Fun Bars In Manchester

MCR boasts a hive of activity like no other across the UK because us northern folk know how to do it best. From its art scene down to its hospitality industry, you'll find no shortage of exciting things to do. But, when the need for a good drinking sesh strikes? Check out our recommendations for the most fun Manchester bars.

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Last updated on 8th April 2024

The Lawn Club

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On the last Friday of every month The Lawn Club hosts a sell-out event, Famous First Words. You can test your music knowledge and win prizes by finishing lyrics, all while sipping cocktails across this fun drinking den. Take advantage of their outdoor bar while you're here too, where you can nab refreshing spritz cocktails that are perfect for relaxing with on their sunny, foliage covered terrace area.


Bringing plenty of activities to your night out at a bar? Think 1UP, where everything from D&D to Pokemon cards, board games, arcade machines and classic consoles await. There's even a UV room for beer pong, alongside a Pac-Mac theme in the beer garden.

Lane7 Manchester Deansgate

There's so much fun to be had at Lane7, you won't even believe it. This Deansgate bar is full of activities from bowling and shuffleboard to pool tables, digitally enhanced darts or even private karaoke rooms, all of which are decked out in graffiti and neon lights. As for food and drink? Expect towering burgers from Fat Hippo, as well as boozy slushies and their signature Drumstick lolly cocktail.