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Bars near The Opera House Manchester
Bars near the Opera House Manchester
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Pubs & Bars near Manchester Opera House

The Manchester Opera House on Quay Street, is just a short walk from the crossroads with Deansgate and Peter Street, a busy hub of bars and pubs.
It's also very close to the delightful Castlefield area, where many theatre goers park their cars.
With traditional pubs, Continental beer bars, cocktail lounges, cheesy chain bars, award-winning gastro-pubs, nightclubs, private member's clubs, live music venues, casinos and even strip bars, there's something to suit everybody's taste when choosing where to go for pre-theatre drinks or an after show night out.
There's also many pre-theatre offers to be found in the bars near the Opera House Manchester.
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key: real ale served= real ale, cocktail menu= cocktail menu, food served = food served, disco or club = disco, live music nights = live music, open after 2am = open after 2am
beer garden = beer garden, live football = live sports, pool table = pool table, Stag & Hen nights welcome = stag/hen parties welcome, gay friendly bar = gay bar
karaoke = karaoke , quiz nights = quiz nights, children welcome= kids welcome, Manchester United bar = popular with united fans, Manchester City bar = popular with city fans
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cocktail menu  food served   beer garden
~ 2 min walk to opera house  ~

An English garden oasis amongst the towering glass structures of Spinningfields.  If it's a beverage you're after then you are in luck...They stock a fine array of craft ales from all around the world, as well as a range of beautiful, award winning wines and spirits. Their specialty however, is an expertly devised cocktail list using some of the finest ingredients known to man.

The Lawn Club - Spinningfields
cocktail menu  food served   beer garden
~ 2 min walk to opera house  ~

What is widely recognised as Manchester's best cocktail bar can be found in Spinningfields, next door to The Opera House. Cocktails are carefully crafted using a variety of molecular drinks-making techniques that are every bit as much about the presentation as their extraordinary taste.

The Alchemist Manchester
cocktail menu   food served     
~ 2 min walk to opera house  ~

A simple yet sophisticated restaurant, & Bar evocative of walking into a Spanish tapería. Tapeo & Wine is located over two floors in a grade II-listed building with a smart, stylish fit-out, preserving original features while boasting Spanish flair, with copper beer barrel piping and dials adorning the main wall upstairs, while gauges hang downstairs.

cocktail menu  food served   beer garden real ale served
~ 3 min walk to opera house  ~

Situated in the heart of the cosmopolitan Spinningfields, The Oast House is the perfect setting for anyone looking sip Champagne and guzzle beers from a vast seasonal selection of a  well-stocked cellar that caters for all tastes.

The Oast House
cocktail menu food served
~ 3 min walk to opera house  ~

Tattu’s opulent bar is located on the ground floor of the venue, the decor takes inspiration from nautical influences of body art, with suspended anchors and woven rope lighting above the leather booths and tables. The extensive cocktail menu has been created to offer customers a fresh and exciting take on classic cocktail combinations.

cocktail menu    disco or club     
~ 1.5 min walk to opera house  ~

Contemporary private members club located in the heart of Manchester. Offering exceptional service and a sophisticated ambience within its elegantly designed amber and black interior the Milton embodies the style and warmth that is the signature of this great city.

The Milton Club
Pre-theatre drinks offers
cocktail menu  food served disco or club live music nights   open after 2am   Stag & Hen nights welcome children welcome
~ 2 mins walk to opera house  ~

The huge flagship branch of the Mancunian rum bar chain boasts live music every night, salsa lessons, cocktails and over 50 premium rums. Open late every evening this has quickly become the busiest bar in town. Opened October 2012

Revolucion De Cuba Manchester
cocktail menu    disco or club   open after 2am  
~ 2 mins walk to opera house  ~

Suede is Manchester's biggest VIP super club, located just off Deansgate. Attracting a style conscious crowd every weekend. The club offers an indulgent clubbing experience, the large dance floor plays host to hundreds of partygoers listening to the best in RnB, Hip Hop and House.

cocktail menu  food served       
~ 3 mins walk to opera house  ~

Sakana Pan Asian venue pride themselves not only on their food offering but also the wide range of drinks they have to offer. With two very different bars within the same venue there is something for everyone. They have a comprehensive wine list ranging from £18 to £3600.

cocktail menu  disco or club live music nights  open after 2am  
~ 3 mins walk to opera house  ~

Every city in the world has its one emblematic hot spot that defines an era, a place that becomes the main attraction for generations of beautiful people and the centre of their nightly desires. In Manchester, that special place is LIV. Designed to impress through its amazing décor, music, dancing shows and internationally known artists.

Club Liv -  Manchester
cocktail menu      beer garden live music nights food served real ale served
~ 3.5 mins walk to opera house  ~

Great Northern Square’s answer to craft beer and casual dining. Home to over 60 beers 12 of which are on draught, many of which sourced locally, as well as hosting an incredible array of craft and classic pizzas, No.1 Watson Street is a must-see venue in Manchester.

No.1 Watson Street
cocktail menu      beer garden live music nights
~ 3.5 mins walk to opera house  ~

Fantastic Champagne and cocktail bar next to Manchester Central. Over a hundred Champagnes are available at very reasonable prices, all sourced from a wide range of large and small houses throughout the Champagne region. The award-winning mixologists also serve over 80 cocktails

Epernay Manchester
cocktail menu  food served   open after 2am 
~ 4 mins walk to opera house  ~

Neighbourhood is a restaurant and bar inspired by the vibrancy and accessibility of the food and drink scene you typically see in New York, Las Vegas or Miami. It’s a place where you can grab brunch, coffee and a quick snack, afternoon tea, cocktails or dinner – it literally caters for all, offering something for everybody.

cocktail menu  food served   open after 2am 
~ 4 mins walk to opera house  ~

The Lounge at Manchester House is a delightful bar situated on Level 12 of Tower Twelve in Spinningfields. The lounge and private terraces on Floor 12 have the look and feel of a movie stars pad. It’s slick, monochromatic dramatic and designed to be decadent, with wow wraparound views of Manchester.

Manchester House
cocktail menu  food served   open after 2am  disco or club
~ 4 mins walk to opera house  ~

Combining shabby New York City dive style chic with great liquor, EATS and Rock n’ Roll from the last five decades - MOJO offers a slick, high octane environment with friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Mojo Manchester
cocktail menu  food served   open after 2am 
~ 4 mins walk to opera house  ~

Located underneath the Georgio Armani store in Spinningfields, a block from The Opera House along Deansgate, this beautiful Pacific Rim themed cocktail bar opened in May 2011 to widespread acclaim. From the same team behind The Alchemist, the cocktails are every bit as impressive whilst the DJ emulator is a real talking point

Australasia Manchester
cocktail menu  food served     
~ 4 mins walk to opera house  ~

Australasia Bar and Garden is an extension of Australasia - a contemporary colonial oasis in the heart of Spinningfields. Combining modern Australian cuisine and Pacific Rim flavours with a wealth of delicious cocktails, Australasia Bar and Garden offers a lighter side of the Australasia experience.

Grand Pacific Manchester
cocktail menu  food served     
~ 4 mins walk to opera house  ~

Set in a vast 12,000 square foot, semi-industrial space on the first floor of The Avenue North in Spinningfields, Manchester. Think artist's loft studio meets concrete warehouse: stripped back and raw. Showcasing sculptures, murals and art installations.

Artisan Manchester
Pre-theatre drinks offers
cocktail menu  food served disco or club live music nights live football open after 2am  
~ 4 mins walk to opera house  ~

Manchester's most lavish casino, boasting an amazing cocktail bar, VIP lounge, live entertainment room, 2 restaurants and casino gaming tables set over two floors. open to 6am making it ideal for drinks both before and after the show

Manchester235 Casino Manchester
Pre-theatre drinks offers
cocktail menu      food served
~ 4 mins walk to opera house  ~

Plush Manhatten-style cocktail lounge inside the 5 star Radisson Bluu Edwardian Hotel, formerly the historic Free Trade Hall. Red lanterns lend a decadent air, with large ceilings, velvet red walls, black woodwork, antique gold wall coverings and black crocodile skin hide furniture complementing the excellent cocktails and fine wines

Opus One Manchester
real ale served food servedbeer garden children welcome
~ spinningfields ~

The second Dockyard pub to grace Greater Manchester located on the Left Bank of the River Irwell. The aim is simple- to provide Manchester city centre with a 21st century local, the pub boasts a 100 seater riverside beer terrace in which to enjoy some of the best beers currently being produced in Manchester and inside the bar is fitted out in a comfortable industrial style complete with cosy booths, large format tables.

Dockyard Spinningfields
Pre-theatre drinks offers
disco or club open after 2am
~ 4.5 mins walk to opera house  ~

This basement Tiki dive bar and Caribbean rum shop is packed every night of the week and its very late opening hours makes it a popular haunt with theatre performers and concert goers who take the short walk from the Opera House to enjoy the largest rum collection in town and, without doubt, some of the best tropical cocktails around.

The Liar's Club Manchester
cocktail menu    food served     
~ 4.5 mins walk to opera house  ~

A proper, grown up bar in the Midland Hotel! Try Mr Cooper’s inventive cocktails reflecting Simon Rogan’s signature use of unusual ingredients, combinations and styles in a truly unique environment.

Mr Coopers House & Garden
  cocktail menu food served
~ 5 mins walk to the opera house ~

They love to party all the time down at Pedro’s. From Slamming Soft Shakes at Lunchtime to Boozy Hard Shakes & Crazy Sharing Cocktails into the early hours. Come & check out Manchester’s largest Mezcal & Tequila selection, grab a Frozen Margarita and a slice of Pizza and watch the party unfold.

Crazy Pedro's Part Time Pizza Parlour
real ale served food served  live music nights live football Stag & Hen nights welcome children welcome Manchester United bar
~ 5 mins walk to the opera house ~

Traditional Irish pub, hidden away behind Kendal's House Of Fraser on Deansgate, which is famed for selling the best Guinness in Manchester. Tradtional Irish folk music and cover bands perform at weekends and NYE including Premiership football, horse racing, rugby and gaelic sports make it popular with United fans especially.

Mulligans Irish Pub Manchester
Pre-theatre drinks offers
  cocktail menu
~ 5 mins walk to the opera house ~

Located on the 23rd floor of the landmark Hilton Beetham Tower, just a short walk along Deansgate to the Opera House, Manchester's sophisticated sky bar offers amazing views of the city and beyond. Table service and a fantastic cocktail menu, themed around Mancunian icons, add to the elegance. With a limited capacity, expect to queue for the lift in the lobby.

Cloud 23 Manchester
disco or club open after 2am cocktail menu
~ 6 mins walk to the opera house ~

Arcane is located on South King Street, a bustling, up and coming area of bars & restaurants, and is the brainchild of owners Mark Taylor and Gary Kilroy. The word ARCANE is defined as meaning “hidden, mysterious and understood by few”. The location and design of the venue goes a long way in describing what the owners were looking for and it takes a bold step away from the areas many concept bars.

Arcane Bar Manchester
Pre-theatre drinks offers
  cocktail menu beer garden disco or club pool table
~ 7.5 mins walk to opera house ~

Just a short walk down Deansgate to The Opera House, this beautiful early 19th Century lock keepers cottage has been refurbished back to its former glory, opening as an independent bar with a home from home atmosphere in August 2012. A place to play pool or darts, relax on the sun terrace or dance through the night.

Lock 91 Manchester
Pre-theatre drinks offers
  cocktail menu food served beer garden Stag & Hen nights welcome children welcome Manchester United bar
~ 8.5 mins walk to the opera house ~

Situated in a stunning position with a huge patio on the banks of the Bridgewater Canal in the heart of the Castlefield urban heritage park, this Mancunian institution is without doubt Manchester's busiest bar when the sun is out. Antique furniture and portraits of historic figures from the city's past reflect the building's heritage. Popular for functions too

Dukes 92 Manchester
cocktail menu food served         
~ 9 mins walk to the opera house ~

Gaucho Manchester is a majestic, multi-level restaurant and cocktail bar set inside an old Methodist church. With the original organ at the helm, this is a venue steeped in history. From the open kitchen to the Art Deco glass panelled ceiling, it’s a feast for the eyes as well as the tastebuds.

Gaucho Manchester
Pre-theatre offers available
cocktail menu  food served children welcome 
~ 9 mins walk to the opera house ~

Family ran bar, restaurant and upmarket tea rooms next to Kendals House Of Fraser. Having gone an extensive refurbishment in December 2011, the bar offers fully stocked bar serves Champagnes, wines and cocktails, alongside a great choice of Afternoon Teas and an a la carte menu.

47 King Street West
real ale served food served live music nights beer garden quiz nights Manchester United bar 
~ 9 mins walk to the opera house ~
Pride Of Manchester Awards Winner...
~ Best Pub in Manchester 2009 & 2010 ~

Winner of 'The Best Pub in Manchester' title for the past 2 years, this tardis-like boozer next to The Bridgewater Hall is a short walk to The Opera House and boasts over 200 whiskeys, great ales, a beer garden and two roaring fires.

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