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Bock Bière Café

City Centre · European · ££££
158 Reviews

About Bock Bière Café

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Stylish folksy Bock Bière Café brings Belgian’s sophisticated Beer Culture to the heart of Manchester. Offering a hefty selection - from Amber to Trappist - their beer menu has no equal in the far north. But not just the beer will tantalize your senses on Tib Lane here in Manchester City Centre. Dig into their diverse offering of succulent Sharing Boards (they even have fondue) or delicious Baguette Creations, while you decide which biere to sample next. Even if beer is not your thing, they have you covered with a suave wine and cocktail list and their All-Day lunch menu is worth the visit alone.


Bock Bière Café
10 Tib lane, City Centre
Manchester M2 4JB

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Chef's Choice



LES GAUFRES - Savoury Waffles (V)

Light & fluffy waffle based on ‘Socca’ which originates from old Nice on the French Riveria. Made from chick pea, olive oil, rosemary & sea salt making them both vegetarian and vegan friendly

Goats Cheese Salad

Traditional Goats cheese salad with all the trimmings

Croques Monsieur

Cheese & ham focaccia topped with a biere béchamel sauce

Shared Dishes


Pomme frites, chistorra and chorizo smothered in a classic Spanish spicy tomato sauce topped with fried eggs and sliced creamy brie

Carbonade Flamande

Signature Belgian dish. Eight hour cooked decadence of beef in a biere bourguignon sauce. Served with rosti and a bread basket

La Vegetarianne

Garlic & paprika veggie sausage, goats cheese & caramelised onion bruschetta, sesame Seeded Halloumi, biere battered pickles & pomme frites


Waffle Stack

Three sweet waffles towered with fresh fruit, ice cream and Belgian chocolate sauce, perfect to share

Crème Brulee

Ask for details about this week’s flavour of the all-time favourite French dessert

Café Liegeois

Salted caramel liquor, Belgian chocolate sauce & Chantilly cream tops a delicious mix of mocha cafe and vanilla pod ice cream

Menu (General)

Drinks Menu

Every Day - All Day

Main Menu

Every Day - All Day
Having a party?

Organising a party? Want to stay longer? Have a special request?

Further Information

Attention beer lovers, we’ve got just the place for you! Bock Bière Café on Tib Lane in Manchester city centre is a haven for anyone fond of delicious, crispy pints of liquid gold. Serving up lots of Belgian and European beers and grub, it’s the ideal place to go with a gang of pals of a Thursday evening or for a bit of daytime drinking over the weekend. The cosy surrounds of this cafe-bar will make you feel right at home, and with so many beers on offer, you’ll easily find yourself spending hours here enjoying some sharing boards and trying out different bevvies!

Manchester residents in the know are well aware that it’s worth getting in for Bock Bière Café’s Happy Hour from 5pm onwards Monday to Thursday, when certain bottled beers are two-for-a-fiver. And it’s not just beer on the menu either – you can enjoy a great selection of continental coffee, spirits, wines and more at Bock Bière Café, as well. This city centre hotspot also has a brilliant European menu with an express lunch between 12pm - 2pm every day with salads, savoury waffles, fried cheese sandwiches and soup available. Or if you’re not in the mood for a big meal but want to pick at something, Bock Bière Café’s sharing boards are a great choice. So book a table now and see what all the fuss is about!

158 Bock Bière Café Reviews

Lynda D.a day ago · 1 review

Lovely setting and food. Helpful and friendly staff. Manager was extremely helpful before we went. I’d definitely recommend this restaurant and go again. Thank you

Wesley G.2 days ago · 1 review

Warm cosy, excellent beer. Christams dinner fondu was next level and staff couldn't do enough for you . Will definitely be returning , really enjoyed my visit many thanks

imgBea B.4 days ago · 1 review

The waiter was incredibly friendly and the place had a very hoey vibe to it. Went for the Monday roast fondue and it tasted aa good as the presentation. Definitely would go back to try anothe fodue or their drinks!

Luke I.4 days ago · 1 review

Great service, the food was even better - I would 100% recommend and we will definitely be going back to try the Sunday Roast fondue and desserts.

Sian D.9 days ago · 1 review

Can't fault the food as it was amazing and the atmosphere is really cosy. Was a shame about how some of the servers treated us however. They made a mistake on our order then argued it with us to say it was our fault (we ordered a veggie option and they brought out the meat option). After arguing their point they made a rude comment to say the mains we had ordered were not veggie.. we knew this as when my friend (non meat eater) tried to order the fish board we were told it wasn't available the waiter then made a point to say she wasn't a veggie but a pescitarian (pedantic or what)I felt it was really unprofessional and rude as we were polite about the situation and they couldn't seem to accept they had made a mistake. The waitress even returned making faces saying she always double checks insinuating we were lying . It created a really awkward vibe over something really miniscual. They did change who served us (off their own back) he was really lovely and you could see he was working hard. I would definitely return as the food was great. I would just recommend some of the staff work on their manners!

Amanda C.2 months ago · 2 reviews

We've been here a few times now, however, the last experience I had was a bit mixed, had to book a table 2 weeks in advance for Sunday lunch, not that I'm complaining as the food is exceptional & a real treat, the table we had was very small & virtually in the walkway, with diners/staff constantly passing, we did ask to be moved to another one, but was advised they were all booked even though they were empty!! food was still excellent apart from having to have the flame for the fondue relit on 2 occasions as it kept going out, but all that aside the staff are really pleasant & helpful though they are run ragged, a definite if you are planning a Sunday in Manchester, but, I would suggest booking well in advance as you won't be able to get a table on the day.

Mattie G.10 months ago · 1 review

The cafe was an amazing experience as it was my boyfriends birthday and I surprised him by taking him to this cafe. I walked past it one day and instantly wanted to go there and I was not let down. I got the Italiano baguette and for £7 let's just say I left feeling extremely full. You get so much food for you money and the chips were unreal. The beer was not disappointing either and there was a large variety to chose from. I would definitely reccomend this place to anyone looking for a bite to eat and some nice beer. 10/10

Lesley W.8 months ago · 1 review

First visit to this cafe with family, I loved ever minute of it, the rustic feel, the atmosphere and the staff were great, we had so much fun with one of our waiters. I loved the food, we had mussels and four of us shared it as a starter, it came with lots of bread and fries, which were delicious, two of us had the cheese fondue and there was plenty of food. Would have liked to try the sharing platter but will on our next visit. Will definitely go again.

Barrie G.9 months ago · 1 review

We had booked ahead to ensure we got a table as it isn't a massive venue. The tables are a little close together but that doesn't detract from the experience and the fact that it is table service means you don't need worry about getting to the bar. Very attentive staff who ensured all the tables were looked after. We had the sharing platters and they were really good as is the range of beers available. Will definitely be returning.

Iain C.8 months ago · 2 reviews

First off let me say I like Bock bier cafe and will be returning but at our last visit we had a couple of issues. They were very understaffed - with 1 stressed out girl having to manage front of house and the bar on her own! This meant - despite her bety efforts - service was uncomfortably slow. Second issue is the tables have been rearranged on the first floor and 2 people in our party hit their heads on a low slung light fitting - it is a solid wooden and glass construction with a considerable weight! Food is good and beer is great

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