Manchester's nightlife is somewhat legendary across the UK. Pioneering the famous 'Madchester' scene of the 1990s, the city has always had its finger on the country's cultural pulse. From traditional pubs to cocktail bars to nightclubs of every genre, it is a city to suit all tastes.
The Northern Quarter Covered in street art and populated by vintage shops and artisan bars, the Northern Quarter is Manchester’s creative heart. It is a paradise for visitors with craft beer bars, microbreweries, and traditional pubs that provide a warming log cabin vibe in the winter. There are also numerous live music venues dotted across this historic area, including famous joints like the Night and Day Cafe, and Band on the Wall.
Canal Street At the centre of Manchester’s celebrated Gay Village, Canal Street caters to all members of the LGBTQ community. The Village is part of the city’s social heritage and has a range of famous bars and clubs, such as G-A-Y, Tribeca, and New York-New York. There is never a dull moment on Canal Street, with events taking place every night of the week.
Warehouse Project Manchester's best-known electronic club night, this series of events runs every autumn, culminating with a final blowout on New Year's Day. See legendary DJs like Bicep, Seth Troxler and Richie Hawtin and party into the morning.
Deansgate Locks If you’re looking for a night out to suit all tastes, then head to Deansgate Locks. One of Manchester’s trendy hotspots, you will find popular cocktail bars such as Revolution, and Baa Bar here. Nearby there are also traditional pubs, such as The Briton’s Protection. You can even enjoy a laugh at The Comedy Store.