Quirky Cocktails in Manchester
From master mixologists and scientific liquid fare to out-there flavours and far flung concoctions, Manchester's bars are coming up trumps when it come to off kilter tipples; be them in broody basement haunts or seductive speakeasy dens where tasty potions and elixirs reign supreme. Check out our recommendations for some of Manchester's best quirky cocktails, discovering a palate of fancies that you've never even heard of before.
Whilst many of the cocktails at Dog Bowl hark back, or shall we say bark back, to your favoured classics, there's a few cracking concoctions on the menu that might surprise. From some of the best boozy milkshake style cocktails in the city such as their 'Bourbon Cookie' to a quirky collection of cocktail sharers that come in anything and everything from miniature porcelain dogs to milk bottles, there's just enough quirky to keep you going at Dog Bowl.
When it comes to some of the most creative cocktails in Manchester, Lost In Tokyo have you more than covered. Not only do their drinks promise creative tankards and a spright selection of ingredients, their Asian stance promises something wholly different on the city scene.
Leading the charge when it comes to creative cocktails in Manchester, Tusk know no bounds in the boozy department. There for all your boozy needs, Tusk come at you with unique tankards alongside a fun and frivolous roster of creations and concoctions.
An Old Fashioned... featuring Pepperoni? Say what? That's what is on the agenda at Dusk til Pawn, an elusive gem that hides behind the façade of a pawn shop. Make yourself at home at this quirky speakeasy styled bar which constantly updates its cocktail card to make sure that no two visits are the same.
Is it a tiki bar? Is it a fully fledged Pacific adventure? Is it a dashing dive bar? Heck, The Liars Club is whatever it wants to be. One of Manchester's most infamous and exotic bars, The Liars Club are bound by their inherent need to whip up one heck of a quirky cocktail storm.
Libations inspired by the prohibition era are the least you can expect from this vintage themed bar in Manchester. A must-try in the city for those with kitsch whims, The Fitzgerald promise a boozy, speakeasy inspired night with the creative cocktails to match.
Another of Manchester's most elusive cocktail caverns, Under New Management is a chipper Deansgate number where the quirky concoctions are a must. With a smashing selection of award winning mixologists on the side, Under New Management pride themselves on one heck of an innovative menu. From their 'Salford Sally', and home-made hooch such as pineapple tarragon shurb, to their 'Fur Coat No Knickers', Under New Management's cocktails are both fresh and down right out there.