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Best bars in Manchester

Article authored by Harriet

Harriet

Last updated: 25/10/2021

Manchester is an incredible city, buzzing with nightlife and full of people from all walks of life, giving weight to its nickname 'The London of the North'. However, that's most definitely not to say that Manchester isn't an incredible city in its own - many of these 10 bars are local, Manchester-only venues, and most certainly live up to the hype.
BookableAlbert's Schloss - Manchester
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Albert's Schloss - Manchester

WHO IS ALBERT? Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s main squeeze. Those Victorian lovebirds knocked up a pile of grand things during their reign…and this place is no exception. Albert’s Schloss will take residence on the ground floor of the iconic Albert Hall. WHAT'S A SCHLOSS? A Bavarian palace, country pile or chateau…fit for debauchery. Expect roaring fires, taxidermy, tankers, schnapps and spankin...

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Black Dog Ballroom
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Black Dog Ballroom

Voted City Life's Best Bar!

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BookableThe Blues Kitchen Manchester
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The Blues Kitchen Manchester

Serving up true Texan BBQ alongside the largest collection of rare & vintage bourbons in Manchester, plus live blues, roots & soul artists 7 nights a week.

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The Fitzgerald
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The Fitzgerald

A hidden gem. The Fitzgerald is an atmospheric drinking den, with splendid décor and a vintage vibe. No booking required / walk-in only

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Bunny Jacksons
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Bunny Jacksons

Bunny Jackson’s Dive Bar. 10p wings, whiskey, pool, beer pong, and we don't take bookings. Just rock up!

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The Lawn Club
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The Lawn Club

A quintessentially British Bar & Kitchen in the heart of Spinningfields. Serving delicious food, great craft beer, signature cocktails, and everything in between...

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Gorilla
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Gorilla

Bar. Kitchen. Stage. Club. Open every day. Serving up good food and good times.

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Three Little Words
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Three Little Words

Sip beautiful cocktails and dine from a seasonal food menu under the historic arches that are home to The Spirit of Manchester Distillery and Three Little Words.

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