Fun Restaurants in Manchester

Whilst Manchester is full of places to get a slap-up sophisticated meal, when you're just in the mood for some good ol' fashioned fun, there are plenty more let your hair down places that are unpretentious and guarantee a laugh. From NYC style diners to smooth Italian bars in Manchester, here's a list of some fun restaurants in Manchester that jazz up the Manchester nightlife scene. You have our word that you'll have a good time. 

Last updated on 22nd August 2016

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The Pen & Pencil

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The Pen & Pencil
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Who doesn't dream of an evening with Don Draper? Well now you can imagine at Mad Men inspired restaurant The Pen & Pencil, which has taken an eclectic mix of New York style and British fun to create a week long party atmosphere. Head there on the weekend when DJs spin the decks.

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Northern Quarter

Manchester235

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With not just one but two brilliant restaurants on site, Manchester235 is a quirky restaurant in Manchester. With modern British cuisine from Linen and Cantonese delights from Ocean Treasure - there's plenty to choose from. With a dedicated poker lounge, gaming rooms – and a fabulous, newly refurbished late night cocktail bar - The Vega Lounge; don't miss out on this fun Manchester restaurant.

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Deansgate

All Star Lanes Manchester

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In the heart of the city, All Star Lanes is a fun Manchester restaurant which is home to 8 public bowling lanes, a large cocktail bar, an 80 cover restaurant (featuring a wood fired indoor barbecue) and a unique whiskey tasting room; which can also be sectioned off for private parties. For that added privacy, their separate party room is also equipped with 2 bowling lanes, private cocktail bar and karaoke facilities for the ultimate fun night out in Manchester.

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Deansgate

A party powerhouse come the evening, Revolution in Deansgate is the perfect blend of American dining and late night partying. Kick off the evening with some cocktails and bites, all before heading to their themed selection of bashes and roaring events. 

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Deansgate Locks

Neighbourhood

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A Manhattan bar and eatery taking inspiration from the food, drinks and overall culture of the city's streets; Neighbourhood is a fun restaurant in Manchester throughout the day and the night with plenty to enjoy from brunch all the way through to late night snacks winding the night down with smooth DJs and tasty cocktails. A place for a celebration or just casual fine dining with friends; this quirky restaurant bar has everything you would need (and more!) for a great night out in Manchester.

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Spinningfields

Jamie's Italian

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If you're wanting to try somewhere a little special with a fun element then head over to Jamie's Italian which is currently housed in an old bank with plenty of features which have been unchanged from its heyday. With a secret downstairs room; 'The Vault' unchanged from its previous bank days, it's a great party idea for private event or celebration. Settle with a delicious from their extensive menu bursting with authentic Italian flavours with classics such as pasta, bruschetta and arancini with a spin from Jamie himself. Add in some delicious cocktails and you've got a quirky restaurant in Manchester you don't wanna miss out on!

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King Street

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