Are you new to the city and find your search met with tonnes of student nights when looking for the hottest hangouts? Perhaps you’ve just not really been out since your student card expired and now you find yourself lost wondering just where to go now you’re a real life adult.

We get it, sometimes you want to go out and feel young… but that’s not always found by reenacting out your youth surrounded by the youth of today wondering how they’re not cold in that mini dress (without tights.)

We’ve gathered together some of the best restaurants, bars and clubs around our city that welcome more of a sophisticated, grown up crowd… That’s you now.

The Milton Club

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Cocktails and late night club The Milton Club is located on Deansgate, and is no stranger to a celeb padded after party. Recent events include, Kid Ink, Ashanti, and the Manchester Fashion Industry. The club is for private members only and includes booths and a contemporary island bar.

Price: £££

Music: House, Party Mashup, Hip Hop/RnB, Commercial/Pop

Cheapest cocktail: Cosmopolitan/Margarita/Mojito (+more) £10.95

Dearest bottle: Armand De Brignac Rose (1.5L MAGNUM) £1700

TripAdvisor: 4/5 Stars

Twitter Followers: 12.2K followers

Facebook Likes: 13,011 Likes

Opening Times: Friday 8pm-4am

Saturday 8pm-4am

Menagerie Restaurant and Bar

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Bespoke restaurant and bar, Menagerie has newly burst onto the Manchester scene. You can find them a short walk from Salford Centre, One New Bailey. Join them for “Cocktail Club” Mon-Fri, 5-7pm where you can enjoy 2 for 1 on selected drinks.

Price: £££

Music: Background Music

Cheapest cocktail: French Kiss £9.00

Dearest cocktail: The Golden Swan £100

TripAdvisor: 3.5/5 Stars

Twitter Followers: 5814 followers

Facebook Likes: 6552 Likes

Opening Times: Friday 12pm–2am

Saturday 12pm–2am

Sunday 12pm–1am

Monday 12pm–1am

Tuesday 12pm–1am

Wednesday 12pm–1am

Thursday 12pm–1am

Club LIV

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Just next door to Albert’s Schloss, Club Liv is one of the city’s top hotspots. Hosting birthdays for TOWIE favourites like Mario Falcone and even welcoming the likes of Conor McGregor – they know a thing or two about partying in style.

Price: ££££

Music: Commercial/Pop, House, Hip Hop/RnB

Cheapest Cocktail: Daiquiri/Mojito/Paloma (+more) £9

Dearest Bottle: Dom Perignon Vintage (Jeroboarn 3ltr) £3600

TripAdvisor: —

Twitter Followers: 8035 followers

Facebook Likes: 11,650 Likes

Opening Times: Friday 10pm–4am

Saturday 10pm–4am

Thursday 10pm–4am


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Neighbourhood is one of Spinningfields most loved eateries. The beautiful New York style interior really sets the scene for a good night out. Their “the best view of heaven is from hell” sign is an instagram favourite, so if you plan on spending the night, make sure you go prepared with a good filter in mind.

Price: £££

Music:  Background Music

Cheapest cocktail: Espresso Martini/Aperol Spritz (+ more) £8.50

Dearest bottle: Hennessy Paradis Imperial/Remy Martin Louis XIII £2500

TripAdvisor: 4/5 Stars

Twitter Followers: 21.8K followers

Facebook Likes: 13,418 Likes

Opening Times: Friday 11:30am–3am

Saturday 11:30am–3am

Sunday 11:30am–1am

Monday 11:30am–1am

Tuesday 11:30am–1am

Wednesday 11:30am–1am

Thursday 11:30am–3am


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With stylish decor, bringing a Victorian style luxe to Manchester’s clubbing scene, Suburbia is an underground haven for the city’s movers and shakers. Taking over the hole where Avici White left, Suburbia calls Deansgate home alongside a few others in this list.

Price: £££

Music: House, Commercial/Pop, Hip Hop/RnB

Cheapest cocktail: Strawberry Daiquiri/Long Island Iced Tea (+more) £7

Dearest bottle: Louis Roederer Cristal Rose £800


Twitter Followers: 1554 followers

Facebook Likes: 1561 Likes

Opening Times: Friday 9pm–2:30am

Saturday 10pm–4:30am


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Epernay is hidden away in the Great Northern Tower. It is proud to boast the largest and most varied champagne list in the city, accommodating for corporate events as well as hen parties. Join their mixologist for a masterclass in cocktail making!

Price: ££

Music: Background Music, Jazz

Cheapest cocktail: Champagne Punch/Rhubarb & Custard Spritz (+ more) £6

Dearest bottle: Krug Rose £220

TripAdvisor: 3.5/5 Stars

Twitter Followers: 7689 followers

Facebook Likes: 2597 Likes

Opening Times: Friday 12pm–2am

Saturday 12pm–2am

Sunday 12–11pm

Monday 4pm–1:30am

Tuesday 4pm–1:30am

Wednesday 4pm–1:30am

Thursday 4pm–1:30am


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Calling Spinningfields its home, Tattu is just a short walk from the Opera House. With an intimate and sophisticated atmosphere, the venue is a sensory experience taking you on a journey from East to West. We see nothing but good reviews for the restaurant and bar.

Price: £££

Music: Background Music

Cheapest cocktail: Grape Cooler/Emerald Twist (+ more) £6

Dearest bottle: Louis XIII Cognac £2500

TripAdvisor: 4.5/5 Stars

Twitter Followers: 11.8k followers

Facebook Likes: 15051 Likes

Opening Times: Friday 12pm–2am

Saturday 12pm–2am

Sunday 12pm–12am

Monday 12pm–12am

Tuesday 12pm–12am

Wednesday 12pm–12am

Thursday 12pm–1am

Bijou Club

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Known for being the local celeb watering hole, Bijou Club is situated on Chapel Street, just beside the River Irwell. From Little Mix to Drake, the venue has hosted some of the biggest after parties Manchester has seen. Make sure you visit, if only to see the venue’s exclusive riverside terrace.

Price: £££

Music: Hip Hop/RnB, Commercial/Pop, House

Cheapest cocktail: Pornstar Martini (+more) £9.95

Dearest bottle: Belvedere Vodka (6Ltr) £1,500

TripAdvisor: 3/5 Stars

Twitter Followers: 23k followers

Facebook Likes: 5969 Likes

Opening Times: Friday 9:30am–6pm

Saturday 12–4pm, 10:30pm–5am

Sunday 10:30pm–5am

Monday 9:30am–6pm

Tuesday 9:30am–6pm

Wednesday 9:30am–6pm

Thursday 9:30am–6pm

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