Looking to impress someone special with one of Manchester's best (but affordable) restaurants? James Martin Restaurant within Manchester235 fronts delicious British eats, industrial-style interiors, and was included in the The Sunday Times' Top 100 Restaurants - so is a solid choice for any date night destination.
Date Night in Manchester
Hoping to discover the perfect new spot for a romantic date night in the city? Well you're certainly in the right place for it - we've toured the town and short listed a selection of the best bars and restaurants for a schmooze worthy night on the tiles in Manchester. It's packed with classy drinking dens, cosy speakeasies and secret rooftop bars, custom-made for wowing your partner; Get out there and check 'em out. Success with date night number two, three, or four? Looks like you owe us a drink then doesn't it.
Looking for something a little different, although no less boozy for your next date night? Look no further than Three Little Words. A sleek spot underneath old railway arches, this place offers fascinating workshops into gin making as well as a feast of locally-produced small plates and mains.
If you're looking for fun date night ideas in Manchester, 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.
Taking up residency in the Corn Exchange, Banyan is a wonderfully stylish and relaxed spot for a date in Manchester. Open bright and early for coffee and cake and running through to host dinner dates and late-night cocktail sessions, fill up on homely and simple foods washed down with something from their Stylishly Beautiful cocktail menu.
Reach for the sky and take in this stunning Deansgate bar in Manchester. A romantic table for two with jaw-dropping panoramic views over Manchester at night from the 23rd floor of Manchester's iconic Beetham Tower. It will be just the ticket for good conversation and a seriously impressed date.
Forget Netflix & Chill and say bye to the same old restaurant because Treetop Adventure Golf is injecting a little fun into your romantic night out. Do something a little different and treat your other half to an evening of golfing action, easy bites and cocktails.
For a Manchester date night with a difference, why not try The Pen & Pencil. The restaurant bar has a New York theme running throughout it, with cool wall murals and a long cocktail list to work through - look out for the Parisian Cobbler!
One of the best of most diverse bars in Manchester, Noho is the perfect place for date night. With graffiti decor accompanying leather bound sofas, weekend DJs playing the best funk and soul and a cool and original alternative to a drive in theatre, Noho is the perfect place to test the waters and guarantee a top date, whatever your taste!
Voted Hidden Gem of the year for 2014 by the DesignMyNight public, whisk your date away to Dusk til Pawn for a real treat. Operating with the facade of an old pawn shop, the interior is cool, quirky and utterly trendy. Top cocktails and a jukebox await you at this class Northern Quarter bar where prohibition charm is rife and rambunctious cocktails reign supreme.
It's date night and you're looking for something charming, relaxed and clustered with cocktails? Insert Speak in Code here. One of the best cocktail bars in Manchester and prime for any and all date nights; get down for world-class drinks alongside cool interiors and charming staff.
If stunning views are your thing then the Roof Garden is a must. Step onto their South-facing terrace and lap up the views that stretch across the city. With a terrace, hot tub and sun loungers it's not going to be hard for you and your date to get comfy, especially when you throw a couple of cocktails into the melting pot.