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Nightlife in Northern Quarter

Nightlife in Northern Quarter

The nightlife in Northern Quarter is one of Manchester's most popular, there will never be a quiet weekend with the place always buzzing. There's some of the best bars spread around Northern Quarter Manchester so pick a night and join in the fun!

Located between Piccadilly and the Ancoats, the area offers a heady mix of independent pubs, bars and live music venues so you know nightlife in Northern Quarter will have something for you.

Bar21

Bar21

Venue: Cafe, Bar & Club

Dress Code: Casual

About: Established in 2006, Bar21 is a movie and music themed venue at the forefront of the Northern Quarter's quirky nightlife scene . Decorated with posters, memorabilia and props, this off-the-wall bar/club is spread over two floors and even boasts a brand new island bar, stocked with a large selection of quality spirits.

Music: With some of the most talented DJs in Manchester, Bar21 offers a fantastic atmosphere for your weekend nights out, playing the best Indie selection in town. 

Opening Hours: 

  • Sunday: 11am - 1:30am
  • Mon - Wed: - 4pm - 1:30am
  • Thu: 11am -1.30am
  • Fri - Sat: 11am - 3:30am

Address: 10 Thomas Street, Manchester, M4 1DH

Telephone: 0161 832 2769

Apotheca

Apotheca

Venue: Bar

Dress Code: Casual

About: Don't let Apotheca's unusual decor deter you, this multi-award winning Northern Quarter bar serves some of the best cocktails in Manchester. The name comes from the antique pharmacy cabinets, which grace the front bar that were originally used to provide medicinal relief in the form of a remedy.

Music: Apotheca's music policy ranges from classic rock and hip-hop to jazz and funk. If you're a fan of Fleetwood Mac, Paul Simon and Snoop Dogg, you'll feel right at home. 

Opening Hours: 

  • Sun - Wed: 12:00pm - 12:30am
  • Thu - Sat: 12:00pm - 01:00am

Address: 17 Thomas Street, Manchester, M4 1FS

Telephone: 0161 834 9411

Black Dog Ballroom

Black Dog Ballroom

Venue: Bar, Club

Dress Code: Smart Casual

About: The Black Dog Ballroom is a New York inspired Speakeasy, situated in the Northern Quarter underneath the famous Affleck Place. Whether you’re out for the night or fancy a relaxed few after work, let the Black Dog transport you back to the time of prohibition and decadence.

Music: Expect to hear all of your favourite hits alongside some Gatsby inspired tunes. 

Opening Hours:

  • Daily: 12:00pm - 04.00am

Address: Basement Affleck’s Palace, Church Street, M4 1PW

Telephone: 0161 839 0664

NoHo

NoHo

Venue: Bar

Dress Code: Casual

About: NoHo is an independent bar set in a truly one-of-a-kind space, with experienced bartenders that offer a seasonal cocktail menu. Low-lit chesterfields, Connect 4 and other classic games, with films shown off the huge ‘drive in movie’ style wall art. 

Music: Resident DJ’s offer a mixture of grooves and beats, turning it into a late night boogie den.

Opening Hours:

  • Wed & Thu: 05.00pm - 01.00am
  • Fri & Sat: 05.00pm - 04.00am

Address: Spear Street, Stevenson Square, Manchester, M1 1FB

Telephone: 0161 236 5381

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