Eating is one of the most sociable things a person can get up to, so we’ve made sure our menu is full of stuff you can have a right good chat over. It’s even got stuff you can share if you’re so inclined. A Royal Exchange Square bar, The Social is a fantastic central location for any get-together.

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Al Fresco

Royal Exchange Square comes alive in the summer months with an array of pavement cafes and al fresco dining. Whatever your style, The Social Al Fresco is the best spot on the square to sip a stylish cocktail, unwind with a glass of wine or perk yourself up with a perfect cappuccino.

royal exchange square bar al fresco

Join us for breakfast from 10am, pop by for lunch, or join us in the evenings for a delicious dinner and soak up the atmosphere.


Whether you’re enjoying a smooth cappuccino in our outside area during summer, or cosying up in a corner of the bar with a rich hot chocolate, rest assured that our hot drinks are prepared with care and attention, using super fresh beans and the finest ingredients.



Whether you’re popping in on your lunch hour, taking a quick shopping time-out, or embarking on a big night out with friends, you’ll need a good drink.

The Social’s cocktails are always perfectly shaken and stirred by our incredible team of mixologists.

Food promotions must be booked in advance to guarantee availability.
Cocktail promotions not available during bank holidays.