Valentine's Day 2023 In Manchester

Some people hate it, some people love it; but no matter what your stance on the day, you're going to want to play your cards right come 14th February. Loved up and looking for date ideas? We've got everything from swish cocktail bars and fancy restaurants to romantic workshops. Our guide has everything you need to make sure that Valentine's Day in Manchester really pops.

Last updated on 23rd February 2022

What's on at GRUB

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Fancy something wholesome this Valentine's Day in Manchester? Check out GRUB for an afternoon of fun workshops, where you'll get the chance to make crafts for your sweetie. Choose between truffle making, candle creations and box decorating.

'Spritz & Nibbles'

A date night staple all year round thanks to theatrical cocktails, moody interiors and dimmed lighting, The Alchemist's Spinningfields, New York Street and Media City venues all have romance covered. From chorizo and cheddar dough balls for a starter to cotton candy baked Alaska puds, their international plates are sure to hit the spot too.


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From singles parties to classic speed dating, SpeedDater is on hand if you're looking for love this year. With twenty years of experience finding matches for lone wolves, they're bound to find you that special someone at their fun events.

Gaucho Manchester

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Gaucho only has one thing on its mind when it comes to love, and that's steak. Chomp away on some of the finest cuts thanks to their swanky St. Mary's Street restaurant, with thirst-quenching wines and quality side dishes to boot. What more could you want on your special day?

Decked out with plush seating, botanical decorations and quirky interiors, Menagerie is one gorgeous spot for celebrating with your better half. Your Insta snaps will thank you. As for the cocktails? These boozy concoctions are to die for.

Evuna Deansgate

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One of the most romantic restaurants in Manchester, Evuna is offering up plenty of Spanish tapas classics to celebrate with your beau. These sumptuous small plates range from fresh seafood and classic meats, to veggie specials and larger favourites like paella.