King Street Bars
King Street in Manchester is a vibrant and fashionable area famous for its upmarket shopping alongside a whole host of great places to eat and drink. Don't be surprised if you find yourself pulling up a bar stool alongside a celebrity in a cocktail bar, or even discover that they are the owner of the restaurant bar you're in! Have a look through our recommended list of King Street bars to find the drinking spot that works for you.
Situated at the very top of King Street, Rosso offers authentic Italian food alongside a great selection of cocktails, beers and wines from all over the world. Owned by Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand and set in a beautiful 116-year-old Grade II listed building Rosso adds a fantastic touch of class to Manchester nightlife. Tables are in high demand, so book in advance to get the best spot.
A stones throw from Rosso lies All Bar One, a slick and modern Manchester bar that offers a wide selection of draught beers and wine. Mid-week promotions on cocktails and food ensure that All Bar One is a popular place to be throughout the whole week.
Situated 100 yards off King Street in a peaceful location on Chapel Walks, Bacchanalia is a two-floor cocktail bar and restaurant. Putting their own mark on nightlife in Manchester with their idyllic setting, the ambience and accompanying atmosphere is definitely something to experience if you're looking for a good Manchester bar.
Boasting a brilliant bespoke cocktail menu and an early opening time of 11am, Liquorice is a popular Manchester bar. Head downfor a cheeky cocktail with lunch or a whole night out on the town with friends, stylish and cosy, Liqourice is well worth a visit.
Sandanista is a Manchester bar that flies the flag of cultural roots proudly. Offering Spanish tapas, Cuban cocktails with a rock 'n' roll attitude, Sandanista is bursting with character and is one of the finest bars of it's type in Manchester.
If you're into your wine and looking for things to do in Manchester then Browns Bar & Brasserie could well be the only place you need. A huge wine list, amazing cocktails and fantastic dècor all help to make this Manchester bar a great experience.
Sam's Chop House is a wonderful Manchester bar throwback to Victorian England serving up some traditional classic meals like Onion Soup and Fish & Chips alongside an impressive wine list from around the globe. A perfect setting for a drink on a sunny day in Manchester, thanks to the beautifully restored Victorian building.
Sister to Sam's Chop House around the corner Mr Thomas's Chop House continues the theme of Victorian dining and drinking just off of King Street. So if you're looking for things to do in Manchester with a little tradition thrown in with your wine and food look no further.
Corbieres Wine Cavern is a discreetly located bar situated just off of Kings Street and down a set of dimly lit stairs. A good list of beers accompany the impressive wine list in this secret venue and the jukebox selection tops off the great atmosphere. So the next time someone asks you what's on in Manchester, show off your local knowledge and introduce them to this little gem of a basement bar.
Avalanche is a premier Manchester bar and Italian restaurant located on Booth Street. This luxurious restaurant combines fantastic food, quality cocktails and stunning dècor to make sure your first visit to Avalanche certainly won't be your last.
Situated proudly at the top of King Street lies Jamie's Italian, a beautifully converted old bank encompassing the finest in Italian cuisine, cocktails and wines. If you're wanting to try something extra special then the restaurant plays host to a secret downstairs room; 'The Vault'. Unchanged from its previous bank days, 'The Vault' is a great party idea for private event or celebration.