King Street Bars
King Street in Manchester is a vibrant and fashionable area famous for its upmarket shopping alongside a whole host of great places to eat and drink. Don't be surprised if you find yourself pulling up a bar stool alongside a celebrity in a cocktail bar, or even discover that they are the owner of the restaurant bar you're in! Have a look through our recommended list of King Street bars to find the drinking spot that works for you.
Sandanista is a Manchester bar in King Street that flies the flag of cultural roots proudly. Offering Spanish tapas, Cuban cocktails with a rock 'n' roll attitude, Sandanista is bursting with character and is one of the finest bars of it's type in Manchester.
When it comes to some of the best restaurants on King Street, the city has one main contender, and that's El Gato Negro. Not only noted for their stunning gastro fare and tapas dishes, their cocktail list is a roster of unique drinks and classic tipples.
Corbieres Wine Cavern is a discreetly located bar situated just off of Kings Street and down a set of dimly lit stairs. A good list of beers accompany the impressive wine list in this secret venue and the jukebox selection tops off the great atmosphere. So the next time someone asks you what's on in Manchester, show off your local knowledge and introduce them to this little gem of a basement bar.
Situated at the very top of King Street, Rosso offers authentic Italian food alongside a great selection of cocktails, beers and wines from all over the world. Owned by Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand and set in a beautiful 116-year-old Grade II listed building Rosso adds a fantastic touch of class to Manchester nightlife. Tables are in high demand, so book in advance to get the best spot.
A stones throw from Rosso lies All Bar One, a slick and modern Manchester bar that offers a wide selection of draught beers and wine. Mid-week promotions on cocktails and food ensure that All Bar One is a popular place to be throughout the whole week.
Sister to Sam's Chop House around the corner Mr Thomas's Chop House continues the theme of Victorian dining and drinking just off of King Street. So if you're looking for things to do in Manchester with a little tradition thrown in with your wine and food look no further.
Notably one of the most luxurious bars in King Street and found in the heart of Hotel Gotham, Brass is one of the msot sophisitcated places to drink in the city. Head on down for stunning cocktails set amongst plush furniture and copper furnishings.