Tee off with cocktails and mini golf at Treetop for one quirky outing as a couple. Bringing unadulterated, old-school fun to the city centre, this tropical haven is a great choice if you're after a fun summer date night that'll have you competing for points before ending with pizza.
Summer Date Night In Manchester
Summer lovin' is in the air... and as temperatures heat up just as quickly as relationships in the Love Island villa, a stunning seasonal date night is just the refreshment you're in need of. From floral rooftop terraces to slinky cocktail haunts and sky-high dining to stylish tapas restaurants, these fabulous ideas for a summer date night in Manchester are sure to sweep your other half off their feet.
This pretty in pink date destination offers unique cocktail creations, frozen slushies and a beautiful blossoming backdrop for summertime antics. You'll also be able to dine on Asian-inspired small plates or opt for something a little bigger if you're not in the mood to share.
The Uk's top prison-themed immersive bar experience has landed in Manchester. Switch up your usual summer date night with a trip to Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four, as you smuggle liquor behind bars before master mixologists create bespoke blends for you both to enjoy.
Cloud 23 boasts panoramic views of the Manchester skyline, perfect for watching the sun set with a cocktail to hand. Promising a slick setting for any date night, the bar's ample drink menu is matched with its delicious tapas-style dishes to enjoy while admiring the city.
Heading to our fabulous city for just one day only in August, House of Burlesque at The Brewers is the ultimate way to spend date night. Sit back and watch the incredible performance, as the showgirls dance and joke the night away.
Looking for something a little bit different for your next Manchester date night? Hire out one of the cosy private dining pods or greenhouses at The Lawn Club. And of those aren't available, you can still enjoy tasty cocktails and delicious bites from the comfy beanbag chairs.
If you're in the mood for light bites in a sleek yet unpretentious setting, Peter Street Kitchen is the date night restaurant for you. Offering a menu of Japanese and Mexican fusion, this award-winning spot churns out stunning small plates that are perfect for sharing.
It goes without saying that Three Little Words is among Manchester's best bars for date night. Not only are these arches home to a fabulous drinking den, but the gin school lets you distil your own bottles before gazing into each other's eyes over impressive plates and boozy sips.
Fancy taking your dating game to new heights? Head to The Dakota Grill where a charming terrace space awaits. Perfect for romantic summer evenings, this city centre restaurant offers seasonal British dishes that come perfectly paired with a wide choice of drinks.
Looking to add an extra touch of pizzazz to your date night? Venture to Manchester's highest restaurant and gaze over the city while dining on brasserie classics. With its floor-to-ceiling windows, indoor trees and a rooftop terrace with fire pits, 20 Stories is sure to impress.
El Gato Negro serves a critically-acclaimed menu of tantalising tapas and indulgent Iberian wines in the heart of the city. It also happens to offer the city's lovebirds the chance to stargaze on clearer summer nights from its stunning rooftop bar with a retractable roof.
If the weather isn't in your favour, you can experience a little bit of nature indoors with Kai. Expect a menu of fresh mezze to share, with handpicked wine and an exceptional selection of expertly-crafted Turkish cocktails to enjoy under the floral installation.
Browse Manchester's home of street food and alfresco sips on your next summer date night. Located under the Mancunian Way on Oxford Street, Hatch features mouthwatering eats from local vendors and craft beer from top breweries, alongside regular live music sessions.
This bright and beautiful restaurant in Deansgate boasts a glass fronted cocktail bar, floor-to-ceiling windows and a gorgeous terrace. Take your date to have a couple of drinks after a busy day of working, as The Restaurant Bar & Grill is sure to help them unwind.
Head on over to a mecca of quirky date night activities this summer in Manchester. Junkyard Golf Club allows couples to take on an array of quirky themed courses, totting up your totals while sipping on boozy slushy cocktails.
Lock 91 has a cool edge to it, assisted by its quirky beer garden decorated with wooden features and old beer barrels. Swing by on a low-key date night, grab a couple of pints and chat until the sun goes down, then step inside and catch some live music.
An iconic celebrity haunt toting an all-day menu of modern British cuisine and handcrafted cocktails, The Ivy is three floors of stylish dining. If the sun is out, head up to the roof terrace to recline in the plush seating and lush foliage while having the prettiest of summer date nights.
This place is so much more than just your average cutesy café. Into The Woods is a hub for rainbow lattes, fresh juices and delectable brunches by day, then unique cocktail creations once the evening rolls around, perfect for chilled-out summer dates.