Quirky Clubs in Manchester

There's only so many times you can listen to the top 20 on a night out before you start craving quirky clubs in Manchester. Whether that's dark and dingy hollows built in monument to dark lords (not even a joke) or tropical paradises that'll make you instantly forget you're in the cold, cold North, there's a reason why this city is the clubbing capital of the country. So take a look at our list of quirky Manchester clubs and get stuck into a really different night out.




Tiger Tiger Manchester

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Tiger Tiger is one of Manchester's biggest clubs, which means there's so much room for alternative entertainment. With several different rooms ranging from the subdued to the chic to futuristic, as well as a Lucky Voice karaoke booth, it stands apart from the rest of the city's nightlife by pure commitment to its difference. Add in a cheesy soundtrack and you've got a stellar night out.

Albert's Schloss

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Albert's Schloss is what happens when you combine a bier hall, a cabaret parlour and a quirky Manchester nightclub. This den of debauchery is host to entertainment from Oompah bands to burlesque dancers, the bar serves beer and cocktails alike, and once the lights turn low, the music turns up, and you can dance till the early hours.

Lola Lo Manchester

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If you're idea of a quirky Manchester club is a tropical tiki haven filled with banging tunes and fruity cocktails, then you're looking for Lola Lo. Come here for big parties with an exotic edge, all while DJs and live entertainment make you feel like you're really in the South Pacific.

Less a quirky club in Manchester than a late night pool bar, it secures a place in our list for its party attitude as the night goes on. While in one part of the room you can be sipping cocktails and chatting, you can be dancing in another, or playing pool in the other.

The Deaf Institute

92 user reviews 5

The Deaf Institute is a three-tiered bar, live music venue and alternative club in Manchester perfect for those looking for something a little different. Come in the day and be treated to great food and fun cocktails; come at night and you're likely to catch live music from any number of local and up-and-coming stars; arrive even later, and you've got a club night playing the coolest alternative and indie tunes around.

When Lazy Lizard says it's modelled itself on Ibiza, it has modelled itself on Ibiza, right down to its lighting scheme that resembles an Ibiza sunset. Once inside you get a gorgeous interior coupled with an exclusive Pioneer sound-system that's one of only two in the world. This attracts some of the best dance music bands around, so if you're looking for alternative Manchester clubs with a great soundtrack, you'll find it here.