Student Bars in Manchester
With one of the biggest student populations in the UK, Manchester is a mecca for fun loving students far and wide. Peruse the rowdiest student nights in Manchester at some of the best student bars in the city. Whether you're looking to plan your freshers week in Manchester, find the best student clubs in Manchester or maybe even just find the cheapest pint in town - take a look at our recommended student bars in Manchester right here.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
The Oxford keeps it simple with fantastic value for money and a vibrant atmosphere in the heart of the city’s student area. Catch up with some pals over a burger and a drink for £6.35, get your housemates together for Quiz Night on Tuesdays or come to get the party started at the weekend; pints are under £2.50 a pop and you can get 4 Jagerbombs for a flat £8.
With £1 shots, £3 cocktails and seven days of late night opening hours - it's no wonder Baa Bar Fallowfield is a popular with the students of Manchester. Baa Bar boasts an impressive roster of events from club nights to open mic evenings, so if you're a student in search of an affordable but quirky night out, look no further than Baa Bar Fallowfield.
One for the city dwelling students. The Liquor Store is suited to the more mature students, with a top selection of beers, spirits and cocktails, and a late license until 3am every night this little gem just off Deansgate is the perfect place to relax, hang with mates and forget your lecture notes until tomorrow. Book a table here to ensure your place at this brilliant Deansgate Bar.
Don't get bogged down with lecture laden woes; Go out and be merry, it's your only hope. A party hearty institution in the heart of Manchester's Deansgate Locks, Baa Bar is just the ticket for students in the city looking to save a little cash but keep the party well on high, from cocktails at £3 to quirky flavoured shooters from as little as £1, you'll be drinking and dancing your way to a dissertation in no time.
Escape the lecture notes, the haranguing house mates and that nagging feeling that you've run out of underwear and haven't done any laundry today... It's all okay, because with cocktails from £2.95 Monday-Thursday exclusively for students, you'll soon forget all about it.
Big Hands is a great pre-drink mecca for students in the Oxford Road area. Though relatively small, Big Hands certainly packs a big punch with live music, cheap drinks and free entry - all in all a good student nightlife spot in Manchester.
Revolutions have established themselves nationwide as a great party place, ideal for the young, trendy and raucous; Revolutions Fallowfield is no different. With generous drinks promotions, creative club nights and late night opening hours, Revolutions Fallowfield is recognised as a great student bar in Manchester.
Trof Fallowfield is something of an institution in Manchester, with sister bars in the Northern Quarter and Fallowfield doing their bit towards to the ever improving Trof-rep. With that in mind, it will come as no surprise that Trof Fallowfield is a great place for student nights in Manchester. Good beer, alternative music, and banging vibes make this a choice option for the students of Manchester.
Kro Bar is a Danish bar located in the heart of the Student, sorry Oxford Road area. Open both in the day and night, Kro Bar offers up regular live music events, student club nights and a banging outside area. Kro Bar is a great student bar in the heart of Manchester and is perfect for any type of night. Head down and try it out for yourselves.
Located between Didsbury and Fallowfield, Solomon Grundy is great for a student night out in Manchester. Live music, quiz nights, DJs and a late night kitchen - what more could a student want?! (nothing). Solomon Grundy is an all rounder venue, great for chilled afternoons or lively dancing nights - head down for friendly vibes, great drinks and tasty grub.
Located just off studentville central, Oxford Road, Joshua Brooks is often referred to as one of the best student bars in Manchester; and it's not hard to see why. With raucous parties throughout the week, great drink promotions and top class DJs firing up their basement club area, students in Manchester are in for a treat when visiting the infamous Joshua Brooks.
Located opposite the Deaf Institute, Sandbar is a quirky student bar in Manchester boasting cabaret, life drawing, art installations, DJs, Jazz and a helluva load more cool events for Manchester students to sink their teeth into. Head down and chill out on their reclaimed bus seats and enjoy pints, papers and good vibes.
Cocktails starting from £2? Surely that alone makes this a great student bar in Manchester, but on top of this you'll also find great student club nights on the weekend and the option to chill out over lunch or coffee throughout the week. Best of all it's just on the university's doorstep - so no excuse not to try out!