Best Manchester Clubs
Manchester is world famous for delivering diverse and dangerously addictive clubs to its party goers, and rightly so. With a rich and eclectic musical heritage that earns envious glares from cities the breadth of the country, Manchester is the undisputed Northern clubbing mecca. This is the city for sell out warehouse parties and VIP soirees to indie rock raves and city centre student shakedowns. For the ultimate low-down on the best clubs in Manchester, look no further.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Open until 3am on the weekends, Ark is a Deansgate locks stalwart for plush partying at its very best. Come here to check out the cream of the crop when it comes to revelers. A canal-side beau, Ark is a fun Manchester club with a 300 strong VIP area for those wanting a bit of exclusivity, otherwise there's the 350 heavy club room to get into.
An exclusive club in Manchester, The Milton Club is a notorious night life spot for for bespoke cocktails and plush partying at its very best. With private booths aplenty and drinks tables available, The Milton Club will see you through an ultimately chic night out laced with classic cocktails, a fun party atmosphere and an elegant crowd.
This tiki club in Manchester is the perfect tropical escape from your workday woes for a fun night out. Enjoy luscious libations served up shaken, stirred, on the rocks or even frozen in all kinds of fun shapes and sizes. Boasting three floors and canal-side views in Deansgate Locks, Lola Lo is a party palace of luscious drinks and no good antics.
Tiger Tiger is like taking a tumble down the rabbit hole with Alice and ending up in a clubbing wonderland of huge tunes, bright lights and fun times. Find yourself in this party palace and discover karaoke and many a differently themed room each with a different music policy. Whether you're looking for disco, old school tunes or the best commercial hits, Tiger Tiger is a club in Manchester that has it all.
More than renowned, Albert Hall is one of the most noted clubs in Manchester. Not only benefiting from one of the most unique spaces in the city, Albert Hall also knows a thing or two about club nights, with the best DJs in the business having graced their decks.
Under the tracks of Oxford Road train station lays a sleeping giant. One of the most exciting venues on the Manchester circut, Gorilla has awoken and has made a habit of smashing parties to pieces. There's room for 700 hedonists at this Manchester club where people flock from far and beyond to go hard long into the night to the sounds of top DJs.
Something of an old, derelict house, Antwerp Mansion is a shabby, run-down space that has been transformed into a clubbers go-to. More of a night out in Manchester with a bit of grit and grime, the parties here will put any house party to shame with graffitied walls, a terrace area and a Victorian house of rooms to see the best DJ talent play until the early hours of the morning.
Unique, ultra cool and stylish. LIV next to Albert Hall is all of the above and more. With a raised DJ booth above the dance floor, LED screen and lavish Marble bar, clubs in Manchester just got a whole lot swankier. With a beautiful terrace and bar and Pan Asian restaurant in tow, no other club in the city offers such a holistic evening out. Wine, dine and dance the night away.
Hidden away just off Deansgate, Suede is Manchester's most exclusive super club. Attracting a glaourous crowd of up for it clubbers week in, week out, Suede consistently packs out thanks to a mix of fresh RnB, Hip Hop and House sounds, amazing DJs and plush surroundings. Book your VIP booth or guestlist now to experience it for yourself.
Sound Control is one of Oxford Road’s brightest lights; formerly a music shop, this 3-floor club space not only has a great ground floor bar area, but also a 120 capacity ‘Live Lounge’, 500 capacity gig space and a 400 capacity basement club. Clubs don't come much more diverse than Sound Control, proving it's an innovator of dance and live music in Manchester.
Whether it be club nights with some of Manchester's most popular promotions or Sunday session courtyard parties for 150 people, here's a venue that is fast becoming one of the best clubs in Manchester. With weekly residencies, top monthly parties and top secret special events throughout the year, South keeps the party people on their toes and itching to frequent the floor of this Funktion One filled club.
What was once the infamous Avici White is now a luxurious underground of basement party vibes and glamorous clientele. For an exclusive Manchester club feel, Suburbia is the kind of place you'll hear the biggest party anthems whilst hanging out with a crowd that's dressed to impress. Subterranean and sultry by nature, Suburbia keeps the noise pumping until late.
The Warehouse Project is like the clubbing pilgrimage of the UK, calling all late night party goers to it's industrial arches under Piccadilly station. Returning to its spiritual nexus at Store Street, WHP is a killer night out in Manchester with a winter residency that sees the biggest and best DJs from across the world come to this legendary clubbing hot spot for some of the loudest and longest parties in the UK.
Our next powerhouse party space comes in the form of Joshua Brooks; the winner of our Best Club of 2014 award. A cavernous warehouse style space there for those who love a bit of tie-off, hair-down revelery, this is back to basics partying that pulls in people of all ages for a good old fashioned knees-up in an underground basement making for one cool club in Manchester.
A legend in the clubbing industry, Sankeys has made itself a notorious location for all-night long raves and line-ups of the best DJs from across the globe. With a sister in the clubbing capital of the world, Ibiza, Sankeys is one Northern destination you don't want to miss out on for a night you'll never forget and that will keep you up until the sunrises as the top DJ club in Manchester.