Cloud 23 bar in Manchester is a classy experience for those looking for stunning views to accompany their cocktail and champagne. Floor to ceiling glass windows provide eye catching views across Manchester and beyond, and visiting at night is highly recommended with the lights twinkling below.
Bars With A View in Manchester
From rooftop terraces to skyline cocktail spots, Manchester is full of bars that are serving some serious views. Catch the sunset as you sip a crafted cocktail or watch the streets below while working your way through a pint - the sky's the limit, so choose how high you want to go and take your pick of these great bars with a view in Manchester.
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Right next to the canal, Dukes 92 is a must when it comes to summertime boozer. Vie for a space in their beer garden, or, if it's a bit nippier, the floor-to-ceiling windows of the recently refurbished restaurant sill have great views.
Honest Burgers have arrived in Manchester and they are serving some looks. The national chain does what it says on the tin: aged patties and delicious toppings, but for this opening, they've teamed up with Runaway Brewery to open a secret little terrace that overlooks the city centre.
Private members club Brass can afford to be exclusive when the views are this beautiful. Located in Hotel Gotham, this rooftop spot looks out over some of Manchester's most beautiful buildings, or, if that's not an option, Honey Restaurant is open to the public and has equally as gorgeous scenes.
With stunning views overlooking the River Irwell; Social 7 is a young professional's paradise with a main bar, snugs for more intimate drinks and a screening room making it one of the cool bars in Manchester.
No matter what the weather, this Manchester hot spot has got you covered - literally. Head up to The Restaurant Bar and Grill's terrace come rain or shine for views of the city centre, along with a smart cocktail list and over the weekend, DJ sets.
Sophisticated sips need sexy views and Roof Garden Playground at Great John Street Hotel is bringing both to the table. So called as it was once the playground for a school, this space is perfect for watching the sun set over the city.
It claims to be Manchester's highest restaurant, so you can bet on the views at the top. 20 Stories is a stylish all-day destination that has one hell of a terrace. It changes themes regularly but over summer it's being turned into a a tropical paradise - nab a space outside for views all around.
Cross the canal on a little bridge to find this utterly adorable drinking spot in Castlefield. A large space has been divided into lots of rooms, with plenty of nooks and crannies to curl up in and watch the world float by on the canal, and come summer, the beer garden is perfect for a pint.