Whitworth Street Bars
Whitworth Street West in Manchester is fast becoming the destination of choice for the city's boho kids. Offering a less hectic alternative to the Northern Quarter, the area around Oxford Road station is now one of the coolest spots in town for a great night out in Manchester, being home to some of the very best Manchester bars, clubs and gig venues. With new bars and venues opening all the time, read our guide to the best Whitworth Street bars and venues - proving that a cool night out in Manchester doesn't need to be limited to the Northern Quarter.
The big daddy of the Trof family of bars and venues, Gorilla crouches inside a railway arch underneath Oxford Road Station, where it houses a 600 capacity club/gig venue, excellent restaurant bar and even its own gin parlour. Serving food from morning to late alongside a brilliant cocktail list and some of the best gigs and club nights in Manchester, this great Whitworth Street bar really does have it all.
Just why of Whitworth Street and sitting pretty in the heart of the Deansgate Locks is a true testament to unique clubbing in Manchester. Prime for those with a penchant for warmer climates, head on down to Lola Lo for tiki drinks and South Pacific inspired partying.
Found in and amongst the archways that make Whitworth Street one of the most popular places to visit in Manchester is Revolution. Not only perfect for those lunchtime and evening Americana bites and pizzas, stick around for DJs and cocktail deals aplenty come sundown.
Part of the Black Dog family of bars and venues, Dog Bowl is a late night bowling alley and New York style diner housed in a cavernous railway arch next door to Gorilla. With five ten pin bowling lanes, a buzzing cocktail bar and a diner serving hotdogs, burgers and pizzas until late into the night, Dog Bowl offers something a little different for a great night out in Manchester.