The mad professor of quirky Northern Quarter bars, Cane and Grain mixes high-end industrial cool with incredible beer, cocktails and sticky ribs. If that's not enough to keep you occupied, there's also a top-secret rooftop tiki bar behind a hidden door.
Quirky Bars In The Northern Quarter
Every city has that one cool district that becomes a haven for weird and wonderful ventures. London has Shoreditch, Liverpool has the Baltic Triangle, and Manchester has the Northern Quarter. Bursting with trendy types and creative minds, this area is a goldmine for unusual places to drink. To help you find your next favourite spot, we've rounded up the best cool and quirky bars in the Northern Quarter.
This unique bar in the Northern Quarter is one of the area's vital organs. With late night pool and secret VIP ballroom, it's a fun Manchester bar worth checking out for its delicious food offerings, kooky cocktails and all-round good vibe.
Bringing the a refreshing dash of the countryside to bustling, inner-city Manchester, this cute bar is more than just a pretty face. With delicious food and talented mixologists ready to whip up a botanical beverage, it's a real bar for all seasons.
Band on the Wall is one of Manchester's most unique music venues and bars. Having established itself as one of the original places to catch live music in the Northern Quarter, this place oozes charm and soul, as well as a global reputation for finding new bands.
Hidden behind a neon-lit door, this hidden haunt is a haven for crafty cocktails and sensuous surroundings. This quirky NQ bar has a fun little USP - there are telephones dotted about that can be used to call for more drinks, or even call other customers.
Sleek and sophisticated, Cottonopolis boasts cool and quirky interiors are the perfect location for a cocktail. Feeling hungry? Fill up with a spot of Asian cuisine, washed down with a sake or Japanese whiskey from their fabulous selection.
This Northern Quarter haunt has a little something for everyone. With a great wine and beer selection to soothe the post-work drinkers, a delicious food menu for the date night crowd, and a weekend late license for a party vibe, there's no occasion Trof can't rise to.
Fashioned from the outside like an old-timey pawn shop, this secret bar in the Northern Quarter is real treat for the eyes. Full of vintage TVs, musical instruments and other debris, for fans of weird and wonderful interiors it's an absolute must-visit.