Night Clubs in Manchester
Manchester's nightlife has everything you could ask for, from VIP experiences, basement raves, indie nights to student parties. Why not let your hair down at one of the best clubs in Manchester and dance late into the night mid-week or into the early hours at the weekend with our list of all the recommended venues in Manchester.
Last updated on 14th September 2016
Expect big name DJs at Gorilla, one of Manchester's finest clubs near Oxford Road. Hosting legendary 'Block Party' and 'Gold Teeth' club nights, Gorilla is a popular party hang out with a 600 capacity music venue, a club space and even a suave gin parlour in which to escape the crowds and relax in between trips to the dance floor. Book here!
Dive NQ is a cool Northern Quarter club and bar that stays open until 5am on weekends. Join in with the fun party vibe at this intimate and stylish space which hosts live DJs and entertainment. If you need comforting the next day, the bar serves a delicious menu of American style cuisine.
Hosting some legendary student nights in Manchester, 42's is home to affordable beer, great indie music and a friendly atmosphere. Just off the main Deansgate strip the club plays host to some amazing nights, including a very wide selection of music including retro 60’s and 70’s, 80’s, Madchester classics, Glam, Indie, Rock N Roll and Funk. There is always bound to be something to love at 42's, that's why it is one of Manchester's best clubs.
Manchester's Q Cavern is an intriguing addition to the Manchester nightlife. In the day home to delicious African cuisine and by night a wild party scene. With all different club nights being held, Q Cavern offers a diverse mix of crazy parties.
One of the student havens in Manchester, Joshua Brooks is one of the best small clubs in the UK, just round the corner from Oxford Road. It's a warehouse style space that is all about the music. Forget VIP seating areas and champagne buckets, Joshua Brooks pulls in an unpretentious crowd with their legendary Hip Hop 'Juicy' night on Wednesdays, as well as some RnB and Indie tunes thrown in for good measure!
Reformed through the resurrection of Manchester's infamous Factory Records and The Hacienda, Factory sits proudly just off Oxford Road. Home to some of the best parties Manchester has to offer. With each night of the week bringing something fresh to the mix there is never a dull moment. Nights include the legendary Hit & Run, Kong and Bulletproof all of which are constantly in demand.
One Central is rebuilding its foundations. With new owners and a new team surrounding them, the club is set to reaffirm itself as one of Manchester’s leading destination venues. The aim is for One Central to establish itself as the destination venue for the musically aware, fashion and cool culture conscious. With exciting club nights including dancers, fire eaters and art enthusiasts, One Central is set be at the heart of Manchester's nightlife.
Home to some of the best student nights in Manchester, 5th Avenue off Oxford Road provides the best anthems from indie and rock. With ridiculously low priced drinks and admittance, there is never any need to worry about over-spending. The club boasts as friendly atmosphere and each night is usually packed full with people ready to party until the early hours of the morning.
The Mint Lounge is an intimate basement club in the Northern Quarter. It pulls in a massive crowd with its Electro, Disco, Soul, Motown, Indie and everything in between from live DJs Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Entry is cheap on promoted nights from just £2 making a great party spot in Manchester.