Housed in the iconic Gateway House, known as the ‘Lazy S’, we are just outside Manchester's Piccadilly station.

The Tap's mission is to showcase the beers from top brewers in the UK and abroad, all set in a venue you will want to spend time in.

Our emphasis is on unbeatable freshness, quality and reasonable prices.

There will be plenty of challenging and cutting edge beer styles, however quaffingly fresh sessions cask and keg beers are our main focus.

7 different cask beers means constant rotation and variety. Cask is a wonderful beer when it goes fast and fresh. Watch our cask list change before your eyes.

20 Keg beers on tap. Ranging from session IPA, German Pilsners and the big USA craft breweries

A very big selection of take home bottles for those wanting a fantastic beer for their journey.


  • Outside area
  • Real ale