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7 Of The Best Indoor And Outdoor Spots For Cocktails In Manchester

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7 Of The Best Indoor And Outdoor Spots For Cocktails In Manchester

Summer is round the corner and that means cocktails! 

Whatever the Manc weather has in store for us, summer is pretty much synonymous with cocktails in our book. So, we’ve compiled a guide to the best places in Manchester to enjoy refreshing spritzes, G&Ts and mouthwatering martinis both indoors and out! From terraces to enjoy when the sun makes an appearance, to cosy spots for brunch and cocktails, here are seven of the best bars and restaurants for drinks with your mates.  

1. Monkey 47 Terrace at The Refuge

This lovely bar at the Kimpton Clocktower is here to take you on an Adventure of Sophistication with Monkey 47 this summer. You’ll be able to indulge in a variety of Monkey 47 cocktail specials surrounded by the lush greenery of a gin garden. 

Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, Oxford St, Manchester M60 7HA

2. Albert Schloss

This Bavarian-style restaurant, bar and all-round pleasure palace is the perfect place for a cocktail or two this summer. In fact, if you pre-book a table there, you’ll get a free Monkey 47 cocktail to get you started! 

27 Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR

3. Oast House

This rustic bar and restaurant is a lovely retreat from the outside world where you can relax over a cocktail or two. We recommend trying the Beefeater Pink Gin Punch – a fruity strawberry and watermelon drink that just tastes of summer!

The Avenue Courtyard, Manchester M3 3AY

4. Junkyard Golf

If you like your drinks with a side of crazy golf, don’t worry – we’ve got you! Challenge your mates to a go on Junkyard Golf’s weird and wonderful crazy golf courses, and celebrate your win with some tasty Beefeater Gin and Absolut cocktails! 

2 First St, Manchester M15 4RP

5. The Alchemist

This iconic bar never fails to impress with its delicious cocktail concoctions. Book a table here and order a Screwball for a fruity cocktail with Absolut Raspberry Vodka, Giffard Bubblegum, Apple, Lime and White Chocolate Cream Foam!

3 Hardman St, Manchester M3 3HF

6. Revolución De Cuba

Work on your tan while you sip Havana Club rum specials (including the all-new Havana Club Spiced Rum) at the RDC pop-up in Great Northern Square! 

11 Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR

7. Dishoom

Now that indoor dining is back, you’ll find us taking up permanent residence in Dishoom indulging in a feast of Bombay’s best dishes, washed down with a cocktail or two. Try the Sonia’s Negroni, India Gimlet or a Monkey 47 and tonic!

32 Bridge St, Manchester M3 3BT

Covid-19 health and safety measures and social distancing will be in place at each venue. Please drink responsibly.