For the best party venues in Manchester, take a look at our favourite Northern Quarter Bars in this weird and wonderful area of the city.

The Northern Quarter is a trendy part of Manchester best known for its vibrant street art, buzzing restaurants and abundance of record shops. It’s also home to some of the city’s liveliest music venues and amazing bars. We’ve uncovered some of the best bars in the Northern Quarter perfect for any upcoming event. 

1. Liar’s Club

dimly lit bar with brickwork walls
Get a taste of the tropics in the centre of Manchester at the Liar’s Club, one of the best Northern Quarter Bars in Manchester. This trendy Space is available for exclusive hire, perfect for your next private party or networking event. This tropical hideaway is jam-packed with exciting food and drink and is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the Northern Quarter.
Considered one of the best cocktail bars in the Northern Quarter, the Liar’s Club features an extensive list of cocktails, over 100 different rums and top Manchester DJ’s creating the perfect party vibe. This venue can accommodate up to 150 Guests for a standing reception.

2. Crazy Pedro’s

bar table with multi coloured chairs
Crazy by name and crazy by nature, host your party at Crazy Pedro’s, a top Northern Quarter bar in Manchester which will create a vibrant and fun backdrop for your event.
This bright and colourful venue is not only fully stocked with the largest collection of tequila in Manchester, but also comes with pinball machines, beer pong tables and amazing pizza. What better place to the best party of the year?

3. Manchester 235

casino tables with brickwork ceiling overhead
Set in the heart of Manchester’s city centre, this VIP Space is suitable for your next private function, offering your Guests an evening catered by one of the best Northern Quarter bars. Manchester 235 is perfect for networking events, or pre-dinner drinks receptions for up to 140 Guests.
Do you want to give your event a unique selling point? Manchester 235 comes with interactive gambling tables which are hosted by professionals dealers, so get your poker faces ready!

4. Hula

tiki-inspired bar made of bricks
You can exclusively hire Hula for one of the best party venues in Manchester. This is one of the best bars in the Northern Quarter and is renowned as the best Tiki experience in Manchester.
Transporting you to a 1950s-inspired tropical hotspot, the basement bar exudes tropical beach-style, with retro vibes. The Space also features a cocktail menu which contains all the classic concoctions. If you fancy something more adventurous, try the wild and wacky Hula specials.

5. Black Dog NQ

purple lit space with a bar
The Black Dog in Manchester’s Northern Quarter is a great bar to host your next celebratory event.
Just underneath the iconic Affleck’s Palace, the Black Dog is available for exclusive hire offering a laid-back New York-inspired speakeasy bar to let your hair down.
 Exclusive hire of this amazing venue includes a private bar, large booth seating, a DJ booth, a large dancefloor as well as ping pong tables, HD projectors and screens! What else could you need?

6. The World Bar

Manchester bar with neon wall lighting
You can exclusively hire the Around the World Bar at The Bierkeller Entertainment Complex for one of the best party venues in Manchester, with this quirky bar in the Northern Quarter.
Around the World has been beautifully designed to create a dynamic and quirky atmosphere perfect for enjoying lunch, a relaxed after-work drink or a large scale corporate event.
This fun Space features over 100 different beers available and a wide range of world foods which will give a unique twist to your next event.

7. Tusk

 Manchester northern quarter bars with brickwork
Tusk brings a slice of Africa to the Northern Quarter with it’s stunning tribal decor.
This creates a vibrant and exciting atmosphere, perfect for  hosting your next party. With top-of-the-range cocktails on offer, this quirky venue in the Northern Quarter is sure to impress your Guests. 

8. Walrus

Manchester bar with pink seating and copper lights
Walrus is the sister venue of Tusk and has the same vibrant and upbeat atmosphere, making an ideal location for celebrations and special occasions.
With amazing cocktails, world beers, an extensive wine list (not to mention top Manchester DJs), it’s another great option for party venue hire in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.

9. Fitzgerald

brown floorboard manchester northern quarter bar
The Fitzgerald is a unique Northern Quarter restaurant great for parties or corporate events.
This Space is incredibly versatile and has a maximum capacity of up to 120 Guests for a standing reception or 60 for a seated reception.
The Fitzgerald is all about bringing a touch of Great Gatsby glamour to the Northern Quarter, kitted with lavish, vintage decor, creating a truly unique atmosphere for your next night out in Manchester. 

10. Convenience Store

An unusual Manchester bar which looks like a store
With a vibrant and fun interior, the Convenience Store is a party venue like no other. One of the best northern quarter bars, the Convenience Store features bright, bold decor with exposed brick and an array of American snacks and candies.
Their range of cocktails are delicious and unlike anywhere else in Manchester. Sip on Super Soda or relive your childhood with tasty slushies. This is the perfect unusual venue for your office Christmas party or team celebration.
We hope you’ve found this whistle-stop tour of the best bars the Northern Quarter has to offer really helpful in picking your next venue! And if this has left you wanting more be sure to check out our Manchester venue collection for some more inspiring options.