The Whiskey Jar


Best Music Venue 2014/15 - DesignMyNight Awards

The Whiskey Jar is a cool Northern Quarter bar spread over two floors of a Grade II listed building. With two bars and plenty of comfortable seating, you can choose whether to have a quiet or more upbeat drink. They also have a downstairs event area that plays host to Private parties, weddings, work parties, birthdays and many more, making it one of the Northern Quarter’s best all-in-one venues. 

The bar offers up a great cocktail list, local ales and of course, premium whiskeys. Its private basement has a large dance floor area, booth searing and a DJ booth with plenty of disco balls creating that perfect party scene. 

The Whiskey Jar also does exclusive hire of the whole venue for those extra special events.


  • Taking Bookings
  • Dance floor
  • Disabled Toilets
  • None
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 16:00 0:00
Tuesday 17:00 0:00
Wednesday 17:00 0:00
Thursday 17:00 1:00
Friday 16:00 2:00
Saturday 14:00 2:00
Sunday 17:00 0:00



The Whiskey Jar, 14, Tariff Street, M1 2FF


Northern Quarter

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Basement Event Space Basement Space 50 150 - 2,000 2,000


The Whiskey Jar is undoubtedly one of the Northern Quarter's most stunning venues, in a Grade 1 listed former textile mill in Manchester's historic, Northern Quarter neighbourhood. This old textile mill has been beautifully restored with its upstairs bar playing host to a range of popular nights. The venue is conveniently just a 5-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly station & a few minutes walk from bus routes and taxi ranks. We are conveniently just a 5-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly station & a few minutes walk from bus routes and taxi ranks.

Its fully functioning basement event space is complete with its own private bar, seating and sound system and more.

The space is ideal for private parties, corporate events, photoshoots, conferences, filming, birthday parties, exhibitions, works doos, weddings etc. licensed up until 2am on the weekends this disco-inspired event space is perfect for your next event.

The Whiskey Jar


  • Air conditioning
  • Near transport links
  • Private bar
  • Booth seating
  • Security
  • Bespoke cocktails
  • Catering options
  • DJ booth
  • PA system
  • Disco balls
  • Door man
  • Projector, screen & microphone
  • Dancefloor

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Customer Reviews (3)

Our Review

The Whiskey Jar - Manchester Bar Review

The Whiskey Jar is one of the Northern Quarter's brilliantly rustic and honest gems, we headed down one evening to delve deep into the realms of flavour and sample a host of cask whiskies and home made food.  The Whiskey Jar lamp shades light up the comfortable surroundings The Venue…

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