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Situated in the heart of Manchester's Northern Quarter, Bluu has established itself as one of the most loved bars within this understated and relaxed drinking and eating circuit. Inside you’re hit by a mix of retro furniture alongside contemporary design features that also grab the eye. Not your average cocktail bar by any means, the downstairs 60 capacity Smithfield Social is perfect for private hire as well as a more intimate affair if the hustle of the upstairs bar is too much for you.

Bluu combines the best premium quality wines, spirits, beers and hand-crafted cocktails with exceptional modern British cuisine, served throughout the day providing an excellent place to enjoy a simple drink and a meal in Manchester’s trendy Northern Quarter.

Bluu's vibrant, buzzing atmosphere makes it the perfect place to socialise with friends or colleagues, whatever the time of day. So if you’re looking for somewhere that ticks all the boxes for an evening out, then get yourself down to Bluu.


No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
Northern Quarter


Day Open Close Notes
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Smithfield Market Buildings, Thomas Street, Manchester, M4 1BD

Central Manchester

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Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £4.30
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £4.50
Cocktail £7.95
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £5.80
Bottle of House Wine £16.75
Bottle of Champagne £45.00


This venue serves British and Gastro food.

A word from the chef:
Choose from sharing dishes, burgers, or some excellent main meals such as homemade rissotto or homemade fishcakes. They even do sandwiches if you just want a lunchtime snack.

Our Review

Bluu/Smithfield Social - Bar and Restaurant Review

Bluu/Smithfield Social - Bar and Restaurant Review

As a die-hard Northern Quarter frequenter, Bluu is no stranger to me. Often the go-to bar for a pre-Blackdog Ballroom boogie, I was intrigued to see what my regular haunt would present to me with my weekday, sober eyes in place. And especially...

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Nice bar and friendly staff, wouldn't stay here all night though x
03 May 2013 by lousiexx

Nice bar but not really my kind of crowd. Much bigger then it looks!
14 Feb 2013 by gemma_h

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