Cocktail Bars In Manchester

Our city has some amazing haunts that serve up not only the finest classic mixes, but also stunning signature tipples that will have you desperate for one more sip. Whether you're looking for something quirky or classy, there are a bunch of terrific choices that all have one thing in common... they shake up drinks to die for. Here's our list of the best cocktail bars in Manchester.

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Last updated on 16th January 2024

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Alcotraz Manchester: Cell Block Three-Four

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Saturday 18th May 2024

One of the best bars in Manchester for cocktails, Alcotraz is a prison-themed experience hidden in a basement in the heart of the city. The premise? Smuggle in your own bottles of spirits for the chance to have them turned into tasty tipples by a team of talented inmate mixologists.


One of the best bars on Swan Street, Mecanica is your go-to spot for quality drinks. Whether you came for classics like sgroppinos and ramos fizzes, or something a little different, you can guarantee lowkey atmosphere and superb sips.

The Con Club

A stylish choice of rooftop bars in Manchester for cocktails, The Con Club is serving a long line of tasty cocktails, fresh pints from its on-site microbrewery and pretty views of Altrincham's market area from its hidden sky-high tipi. Hungry? The kitchen is cooking up delicious seafood and sushi.


Dan Berger's Blinker not only offers mouthwatering libations and bar snacks, but the interior is a beaut too. Check out the Spring Gardens hub for green hues, intimate corners, and great chat from bartenders if you take a seat up top.