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Check out our exciting drink offer below!

We’re thrilled to be teaming up with Manchester’s biggest and friendliest street food venue – GRUB – to open Contact Bar and Kitchen!

Our bar stocks a wide selection of beers from independent breweries such as Runaway Brewery, Polly’s & Vocation. We also offer a unique range of cocktails created by GRUB’s in-house mixologists. Check out our drinks menu here.

A short cocktail filled with ice with whisky and an orange to garnish three cocktails, to short and a margarita

Opening Times

Monday – Thursday: 10am – 6pm

Friday: 10am – 9pm

Subject to change on show days.


House of Habesha welcomes you to experience authentic home-styled dishes all the way from East Africa!

The menu showcases incredible flavours from the cuisine, with vegan, vegetarian and meat-based dishes on offer, and is also widely gluten-free!

The kitchen will be open from 10am – late, Monday to Saturday.

Learn more here.


To learn more about how to find us, head here.


To keep up to date with all of the latest from the Bar and Kitchen at @contactbarkitchen on Facebook and Instagram and @contactbarkitch on Twitter.

Close up of a coffee machine pouring coffee into a glass cup.


GRUB is a street food and drinks events company founded in 2014 by husband and wife team Jason Bailey and Juliana Bailey after a successful run as street food traders themselves. Now based at Red Bank in Manchester’s Green Quarter, GRUB hosts an amazing industrial events space, an independent cinema, a cosy hidden garden and more. The focus of the events is always providing an inclusive, festival-style atmosphere supported by exceptional food and drink supplied by truly independent producers and chefs. In addition to this, GRUB is committed to assisting and mentoring street food traders in order to support the grass-roots food & drinks community in Manchester.