Gay Village in Manchester is without doubt the liveliest
area of the city and this is reflected by the number
of pubs, bars and clubs dotted around Canal Street,
or 'anal treet' as it's also affectionately known locally.
Street is the name most widely associated with Manchester's
Lined with gay bars, clubs, cafe's and shops, it's packed
at night time with gays, lesbians, transexuals and transvetites
who have flocked to the area from all over the world,
many attracted by the Queer As Folk television drama
which was based here.
'The Village' is full of gay bars, most of them are
straight friendly and the popularity of the area with
hetrosexuals underlines the welcoming open-minded attitude
Mancunians are famed for.
great time is guaranteed for anybody - gay, straight
Often referred to as a bisexual bar because of its appeal to both a gay and straight crowd, as well as its location in the Gay Village, this New York style bar boasts 3 private lounges, a dancefloor and bed settees. There's no charge to hire one of the private areas whilst drinks offers throughout the week and DJs add to the attraction
A vibrant gay-friendly bar tucked around the back of Piccadilly and across the road from Canal Street in the same building as Basement gay sauna. This tribute to legendary Manchester drag queen, Frank 'Foo Foo' Lammar, is a hidden gem that has scooped the Pride Of Manchester Award for Best Bar in Manchester two years on the trot
fantastic cocktail bar inside the multi-award
winning 4 star Mint Hotel is ideally placed opposite
Piccadilly Station and at the end of Canal Street.
A Cocktail Masterclass teaches you how to make
many of their fifty different Martinis, vintage
and contemporary cocktails.