The prettiest season deserves only the prettiest bars. Luckily, this city knows a thing or two about style, so you can visit bars awash with foliage, expertly designed interiors, and dark, moody paradises perfect for whiling away your spring time.
Must-Visit Places this Spring in Manchester
After months of bundling into cosy pubs and drinking exclusively mulled wine, spring is finally here. And that can only mean one thing: Manchester is about to get a whole lot more fun, whether that be canal-side drinking, finally eating mounds of deliciously fresh food, or partying your way through the city. However you want to blossom, this list of the top 10 things to do this spring in Manchester will help you along the way.
One of the UK's most prominent pianists is performing in Manchester, showcasing his talent with the works of Chopin. Whether you're looking for a bit of culture or to treat the parents, this night is an awe-worthy display of talent, in the gorgeous setting of St Anne's Church.
Flight Club hit a bull's eye when it launched in Manchester, and now it's making our weekend dreams come true. The cool darts bar puts on a weekly brunch which includes endless pizza, a bottle of bubbly per person, and a whack on their innovative gaming system.
One of last year's most anticipated openings has wasted no time in carving a name for itself in Manchester, and now it's even teaching you a little thing or two. Join Peter Street Kitchen for their Japanese whisky class as they lead you through their renowned selection of whiskies, along with cocktails and a choice of canapes.
If brunch was a season, it'd be spring. So make sure you're doing it properly with the best bottomless brunches in Manchester. Expect lashings of unlimited mimosas, prosecco, Bloody Marys and more, with food ranging from dainty avocado and sourdough, to massive plates of steak.
It might be a bit early to crack open the beer gardens, but Manchester has an awesome alternative: rooftop bars! Get yourself high in the sky and lord over the city, cocktail in hand, and make use of the extra hours of daylight and later-coming sunset.
Opened in February, NQ64 is a brand new experience for the city. From Pac-Man and Mario Kart through to Space Invaders, the bar is all about fun and games, preferably the old school, console and arcade variety. Along plenty of machines, there's a hot list of craft beers.