Best Private Hire Venues in Manchester

Looking for somewhere to hold that special event in Manchester? Whether you need a bar that will cater to your every whim, or just a space where you and your friends can celebrate, then the bars, pubs and clubs of Manchester have a choice if you want to hire a venue in Manchester. Check out our recommended list of bars, pubs and clubs that offer private hire in Manchester and we promise you won't be disappointed. More importantly, you're bound to find a venue you think will be perfect for your special event. 

Last updated on 27th January 2023




Whiskey Down Manchester

Spinningfields


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Spread out over two floors and with references to the 1970s private members clubs that you used to see, Whiskey Down Manchester is like no other venue you've seen before. Entry through the iconic purple…
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Bingo Balls Manchester

The Printworks


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Whether you need space for a corporate meet, promoted event or filming and photo shoots, the gorgeous space at Bingo Balls is sure to hit the spot. From the adult-sized ball pit to a pink theme and chick flick film quotes scattered across the walls, this place is heaps of fun.

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Riva Blu - Manchester

City Centre


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Whatever your occasion, whether it be a large birthday soiree, corporate event or Christmas party, Riva Blue is the perfect place for private hire. Here, you can indulge in authentic Italian fare and tasty cocktails in stunning surrounds.

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El Capo

Northern Quarter


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El Capo is a tequila bar in the heart of the Northern Quarter, whilst also serving up some of your favourite Mexican inspired dishes, including burritos, tacos and wings! Its ground floor tequila bar…
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Manchester235

Deansgate


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    175

Manchester's luxury gaming, dining, music and cocktail venue is one of the biggest and brightest spots in the city. With bars, restaurants and a poker lounge Manchester235 can cater an event to your detailed specifications, if you don't mind splashing the cash. So if you fancy some casino fun, great food and great cocktails then have your event at Manchester235. Their private hire facilities are numerous, including an option of live private hire with a maximum capacity of 175... that's a big party! Find out more and book online here.

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Lock 91

Deansgate Locks


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Lock 91 is a beautiful lounge and late-night bar on Deansgate Locks with all rooms available for private hire from their sumptuous Lounge to Jack's room offering its own private smoking terrace. Whatever the occasion from birthdays and corporate event to launch parties and weddings reception – Lock 91 has a private hire space for everyone to create that perfect night out in Manchester. Find out more and book online here.

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The Whiskey Jar

Northern Quarter


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Perfectly placed in the Northern Quarter, The Whiskey Jar is a cool bar spread over two floors of a beautiful Grade II listed building. To accompany such beautiful surroundings? A roster DJs, live bands and acoustic sets, as well as delicious eats and expertly-mixed cocktails.

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Flight Club Manchester

Central Manchester


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Ideal for big parties and office nights out, Flight Club is the tech-savvy darts experience sweeping the nation. With 14 oches, tasty pizzas served by the paddle and top-notch signature cocktails, it's a great shout if you're looking to hire a space.

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Lola Lo Manchester

Deansgate Locks


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Book a VIP table or two or rent out the whole club for your own private shebang in this tiki-themed tropical haven. A minimum spend must include a bottle of champagne or spirit to water those wild antics all night long.

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James Martin Restaurant

Deansgate


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Award-winning James Martin Manchester boasts an urban-chic celebrity vibe along with its celebrity chef status for an all-round unforgettable meal out in the stunning Great Northern Warehouse. This isa…
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Revolution Deansgate Locks

Deansgate Locks


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Situated alongside Deansgate Locks, this Revolution bar is a popular drinking and dining spot with good reason. The ground floor is made up of two huge arched spaces with bare brick walls giving it a…
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Revolution Parsonage Gardens

Deansgate


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Revolution Parsonage Gardens is the ideal place for Private Hire for people who are fans of delicious drinks and partying. You can either hire out the whole venue, your own private room or a private space within the bar. Meanwhile, you can sip on their wide range of delicious drinks – including their famous vodka cocktails and shots – and party into the night thanks to their late license.

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Banyan Corn Exchange

Central Manchester


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Taking residency in the Corn Exchange, Banyan is a superbly stylish and relaxed place for private hire in Manchester. Featuring a beautiful open bar area and an elegant dining area, enjoy fresh and seasonal cooking washed down with something from the Stylishly Beautiful cocktail menu at this refined restaurant and bar.

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MOJO Manchester

Deansgate


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Mojo is a cool and shabby chic loft bar located just off Deansgate. The interior is a homage to a New York City dive bar style with a neon sign hanging over the bar raucously proclaiming ‘MUSIC FOR THE…
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Impossible

City Centre


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Spread across three floors, Impossible features a bar, theatre and restaurant all of which are stocked full of surprises and secrets. The restaurant's interiors are inspired by creator Aaron Mellor'stravels…
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Cane and Grain

Northern Quarter


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Cane and Grain is a bar in the Northern Quarter set to dish up ribs, rum, bourbon and beer - carnivorous AND boozy, that's our kind of joint. Brought to you by Ross Mackenzie and cocktail whizz-kid,Lyndon…
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The Liquor Store

Deansgate


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The Liquor Store in the heart of the city centre has Mancunian roots running through its veins. Situated just off Deansgate, on the corner of Blackfrairs Street and Parsonage, we opened the doors in…
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The Crafty Pig, Manchester

Northern Quarter


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With packages ranging from beer bottles to prosecco, Champagne and whole buffets, the Crafty Pig is a great choice of pubs with private hire in Manchester. Whether it's for a birthday or a corporate event, this friendly setting has your celebrations covered. 

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Slug and Lettuce Deansgate

Deansgate


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If you’re on the lookout for a solid city bar look no further. The Slug & Lettuce in Deansgate offers tasty food and an excellent range of drinks at really affordable prices The Slug and Lettuce…
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The Anthologist, St Peter Square

Deansgate


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Botanical bliss at One St Peter's Square. Drake & Morgan have done it again. This time, it's The Anthologist; a swish restaurant and cocktail bar in the heart of Manchester. Plush seating and soft…
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The Black Friar Salford

Salford


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Looking for somewhere to enjoy private dining in Manchester? The Black Friar offers lovely, intimate spaces that you can enjoy to yourself. Wolf down beautifully executed British cuisine, washed down with wine and cocktails at this slick Salford spot.

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Revolucion De Cuba Manchester

Deansgate


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Revolucion De Cuba is a buzzing Latin-themed bar in Deansgate. Large Havana-esque ceiling fans take you to  sunnier climates, while high tables provide the perfect setting for drinks and food with friends…
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Honest Burgers Manchester

City Centre


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Situated on Bridge Street, in the renovated Manchester Hall, Honest Burgers serve up 100% British beef patties - alongside vegan and veggie options - with their signature homemade rosemary salt chips.Coming…
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BrewDog Manchester

Deansgate


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BrewDog Manchester is located on Peter Street in Deansgate and is one of the city’s premier craft beer bars. Boasting a range of world beers that is frankly very impressive, as well as all the BrewDog…
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Event City
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The second largest venue outside of London, Event City boasts 28000sqm of flexible event space.  This ground breaking venue in the heart of the North is surrounded by first class retail, leisure and entertainment…
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Dive Bar & Grill

Northern Quarter


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Situated in the heart of the vibrant Northern Quarter, Dive Bar & Grill is a multi-faceted venue transitioning from a daytime foodie haven to somewhere to catch all of the sporting action AND witha…
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Albert Hall

Deansgate


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When it comes to some of the best private hire venues in Manchester, Albert Hall is the envy of them all. A premi and booming space for any and all private events in the city, Albert Hall's space is historic, grand and beautiful all at the very same time. 

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Trof Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter


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Looking for a private hire venue in the Northern Quarter with a dose of charm and style to its name? Book a party or event at TROF and you'll more than have something to talk about thanks to their rustic interiors, top roster of drinks and humble food menu.

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Black Sheep: Manchester Spring Gardens

Central Manchester


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Black Sheep Spring Gardens is a neighbourhood bar that serves up cocktails, beers, and wine. Coffee shop by day, after-work bar by night. Perfect for events, private or corporate, or a drink with yourcolleagues…
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The Pen & Pencil

Northern Quarter


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This quirky, New York-themed bar is located in the Northern Quarter and is great for private hire. The private room can accommodate up to 65 guests, or for something bigger, the whole venue can be hired on a Sunday or Monday and has space for 200 people.

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Black Sheep: Manchester Piccadilly Place

Piccadilly


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Black Sheep Piccadilly Place is another hidden gem that must be seen. Centrally located Black Sheep Piccadilly Place is just a two minute walk from Manchester train Station. There’s a full bar (including…
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The Fitzgerald

Northern Quarter


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A hidden gem. The Fitzgerald is an atmospheric drinking den, with splendid décor and a vintage vibe. Just like the secret drinking spots of the prohibition era, The Fitzgerald has an air of mystery with…
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Vermilion

East Manchester


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Vermillion and its sister cocktail lounge, Cinnabar, are bringing a slice of opulence and glamour to Manchester. Combining English, Thai, Chinese, French and Korean cuisine with lavish interior design…
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Rosso

King Street


For a super stylish celebration, why not head over to Rosso where you can hire out the entire venue perfect for a sophisticated birthday celebration with enough seating and bar space for the whole family plus 100 or so friends. Sample some of their tasty cocktails and turn Italian for the evening with great live music and sumptuous food. Find out more and book online here.

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