Where to Drink in Manchester
With such an amazing of choice of where to drink in Manchester, we delight in giving you a nudge in the right direction, it's just the curse we were born with. Heading out for drinks in the city is cutting edge when it comes to anything from cocktail bars, cosy pubs or crazy design venues and it’s certainly not an experience to be missed, so why don't you check out the list below to make sure you don't.
Feeling like you need your thirst quenched? Then let Banyan step up to the plate. Not only boasting some of the most unique cocktails in the city, Banyan is a prime place to drink in Manchester thanks to their wine selection, minimalist interiors and globally enticing menu.
Don't miss out on the atmosphere at Dukes 92 whether it's the day or the night as the venue effortlessly transforms from a relaxed and chilled drinking and eating destination to a lively and buzzing bar in the evening. The terrace is the real jewel in the crown and really comes to life in the spring and summer months though with plenty of space for some sunshine cider drinking.
With plenty of drinks deals throughout the day, head over to Black Dog Ballroom New Wakefield Street for a great night out with friends or a few cool drinks after work. Sample something from their extensive cocktail menu or take a look at the bar where they offer a wide variety of wines, beers and spirits.
With the delicious 5 at 5 menu gracing its bar, Rosso is a place for delicious cocktails and smooth music from great local singers. If cocktails aren't your thing then don't worry as there is an extensive range of spirits, wines and beers behind the bar with well trained bartenders on hand to help you decide and give great recommendations.
Adding to Manchester's already wild nightlife scene, the team at Dive have worked hard to offer the people of Manchester a night of frivolous dancing and plenty of delectable drinks. Serving giant dishes of food and alcohol infused milkshakes during the day, the bar's DJs take full advantage of the late license and play all your favourite tracks long into the early hours.
As one of the places to drink cocktails in Manchester, The Liars Club offer a staggering choice of exotic tiki cocktails including the Pina Colada and Mai Tai, or another list of signature house cocktails made for The Liars Club by self-styled ‘Captain’ Lyndon Higginson. With an amazing rum collection to boot; boasting over 100 different rums from all over the Caribbean - you're guaranteed to find something to enjoy.
Together with a well-stocked bar full of traditional cask ales as well as a variety of guest beers and a great selection of draught and bottled lagers; as well as plenty of premium spirits and a good collection of cocktails - Terrace Northern Quarter is the perfect spot for an after-work drink in Manchester.
If you're looking for a drink in Manchester with a difference, Rosylee Tearooms knock up a fantastic array of iced-tea cocktails infusing the most exotic loose teas with liquor of all sorts. Not only are the cocktails more than notable, the surroundings of this beautiful tea room bar are enough to draw in the crowds.
With a changing rota of specials each week there is always something new on the cocktail menu at Dusk til Pawn to challenge your tastes. Classic cocktails include a unique twist on the classic Old Fashioned adding a secret ingredient... pepperoni! The perfect starting point for any night or even a great place to unwind; Dusk til Pawn offers great music, great cocktails and a great atmosphere.
If cocktails and rum are your weapons of choice then head over to Hula Tiki Lounge where they have over 100 of the world’s finest imported rums and delight in offering and recommending something to suit your tastes. The cocktail menu is equally impressive, with your classic Tiki cocktails combining with house specials to tickle your taste buds and give visitors a slice of sunshine.
Head over to The Wharf for a relaxing drink by the canal and get ready to soak up the Manchester sunshine whilst watching the world go by. Choose from their extensive cask ale selection, vast spirits or delicious wine list for a cool drink with friends or a lazy weekend to remember.