Found in the Great Northern Warehouse on Deansgate, Pong & Puck is one cool place to spend your time in Manchester city centre. Here, you'll be surrounded by 80s, 90s and 00s nostalgia, from the themed drinks down to the colourful decor and games.
Manchester City Centre Bars
Looking for the best bars in Manchester city centre? You've found them. From Deansgate to the Northern Quarter and Spinningfields to Oxford Road, Manchester city centre is overflowing with great bars - all within an easily staggerable distance of one other. With so many central Manchester bars on offer the choice can be overwhelming, so check out our pick of the best Manchester city centre bars and get the pints in now!
One of the most popular late night drinking and live music destinations in the city, The Blues Kitchen has to be one of the best bars in Manchester city centre. Enjoy New Orleans vibes, plenty of bourbon and a taste of America's deep south once you get a little peckish.
Hidden away beneath the railway arches of Weston Street, Three Little Words is the restaurant that's located within the Spirit of Manchester distillery - the brainchild of gin-iuses at Manchester Gin. Boasting industrial-style interiors and warm glowing lights, the menu here is made up of brunch classics, mouthwatering small plates and hearty mains.
A top choice of fun bars in Manchester city centre, On The Hush is an NQ spot that combines colourful foliage with an Instagrammable phone box and walll murals to boot. As for food and drink? Expect bottomless brunches and cocktails too.
Nestled in the heart of the city, Flight Club has finally landed in Manchester. Not only is there the iconic game to be played, but there's also sharing plates to be feasted on and tasty cocktail to be sipped.
Head to New York Street where this excellent bar and restaurant offers a stunning selection of sips, from unique kettles of sharing cocktails, to classic drinks and some theatrical additions too. On top of that you'll find a menu of delicious eats, including burgers, fajitas, brunches and desserts.
Often forgotten between the ambush of dazzling Deansgate nightclubs and bars, The Liquor Store is quietly tucked away behind Deansgate's main drag. Famed for its tasty cocktails and relaxing atmosphere, this bar pay homage to its inspiration of Los Angeles. A great place to escape the Manchester madness and unwind.
Font is one of Manchester's most-loved venues. What is there to argue with? An impeccable cocktail list that starts from as little as £2 each. Then of course it has an amazing food menu, with fast service, all for the sum of a very small price. It can get busy as weekend calls especially with the nearby student nightlife though with two floors it shouldn't affect your plans too much.
Stevenson Square has fast become a Manchester city centre hotspot with the addition of lots of new and exciting bars, and Noho is no exception. From the hypnotic neon sign hanging outside, you feel compelled to step inside and uncover what the bar has to offer. A brilliantly moody atmosphere with fantastic drinks and friendly people, it's everything you could want from a Manchester bar.
It's only open five days a week but Speak in Code is one of the coolest spots around. The jazz bar oozes 1920s vibes, with exposed brick and bare light bulbs. Chuck in a fully vegan menu, live music and a secretive entrance, and this bar makes for the perfect date night.