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 12th May 2020

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This cool Northern Quarter bar is one of the area's liveliest late night haunts. Tucked away in a cool New York-style basement, the bar boasts innovative cocktails, great beers and plenty of booth style seating amongst four full-sized pool tables. Fancy making a night of it? There's plenty of space to dance and great DJs at the weekend.

Hidden above Cane and Grain, Science and Industry is the cocktail haunt that's serving up date night vibes and quality drinks in equal measure. Whether you like yours classic, quirky or Insta-worthy, there's something for all tastes here.