Best Large Venue Hire Spaces In Manchester

Bigger than big? Larger than large? If you're putting on an event that is bumping up the guestlist from 100 to over 1000 pax, we've got the mega venues for you. From historic locations perfect for big parties to affordable dry hire spaces that make for the perfect canvas, occasions are made easy with our guide to the best large venue hire spaces in Manchester.

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Last updated on 21st April 2020




Impossible

Central Manchester


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Impossible is a large venue hire space in Manchester that doesn't do anything by halves. Known for its innovative drinks, luxe lodge vibes and premium party opps, it's perfect for events over 150 pax.

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El Capo

Northern Quarter


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    120
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    300
El Capo is a tequila bar in the heart of the Northern Quarter, whilst also serving up some of your favourite Mexican inspired dishes, including burritos, torts, tacos and wings! Its ground floor tequila…
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Lola Lo Manchester

Deansgate Locks


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    45
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    150
A tiki-tavern where raucous parties reign supreme, Lola Lo is brimming with luscious cocktails, late night artisans and party hearty dance floors. A 560 capacity venue containting three levels: a lower…
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The Refinery Spinningfields

Spinningfields


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Already boasting 2 London spots, The Refinery is a destination that has made its name off the back of stunning fare and even more delightful cocktails. Flushed with kitsch cocktails and inventive mixes…
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Dirty Martini Manchester

Deansgate


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    400
Dirty Martini have opened their first northern venue in Manchester. The London brand has chosen an office space and shop in Deansgate to regenerate and turn into one of their sumptuous cocktail bars. Located…
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Revolution Deansgate Locks

Deansgate Locks


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Situated alongside Deansgate Locks, this Revolution bar is a popular drinking and dining spot with good reason. The ground floor is made up of two huge arched spaces with bare brick walls giving it a…
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Revolution Parsonage Gardens

Deansgate


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Located not far from Deansgate is a branch of the ever popular vodka bar, Revolution. Open till late, Revolution brings in a party crowd with bookable booths and great resident DJs playing an eclecticmix…
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Revolucion De Cuba Manchester

Deansgate


Revolucion De Cuba is a cool and buzzing Latin-themed bar in Deansgate which is offering some spice and flavour to the drinkers and diners of Manchester. With a long front, the bar already looks enticing…
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The Whiskey Jar

Northern Quarter


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    50
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    170
Best Music Venue 2014/15 - DesignMyNight Awards The Whiskey Jar is a cool Northern Quarter bar spread over two floors of a Grade II listed building. With two bars and plenty of comfortable seating, you…
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The Anthologist, St Peter Square

Deansgate


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Botanical bliss at One St Peter's Square. Drake & Morgan have done it again. This time, it's The Anthologist; a swish restaurant and cocktail bar in the heart of Manchester. Plush seating and soft…
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Flight Club Manchester

Central Manchester


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    400
The team behind Flight Club are known for bringing people together for unexpected, ridiculous, joy, and Flight Club Manchester is no exception. They’ve taken the traditional game of darts and supercharged…
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Cloud 23

Deansgate


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Located on the 23rd floor of the iconic Beetham Tower, Cloud 23 is more than just a bar. The unique venue boasts the most complete panoramic views of the evolving Manchester skyline, and is famed forits…
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Lock 91

Deansgate Locks


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    60
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    150
Located in a 19th century lock keepers cottage lovingly restored to its former glory (and then some) Lock 91 is tucked away at the end of Deansgate Locks, up Century Street and is one of Manchester’s…
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Gusto Manchester

Deansgate


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    280
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    500
Gusto is an opulent Italian restaurant housed in Deansgate’s Elliot House. A contemporary 200-cover eatery with a bar and a sizeable private dining room to boot, there’s more than a touch of fadedtwenties…
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Treetop Adventure Golf Manchester

The Printworks


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    120
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    200
Looking for a truly epic adventure? Enter a world where mini golf reigns, thunder rumbles and cocktails come in cups with faces. It’s never chilly, serious or humdrum. Don't let rain dampen your plans…
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BLVD

Spinningfields


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BLVD is a sexy Spinningfields-based cocktail lounge, boasting live entertainment and plush interiors. Taking over the former home of Neighbourhood, this sleek venue is the jewel in Manchester's nightlife…
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Blackhouse Grill on New York Street

Central Manchester


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    160
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    160
Located on the recently redeveloped New York Street opposite The Alchemist NYS, Blackhouse is a classy Manchester restaurant bar serving up great meals from the grill and an impressive selection of cocktails…
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Grand Pacific

Central Manchester


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The Living Ventures Group don’t hang about. Within weeks of the renowned Room Restaurant closing its doors, Tim Bacon and Jeremy Roberts have swooped in to snap up this historic King Street site as part…
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Slug and Lettuce Spinningfields

Spinningfields


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Spinningfields is home to a great range of Manchester bars and the unique L shaped Slug and Lettuce venue is no exception. With a huge outdoor terrace alongside the River Irwell, it is popular for people…
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Slug and Lettuce Didsbury

Didsbury


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The Slug and Lettuce in Didsbury is a perfect venue to relax in after a long day at work. It's part of the popular UK-wide chain with the Didsbury branch drawing in those looking for some good qualityfood…
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Event City
The second largest venue outside of London, Event City boasts 28000sqm of flexible event space.  This ground breaking venue in the heart of the North is surrounded by first class retail, leisure and entertainment…
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Black Sheep: Manchester Spring Gardens

Central Manchester


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    40
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    100
Black Sheep Spring Gardens is a neighbourhood bar that serves up cocktails, beers, and wine. Coffee shop by day, after-work bar by night. Perfect for events, private or corporate, or a drink with yourcolleagues…
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Black Sheep: Manchester Piccadilly Place

Piccadilly


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    60
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    200
Black Sheep Piccadilly Place is another hidden gem that must be seen. Centrally located Black Sheep Piccadilly Place is just a two minute walk from Manchester train Station. There’s a full bar (including…
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Yard & Coop Manchester

Northern Quarter


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Kentucky lovin' is what the Yard & Coop kitchen is all about.  For all you fried chicken fanatics out there there's now a dedicated canteen of clucking good poultry bringing together the Americana…
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Bar Barton

Deansgate


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    40
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    110
Visit Manchester’s newest hidden cocktail hotspot located at Barton Arcade. With cosy lighting and bright neon signs, Bar Barton is an intimate venue that promises bespoke cocktails and a late nightparty…
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Albert Hall

Deansgate


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    280
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    2000
A Grade II listed Wesleyan chapel in Manchester City Centre closed and hidden for over 40 years. Resurrected by Trof, the people behind Gorilla and The Deaf Institute, as an unrivalled events venue, restaurant…
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