Bars near the Palace Theatre Manchester
Manchester's cultural scene is full of exciting and inspiring experiences, with the Palace Theatre Manchester putting on some of the world's greatest musicals. But before you take your seat, you should check out some of the bars near the Manchester Palace theatre for some of the best pre-theatre drinks in Manchester. The bars near the Manchester Palace are some of our best Manchester bars, and are definitely recommended visiting before and after watching a great performance.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Only a short walk from the Palace Theatre is Dog Bowl, Manchester's third bar by the Black Dog family, and one of Manchester's most exciting and inventive nights out. Along with the Black Dog standard of great food and drink, such as their stylish salads and baguettes and their signature cocktails, are two stylish bowling lanes. If you want to get a couple of games in before the performance, make sure to book your lanes, as Dog Bowl is one of the most popular bars in Manchester; for good reason.
Just a short walk from the Palace Theatre Manchester is New Wakefield Street, home to one of Manchester's coolest bars: Black Dog Ballroom NWS. Its top floor terrace is perfect for groups to make great use of their great drinks options and wine deals over quiet conversations, while its ground floor includes a number of elegant pool tables that are perfect to while away a few hours. Make sure to book your table, as Black Dog Ballroom remains as one of Manchester's coolest places to be.
On the street just opposite the Palace Theatre is Gorilla which was recently awarded the 2013 Bar of the Year by the Manchester Food and Drink Awards. With the sophisticated Gin Lounge dedicated to the finest gin-based drinks and the extensive multiple cocktail menus covering the drinks department, as well as the in-house bakery and its award winning kitchen creating some of the best food in Manchester, Gorilla is one of the best choices for bars in Manchester. Make sure to book with us to assure your table during the pre-theatre rush.
Situated right next door to the Palace Theatre is Tempus, one of Manchester's most impressive and stylish restaurants, perfect for a cultured night out of either pre-show drinks or, with its late opening times, for conservation over one of the Martinis from the largest Martini menu in all of Manchester. The building is hard to miss because of its beautiful red-bricked architecture, and also because dining there is one of the most elegant and decadent experiences Manchester can offer.
Revolution Oxford Road is perfectly located for the Palace Theatre Manchester and offers a wide range of drinks from enlightening shots, tasty wines and delectable cocktails. Revolution is great choice for a venue to chill out with a few friends due to its lively, informal atmosphere and its great deals made up of buckets of beer huge pizzas. If you're going to theatre in a big group, Revolution is ideal to visit to satiate each and every of your groups needs.
As well as being one of the best places in Manchester for films, The Cornerhouse Bar is a great choice for those who want a more enlightening evening full of art, cinema and a great atmosphere. As well as being perfectly positioned across the road from the Palace Theatre, its wine selection and hearty meals downstairs, and a number of art galleries upstairs means its perfect to either start or round off your memorable evening of culture.
Font is a perfect combination for your cultural night out, as it mixes a number of great drinks from around the world with the fantastic art that covers the entirety of the interior. Its friendly and personal atmosphere comes from the excellent combination of cheap drinks and numerous hidey-holes of space to sit with your friends, their choice of the rustic home-made cuisine on offer and their new favourite cocktail from their extensive menu.