainment with DJ’s, hosts, quizzes, special guests, competitions and more.

Hospitality bookings (£20pp), standing tickets (£12.50) and early bird tickets holders (£10) will be available to book from Tue 28 May 28th at 9am.

51 Ducie St, Manchester M1 2JQ
Almost Famous

Beloved burger spot Almost Famous will be showing the Euros at its Great Northern and Withington spots on what the team describe as ‘big f-off screens’. During games, you’ll be able to grab £3.50 pints, £12.50 pitchers and two for £10 cocktails alongside the restaurant’s usual, sumptuous stacks.

Unit 2, Great Northern, Peter St, Manchester M3 4EN / 437 Wilmslow Rd, Withington, Manchester M20 4AN
Victoria Tap

Victoria Tap has announced plans to launch the official Bitburger Fan Zone, with the German pilsner specialists even giving out free pints to the first 50 people down for the first England game. There’ll be outdoor and indoor screens, prizes and competitions. You’ll also only be a short stroll away from the train home, making things nice and easy.

Victoria Station Approach, Manchester M3 1WY

Street food and craft beer haven Society will be showing all England games, including the side’s pre-tournament friendlies against Bosnia and Iceland. With a staggering 36 taps behind the bar, we’re pretty confident you won’t find anywhere with a more substantial pint selection to enjoy while watching the games.

Entry is free and groups of eight or more are able to book a table via the website here.

Basement, 100 Barbirolli Square, Manchester M2 3BD
The Oasthouse

One of Manchester’s best beer gardens, The Oasthouse, will be showing England matches outside on the terrace. All games will have live music on before or after, depending on kick-off time. Games will be ticketed, so be sure to plan ahead and grab yours here.

The Avenue, Courtyard, Manchester M3 3AY
Bundobust Brewery

As well as showing England games in its Oxford Road venue, Bundobust has also unveiled a handful of football-inspired specials, including a spectacular-sounding Vindaloo Pie in collaboration with Great Northern Pie Co. Tickets are just a fiver and you’ll get your first drink thrown in for that.

St James's Bldg, Bundobust Brewery, 61-69 Oxford St, Manchester M1 6EQ
The Graduate Bar at Hyatt Manchester

Over at Hyatt Manchester, the hotel’s stylish Graduate Bar will be showing all games on a giant projector, and, going one better, you can even grab 24% off all food and drink during matches.

55 Booth St W, Manchester M15 6PQ
Black Cat Club

The recently opened competitive bar concept, Black Cat Club, from the El Gato and Canto teams, will have matches on across its five large screens. With shuffleboard and darts also available, there’s plenty to keep you entertained before and after the games, too.

43A Brown St, Manchester M2 2JJ
Pong & Puck

Great Northern Warehouse’s popular activity and arcade bar, Pong & Puck, will be showing all games throughout the tournament across several screens, including the venue’s huge jumbo screen. Exclusive drinks packages can also be pre-booked ahead of your visit, find more information on those using the button below.

235 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4EN
Green Arches

Over in Red Bank, Green Arches Brewery will be showing ‘all the big games’ in its taproom — this includes all England games, knockout fixtures and any other ‘tasty’ looking matches. No need to book or buy tickets, just head down, grab a fresh pint and enjoy.

11 Red Bank, Cheetham Hill, Manchester M4 4FE
Track taproom

The Track team will be showing a load of matches throughout the tournament in their gorgeous taproom, meaning you can sip on some of the country’s best beer while cheering on Kane and co. Need we say more?

Unit 18, Piccadilly Trading Estate, Manchester M1 2NP
Bradley Lengden
Published on:
Thu 13 Jun 2024