ARK Manchester


A stylish and sassy party bar situated on Deansgate Locks, ARK Deansgate is the most popular venue on the strip thanks to its heaving weekends and dapper drinks deals.

Making use of its cool industrial plot, the bare brick walls and stylish booth seating in ARK create a sophisticated atmosphere for both day and night. Whether you want fancy booking out their 300 strong VIP area, dallying for drinks in their plush 250 guest prepped Canal Bar, taking to their 350 heavy club room or dabbling in one of their cocktail masterclasses, your chums will be impressed by this contemporary liquid cavern of commercial hits and cool vibes.

It's no surprise that this bar is so popular, it's trendy, affordable, student friendly and open six days a week providing an array of different events. Each night of the week offers something different, so whether you fancy a quiet drink overlooking the canal, or dancing with your friends to some great live DJ's, ARK has something for you.


  • Taking Bookings
  • Dance floor
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • Depends On Night
  • Smart


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 20:00 2:00
Tuesday 20:00 2:00
Wednesday 17:00 4:00
Thursday 17:00 4:00
Friday 12:00 3:00
Saturday 12:00 3:00
Sunday 19:00 4:00



ARK Manchester, 3a-5, Whitworth Street, M1 5LH


Deansgate Locks


Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Canal Bar Private Room 25 250 - 800 1000

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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