Go down some stairs and wander into one of the Northern Quarter's best basement bars; decked out with pool tables, a long bar, a DJ booth and a dancefloor, not to mention their secret room! A great place to dive into and spend an evening Black Dog Ballroom is cool, underground and popular making it of the best nights out in town. Reserve your booth, pool table or private room at Black Dog Ballroom in advance to beat the queues.
Basement Bars in Manchester
Looking for somewhere snug to get away from the cold? Manchester has some amazing basement bars that are perfect for just that. Enjoy drinks in the comfortable surroundings of some of Manchester's finest underground havens. So whether you are after a subterranean cocktail bar or just a good old fashioned speakeasy then Manchester's basement bars will be right up your street.
Basement by nature, boozy by character comes Dive NQ. Head underground to this secretive hangout where neighbourhood vibes are strong and the physique of an American diner, with Deep South bites at the heart, will pull you in. They only know one volume down here and that's loud, so come and lap up the buzzing atmosphere for a fun night out in Manchester.
The Liquor Store is a hidden Manchester gem serving up good cocktails, good food and good times from its discreet basement spot just around the corner from the main bars of Deansgate. Open from 11am to 3am every day of the week, this cool and quirky Manchester bar makes a great spot for drinks or food at any time of the day or night - make sure you check it out when you want a furtive drinking den in Manchester.
Corbieres Wine Cavern's entrance is located in a small side street, step down the stairs into the spacious bar area that resembles a cavernous wine cellar (hence the name). Cute and cosy and perfect for dates, Corbieres is one of Manchester's nicest basement bars with a warm and friendly vibe and great tapas to boot.