Gin Bars in Manchester
First cultivated in Holland, and with more cocktails made using gin than any other spirit in the world, it's no wonder that this lush liquid is coming up trumps in the city. From epicurean eatery's where gin cocktails reign supreme, to international bottles boasting far flung junipers from dapper distilleries. Check out our recommendations for the best gin bars in Manchester and discover a treasure trove of tastes, whether you're a sucker for the sloe, or down with the dry.
Last updated on 13th March 2018
A gin bar in Manchester with food on their side? It can be only the one place, and that's Banyan. Host to a selection of over 10 bottles of gin, you'll never have to drink the same drink twice thanks to cocktails and tasters aplenty.
You’d think a swanky Asia-inspired small plates restaurant and bar would be all about interesting cocktails and sake. Well, they are, but they also have a really strong gin list – with even one named after the venue.
One of the coolest bars in Manchester thanks to their industrial interiors and smashing club nights, Gorilla don't just kill it when it comes to parties, they're a dab hand with gin too. Also boasting their very own gin parlour with its own slap up selection of bottles, guests at Gorilla can dabble in a selection of gin cocktails, boasting things like the laid back Gin and Juice, to the Walk on the South Side.
You might know Epernay as a Champagne bar first, but they don’t neglect gin lovers in Manchester either. So while you soak up the fantastic view from their amazing balcony, you can sip on a wide range of gin-heavy cocktails.
Of course suave cocktail bar Tariff & Dale are also experts of gin cocktails in Manchester. But that’s not the only juniper string to their bow. They also boast a Gin Copa serve, where you receive a double shot of your favourite gin, coupled with the perfect garnish and serve over tonic – and there’s a lot of drinks to choose from.
Cutesy, and garden based, it's no wonder that the spirits at Allotment are also of the same, unique nature. Head on down for some of the best bottles and gin cocktails in Manchester thanks to an independent back bar.
Impossible is a cornucopia of hidden doors and fun things to do. So it’s only right that inside the bar is another Manchester gin bar: the Gin Nest. Here, you can drink everything from straight G&Ts to delicious cocktails, served beautifully, and in a beautiful environment to boot.
A Deansgate Locks den known for their selection of over 70 different types of gin, Atlas Bar are born and bred juniper joys. Boasting their very own 'Gin Bible' with the likes of Sipsmith Sloe, William Chase, Monkey and Larois, Atlas Bar know no bounds when it comes to the international bottles they tote, even producing their own selection of crafty gin cocktails and must-try martini's.
Mr Cooper's House and Garden may not have the biggest collection of gin in Manchester, but of what they are harbouring, the bottles are precise and the mastery behind the cocktails made with them is unique.
Stocked up with a selection of 16 types of gin, this top Manchester bar promises all the juniper jaunts you could hope for. Head on down for gin cocktails, unique mixes, heralded bottles and plenty more.
Manchester House is one of the swankiest venues in the city, so obviously they are a Manchester gin bar you sorely need to get to know. With a wide variety of the good juniper stuff – as well as expertly made cocktails – any gin connoisseur is more than catered for here.