Manchester’s BrewDog Hotel given the go-ahead

Rooms will have shower beer fridges, and the restaurant will feature a large outdoor terrace with 28 taps of draft beer

Bruntwood Works and BrewDog have now exchanged contracts and have been granted planning approval by Manchester City Council to bring their new bar, restaurant and hotel to Fountain Street.

The much-anticipated BrewDog Hotel will be called Doghouse Manchester and is the first BrewDog hotel in England.

The 18 bedroom hotel will be set over three floors, with industrial-style interior design features and bespoke furnishings promising high quality comfort.

At reception, guests will receive a welcome beer on arrival from one of the 28 unique beers on tap.

Rooms will be furnished with shower beer fridges, draft beer taps and room service including food and drinks from the restaurant and bar.

A rooftop terrace will host another bespoke bar plus a taco food offering.

The bar and restaurant will be BrewDog’s third Manchester site, and the bespoke BrewDog Hotel follows the brand’s other sites around the world including DogHouse Columbus, Ohio (recently named one of the 100 best places on the planet by TIME magazine) and the BrewDog Kennels in Aberdeen.

The new hotel is part of Bruntwood Works’ new Bloc development on Fountain Street and will sit alongside an independent coffee shop, a cinema room, bespoke spaces for community pop-up events, and shared event and coworking spaces.

Bloc will launch in Spring with a renewed focus on the work environment to help boost productivity and bring balance to business.

The building will feature technology to monitor and optimise air quality, a state-of-the-art wellness suite hosting yoga and fitness classes by FORM, a sleep pod to help workers with vital rest and rejuvenation and a cascading garden in the foyer, with living walls throughout. 

“We are very excited to open our first UK hotel in Manchester, a city we have loved operating in for over ten years,” said Brewdog’s James Brown.

“The Doghouse Manchester includes our legendary shower fridges, draft beer on tap and our first rooftop bar serving over 28 different beers and tacos for our guests.

“We’ve really upped the ante offering our guests an unforgettable experience – they’ll never want to leave.”

The Doghouse Manchester bar, restaurant and hotel are set to open in mid-June 2021.


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