Let Your Hair Down Places in Manchester

Stressful week at work or just a long day in the office? Or have you landed the dreaded task of organising the night out? You could use with some ideas to take your mind off things - that's why we have compiled an exciting list of the best let your hair down places in Manchester. Whether it's a fun night of bowling, singing away the pain at a Manchester karaoke bar or high-class dining at some of Manchester's elite bars and restaurants, we will have something to perk you back up - everything is going to be fine. Check out our guide to some of the best bars and clubs in Manchester for letting your hair down. 

Last updated on 15th May 2016

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Dog Bowl

5 user reviews

Manchester's latest sensation is bowling. It seems to be sweeping across the city in style whilst also providing the best light-hearted relief to let your hair down. Dog Bowl offers not only bowling but food and drink all in one! What better what to escape reality may we ask? If you're not the best bowler then fear not as the bar is directly next to the lanes.

Happily Affordable ££
Oxford Road

Lock 91

9 user reviews

With its peaceful and elegant canal side setting, Lock 91 is a jack of all trades offering up an urban drinking den, shabby-chic hangout area, industrial luxe dancefloor and punters paradise in the form of darts, pool and smoking balcony area. This is one Deansgate lair perfect for chilling out with a cheeky cocktail or shimmying on into the night.

Happily Affordable ££
Deansgate Locks


46 user reviews

Fastly becoming one of the best clubs in Manchester - Gorilla serves up an incredibly tasty food menu. With the classics such as burgers and steaks you can't go a-miss. What's better is Gorilla has a brilliantly mysterious basement which hosts the best of passing artists. Whether it's a DJ set or gig make sure to catch a performance.


Now known as one of the best clubs in Manchester Gorilla on Whitworth Street is the perfect venue to let loose throw down some ace food and bevvies and then stomp your way into the club to fully lose your mind and destroy the dance floor. Pretty good for letting your hair down then... Book a spot here at Designmynight!

Happily Affordable ££
Oxford Road

All Star Lanes Manchester

1 user reviews

Joining Manchester's growing bowling bars collection, All Star Lanes is the latest addition to Great Northern. Packed-full with action packed fun, treat yourself to a round of bowling in the bar's main area. If you're wanting something that little extra special then why not hire the back room? Christened as 'Elvis's Jungle Room' it comes complete with two private bowling alleys, your own personal waiter and bar - not bad for letting your hand down eh?

Happily Affordable ££

Karaoke - a classic British favourite. Black Dog Ballroom on New Wakefield Street offer just that - with private rooms for you to enjoy for your very own enjoyment or of course with friends and family (we would hope). Serving a fantastic selection of cocktails classics it gives you the perfect chance to relax and have a little fun. 

Happily Affordable ££
Oxford Road

Cloud 23

5 user reviews

Where can be better to let your hair down then all the way up in the clouds. The Hilton's legendary Cloud 23 offers stunning views of the city and bustling life below. Sit-back, unwind and watch the world unfold before your eyes. Best of all, the bar serves up delicious cocktails that are hard to find anywhere else within the city! A must for anybody wanting to escape.

Splash the Cash £££

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