Whether it’s date night with your partner, a catch-up with friends or a family get-together, you don’t need an excuse to enjoy a nice drink. Northwich is the perfect town with so many lovely bars to choose from. Here is a list of a few of the best places to go for a drink in Northwich to help make that choice slightly easier.

The Bird & Hat

A delightful rum bar, situated in the historic Bull Ring of Northwich!
Indulge in our carefully curated collection of handpicked rums, craft ales, gins, and exquisitely crafted cocktails. They’ve got something for every palate.

Join them for an incredible weekend experience with live music that will have you tapping your feet and singing along. They have talented musicians who will take the stage on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8pm, creating an unforgettable atmosphere.

And on Sunday afternoons, join them for some sporty fun while watching the game from 2pm.

The Penny Black

The Penny Black is a Wetherspoon’s pub and serves a variety of affordable drinks. They offer a wide range of beers, drinks and cocktails as well as food and snacks. The building is steeped in history like the majority of Weatherspoon’s pubs. It was purpose built in 1914 as the town’s main post office and takes its name from the world’s first-ever adhesive postage stamp. It is a great place to grab a refreshing cheap drink in Northwich and there is even table service available through their phone app.

The Salty Dog

You should definitely head to The Salty Dog for a drink if music is your thing! They’re known for hosting regular gigs with talented musicians. In addition to this, if you’re looking to be entertained then why not head to this Northwich pub for a comedy night?! They sell a wide variety of beers and other drinks as well as coffee and hot beverages.

Bullring NW

The sister bar to the Salthouse NW, the Bullring NW is situated in the town centre and offers fine wines, craft beers and artisan spirits. You can also enjoy your favourite classic cocktails here from their house cocktails list which includes Espresso Martinis, Cosmopolitans and even an Old Fashioned.

Salthouse NW

This local bar is a great place to visit if you’re looking for a relaxed atmosphere. The family-owned business offers a range of local brewed craft ales, wines, spirits and cocktails. They even have delicious nibbles and snacks available. Coffee is also served throughout the day and evening and they sometimes have special deals on. Stop by on Sunday with you favourite record and listen to your tunes whilst enjoying a drink with friends.


No matter where you are in Northwich, there is always somewhere nearby to grab a drink. We are spoilt for choice with all of our bars and pubs having so much to offer. How many have you visited already? And how many are on your list to try?

Please always remember to drink responsibly and never drink and drive.