Why you need to check out The Mill Exchange bar this weekend

The Mill Exchange

It's getting closer and closer to Christmas and there's no better time to visit the Christmas Markets.

If you do so this weekend, make sure you go for a festive drink at The Mill Exchange – the award winning bars located at both Exchange Square and Albert Square.

The popular bars, famous for their homemade mulled wine, have been operating in Manchester for 15 years and are the brainchild of Penny Bailey (founder of Mango Rays).

The Mill Exchange

They even have a 'make a wish' tree that allows you to write down a wish onto a label and attach it to their tree. It costs £1 and all proceeds go to charity. The tree has raised thousands for good causes over the years.

The charities they raise money for are Macmillan, Together Dementia and Down's Syndrome Association – the latter of which is a cause close to the bar's hearts as they actively employ people with the genetic disorder.

The bar is the perfect stop off during your Christmas shopping whether you want a pint of beer, real ale, glass of champagne, a hot cider or one of their many flavours of home made mulled wine.

The Mill Exchange

The industrial revolution themed bar, which has six windows to serve out of and an iconic chimney, was built by DP Structures in 2015 and has become a huge part of the Manchester Christmas Markets.

They even have some awesome artwork of famous Mancunians Emmeline Pankhurst and Alan Turing by artist Tank Petrol

Find the award winning bars on Albert Square or Exchange Square outside Selfridges.

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