Manchester's Most Instagrammable Bars
Looking for the prettiest sips and most beautiful interiors? Look no further, because we've rounded up the cream of the crop that'll up your IG game in no time. From cocktail-led retreats filled with neon signage and muted hues to grand hotel bars serving up glorious food and drinks, here's our guide to Manchester's most Instagrammable bars.
From the garden interiors that includes floral touches and a whole tree, to the gorgeous terrace space, The Botanist MediaCity is quite the looker for your next insta snap. Besides that, the menus here also deliver the goods, with hanging kebabs and herb-laced cocktails to add to your pics.
Offering beautiful interiors, dimmed lighting and dashes of copper, The Alchemist is one of the best places for an Instagram photo in Manchester. Better yet? This gorgeous cocktail bar is serving theatrical sips that fizz, smoke and come to life before your eyes.
Neon lights? Check. Slushie cocktails? Check. Millennial pink colour scheme? Check. This Insta-baiting cocktail bar and restaurant is the sassy sister to Australasia, and you can expect lip-smacking concoctions and bento boxes in abundance.
Angel wings and futuristic vibes are what make Dirty Martini Manchester the perfect place for a pic. The Deansgate bar is all sorts of pretty, from quirky slogans such as 'get your halo dirty' through to a long list of slick martinis.
Named after the bustling street on which it lies, Peter Street Kitchen offers a contemporary selection of Japanese and Mexican fusion; from signature dishes fired upon a robata grill to fresh sushi and a Champagne-laced weekend brunch.
From taking snaps in front of the Mean Girls quotes to frolicking in the ball pit, Bingo Balls Manchester is one Instagrammable destination. Better yet, this pink paradise also fronts cocktail masterclasses, booths to book and DJs to dance to all night long.
It goes without saying that this city centre favourite makes it to our list of Instagrammable bars in Manchester. Not only can you try your hand at high-tech social darts, but there's also quirky brunches, lashings of fizz and funfair-themed decor.
A Manchester staple, Tattu is the Asian-style restaurant and bar serving up contemporary Chinese cooking in a sophisticated and subdued setting. Whether you're out for date night or catching up with friends, you can't go wrong with a visit here.
Spearheaded by Rio Ferdinand, Rosso is the upmarket restaurant and bar bringing you Italian food and fine wines in a historic building. From the airy dining room filled with greenery and modern lighting to the pretty plates, this is one for the 'gram.
Offering you a sense of escapism over in the Northern Quarter, Lono Cove is the award-winning stunner you need to check out. From the quirky tiki-inspired bar and the plush leather booths you'll find in a cage to the hanging foliage and the atmospheric lighting, this one is quite the eye-pleaser.
In case you've been living under a rock, The Ivy finally spread its wings to Manchester and this Spinningfields outpost is a right stunner. Split between the classic brasserie, an Asian-inspired restaurant and the flora-filled rooftop, this isn't one to miss.
Take shelter at The Refuge, as this central Manchester spot serves up a mouthwatering spread of globally-inspired sharing dishes and small plates within elegant surroundings. Think high ceilings, ceramic pillars and slinky lighting in The Principal Hotel.
A cosy hideaway on The Avenue courtyard, The Oast House is one good-looking hangout. Check out the Aperol Spritz-themed summer garden and The Curious Teepee which pops-up during winter; bringing fire pits, fur throws and film screenings along for the ride.