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 25th July 2022

Need date ideas in Manchester city centre? Electric Gamebox sees you work together on a range of immersive experiences in your private area, including the alien aptitude test and a CIA training programme. Better yet, you can order drinks straight to your interactive pod.

What's on at GRUB

91 user reviews 4

When it comes to cheap date 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, bottomless brunches packed with street food and disco bingo.


89 user reviews 5

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.

Three Little Words

769 user reviews 5

Searching for something a little different, although no less boozy, come your next date night? Three Little Words is calling your name. A sleek bar underneath old railway arches, this drinking destination offers fascinating workshops into gin making, as well cocktails and a feast of small plates.

  Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four

402 user reviews 5

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Saturday 8th October 2022

If you need fun date ideas in Manchester throughout 2022, 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. 

Cocktails Ahoy

11 user reviews 5

Treat your special someone to a night at one of Cocktails Ahoy's themed cruises and earn ultimate brownie points. Throughout the eve, you'll both enjoy a few rounds of delicious mixes, which you can sip as you get low on the lively dance floor.