The best nightlife in Manchester! Manchester is an amazing city with a stellar range of bars, pubs and clubs to suit any mood, fancy or budget. Whether you are looking for things to do in Manchester in the evening or for some top clubbing in Manchester then the nightlife of this great city has something for you. So check out our recommended list of bars and clubs that make up Manchester's nightlife scene and make sure you're not missing out on some of the brightest and best nightlife in Manchester.
Last updated on 1st September 2016
Canteen-style kitchen by day, at night Soup Kitchen transforms into a busy Northern Quarter bar. With an award-winning wine list, Soup Kitchen isn't just a trendy hangout for the cool kids of the Northern Quarter. Well worth a visit, Soup Kitchen is a great part of the Manchester nightlife scene.
With a chilled Victorian vibe, The Gaslamp is a cool bar in Manchester, around the Deansgate area. With great beers available, live music and a innovative cocktail menu, The Gaslamp is certainly a bar well worth its place amongst Manchester's thriving nightlife scene.
Rain Bar is a big player in the Manchester nightlife scene; down by Deansgate Locks, Rain Bar offers classic pub food alongside a good drinks range and its great outdoor area. Stylish and smart, Rain Bar is a great option for a date night in Manchester as well as being a key component of the Manchester nightlife scene.
A great cocktail bar in Manchester, Liquorice is perfect for after work drinks or even a cocktail with someone special. With a heated outdoor area and luxurious interior decor, you can enjoy alfresco or cosy indoor cocktails at Liquorice and experience the best of both worlds.
A live music haven in suburban Chorlton, The Jackalope is a cool Manchester bar with a trendy edge. Priding themselves on offering great beer and innovative events, The Jackalope is a great option for an evening outside central Manchester.
At the Malmaison Hotel, Smoak Bar & Grill is classy and stylish in equal measure. A fantastic Manchester restaurant bar, Smoak offers great grill classics alongside a top wine list, making it a good option for those after a top experience of nightlife in Manchester.
Great for an evening of drinks and karaoke; K2 in Piccadilly is a nightclub with a whole host of private booths in which to have your evening of karaoke fun! With good food and top cocktails, enjoy a sing-song with friends whilst enjoying one of Manchester's most light-hearted nights out.
A Miami themed cocktail bar in Manchester, Lola's is in the Northern Quarter and prides itself on great cocktails made with real skill. With Happy Hours and private booths you can have a raucous or intimate evening at Lola's, making sure you make the most of the nightlife in Manchester.