21st Birthday Party Manchester

Anywhere else in the world, and 21 is just another number, but here in the UK, it's a big ol' embarkment into adulthood. But how about one last hoohar before you say goodbye to your teens for good? Give it up, you're past twen-teen now folks. And you don't look a day over 18, of course! With Manchester hailed as one of the coolest cities in the UK, it's no wonder that so many flock here for the big 2-1. From tiki haunts and plush party booths, to treasure chest cocktails and venue hire, check out our recommendations for the best bars to spend your 21st birthday in Manchester.

Last updated on 14th September 2016

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182 user reviews

Gorilla is a big party palace with some of the best DJs in Manchester. It's the ultimate cool bar, with a 600 capacity live music venue, a club space and a more relaxing gin parlour too. Gorilla is just off Oxford Road and is a great spot for your Manchester party - look out for their legendary 'Block Party' and 'Gold Teeth' club nights.

Happily Affordable ££
Oxford Road

Be At One Manchester

22 user reviews

You're 21 (finally) and feeling fab so there's nothing for it but to have some birthday drinks in Manchester at one of the most fun places to drink in the city. Be At One come in hard with their party philosophy and hoards of creative cocktails. Drink, dance and socialise here where the bartenders give you nothing but booze and banter. 

Happily Affordable

Lola Lo Manchester

8 user reviews

So you've taken a baby step into your twenties and you're freaking out, we've all been there. Get away from it all in this tiki tropical haven and slurp at cocktails in flamingo mugs, of every size and colour, on a holiday you don't have to pack for.

Happily Affordable ££
Deansgate Locks

Tiger Tiger Manchester

9 user reviews
Tiger Tiger Manchester
Free Entry Guestlist till 11pm

Tiger Tiger is one of The Printworks gems, 8 themed rooms make it the perfect venue for your party whatever the vibe. Relax in the white room or party all night to Hip Hop, RnB and commercial pop. Private hire is available with drinks and food options too so if it's fun your after on your 21st, Tiger Tiger has you covered. 

Happily Affordable ££
The Printworks


20 user reviews

Embarking even further into your 20s and want to celebrate the only way you know how, with cocktails, a cool atmosphere and dancing to boot? Then why not take to one of Deansgate's most bustling bars where the atmosphere is ultimate and the music is pumping. From its industrial interiors and fun-filled party punters to private hire spaces, ARK is the ultimate Deansgate destination for anyone celebrating their 21st birthday in Manchester. 

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Deansgate Locks

If you're turning 21 and you're looking for something that's guaranteed fun, silliness and with a little bit of competition then get down to All Star Lanes in Manchester where their Jungle Room is primed for some bowling parties. Exotically themed, with it's own dedicated bar and your own set of lanes you can go wild here with all the cocktails and NYC inspired foods you could hope for. 


On your 21st birthday in Manchester, book out a booth or bar area in this branch of Revolution in Deansgate. It's right in the centre of the city's nightlife scene and a great place to start your celebrations with offers on food, cocktail pitchers, wine and buckets of beer. 

Happily Affordable ££
Deansgate Locks

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