The Pen and Pencil

The Pen and Pencil, 57 Hilton Street, Manchester

About The Pen and Pencil
The Pen and Pencil
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Average Price: £25 and under
Cuisine: American
Dress Code: Smart Casual
v 0.2 miles from Manchester center (as shown on map)
Sitting on the corner of Hilton and Tariff street in Manchester’s lively Northern Quarter, The Pen and Pencil takes 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’.

Open seven days a week from 10am until late, the restaurant and bar not only offers a variety of beverages including cocktails, beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks, but focuses on its strong day time offering with great breakfast, brunch and lunch options as well as quality coffee and freshly blended smoothies.

The Pencil and Pencil has an array of events throughout the month with a resident DJ to get the party started every weekend, a weekly quiz night on a Tuesday, and its sell-out Bottomless Brunches! It also offers of rooms for private hire for networking meetings, private parties and launch events.

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The Pen and Pencil is #175 of 2451 things to do in Manchester

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Jcrossey1123, Manchester, United Kingdom
Fri 26 Mar, 2021
l I discovered this place in 2017 and I?ve been visiting ever since! It?s such a casual and cosy place to hang out! Good selection of drinks and REALLY REALLY good food too!! They?re not over rated...

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4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: bmflynn, Cork, Ireland
Mon 15 Feb, 2021
l Food was delicious, a nice menu, especially for brunch. Had a nice time catching up with a friend. Customer service was a bit off, it could be because someone was being trained in. They were...

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4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: basnettj14, Chorley, United Kingdom
Sun 8 Nov, 2020
l Went for a one course brunch, the service was that quick we weren?t there for long! All in all a really good experience. Food really well presented and tasty. I did find myself wanting a bigger...

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The Pen and Pencil 57 Hilton Street, Manchester