Vintage Bars in Manchester

Harking back to an earlier era where interiors were laced with plush porcelains, lavish lace and overt oaks, these bars in Manchester are coming up a darling trumps when it comes to retro liquid lairs. From cocktail bars doused in whimsy and 1920s style speakeasy's to quirky concoctions from recipes passed down through generations, vintage is in, and modernity is out. Check out our recommendations for some of the best in dated dens and vintage bars in Manchester. 

Last updated on 19th July 2016

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The Fitzgerald

4 user reviews
The Fitzgerald
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Swarming the crowd as one of the best quirky and vintage bars in Manchester, The Fitzgerald harks back to the days of speakeasy glamour in their broody, hidden haunt. Head on down for velvets, low lighting and vintage furniture in a truly plush drinking enviroment.

Happily Affordable ££
Northern Quarter

Cane and Grain

3 user reviews

While not the entirety of Cane & Grain is strictly vintage orientated, their first floor bar is delicious and dated to the extreme. Hailed as one of the best speakeasy bars in Manchester, Cane & Grain's first floor is a wonderland of retro furniture, copper tops and whisky laced cocktails. 

Happily Affordable ££
Northern Quarter

Richmond Tea Rooms

1 user reviews

A wonderful and encompassing emporium of darling Victorian themed whimsy, you'll be hard pushed to find a venue as kitsch as the likes of the Richmond Tea Rooms. Decked in darling botanicals, an indoor greenhouse, gilded furniture and chandeliers, this vintage liquid lair is a sight to be seen. Try the Richmond Tea Rooms for a plush dally in flirtatious florals and cracking cocktails. 

Happily Affordable ££
Canal Street

Quaint, cutesy and coming up strong when it comes to kitsch bars in Manchester, Sugar Junction is one of the best kept secrets of the city. From their cocktails in jam jars, to their afternoon tea and plush selection of cutesy cake bites, Sugar Junction is swarmed in vintage charm. 

Happily Affordable ££
Northern Quarter

One of the most unique vintage pubs in Manchester, Molly House is not only a haven for craft beers and grub to boot, they also know a thing or two about vintage interiors, From dated furniture and raw wooden effects to taxidermy, head on down for a unique drink or three. 

Happily Affordable ££
Canal Street

Under New Management

7 user reviews

One of the best vintage bars in Manchester, Under New Management also happens to be one of the hardest to find. Tucked away behind the city's back alleys, find this haunt for a stunning selection of cocktails in a darling, candle lit enviroment. 

Happily Affordable ££
Deansgate

Bespoke, sultry and swarming with vintage era charm, Cirque is not only a broody hide-out for speakeasy inspired vibes, they're noted for their entertainment. From burlesque to live music, hunker down for one of the most unique nights out in Manchester.

Happily Affordable
Central Manchester

Found above the Richmond Tea Rooms, The Lodge harks to tales of Canadian hunting lodges with a vintage stance. Decked out in paneling and hunting photos alongside plush throws and vintage sofas, grabbing a beer here is a chilled out and hearty affair. 

Happily Affordable ££
Canal Street

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