Date Night In Manchester

Hoping to discover the perfect new spot to bring a bit of romance? Packed with classy drinking dens, cosy speakeasies, quirky activities and gorgeous restaurants, which are all made for wowing your partner, this city isn't short on options. So, when you need advice, check out our guide to date night in Manchester. You can thank us later.

Last updated on 9th May 2023


From sculpting sessions to the chance to let loose behind the canvas, Paintvine is a stellar way to enjoy something a little different with your partner. Grab drinks from the hosting bar and emulate Van Gogh and more alongside your SO.

Immersive Gamebox

Need date night ideas in Manchester city centre? Immersive Gamebox sees you work together on a range of experiences in your private area, including Squid Game and Angry Birds, using a motion sensor headset. Better yet, you can order drinks straight to your interactive pod.


Couples who fancy themselves as kitchen maestros won't want to miss YO!'s masterclasses in the Arndale. Here, you'll get to chow down on gyozas for starters, before brushing up on your knife skills and creating four delicious sushi items.

What's on at GRUB

If you're after cheap date night ideas in Manchester, GRUB's events are definitely some to consider. Grab your sweetie to mosey over for the likes of food or drink masterclasses, burlesque shows and disco bingo.

Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Friday 29th September 2023

If you need fun activities for adults in Manchester for date night, Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four should be firmly on your radar. Take your partner to smuggle hooch into the immersive jail experience, where handcrafted cocktails come served by prisoner bartenders.