Classy Bars in Manchester

If you want to inject some class into your event, check out our list of classy bars in Manchester. Finding the perfect bar for you is easy.

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Located on the 23rd floor of this stunning hotel, Cloud 23 boasts the title of the highest and classiest bar in Manchester. This decadent and stylish space offers nothing short of breathtaking panoramic views of Greater Manchester, perfectly matched by the superb service and extensive selection of cocktails, and fine champagne. This classy space is perfect for parties, cocktail master classes, celebrations and corporate events.

Ark Deansgate Locks

The Canal Bar at Ark is a self contained space on the lower level of the bar. Features of this room are the private bar, heated terrace and views out on to the Bridgewater Canal. The Canal Bar is perfect for birthdays, special celebrations, networking events and Christmas parties. Add an interactive element to your event with a cocktail masterclass.


The Balcony Bar is the perfect spot for many kinds of celebrations - from special birthdays & anniversaries to leaving parties and company Christmas parties. Your party will have a birds eye view of the hustle & bustle of the gaming floor. Food and drinks packages can be created to suit your requirements. With it's city centre location and excellent transport links the Balcony Bar couldn't be a more convenient choice for your guests.


Planning the perfect Corporate Event? Summer party, Christmas party, networking event or anything in-between? The Havana Bar is the perfect event space for awards evenings, finger food affairs, Christmas parties and 'just because' celebrations for up to 90 people on a casual and relaxed mix and mingle basis or 45 people for seated dining. Our famously fabulous cocktails and plates of scrumptiousness are always served with a sprinkling of Cuban-inspired magic to guarantee events your squad will love and you'll be proud of.


Based on a members club lounge, the classy bar at fivefourstudios is a relaxed space for small parties and events or can be used as part of a larger event.

Cane and Grain Northern Quarter

Looking for somewhere cool and quirky for your product launch, the Liars Lounge at Cane and Grain is the perfect destination. It offers a wide event space with seating area, large private bar and music facilities to play your own tunes. Want some food to order to go with your event? Choose from our delicious rib joint menu.


The pool hall is a semi-private area at black dog NQ consisting of 4 full sized pool tables and some seating. The space is great for all occasions and goup sizes from birthdays to corporate events. For larger groups we can also reserve extra seating in the bar area. We have food and drinks packages available in the pool hall including our extensive cocktail list.


Hire our full top floor inclusive of Private Ballroom and Roof Terrace at Brickhouse Social on New Wakefield St for your special event. The terrace has its own bar, inside and outside space, large amount of seating, BBQ facilities, smoking area and large HD screen. Adjourning the terrace is our private ballroom which has its own bar, HD projector, DJ facilities, private separate entrance (if needed) pool table and a karaoke room.

Dog Bowl Oxford Rd

Our New York style bowling alley, bar and diner is now available to hire exclusively for all events! Whether it be a birthday party, Christmas, corporate event, networking or something a bit different - if you want an unusual and memorable venue Dog Bowl is the place for you! When booking for private hire at Dog bowl you get exclusive use of all five ten-pin bowling alleys, arcade area, restaurant and the bar area. Dog Bowl has full DJ facilities and a surround sound music system - our resident DJs are also available to hire. Bespoke buffet package meals are available to pre-order.

Impossible Bar and Theatre Manchester City Centre

Impossible Bar and Restaurant has a unique and quirky design, with a capacity of 280 standing it is perfect for corporate events Compromising, private rest room, fully stocked bar, a terrace with a capacity of 150, booth seating, stage, sound and light, projection facilities.


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Our modern industrial themed bar and restaurant within our unique facility is a perfect spot for your wedding party! Our super friendly team ensures everyone has a memorable experience here at Graystone. We have a fully licensed bar that serves draught beer, wines and a bespoke cocktail list. Our award winning chef provides various catering options to suit your requirements. We have a good sound system and we can provide a DJ to get a buzz going!

About Classy Bars


A night of sophistication and class is easily accessible with our top picks of classy bars in Manchester. They offer style, glamour, opulence, and most importantly, excellent drinks. You can relax with your guests, knowing that you will all have a night to remember at one of these venues. If you see one you love, you can book through us directly with the venue.

Or, if you need more detail, speak to one of our venue experts, and we will happily discuss locations, prices, and capacity levels with you. We want you to have the best night, which is why our favourite picks have a huge variety. You can drink up in the clouds in venues on the 23rd floor, relax in garden surroundings, or drink up down in the docks, it is simply up to you.

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