The Best Northern Quarter Bars on HeadBox

A mock-up convenience store which is actually a Northern quarter bar

For the best party venues in Manchester take a look at our favourite Northern Quarter Bars, in this weird and wonderful area of the city.

The Northern Quarter is a trendy part of Manchester is best known for it’s vibrant street art, buzzing restaurants and abundance of record shops. It’s also home to some of the city’s liveliest music venues and amazing bars. So, why not hire a not hire one the Northern Quarter bars for your next event in the city.  

We’ve uncovered some of the best bars in the Northern Quarter which are perfect for any upcoming event. These Northern Quarter bars will make the perfect backdrop in an area of the city that knows how to party. Let’s get going!

1.Liar’s Club

dimly lit bar with brickwork walls

Welcome to the Liar’s Club which is one of the best  Northern Quarter Bars in Manchester.

You can exclusively hire Liar’s Club for your next private party or networking event. This tropical hideaway is jam-packed with cocktails is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the Northern Quarter.

This unique venue is the perfect taste of the tropic in the heart of Manchester. One of the best cocktail bars in the Northern Quarter, there’s extensive list of cocktails, over 100 different rums and top Manchester DJ’s creating the perfect party vibe.

This venue can accommodate up to 150 Guests for a standing reception.

2. Crazy Pedro’s

bar table with multi coloured chairs

Crazy by name and crazy by nature, host your party at Crazy Pedro’s.

A top Northern Quarter bar in Manchester which will create a vibrant and fun backdrop for your event.

This bright and colourful venue is not only fully stocked with the largest collection of tequila in Manchester, but also comes with pinball machines, beer pong tables and the best pizza in Manchester. So where else are you going to host the biggest and best party of the year?

3. Manchester 235

casino tables with brickwork ceiling overhead

Set in the heart of Manchester’s city centre, this VIP Space is suitable for your next private function offering your Guests an evening catered by one of the best Northern Quarter bars. Manchester 235 is perfect for networking events, or pre-dinner drinks receptions for up to 140 Guests.

Do you want to give your event a unique selling point? Manchester 235 comes with interactive gambling tables which are hosted by professionals dealers. So get your poker faces at the ready!

4. Hula

tiki-inspired bar made of bricks

You can exclusively hire Hula for one of the best party venues in Manchester. This is one of the best bars in the Northern Quarter and is renowned as the best Tiki experience in Manchester.

Transporting you to a 1950s inspired tropical hostpot, the basement bar exudes tropical beach-style, with retro vibes. Not to mention a cocktail menu which contains all the classic concoctions for those who wish to play it safe. But if you fancy something more adventurous, try the wild and wacky Hula specials.

5. Black Dog NQ

purple lit space with a bar

The Black Dog in Manchester’s Northern Quarter is a great bar to host your next celebratory event.

Just underneath the iconic Affleck’s Palace, the Black Dog is available for exclusive hire offering a laid-back New York inspired speakeasy bar to let your hair down in.

Whether that’s for a corporate networking event or a private party, The Black Dog is one of the best options for bars the Northern Quarter has to offer.

Exclusive hire of this amazing venue includes a private bar, large booth seating, a DJ booth, a large dancefloor as well as ping pong tables, HD projectors and screens! What else could you need?


6. The World Bar

Manchester bar with neon wall lighting

You can exclusively hire the Around the World Bar at The Bierkeller Entertainment Complex for one of the best party venues in Manchester with this quirky bar in the Northern Quarter.

Around the World has been beautifully designed to give a dynamic and quirky atmosphere that is perfect for enjoying lunch, a relaxed after work drink or a large scale corporate event.

The Around the World Bar is the perfect location for your occasion with over 100 different beers available and a wide range of world foods which will give a unique twist to your up and coming event.

7. Tusk

 Manchester northern quarter bars with brickwork

Tusk brings a slice of Africa to the Northern Quarter with it’s stunning tribal decor.

This creates a vibrant and exciting atmosphere which is what you want in a bar. With top of the range cocktails on offer this the perfect Space to exclusively hire for a quirky venue in the Northern Quarter.

8. Walrus

Manchester bar with pink seating and copper lights

Walrus is the sister venue of Tusk and has the same vibrant and upbeat atmosphere which is perfect for celebrations and special occasions.

With amazing cocktails, world beers, an extensive wine list as well as top Manchester DJ’s it’s another great option for party venue hire in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.

9. Fitzgerald

brown floorboard manchester northern quarter bar

The Fitzgerald is a unique Northern Quarter restaurant that’s perfect for parties or corporate events.

This Space is more than versatile and has a maximum capacity of up to 120 Guests for a standing reception or 60 for a seated reception.

The Fitzgerald is all about bringing a touch of Great Gatsby glamour to the Northern Quarter, kitted out with lavish and vintage decor which creates a truly unique atmosphere for a Manchester drinking hotspot.


10. Convenience Store

An unusual Manchester bar which looks like a store

With a vibrant and fun interior, the Convenience Store can offer a party venue like no other. One of the best northern quarter bars, Convenience has bright and bold decor with exposed brick and an array of American Candy Snacks.

Their range of cocktails are delicious and unlike anywhere else in Manchester, sip on Super Soda or relive your childhood with slushies. This is the perfect unusual venue for your office Christmas party or team celebration. Check it out.
We hope you’ve found this whistle-stop tour of the best bars the Northern Quarter has to offer really helpful in picking your next venue! And if this has left you wanting more be sure to check out our Manchester venue collection for some more inspiring options.


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