Whether you're after a more intimate evening with your friends or a huge Christmas party in 2021, you're in luck at Revolution Deansgate Locks as they have everything from festive drinks to premium spirits. If you're feeling inspired to throw a get together yourself, you can also impress your pals with their cocktail making class.
Winter Bars In Manchester
The nights are drawing in and the temperature has plummeted. That's right people... winter is upon us. So don your warmest coat and fluffiest socks before heading to the bar for an evening of drinking, dancing and merriment. Whether you're looking for a cosy pub complete with roaring fires or a private igloo for Insta-worthy pics, we've rounded up the best bars in Manchester this winter.
The basement bar of The Foundry Project screams speakeasy vibes with low-lit booths and velvet furnishings. Descend down the stairs for an evening of dancing, drinking and debauchery - a world away from the cold and wet Manchester streets outside.
Right in the heart of Manchester, The Alchemist are taking Christmas cocktails to the next level. Known for their molecular mixology, the bar is showcasing some sweet sips such as biscoffee martinis, Appleton rum with coffee liqueer and a white chocolate vodka drink.
Impossible is bringing winter bar vibes all year round from its home on Peter Street. With a space made up of fur throws, leather booths and wooden interiors, this is the ideal place for whiling away the hours, especially when the weekend rolls around and bottomless Sunday roasts kick off.
With innovative drinks like the Santa Coloda and festive sangrias, Be At One Manchester is working hard to create some epic Christmas cocktails this year. Located right on Deansgate, the bar will be creating limited edition drinks as soon as November to get you in a merry mood.
Cosy up under a furry throw at Sunset by Australasia, one of Manchester's best winter bars. This Spinningfields gem is perfect for alfresco drinking and dining in chillier months with its toasty heaters, seasonal cocktails and warming noodle dishes from the Asian-inspired menu.
With another location in Deansgate and Albert Sqaure, Slug & Lettuce are showcasing a tonne of Christmas eats, such as pigs in blankets, turkey with trimmings and rosemary garlic breaded brie. If that's not enough, you can chug down beer or treat yourself to a cocktail tree of your choice.
The tables at Albert Schloss have specially created 'press for prosecco' buttons to ensure your glass never runs dry. Enjoy some Bavarian fun with a side of bratwurst and fun cocktails at this iconic Manchester spot, all from the comfort of one of their roomy booths.
Not only is Dirty Martini the perfect pick for after-work drinks, date nights and Christmas parties in Manchester, but the cocktail favourite has got a special seasonal menu that you just won't be able to resist. Explore their menu of winter sips and get well into the festive spirit.
With igloos being all the rage in the UK, you'll want to book these private dining pods in Manchester ASAP. You can cosy up on their plush pillows while sipping on some spiced rum cocktails and espresso martinis. Not feeling the pod? Their heated outdoor bar also features bean bag deck chairs and picnic tables.
Never one to do things by halves, The Ivy Spinningfields is shaking things up on the roof garden this winter. Think cosy open fireplaces and warming bites to eat, with themed cocktails such as the Gingerbread Manhattan with bourbon, Lillet Blanc, Lillet Rouge and a gingerbread spice syrup.
The Refuge's Christmas Carol is an unmissable place for drinking during the chillier months. Head to this fun hub of entertainment for festive wreath-making masterclasses, epic DJ nights and seasonal feasting all in a unique and Instagrammable setting.
Bar Hütte is back once more this December, offering the people of Manchester one unique winter bar experience. Keeping to their signature après ski theme, the space is decorated with cosy chalets complete with festive lights, snug heat lamps and even a 'carol-oke' machine.
One of Manchester's highest bars, 20 Stories is the spot to hang out this winter. Their infamous igloos have returned for Après in the Sky, offering the perfect place for sipping mulled wine underneath cosy blankets and stuffing your face with stunning dishes from the grill.
This Spinningfields Kentish style pub comes into its own in the winter period, boasting its very own pop-up tipi. Lit with twinkly lights, decked out with fur throws and warmed with an open fire, The Oast House is one of Manchester's most atmospheric venues.
Part of the well-loved Victorian Chop House Company, this classic winter pub in Manchester is jam-packed with cosy nooks to huddle up in with a warming drink. On Sundays, this place is heaving with guests all keen to sample their legendary roast and get toasty by the fire.
The Wharf is one of the cosiest bars in all of Manchester, with a relaxing atmosphere that comes from its picturesque location alongside the canal basin. Bursting with snug nooks, this place is perfect for a romantic winter date or relaxed night out complete with acoustic live music.