For pubs and bars near The Palace Theatre on Oxford Street in Manchester, you only have to walk a short distance to find everything from student bars and traditional boozers to gay bars and Irish pubs, many boasting excellent pre-theatre offers.
There's easily something for everybody in the bars near The Palace Theatre, whether it be a pre-show shandy or a post-concert cocktail. There's traditional pubs offering real ale, flash wine bars or cheap chain bars and, for after the show, there's many nightclubs where you can boogie in to the early hours.
With Oxford Road train station being across the road from The Palace Theatre and St Peters Square tram stop at the end of the road, it makes sense to leave the car at home and enjoy the many pubs and bars near The Palace Theatre.
The Palace Hotel's cocktail bar boasting the largest Martini menu in Manchester. Next door to the Palace Theatre and Oxford Road Station, it boasts grand ceilings and elegant furniture, making it one of the most impressive drinking venues in the city
It all started here back in 1996 when Revolution Oxford Road first opened its doors and was not only the very first Revolution bar in the estate but also the first dedicated vodka bar in the country. After evolving through the decades they are now renowned for their fantastic cocktails, delicious food and not forgetting their very own Vodka Flavours.
The younger sister of the Northern Quarter favourite, just across the road from the Palace Theatre. Open until 4am after the show every day, its New York speakeasy style combines perfectly with a cocktail bar, pool hall, all day diner, rooftop terrace, karaoke lounge and a 400 capacity nightclub, Underdog.
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
Bangkok Bar & Restaurant is the latest restaurant from The Royal Orchid owner Krin Sirisambhand and his family. As well as providing fantastic food, Bangkok Bar & Restaurant plays regular host to an array of exciting Thai themed events, including a monthly Full Moon Party.
Recently refurbished stylish bar located within the four star boutique Macdonald Townhouse Hotel on Portland Street, just around the corner from the Palace Theatre. The menu includes fine traditional ales and lagers, plus beers from around the world, in addition to tempting, original cocktail creations.
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 Palace Theatre and boasts over 200 whiskeys, great ales, a beer garden and two roaring fires.
Formerly Obsidian, this great basement bar below the 4 star Arora International Hotel around the corner from The Palace Theatre on Princess Street serves some of the best cocktails in town alongside an incredible selection of liquor, nice wines and craft beers
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
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.
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
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
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
Lucha Libre a modern Mexican street food restaurant and bar has come to Manchester to open its second branch after taking Liverpool by storm in 2012. From 10pm Thursday-Saturday Lucha Libre will become Lucha Noche pronounced (Loo-cha N’och-ay)
An inspired fusion of cultures comes to Deansgate Locks with the new, cutting-edge bar, club and restaurant, bringing a taste of Japan to Manchester, just a short walk along Whitworth Street West to the Palace Theatre
Just a short walk down Whitworth Street West to The Palace Theatre, 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.