The Village

Discover the vibrant heart of Manchester's LGBTQ+ community in the iconic Gay Village. Our guide unveils the rich tapestry of this inclusive and lively neighbourhood, featuring welcoming bars, clubs, and cultural hotspots. Immerse yourself in the dynamic events and diverse entertainment that make the Gay Village a hub of celebration and acceptance. From lively nightlife to colourful festivals, explore the unique charm and spirit that define this integral part of Manchester. Plan your visit and experience the warmth and diversity of the Gay Village, where acceptance and celebration create an unforgettable atmosphere for all.

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Bars and clubs in The Village

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AXM Bar & Club

AXM opened its doors in 2004 and offers a late night clubbing experience with DJs, cabaret shows and…

MAYA

Situated at the bustling intersection of Chorlton Street and Canal Street, the 20th-century…

Oscars

Oscars is an intimate, theatre style bar showing classic and modern musical film clips in glamorous…

The Eagle Bar

Men only basement bar with industrial and stylish décor open seven nights a week with a faithful…

Via

A Gay, gothic labyrinth bar serving quality dishes with specials, in a unique relaxed environment…

View

View is a large bar and club over two floors and open seven nights a week. Entertainment includes a…

Restaurants and café in The Village

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Happy Seasons

Dishes include the trio of roast meats with rice, crispy duck, and the har gow, and there is also a…

MAYA

Situated at the bustling intersection of Chorlton Street and Canal Street, the 20th-century…

Samsi

Nestled in the bustling city of Manchester is a dining destination that’s been serving…

Tokyo Season

Tokyo Season in Manchester, serves authentic Japanese cuisine to Manchester diners right in the…

Try Thai

A bright and modern new Thai restaurant located in the heart of Chinatown.The entrance is on…

Velvet

Velvet is one of Manchester’s most luxurious bar, restaurant and boutique hotels right on…

Via

A Gay, gothic labyrinth bar serving quality dishes with specials, in a unique relaxed environment…

Sushi Mami

Sushi Mami is an authentic Japanese kitchen that has recently opened on Portland Street. At Sushi…

Hotels in The Village

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LEVEN

LEVEN Manchester is housed in a landmark early 20th century red brick building on the corner of…

LGBTQ+ events

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Superbia 16 Aug 2024

Superbia

Superbia is an Arts & Culture programme that offers an alternative way to celebrate Pride…