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Pub Awards: Best Managed finalist - The Airport, Manchester


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The Airport, Manchester
The Airport, Manchester

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If ever a pub had a unique location, it’s the Airport Pub. 

Rubbing shoulders with Manchester Airport’s runway, it’s the closest place in the country you can enjoy a pint while plane spotting. Robinsons Brewery has fully tapped into the environment with a stunning aviation theme, including huge jet engines surrounding the booths.

The pub has achieved huge financial success, doubling trade in the past year thanks to a great range of beers and a casual-dining offer that sees tables turned rapidly.


An outside bar has been added in a metal storage container ‘mini pub’, which serves beers and food to boost the venue’s trade in a bustling garden complete with a play area for kids.

The finely tuned operation would not be possible without the slick management of staff and many are guided through advanced training schemes. Staff are also free to come up with endless creative parties and events throughout the year.

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