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The Deaf Institute
The Deaf Institute is an independent fun loving bar and venue, spread across 3 floors, with 3 bars, a kitchen and a roof terrace.
Housed in a historic Manchester building originally built in 1878 as The Deaf Institute, the building was derelict when we first got our hands on it and we have refurbished it back to something we hope approaches its original glory. Located just off the bustling Oxford Road, the venue is based in the heart of the Manchester Metropolitan University Campus. In the main bar they ave big sharing tables and leather booths, expect fresh and tasty food, a sweetie shop inspired cocktail list, frozen cocktails, local ales and craft beers served up to a rock ’n roll sound track.
The music hall on the first floor hosts live gigs, comedy and club nights in a ballroom under a massive mirror ball, with velvet curtains, a domed ceiling, tiered seating and parrots on the wall.
The Deaf Institute have been lucky enough to see a solid procession of world class talent on their humble little stage over the years, with some of today’s biggest names in music gracing the stage in the early stages of their career. The basement bar is a dandyish den perfect for parties or club nights.