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Gay Village

Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
+44 161 236 5529
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Good bars, and a great tea room!

There is a good range of bars and clubs to visit and the park is lovely. There is also a really... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Karla B
Brilliant night out

There is something about this place, there is quite a lot of security presence, but there never... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Centered around the Canal street area in Manchester is a thriving gay scene, which offers a plethora of bars, clubs, restaurants and other nighttime venues for gays and straights alike.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“canal street” (156 reviews)
“great night” (84 reviews)
“bars and clubs” (16 reviews)
Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
+44 161 236 5529
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There is a good range of bars and clubs to visit and the park is lovely. There is also a really lovely Alice in Wonderland themed tea room.

Thank Karla B
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is something about this place, there is quite a lot of security presence, but there never seems to be much trouble. It always feels quite relaxed when you are out and about. The bars have brilliant entertainment and the drinks are cheap! i wouldn't...More

Thank krisstoff01
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first night in Manchester and I was so excited, can't sleep so I went for a drink in ...cant remember the name, am I too drunk? Maybe it is Monday night Tuesday morning so very quiet. The people here are all very friendly and...More

Thank Pana900
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is one of the beat places i have been in manchester bouncers was greating and friendly cant knock anything about it have a good time.....

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

my first visit to gay village was with my friends and we went in G-A-Y for a night out, was a great night, had a laugh and enjoyed dancing in there with my friends and met some really nice new people although I am straight...More

Thank zoemulholland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a place which might be interesting to people or uninteresting to others .I went through the canal road which contains a lot of bars and discos with so many people . It’s look to be crazy and funny . Not bad at all...More

Thank ZayerFaisal
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I came here quite often when I was younger and it was ok then but it is just so scruffy. Some people will love it but it's not for everyone, even when effort is made opening a new bar or restaurant it doesn't stay nice...More

Thank Crawfordreview
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It is worth a visit whether you are gay or not, it is friendly and at night it is a great place to get a drink and just look at the people, some amazing people of all genders and can be a great night out....More

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Been around the globe, there's nowhere quite like manchester, and there's no place quite like the village... so much love ❤️

Thank Bitonastick
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Went around a few bars and every one of them was just amazing, had a blast and for sure will come back real soon!

Thank JuLieta J
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Neil W
8 October 2017|
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Response from Bitonastick | Reviewed this property |
Via is a good place to start, Churchill’s has a great friendly pub feel, and GAY is great later on
Sarah Jane M
30 August 2017|
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Response from coweejuk | Reviewed this property |
There is always a good vibe at Christmas. Bling those jumpers to the max !!
11 August 2017|
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Response from lovethepeaks | Reviewed this property |
Hey. Yes your son will be fine it will be nice for him to see the culture 😊. Their are indeed pubs which serve food and restaurants open after midday aswell as a chippy and a chicken shop. It is indeed best to take him in... More