Nightlife

Welcome to the night!

Welcome to the night!

When night falls in Manchester, TV stars, footballers and their WAGs – and us lesser mortals – all come out to play.

All Star Lanes

All Star Lanes

All Star Lanes, on Deansgate, is a brilliant day or night out for the whole family, from the bowling to the delicious milkshakes and food, the friendly staff are experienced in keeping your young ones entertained!

Apotheca

Apotheca

The antique pharmacy cabinets grace the front bar of Apotheca, these apothecary draws are now home to a variety of distilled tinctures and elixirs once again providing a cure in perhaps a more sociable setting.

Around the World

Around the World

Around the World serves over 100 different beers from over 80 different countries, and with food from all corners of the globe, from kangaroo to wild boar. Find this fun-loving bar in the heart of The Printworks.

Band on The Wall

Band on The Wall

Band on the Wall has been a cornerstone of Manchester’s thriving music and cultural landscape for the greater part of a century. Enjoy the most inspiring music from a wealth of different cultures at this venue.

Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium

Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium

This is one of Manchester’s greatest nights out. Partying, celebrating, a night with friends, dining in the restaurant or entertaining in the suites – whatever night is your night – you’re going to love the dogs.

Bierkeller

Bierkeller

Bierkeller have the most comprehensive beer selection, sports programming and interactive games offer in the country. Every weekend Bierkeller have Oompah bands and DJs, with an atmosphere to die for.

Bijou

Bijou

Bijou strive to deliver a level of superior service to those who demand only the best. This infamous celebrity hang-out in the city centre boasts a long list of celebrity party-goers and have hosted all of the biggest after parties.

Briton’s Protection

Briton’s Protection

The interior of Briton’s Protection boasts six inviting rooms, two of which offer roaring fireplaces which add to the ambience during Manchester’s harsh winters. The pub famed for its whiskey selection and range of local real ales.

Cloud 23 Bar

Cloud 23 Bar

Cloud 23 is more than just a bar, it’s a unique venue where you dress to impress in smart and stylish wear. Find your silver lining with the finest champagnes, signature cocktails, decadent afternoon tea, and panoramic city views.

Club Liv

Club Liv

Located in the heart of the city, Club Liv is one of Manchester’s most exclusive night spots. Frequented by many celebrities over the past year, it is the perfect destination for the more discerning clientele.

Corbieres

Corbieres

Corbieres is a home-from-home for music fans that seek its jukebox and even hosted early performances from Inspiral Carpets’ previous incarnation, as well as The Happy Mondays, who are rumoured to have met Bez there.

Crazy Wendy’s

Crazy Wendy’s

Crazy Wendy’s Thai Restaurant and Bar offers a unique dining experience. On Fridays and Saturdays your hostess, Crazy Wendy, entertains her guests with her unique renditions of classic songs from Shirley Bassey and Elvis.

Directors Box

Directors Box

Directors Box has the ability to show four different sporting events at the same time, offering unrivalled sports coverage. Add to this the great venue, service, food menu and drinks list, it is the go-to Sports bar in Manchester.

Dive NQ

Dive NQ

Dive NQ have taken the dive bar concept and put their own twist on it to make it a truly unique experience right in the heart of the Northern Quarter, with live DJs, entertainment and sports to drinks and bites.

Dog Bowl

Dog Bowl

Dog Bowl has five full length ten pin bowling lanes plus a restaurant and bar. The Tex-Mex menu, offers a lovingly created selection of burgers, sandwiches and salads plus fajitas, wings and slow cooked meats.

Dough Pizza Kitchen

Dough Pizza Kitchen

Dough Pizza Kitchen strives to push the boundaries with their creative pizzas. Everything on the menu made completely from scratch by dough chefs who are continuously playing with their recipes and toying with new ideas.

Duke’s 92

Duke’s 92

Duke’s 92 is set in what was originally a stable block for the horses. From these humble beginnings the building now home to Manchester’s original bar and grill which has been refurbished and extended three times.

Electrik

Electrik

Electrik is an independent café bar offering high quality food, drink and service in intimate and down to earth surroundings. They have an impressive selection of beers and ales from across the globe and an extensive wine list.

Épernay

Épernay

Épernay pride themselves on delivering the highest of quality in their products. All of the Champagne, wine and cocktails have been hand picked through an extensive process in order to deliver a touch of luxury.

Frog & Bucket Comedy Club

Frog & Bucket Comedy Club

Frog & Bucket Comedy Club is a great venue if you’re looking to split your sides in Manchester. Set in the heart of the Northern Quarter, the comedy clubs hosts the likes of Roy Walker, Jason Manford, Sarah Millican and Jack Whitehall.

Genting Club Manchester

Genting Club Manchester

For one of the ultimate nights out in Manchester visit Genting Club Manchester, offering all of your favourite casino games including Roulette, Blackjack, Three Card Poker, Baccarat and Electronic Roulette.

Gorilla

Gorilla

Here you can expect a full menu of cocktails and shakes, alongside the best in bottled and canned beers, fine wines and fair-trade coffees. Gorilla also hosts the Gin Parlour, dedicated to the consumption of glorious gin.

Grand Pacific

Grand Pacific

Grand Pacific combines modern Australian cuisine and Pacific Rim flavours along with a wealth of delicious cocktails. With a canopied outdoor garden, Grand Pacific offers a lighter side of the Australasia experience.

Hallé

Halle

Hallé, Manchester award-winning symphony orchestra, ranks among the UK’s top symphonic ensembles, with a distinguished history of acclaimed performances in the UK and around the world. Find them at The Bridgewater Hall.

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe

The Hard Rock Cafe will inspire your taste buds to greatness with delicious food, signature cocktails, and the hottest live entertainment. Take a stroll through musical history with iconic pieces of rockin’ memorabilia.

Junkyard Golf Club

Junkyard Golf Club

Junkyard Golf Club is the home of nine hole crazy golf courses, booze and bad puns. Groups can putt their way through all sorts of bizarre holes; think UV slides, UFC bear cages, a hip hop farm and a tree house bar.

Lock 91

Lock 91

Serving up the finest home-crafted cocktails and real ales; Lock 91 is one of Manchester’s best kept secrets. Step off the bustling city streets and inside the 19th Century lock keepers cottage and pull up a stool at the bar.

Luck Lust Liquor & Burn

Luck Lust Liquor & Burn

Luck Lust Liquor & Burn brings bold exciting Californian-style Mexican food to theNorthern Quarter. With a range of bottled and canned craft beers as well as eight on tap, the cocktail menu boasts bold and zingy fresh fruit flavours.

Marble Beer House

Marble Beer House

The Marble Beer House has a large selection of lager and fruit beer on draft. You will also find a nice selection of single malt whiskey for a perfect night cap, the pub also has a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Mint Lounge

Mint Lounge

Mint Lounge plays host to some of Manchester’s finest promoters offers huge range of music nights, catering to all tastes. It’s host of the city’s longest-running club night, Funkademia, with funk, electric disco and soul on offer.

Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood

A New York eatery and bar inspired by Manhattan’s definitive neighbourhoods, Neighbourhood host their unique take on casual fine dining, luxury ingredients and industrial chic aesthetics in the heart of Spinningfields.

o2 Ritz

o2 Ritz

The Ritz is mainly a gig venue, working with the world’s largest promoters and hosting a diverse range of artistes including Billy Ocean, Sam Smith, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Funeral for a Friend and The Manic Street Preachers.

Panacea

Panacea

Panacea: A place where cocktails, music and opulence rule; they believe that evenings should be extraordinary, or they’re nothing at all. It’s a late night bar that thrives on individuality, and it is always evolving into bettie things.

Pie & Ale

Pie & Ale

Freshly baked pies served with award winning real ales and craft beers. Pie & Ale serves a selection of pie options from traditional 3 cheese and creamed leek or steak and ale to a more exotic range including crocodile, horse and zebra.

Roc & Rye

Roc & Rye

Roc & Rye is an independent cocktail bar operated in the heart of Manchester’s old business district. Hidden inside this Grade 2-listed building, this trendy cocktail bar plays great music until the early hours.

Salut Wines

Salut Wines

Salut Wines brings a Mancunian no-nonsense attitude to wine drinking. Good company, good wine and food, there’s nothing better, except having all that in a great space with excellent service, and that’s the idea behind Salut.

Shooters Sports Bar

Shooters

The premier sporting venue in Manchester and is proudly introducing people to the next dimension in sports entertainment. You can even experience their very own VIP area to watch all the live sport in style.

South

South

South is Manchester’s original underground basement club. Launched by Paul Cons, the promotions manager of the Haçienda it is as an antidote to the ‘superclub’ South is tiny ‘dive club’… dark and deliberately underground.

The Birdcage

The Birdcage

The Birdcage nightclub is a top party venue in the heart of Manchester city centre. Its Vegas style shows are performed throughout the night featuring flamboyant drag artists, elegant showgirls and sexy male dancers.

The Bridgewater Hall

The Bridgewater Hall

Manchester’s international concert venue, offering the best in classical music, rock, pop, jazz, world music and more. Make the most of your visit with drinks or a pre-concert meal, or take time out to visit the gift shop.

The Bulls Head

The Bulls Head

The Bulls Head is undoubtedly Hale Barns’ hidden gem. The bar prides itself on the superb range of cask and craft beers, eclectic spirits, fine wines and the well-stocked prosecco and champagne fridge.

The Deaf Institute

The Deaf Institute

Housed in a refurbished historic Manchester building originally built in 1878, The Deaf Institute is an independent fun loving bar and venue, spread across 3 floors, with 3 bars, a kitchen and a roof terrace.

The Dock Yard

The Dock Yard

The Dockyard is a rustic ale house with a relaxed dining operation that offers a simple, quick and tasty breakfast menu. The lunch and dinner menu features a selection of handmade/artisan burgers and pies.

The Gas Lamp

The Gas Lamp

The Gas Lamp is an eccentric bar located in the former kitchens of a street children’s mission. Established in 2010, it offers a range of varied and unique ales. It’s a quirky Victorian drinking den set in a basic subterranean space.

The Knott

The Knott

With an unrivalled selection of cask ales, continental lagers, bottled beers and craft beers, The Knott is a beer lover’s paradise. The 7 hand pumps serve the best cask ale from all the top micro-breweries.

The Laundrette

The Laundrette

The Laundrette’s interior with exposed brick walls and rustic woodwork creates a comfortable environment for cocktail fuelled evenings. Meanwhile, the outdoor dining area is the perfect spot for excellent, home cooked food.

The Liar’s Club

The Liar’s Club

Expect a warm welcome at The Liar’s Club as you descend the stairs and are transported to a tropical hideaway packed with rum, fun, cocktails and Tiki craziness a million miles from the gloomy streets of Manchester up above.

The Metropolitan

The Metropolitan

A grand Victorian railway hotel is enjoying a new life as an upmarket bar and restaurant. Full of style and character, The Metropolitan’s success is built on a quality product served by friendly and professional staff.

The Milton

The Milton

With an exceptional choice of cocktails and spirits on the impressive main bar, there is something to suit everyone. From classic cocktails, to contemporary creations, they can cater to any taste preference.

The Oast House

The Oast House

Food is inspired by the deli, rotisserie and BBQ, The Oast House is avintage escape from the ‘high-street’ pub, with live acoustic music every night, a wide selection of drinks and a whole host of outdoor events.

The Parlour

The Parlour

The Parlour’s menu of traditional pub classics with a grown-up edge has been lovingly created using local produce wherever possible. They also have a fine selection of handpicked cask ales and independent spirits.

The Pen and Pencil

The Pen and Pencil

The bar offers some delicious home made smoothies including the triple berry cleanser and you’ve met your matcha. They also have a fantastic selection of beers, wines and spirits along with their own bespoke cocktail list.

The Printworks

The Printworks

The Printworks, located on Withy Grove, is a buzzing, state of the art entertainment complex located in the heart of Manchester, home to a range of restaurants, bars and clubs along side an IMAX Cinema and gym.

Trof

Trof

Trof pride themselves on serving the best cocktails around and the finest food specials. The weeknights are packed with gigs, open mic nights and quizzes and the Fridays and Saturdays are without doubt the funnest in town.

Waxy O’Connor’s

Waxy O'Connors

Waxy O’Connor’s is a unique pub that has a labyrinth of three bars covering four levels that are linked together by a maze of passages (and of course the 500 year old Waxy tree). It is the ideal venue, whatever the occasion.