Get inspired with these HeadBox top picks for the best venue hire Manchester has to offer.

Manchester otherwise known as the Northern Powerhouse has a beautiful modernist architecture with plenty of bars, restaurant and event Spaces to discover.

Whether you’re on the hunt for a function room to hire for a corporate meeting, a party venue for a drinks reception for your next big celebration or a unique private dining room.
We’ve got a Space that will suit your event down to the ground.

We’ve compiled the best venue hire in Manchester to help you with your venue search. 

1. The Monastery

If you really want to impress your guests with a stunning private party venue, Manchester is home to The Great Nave at The Monastery.
This venue is a stunning Gothic venue and the perfect setting for any special event. With impressively versatile internal spaces, The Monastery’s in-house team can help you create an experience which your Guests will never forget.
The Grade II listed Great Nave can accommodate up to 450 for a dinner dance, and up to 600 guests for a conference. The Friar rooms are perfect for breakout rooms, or small meetings for 2 to 50 Guests.

2. Manchester House

atmospheric room with brightly coloured chairs

The Manchester House Private Dining Room can accommodate up to 9 guests for an intimate and elegant seated reception. Chef Patron, Aiden Byrne and his long-serving team, pride themselves on traditionalism and unique flavour combinations in this quirky venue.

This Private Dining Room won’t fail to impress you and your Guests!

3. Icon

exposed brick ceiling room at Icon

Set in the heart of Manchester City centre, Icon offers a unique event Space. A great option for party venue hire Manchester

Home to a sophisticated private bar and striking furnishings, this Space is ideal for any networking event or pre-dinner drinks reception.

Looking for something a little different? This venue hire Manchester has a fun interactive element with Blackjack and Roulette tables available for hire for a truly unforgettable night.

4. Rosylee

dim room with plant decorated ceiling

Rosylee is a stylish, beautifully decorated venue in the Northern Quarter.

The warm and relaxed atmosphere in this venue makes it perfect for private dining, drinks receptions, intimate parties and even photoshoots.

Need a Space with an outdoor area? Well, for a little extra you can hire Rosylee’s front terrace.

The staff here pride themselves on exceptional service and will ensure your Guests have a memorable experience.

5. 3MT

space with black and orange chairs

The Three Minute Theatre, also known as the 3MT Venue, is a purpose-built Vintage recycled theatre in Manchester’s City Centre.

This Theatre Space can be hired out during the day. Why not use the venue for workshops, seminars, training days, events and small conferences. 3MT has a maximum capacity of 100 guests for a standing reception and 65 guests in a theatre-style arrangement.

There’s also a grand piano if you feel inclined to have add a musical element to your event.

A fully functional kitchen is also available to Guests to ensure you are watered and fed throughout the day!

6. South Terrace and Lounge, King Street Townhouse

outdoor terrace overlooking view of Manchester

The South Terrace and Lounge at King Street Townhouse is an amazing private venue for hire. With a heated south-facing terrace, overhead canopy and a two-way facing fire in a comfy alfresco setting, it’s the perfect spot all year round.

The spires and clock tower of the Manchester Town Hall take centre stage within this unique venue. This versatile spot a great Space for your next event.

And with a maximum seated capacity of 100 Guests, the event-possibilities are endless! Wow you Guests with one of the most spectacular options for venue hire Manchester has to offer.

7. Music Hall, The Deaf Institute

music hall with large red curtains

The Music Hall at The Deaf Institute is available for hire for your next private party in one of Manchester’s best venues.

This unique event Space is in the heart of the Manchester Metropolitan University Campus. The venue is home to three bars across three floors, including an on-site kitchen and roof terrace.

With full PA & DJ equipment, AV set up and its own dedicated bartenders, the Music Hall at The Deaf Institute is perfect for parties, receptions, film screenings & live performances. 

This Space can accommodate 260 guests for a standing reception and 120 for a seated conference style setting or 70 guests for a seated private dining setting. So there’s plenty of options to suit your event.

8. Large Hub, King Street Townhouse

large hub venue hire Manchester

The Large Hub, is in the King Street Townhouse. The Space is furnished with beautiful dark wooden flooring, a French door entrance and has it’s own private pantry which is perfect as a breakout Space.

The pantry is ideal for meeting breaks and refreshments and can be converted into a bar for social events.

With plenty of natural light, this Space can accommodate 50 guests for a standing reception. Large Hub is a great option if you’re looking for a stand-out party venue in Manchester.

9. Albert Hall

large theatre with a mezzanine level

The Albert Hall, a Grade 2 listed building in the heart of Manchester, is a truly iconic Space. This charismatic concert venue, with its unique vaulted ceilings and stained glass windows, will leave your guests with plenty of talking points.

With super flexible catering options and a maximum capacity of 300 guests for a seated dinner reception, Albert Hall has all the ingredients for a truly memorable event.

This is truly one of the best options for venue hire Manchester has to offer in an iconic city venue. 

10. Events Space, Manchester 235

large stage venue hire Manchester

This Extravagant and exciting Space is a great private venue hire option for your next big event in Manchester. 

The quirky Event Space at Manchester 235 features lavish decor, a fully licensed and stocked bar, with a 24 hour alcohol license Monday – Sunday, state of the art multi-media facilities and a stage. 

If you’re looking for the perfect corporate event venue, without the corporate feel, then this is the Space for you. With banqueting, canapés and finger food options, you can guarantee your event will leave your Guests fully satiated!

So there you have it, our Best Venues to Hire In Manchester.

 If you would like to see more available Spaces, take a look at our Manchester Venue collection. Don’t forget, if you need a hand finding the perfect Space, you can get in touch with our concierge team on – they’re always happy to help!