Fondly named Madchester in the 1980-90s, Manchester has a party scene like nowhere else, with some of the UK’s biggest music bands, most famous nightclubs and finest restaurants in its midst. Think Happy Mondays and Hacienda. While trends have moved on from psychedelic rock, Manchester still buzzes with places to eat, drink and dance. See our rundown of the city’s favourite haunts.
Known for its neon-lit curry mile and lantern-lit Chinatown, Manchester is also home to the UK’s first Michelin star restaurant and some seriously good pub food. Discover our pick of the city’s best eateries, from French bistros and Italian trattorias to vegetarian heaven.
Whether you’re looking for a bar, pub or club, Mike Fearnley from our Manchester Portland Street Premier Inn gives us the insider scoop on where to head for a fun night out in Manchester including the Northern Quarter, Printworks and Deansgate Lock.