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From quirky to masterful, molecular to classic, whatever type of cocktail tickles your metaphorical fancy, Manchester’s got you covered. 


An African-themed cocktail bar located in the Northern Quarter, Tusk not only has one of the most vibrant interiors in the city; it also boasts its own original menu of signature crafted cocktails too. Think colourful tribal décor, an energetic atmosphere and originality personified.

Dusk til Pawn

Hidden behind a shop window on Stevenson Square in Manchester's Northern Quarter, Dusk til Pawn offers a refined yet impressive cocktail list, made by highly skilled connoisseurs all while the sound of the vintage jukebox plays on throughout the night.


We couldn’t talk about cocktail bars in Manchester without mentioning this den of master mixology. Cord offers a completely unique selection of experimental drinks to please any discerning guests. Secretive, raucous and undoubtedly one of the tastiest cocktail bars in town, Cord is well worth routing out.

Be At One

All about bringing something different to a night, Be At One has one of the largest cocktail lists in the industry. From the blended specialities such as sweet and salty popcorn topped Popster, the new virtuous superfood packed Beetroot Retox and the re-imagined classics such as the Gin-Refashioned, there is really something for everyone.


A quirk-heavy fun hub in Manchester; Kosmonaut features retro barber chairs, exposed brick and pipes, and a tasty cocktail menu to boot. Tucked away on a side street in the Northern Quarter, this hidden gem has an American feel throughout and serves a healthy mix of both classic and bespoke creations.




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