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Taurus is a great bar and restaurant in the heart of Manchester’s Gay Village, sitting at number 1 Canal Street, Taurus is community based, welcoming visitors to enjoy its warm hospitality. A melting pot of friendly clientele with shared ideals; Taurus is very service led, thriving on excellent and friendly staff creating a comfortable and laidback dining and drinking environment.

Polly’s Happy Hour runs from 4pm till 7pm every day and keeps drinking at Taurus affordable and making sure it doesn’t put too much of a dent in your wallet. The food menu comprises of appetisers, sharing platters, gourmet sandwiches and main meals; all served up with fresh good-quality ingredients.

The function room is a great feature to Taurus and is ideal for private parties and frequently holds events and showcases keeping Taurus at the hub of Canal Street’s thriving community. Perfect for dinner with friends or just as somewhere to catch up and enjoy a drink, Taurus is a Canal Street staple and well worth a visit.


No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
Canal Street


Day Open Close Notes
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 01:00
12:00 01:00
12:00 22:30


1 Canal Street, Manchester, M1 3HE

Central Manchester

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Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £3.50
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £4.50
Cocktail £6.75
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £4.90
Bottle of House Wine £12.95
Bottle of Champagne £35.00

A word from the chef:
Expect some great appetisers, sharing platters, gourmet sandwiches and main meals. Also expect a few great flavour twists.

Our Review

Taurus Manchester - Cocktail Bar Review

Taurus Manchester - Cocktail Bar Review

Taurus is a cocktail and restaurant bar in the very first spot to be occupied on Canal Street. It's just a quick walk from Piccadilly Station and next to other popular bars and restaurants, Velvet and Queer on the Canal Street strip....

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Great place, loved it!
23 May 2013 by tom_may

Really welcoming atmosphere, Great cocktails and lovely service.
21 Feb 2013 by jbill86

Best expresso Martini I have ever had and a really friendly comfortable atmosphere
20 Feb 2013 by katy89

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