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Cheap Date Ideas in Manchester
If you're planning date night on a budget, fear not, there's plenty of awesome places to take your partner. Whether you fancy having a laugh at a cool comedy club, catching an indie flick at a pretty in pink venue or stuffing your faces with booze and burgers, we've compiled a guide of cheap date ideas in Manchester to help you save those pennies.
Home to one of the best happy hours in town (did somebody say £5 cocktails?) and all the foodie deals you could possibly dream for, Foundry Project is fantastic value for money. From cool boozy brunches to 2-4-1 pizza nights, this place is sure to wow.
Not only can you get entry to this open mic for free (yes, that's right), but Dulcimer is giving you the choice to discover some of the city's best undiscovered musicians, poets and artists. Head over to Chorlton for an affordable night out.
Perfectly placed in the Corn Exchange, Pho Manchester promise bright Vietnamese bites that won't break the bank. Offering an extensive array of pho noodle soups, rice bowls and spring rolls, the restaurant goes one step further to ensure all diets, such as ceoliac and vegans, are catered for.
A slick joint that's bursting with craft brews and mouthwatering burgers, BrewDog is an excellent choice for a cheap date in Manchester. To top it off, the Deansgate den offers all you can eat wings on a Wednesday and 2-4-1 veggie burgers on Mondays for all you plant-based lovebirds.
Showcasing the best of Britain without endangering your bank account, Honest Burgers is a winning date night location. Offering you and your partner the chance perch on a roof terrace with its brilliant burger and brew combos that really pack a punch.
If you're a couple that enjoys nothing more than a cool dive bar, lip-smacking beer and a soundtrack of indie hits, Cane and Grain are your guys. This affordable haunt also happens to have its own secret rooftop terrace to recline in on summer nights.
Stop by The Liquor Store any day between 5pm and 8pm, where you can soak up 2 beers, wines or G&Ts for just £6.50. Whether you're out for cheap drinks or sticking to a budget before dinner, this Deansgate bar is ideal for cheap drinks in Manchester.
Black Dog Ballroom's midweek offers are very hard to turn down. Experience a cool, and affordable, date at this NQ haunt with free pool Wednesdays, 50% off food on Mondays and Pizza Twosdays that'll sweep your date off their feet, without making a dent in your wallet.
Mowgli is an affordable Indian street food restaurant in The Corn Exchange, and a charming location for a date. You and your partner can graze on grilled street meats, house kitchen curries and homemade roti breads without the worry of a hefty price tag.
A romantic night out on a shoestring budget is certainly not impossible in Manchester, and IndieFlicks is a perfect example of this. Take your date to catch high-quality films from across the globe at one of Manchester's coolest locations.
The Deaf Institute is a fantastic all-rounder, offering three floors of bars and live music in the heart of the city. With affordable gigs, fairly-priced booze and a ground floor cafe serving purse-friendly eats, it's a cheap date spot with a little extra edge.