Ice Ice Baby: 6 Frozen Cocktails To Try In Manchester

Published . By Olivia Cheves.

As the sun returns to our skies for another season, it's time to turn our attentions back to the refreshing world of cooling tipples. A summer staple if you like drinking without the full-body flush, we've got together a list of places fronting our favourite frozen cocktails in Manchester, from new takes on classic concoctions to the quirkiest iced-sippers in the city.

Sunset by Australasia

No surprises that this slick Spinningfields spot has something special up its sleeve - and that's some of the tastiest frozen cocktails in the UK. Head to Australasia's pretty-in-pink sister bar, Sunset, for the pornstar martini's sunshine-ready makeover, which blends Belsazar rosé vermouth and ice into the mix. Better yet, the menu also includes a range of Sorbet Sunrisers, where different fruity and frozen flavours are mixed with prosecco.

Frozen Pornstar Martini Cocktails Manchester | DesignMyNight

She's beauty and she's grace, but this frozen pornstar martini will still get you off your face. 

Lock 91

When you want to drink a frozen cocktail at one of the most popular bars in Manchester, Lock 91 comes in hot with its ice-blended strawberry daiquiri. Taking that quintessentially British summertime fruit and giving it a boozy twist, this waterfront haunt's cool concoction is finished off by dashes of lime, raspberry pomegranate and muscavado sugar. We promise it's just as swoon-worthy as it sounds.

Lock 91 Frozen Daiquiri Cocktail Manchester | DesignMyNight

Take in views of the canal while enjoying a daiquiri at Lock 91.

Flight Club 

Flight Club is widely known as one of the most quirky bars in Manchester, but did you know about its signature cocktail slushies? Packing one hell of a punch is the Watermelon Crush of lip-smacking lychee, strawberry, lychee, rosé wine and Ketel One. Meanwhile, the rum-laced Coco Fumada is finished off with pineapple, coconut, lime, mezcal and banana liqueur - the perfect tropical accompaniment to rounds of darts.

Flight Club Slushie Cocktails Manchester | DesignMyNight

Cool off during darts with Flight Club's boozy frozen options.

Ramona

If you don't want to get your frozen cocktails delivered, Ramona is on-hand with its cool converted MOT garage between the Northern Quarter and Ancoats. Here, you can enjoy bottomless iced margaritas alongside endless Detroit-style pizza and daily rotating fresh salads. To top it off? The banana and pandan version of the drink is a house staple that's not to be missed, while live music is aplenty too. 

Ramona Manchester Frozen Cocktails | DesignMyNight

Make your refreshing drinks bottomless at Ramona.

7 Sins

As one of the best cocktail bars in Manchester, it's no surprise that 7 Sins is also delving out plenty of frozen options to enjoy. From the extremely heady Disco Iced Tea made of tequila, rum, vodka, gin, blue Curaçao and lemonade, to huge jugs made for sharing with mates (including four-person servings of pornstar martini or bramble), this place is keeping you cool all summer long. As for entertainment while you drink? Think shuffleboard, pool and arcade games.

7 Sins Manchester Frozen Cocktails | DesignMyNight

From frozen sharers to 2 for 1 on unique iced teas until 7pm, 7 Sins has fun cocktails covered.

Crazy Pedro's

The clue is in the name at Crazy Pedro's, a place where everything from the maverick pizzas to the eye-popping decor is pretty consistently off-piste. The same goes for its icy cocktail menu, which brings you different fruity takes on the classic frozen margarita, such as twista, strawberry or woo woo, and comes served with sweets as garnish. Trust us, there's nothing better to wash down those unique slices.

Crazy Pedro's Frozen Margaritas Manchester | DesignMyNight

Pair a frozen marg with a fried chicken, waffle, maple syrup and smoked bacon-topped pizza here.

Thirsty for more summer sips? Check out our guide to bars with outdoor seating in Manchester. Or, sign up to our newsletter to hear all the latest goss first.