Best Bars in Manchester

With small bijou cocktail bars, swish drinking dens and hundreds of cool and quirky hotspots to choose from, this city home to some of the finest watering holes in the country. Don't get overwhelmed by all the choice, simply check our handpicked selection of liquid lairs in the city and hit up one of the best bars in Manchester for a memorable night out. 

Last updated on 18th January 2022

The Lawn Club

812 user reviews 4

It's safe to say that when the sun comes out? So does half of Manchester. Luckily there's a sleek Spinningfields spot for you to check out. The Lawn Club is a wonderland of all things alfresco drinking and dining, with fruity cocktails, comfy chairs and private pods to hire.

  Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four

191 user reviews 5

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Friday 21st January 2022

Mixing a speakeasy location, immersive activities and contraband cocktails, it's clear to see why Alcotraz is one of Manchester's best bars. The quirky prison-themed experience will have you sneaking illicit liquor into their basement space so the inmates can mix up something special.