Bar Or Pub

Big Hands

Big Hands
296 Oxford Road
M13 9NS
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Opening Hours
  • Mon - 12am - 12am
  • Tue - 12am - 12am
  • Wed - 12am - 12am
  • Thu - 12am - 12am
  • Fri - 12am - 12am
  • Sat - 12am - 12am
  • Sun - 12am - 12am
photo of roof terrace at big hands
© Big Hands

Big Hands is a rock n’ roll dive bar just a stone’s throw from Manchester Academy and Contact Theatre on Oxford Road. Not quite as narrow as its sister bar The Temple, but the bar is quite an elongated space doubled by a lovely roof terrace.

Slighted isolated from the city centre, this something of special vibe about Big Hands, like it’s the last music saloon at the of the road. It all fits quite perfectly and we’d absolutely recommend Big Hands as a pre and post-gig bar or event just a great place to have a pint.

There is something authentic about Big Hands that many a northern quarter bar has repeatedly tried, and more often than not failed to replicate.

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