Us Mancunians are positively spoiled for choice when it comes to planning our leisure time. With so many incredible restaurants, bars, exhibitions and events to explore it can seem impossible to choose…
In celebration of their vibrant, hand crafted Premier Cru Murcian lemon gin, Bombay Sapphire has rounded up some of the best cultural events and activities in Manchester’s August calendar to help you treat yourself to the very best of summer in the city. Including a couple of top spots to enjoy a Bombay Sapphire Premier Cru cocktail and some delicious food while you’re out and about!
Dine on delicious modern British fare at Tariff & Dale
Located in a building that survived the blitzes of WW2, this industrial-chic hangout really captures the essence of Manchester’s cool, casual dining scene. Browse a menu of irresistible modern British dishes from the grill and sourdough pizzas, perfect to pair with a Bombay Sapphire Premier Cru Gin & Tonic. Browse the full menu here.
Find a moment of zen in the Castlefield Viaduct Skypark
Take some time to enjoy the sunshine in the calming urban oasis that is Castlefield viaduct’s Skypark. Transformed by the National Trust from a disused space to a stunning green haven, this new Manchester hangout was created using a similar approach to New York’s High Line. Enter for free and admire the garden’s gorgeous collection of plants and flowers. Reserve your free entry here.
Enjoy a drink at Albert’s Schloss
If you’re looking for somewhere fun, lively and carefree to enjoy a cheeky tipple then Albert’s Schloss is your one stop shop. This self-proclaimed ‘pleasure palace’ offers roaring fires and thrilling live performances, making it an ideal spot to raise a toast with Bombay Sapphire Premier Cru Gin Martini and say cheers to summer. Browse the full menu here.
Dine on superb Spanish cuisine at Tast Catala
After enjoying the flavours of Murcian lemons in a Bombay Sapphire Premier Cru cocktail or two, you may find your palette wants for more Spanish delicacies. Continue the theme and visit Tast Catala for some mouth watering tapas in an elegant yet casual setting. Browse the full Tast Catala menu here.
Watch internationally acclaimed-artists at Band on the Wall
There is nothing like a spot of live music to get you in the summer spirit, and Band on the Wall is held in high regard by gig-goers far and wide. This multi-award winning venue has hosted some of the finest artists in jazz, folk, blues and international music. So don your best dancing shoes and get ready to cheer for that encore! Find the full programme of events in August here.
Round off your evening with a drink at Blinker Bar
Located in the city’s vibrant centre, Blinker Bar is one of Manchester’s newest world-class independent cocktail spots. The bar’s uber-cool interior features up-cycled furniture and recycled materials, giving it a unique and quirky character. Get your friends and family together and enjoy a Bombay Sapphire Premier Cru Gin Martini served up by the bar’s wonderful staff.