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Romantic Bars in Manchester
There's no such thing as a perfect date, whether you like to keep 'em cool and casual or prefer Champagne and views. But not matter what your relationship style, this city has got the romantic bar for you. From candlelit tables and intimate corners to smooth jazz and sky-high views, these romantic bars in Manchester are guaranteed to have you head over heels.
Got your head in the clouds when it comes to romance? No matter how high your expectations, Cloud 23 will be pretty darn close at matching them with incredible views of the city through their floor-to-ceiling windows, alongside a stellar cocktail selection.
With impressive interiors and photogenic furnishings, Peter Street Kitchen is one of the most beautiful bars in Manchester. Treat your date to a romantic evening of fine Asian-meets-Mexican food and handcrafted cocktails at this swish Spinningfields spot.
While this quirky Northern Quarter spot may not immediately spring to mind when you think of romantic bars, Cane and Grain has something special up its sleeve. Behind an elusive door is the New Orleans-inspired speakeasy, Science & Industry, which is the stuff of date night dreams.
Cottonopolis Food & Liquor is a sleek cocktail joint tucked away in the Northern Quarter, serving Manchester's lovebirds some of the best handcrafted sips and Pan-Asian plates in town. Stop by to feast on small plates while soaking up the ambiance of this golden-hued bar.
This romantic bar in Chorlton is a quirky place for a date night, whether it's your first or 101st. Alongside its extensive collection of signature mixes, the venue serves classic brunch dishes for daytime outings and larger plates once the sun goes down and the pink neon glows brighter.
El Gato Negro is one of the best bars for a date in Manchester thanks to its renowned tapas dishes and extensive wine menu. Oozing romantic vibes from its atmospheric dining room to the rooftop terrace, this place will have you swooning over Spanish delicacies while sipping Sangria.
Dimly lit and focussed on shaking up a quality list of dashing cocktails, Speak in Code is quite the romantic place to drink in Manchester. Heralded for their mixes and their low glow, this city centre favourite is all about intimate drinks in a charming setting.
A haven of gorgeous interiors, The Ivy is spread across three levels, from a roof terrace to an emerald green bar an their ground-floor classic brasserie. Head to this romantic date night bar in Spinningfields and work your way through all it has to offer.
Another rooftop schmoozer, 20 Stories is both a bar and restaurant. If you're not after a slap-up dinner, head to the smart spot on Wednesdays when they host regular live music sessions, making for a perfect accompaniment to their signature cocktails.
Treat someone special to a stunning date night in Manchester at one of the most unique and stunning restaurants around. A playground of blossoms, Asian-inspired interiors and unique plates provide the setting to eye each other up over a table of top food and drink.