Unusual Cocktails in Manchester
You've come out for cocktails and you only want the best! Mixology has well and truly flourished in the city, offering a new watering hole at every turn. Whether you're embarking on a Manchester adventure, you want to impress a friend or you think you've seen it all before, hold tight because we're taking you on a whistle stop tour of the most bizarre, exciting and mind blowing cocktails Manchester has to offer. Check out our recommendations for some of the most unusual cocktails that Manchester has to boast.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
A champagne bar may not stand out as a hot tip for exciting cocktails, but instead of snubbing them, Epernay has taken a fun and refreshing approach to mixology. The DIY: Daiquiri It Yourself, gets you stuck in as you choose from a range of flavours at your table (serves 4-6). The signature cocktails are all served with a shot of champagne and the Six Pound Cocktail Club ensures you'll always have an excuse to stay for one more.
A sophisticated establishment up there with the elite in mixology. Childhood fantasy and nursery rhymes dictate the theme of the menu, conjuring memories of a British summer. Down The Rabbit Hole is a grapefruit delight served in a collectable frosted glass bottle, Turn Of The Century is topped with an edible flower and the Garden of Tea-den is delivered in a tiny china teacup. Lose yourself in nostalgia as the senses are indulged in the fruity and floral notes of the high quality ingredients.
Opening at the end of May, we have inside information on this wildly anticipated venue and know just what to expect. If you're a fan of discovering new, original cocktails, you've found your perfect spot for the night. Taking pride in its outrageous garnishes, GBA is set to stun crowds with delicious sweet and smooth concoctions, topped with everything from candy floss to bottles of ginger beer! Being a new venue there are bound to be offers and parties aplenty, so be sure to get down early doors for a great night.
Moving away from the Hawaiian scene, El Capo has paved the way for a new style of bar yet to dominate Manchester. With over 70 tequilas in stock, the cocktails here are anything but ordinary. The yellows and greens transport you to the banks of the South American continent as you sample their original concoctions; 21 craft cocktails await, donning mini sombreros and served with chillies and pineapples, they are works of art! Tequila fans are in for an extra treat too: they serve tequila sorbet!