Drinking and Dancing in Manchester

We've all been there. You go out for a few drinks and before you know it your feet are tapping under the table and the dance becomes a magnet that you just can't escape. Luckily, bars in Manchester aren't short of dance floors with DJs playing the top tunes that will have even those with two left feet bopping away. So, whether you're an old school groover or if bump 'n' grind is more your style be sure to check out our recommendations of the best bars for drinking and dancing in Manchester. 




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Head down the stairs under the streets of the Northern Quarter and discover a cool New York speakeasy venue in the form of Black Dog Ballroom Northern Quarter. Play some pool whilst sipping on a tasty cocktail then stay for the cool vibes from the house DJs every weekend for a great Manchester night out.

Revolucion De Cuba is perfect for drinks with friends and would also make a quirky date spot with the sound of Latin live music playing in the background. One of Deansgate's best bar offerings; you can also party late into the evening with plenty of rum cocktails to enjoy; making it a venue to ignore at your peril.

Dive NQ

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Adding a bit of kick to Manchester's already incredible nightlife, Dive in the city's Northern Quarter becomes a haven for the many party-lovers. After serving a range of giant foods and showing all the latest live sporting events, the 5am late license allows their DJs to crank things up. Unwind after a long week, grab a well-deserved drink and dance your troubles away at this frivolous late night hangout.

Manchester235

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Vega Lounge in Manchester235 is one of Manchester's only late-night bars and encapsulates all the glitz and glamour of the Vegas strip. It serves from 12noon until 6am with an extensive cocktail menu, drinks menu and 24-hour food menu perfect for any time of the day or night. Join us for the best night out in town with tasty cocktails, fun atmosphere and live music entertainment followed by a DJ set