Gala Dinner Venues in Manchester

A gala dinner calls for great food, entertainment and a venue to remember. Take your pick from the best gala dinner venues in Manchester.

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Impressive event space at one of Manchester's most illustrious venues for gala dinners in Manchester. It features the 360° Big Picture Show which can be transformed.

Manchester Art Gallery Greater Manchester

The exceptionally grand Entrance Hall at the Manchester Art Gallery is perfect for a memorable birthday party, canapé or drinks reception.

AJ Bell Stadium Barton Upon Irwell

This iconic suite boasts incredible views of the Greater Manchester City Skyline with its floor-to-ceiling windows which span across the entire room.

The Lowry Salford Quays

The Compass Room is a fantastic event venue. This space is contemporary and neutral in decor and also benefits from stunning views.


The Concorde Hangar is suitable for a range of large-scale events, including gala dinners, product launches, conferences and exhibitions and gala dinners.


The Great Nave at The Monastery Manchester is a large, beautiful space that’s also very functional and flexible, the perfect venue for a gala dinner.


The John Logie Baird Suite at the Manchester Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel is an elegant yet modern and practical space for private dining. The bright, airy room is ideally suited to dinner parties, gala dinners or buffet receptions. The space can accommodate up to 240 guests in a banquet format.


Brooklyn Heights is the largest event space at Hotel Brooklyn. Floor to ceiling windows give an amazing views of Manchester skyline. Perfect spot to celebrate receptions, gala dinners and weddings..


If you require an exceptional venue to impress guests, then contact Hire Space regarding the IWM's Main Exhibition Space today! It is a unique, visually stunning space which can be hired for an exceptional gala dinner, private banquet, dinner dance, drinks and canapé reception or buffet. Exquisite menus have been created by head chef Tony Pickup using the finest seasonal ingredients.


It is a unique venue available to hire for extravagant gala dinners, banquets, drinks receptions, buffets, sit-down dinners or dinner dances. The Revolution Manchester Gallery is the Museum's newest gallery. It provides an overview of Manchester's rich industrial and scientific heritage with sections dedicated to Transport Revolutions, Computer Age, Engineering, Energy, Cottonopolis and Structure of Matter. There is a stunning digital media wall and photo chandelier which can be utilised to complement and enhance events.


Atholl is a highly functioning meeting room which can be hired individually or in conjunction with Linithgow (116.16m2) to comfortably host 130 for a drinks reception, 62 for a corporate gala dinner, 52 for a boardroom meeting and 105 for a theatre style presentation. In addition to Atholl's excellent facilities, delegates can enjoy DoubleTree's numerous breakout and dining areas, as well as their superb fitness center, bedrooms and suites.


EventCity is the only North West venue that can host 3,500+ people for a gala dinner or awards dinner. Our dedicated in house food and beverage team - The Kitchen have extensive experience in developing dishes and menus that reflect the purpose and objectives for your event. Whether its a 3 course dinner or a 6 course menu with wine pairings, we will help create a truly memorable dining experience for all of your guests. Create Your Event, Your Way.

About Gala Dinner Venues


These Manchester gala dinner suites are show-stopping, awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping venues for all-round amazing dining experiences. Perhaps you're looking for an historical venue with grandeur, or maybe a more modern blank canvas that you can tailor to your taste. Whatever your preference, Manchester sure knows how to do stunning dinners on a big scale. Found one you like? Enquire through Hire Space to receive a quick quote for your event.

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