A fun new game bar inspired by Pokemon and Mario opens in the NQ

Expect chilly nights and crazy pizzas.

If there’s one thing the North Quarter is known for, it’s its ultra-cool, laid-back vibe that has attracted the trendiest city dwellers among us for over half a decade now. Home to eclectic and period bars such as Crazy Pedro’s, Twenty-Twenty Two, and The Pen and Pencil, tenants in the neighborhood have set a precedent for all newcomers to follow, something newbie Pixel Bar fully understood.

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Securing a prime spot on Thomas Street – in a unit that once housed Bar21 – Pixel Bar brings a new gaming experience for the Mancs, continuing the new “activity bar” theme that has swept the city in recent times.

Neighboring Purezza and the neighborhood’s new Tiki bar, Lono Cove, Pixel Bar will bring beloved games such as Pokemon and Mario to life in a unique way, with not only two whole floors filled with video games, but cocktails at theme that Pokémon fans crave to catch them all.

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With soundtracks from some of the best pop-punk hits of our time, guests will be able to go head-to-head with friends, with console booths costing just £ 8 per group and a cheap mega happy hour cocktail ringing just two for. £ 9.

Comprised of 11 consoles, guests will be able to enjoy the PS5, Xbox Series X and Nintendo Switch, as well as a number of free arcade machines dotted around the venue.

If that wasn’t all, Pixel Bar will also team up with Your Basic Kneads, which will make 16-inch pizzas with crazy and creative toppings. The Mancs may already know the legends of gastronomy since their days at 7 Sins, where they currently serve delicious pizzas topped with doner meat, hot dogs, baked beans, chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes. peas and much more.

The Pixel Bar opens at 10 Thomas Street on November 20 and will be open seven days a week.