Margaritas in Manchester
Nobody quite does fiestas like our Mexican amigos, with tequila, triple sec and lime reigning supreme. Whether you're pairing them with tacos and tostadas or just love a boozy sip any day of the week, we've scoured the city on a quest that could rival the road to El Dorado in order to find the best margaritas in Manchester. Fruity, firey or frozen, we've got them all right here.
Hidden away on Blackfriar's Street is this irresistible gem of a cocktail bar. Opt for a classic margarita or take a walk on the wild side and order a Rum Swizzle; the lime and sugar combination are the same, but tequila is replaced with Havanna Club Especial and triple sec is shoved aside to make way for Velvet Falernum.
Enjoy this tantalising classic cocktail in the heart of Cuba... well, Deansgate. Premium tequila and Cointreau are fiercely shaken up with lime juice and sugar to get the party started at Revolucion De Cuba. Visit at happy hour, team with tasty tapas or knock them back on a night out with friends.
Black Dog Ballroom's cocktail menu is all about the USA. Travel across The States with the rum-tipped Staten Island and vodka-fuelled Washington all the way to the New Mexico which blends El Jimador with Passoa, vanilla, pineapple, prosecco and lime for a fruity twist on the classic.
From burgers and bottomless brunches to a drinks list that includes the thirst-quenching Maestro's Marg, The Pen & Pencil has you sorted. Wrap your lips around this perfectly balanced drink that mixes tequila and triple sec with orange bitters, lime and agave.
This unadulterated hit of South American and Mexican vibes is the perfect place to indulge in authentic yet inventive margaritas. Tommy On Top is a margarita lavished with grenadine, while El Capo's take on the Blue Agave margarita is rich in blue curacao.
Grab an exceptional margarita in this grotto of Mexican deliciousness where Olmeca Altos Blanco, watermelon and lime are shaken over ice and rubbed with a salt rim for a fruity twist. Keeping it classic? There's the traditional margarita for that.
Whipping up all sorts of agave-infused concoctions, Crazy Pedro's Pizza Parlour is doing far more than just slices. Opt between the Call Me Papi and Hibisco Burro or soak up one of their frozen margs: we're talking mango and pink peppercorn; kiwi and lemongrass; raspberry and balsamic and more.
Taking the top prize for best margarita at the Margarita Rumble, El Taquero is undoubtedly one of our top choices for a hit of tequila. Get down to the Northern Quarter for classic combos, punchy drinks and the winning sip, Brisa de Aguacate, which pairs cucumber with avocado and chilli.