Garry's Guidebook - welcome to Manchester

Garry
Garry's Guidebook - welcome to Manchester

Night Life

Manchester has an abundance of nightlife and within this guide we pull out a few of the areas that you can visit in the day and then carry on into the night! From Manchester’s famous LGBTQ village to the trendy Northern quarter area, you must squeeze it all in!
This is Manchester famous LGBTQ area, lots of bars to visit and night life to take in Visit Oscars Bar for a little sing song to Broadway show tunes Check out other bars too Via Manchester, New York, New York or The REM Bar but that whole strip is good fun
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This is Manchester famous LGBTQ area, lots of bars to visit and night life to take in Visit Oscars Bar for a little sing song to Broadway show tunes Check out other bars too Via Manchester, New York, New York or The REM Bar but that whole strip is good fun
Here’s a list of some of Manchester most common places to host as bars and places to eat all in walking distance form the apartment
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Here’s a list of some of Manchester most common places to host as bars and places to eat all in walking distance form the apartment
Here you have the choice of a few places to eat including Almost Famous Burger which is a treat, there is also an odeon Cinema and a place called whistle punks which is a fun Axe Throwing activity, there is a Lanes Bowling ally too, Opposite great northern facing the bar Impossible there is a retro arcade called NQ64 so check this out for some fun and games
Great Northern Warehouse
235 Deansgate
Here you have the choice of a few places to eat including Almost Famous Burger which is a treat, there is also an odeon Cinema and a place called whistle punks which is a fun Axe Throwing activity, there is a Lanes Bowling ally too, Opposite great northern facing the bar Impossible there is a retro arcade called NQ64 so check this out for some fun and games
This is a whole set of bars in Manchester admittedly a slightly younger scenes but next door is the castlefield area for the 30 something plus crowd
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Deansgate Locks
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This is a whole set of bars in Manchester admittedly a slightly younger scenes but next door is the castlefield area for the 30 something plus crowd

Neighbourhoods

Check out Spinningfields area for some Bars and some night life. Great restaurants like The IVY which has three floors for dining and then the Alchemist, as well as the Lawn Club or check out 20 stories Bar for the view!
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Spinningfields
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Check out Spinningfields area for some Bars and some night life. Great restaurants like The IVY which has three floors for dining and then the Alchemist, as well as the Lawn Club or check out 20 stories Bar for the view!
An ideal location to check out some bars, restaurants and shops. The NQ is a trendy urban area that you definitely need to check out whilst you are here. Aim for the Northern quarter in Google but visit Stevenson Square too and look out for all the wall start!
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Northern Quarter
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An ideal location to check out some bars, restaurants and shops. The NQ is a trendy urban area that you definitely need to check out whilst you are here. Aim for the Northern quarter in Google but visit Stevenson Square too and look out for all the wall start!
This is a lovely little canals walk and is next door to the Ancoats areas where there are some great places to eat, check out Rudy’s pizza and The counter house for places to eat and drink and walk along the canal and check out the local coffee shops on the marina
New Islington Marina Promenade
This is a lovely little canals walk and is next door to the Ancoats areas where there are some great places to eat, check out Rudy’s pizza and The counter house for places to eat and drink and walk along the canal and check out the local coffee shops on the marina
Castlefield and deansgate locks has some great bars and a stretch of canal to walk along which will take you through to Oxford road which is a great road leading to Hatch and the Student area of Manchester, look out for Joshua Brooks bar here and visit Hatch which is a cool trendy place for food and shopping like box village in London
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Deansgate Locks
5 Century St
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Castlefield and deansgate locks has some great bars and a stretch of canal to walk along which will take you through to Oxford road which is a great road leading to Hatch and the Student area of Manchester, look out for Joshua Brooks bar here and visit Hatch which is a cool trendy place for food and shopping like box village in London
This is where you will find the theatre nightlife of HOME where you might be able to catch some shows and some outdoor attractions A few bars here and an Indian tiffin rooms restaurant as well as a junkyard golf venue which is fun This is also next door to deansgate locks and near castlefield so you can do both events areas in one hit
First Street
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This is where you will find the theatre nightlife of HOME where you might be able to catch some shows and some outdoor attractions A few bars here and an Indian tiffin rooms restaurant as well as a junkyard golf venue which is fun This is also next door to deansgate locks and near castlefield so you can do both events areas in one hit
The home of ITV and the old quays of Salford this is a team stop away just aim for media City Uk or the Eccles team stop and you can take in the sights and the blue Peter garden! As well as lots of places to eat and drink aswell a s it’s own Lowry outlet shopping mall, Lowry theatre and the imperial war museum You can also access Manchester United grounds from here too
The Quays
The home of ITV and the old quays of Salford this is a team stop away just aim for media City Uk or the Eccles team stop and you can take in the sights and the blue Peter garden! As well as lots of places to eat and drink aswell a s it’s own Lowry outlet shopping mall, Lowry theatre and the imperial war museum You can also access Manchester United grounds from here too
This is a cool area where you have several iconic places to view, the road itself has great architecture and is a lead into Manchester’s student area Places of interests Refuge bar and restaurant Temple bar this is one of the smallest bars in Manchester and an old toilet! Hatch - cool shops and places to eat with live music
Oxford Road
This is a cool area where you have several iconic places to view, the road itself has great architecture and is a lead into Manchester’s student area Places of interests Refuge bar and restaurant Temple bar this is one of the smallest bars in Manchester and an old toilet! Hatch - cool shops and places to eat with live music
This area is home to Manchester’s oldest bar Sinclairs Oyster bar and has a number of nice places to eat and sights to see, it’s in the same area as Manchester Mcarthy dark and near to sled ridges for shopping!
The Triangle
This area is home to Manchester’s oldest bar Sinclairs Oyster bar and has a number of nice places to eat and sights to see, it’s in the same area as Manchester Mcarthy dark and near to sled ridges for shopping!

Food scene

You’ll enjoy this venue for its food and atmosphere, worth checking out and you can visit next door the venue called Band on the wall and opposite you will find an outdoor bar and restaurant call Romano where they do great pizza!
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Mackie Mayor
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You’ll enjoy this venue for its food and atmosphere, worth checking out and you can visit next door the venue called Band on the wall and opposite you will find an outdoor bar and restaurant call Romano where they do great pizza!
Book ahead for this as it’s gets busy but great food stalls and entertainment atonement
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Escape to Freight Island
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Book ahead for this as it’s gets busy but great food stalls and entertainment atonement
Lots of places to park at here including Indian street food favourite Mowgli, check it out and see for yourself
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Corn Exchange
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Lots of places to park at here including Indian street food favourite Mowgli, check it out and see for yourself
Check out this character filled newly designed restaurant just round the corner of the flat on Blackfriars road, book in advance for their Sunday roast!
The Black Friar
41-43 Blackfriars Road
Check out this character filled newly designed restaurant just round the corner of the flat on Blackfriars road, book in advance for their Sunday roast!
This is a great little Italian at the end of the street near the flat and is great for a lunch menu or a pre theatre dinner they also do little magic shows so pop in as you go past and say hello
LO SCOGLIO
187 Chapel Street
This is a great little Italian at the end of the street near the flat and is great for a lunch menu or a pre theatre dinner they also do little magic shows so pop in as you go past and say hello
Check out this for food fun and cocktails, located on the centre of spinningfields you have access to this, the Ivy, the Oast house, ThaiKun and comptoir all in the vicinity so spoilt for choice
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The Alchemist Spinningfields
3 Hardman St
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Check out this for food fun and cocktails, located on the centre of spinningfields you have access to this, the Ivy, the Oast house, ThaiKun and comptoir all in the vicinity so spoilt for choice
In the heart of China town if you like Chinese food then you can’t beat the little yang sing!
The Little Yang Sing
17 George St
In the heart of China town if you like Chinese food then you can’t beat the little yang sing!

Sightseeing

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Manchester
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Check out these garden in Salford which is a 15 minute walk from the flat behind Salford university, a lovely walk and park where you can relax and take a few drinks and a picnic
Peel Park
Check out these garden in Salford which is a 15 minute walk from the flat behind Salford university, a lovely walk and park where you can relax and take a few drinks and a picnic
If you like to shop check out Harvey Nicks for shopping and maybe a spot of lunch
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Harvey Nichols
21 New Cathedral St
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If you like to shop check out Harvey Nicks for shopping and maybe a spot of lunch
A Must visit if you are a history enthusiast
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John Rylands Library
250 Oxford Rd
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A Must visit if you are a history enthusiast
If you like Art this is a great free gallery to spend some time appreciating all of the art including the LS Lowry collection
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Manchester Art Gallery
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If you like Art this is a great free gallery to spend some time appreciating all of the art including the LS Lowry collection
A great place to take a picture and to visit inside you’ll also find lots of the trams are accessed here also
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Manchester Central Library
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A great place to take a picture and to visit inside you’ll also find lots of the trams are accessed here also
Definitely one not to be missed for pictures and tasty food! Not far from Piccadilly and Manchester’s LGBTQ area on canal street
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Chinatown
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Definitely one not to be missed for pictures and tasty food! Not far from Piccadilly and Manchester’s LGBTQ area on canal street
This is a great place to visit and look inside with ornate furniture and great stained glass windows
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Manchester Cathedral
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This is a great place to visit and look inside with ornate furniture and great stained glass windows
You can get lost for a few hours here taking in some of the interesting facts and activities
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Science and Industry Museum
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You can get lost for a few hours here taking in some of the interesting facts and activities
Walking a little further up on Oxford road you can find the Whitworth art gallery, plenty of buses go this one so any any bud an Oxford road will take you there - if you like curry this is also on the road to rusholme Manchester’s “curry mile”
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The Whitworth
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Walking a little further up on Oxford road you can find the Whitworth art gallery, plenty of buses go this one so any any bud an Oxford road will take you there - if you like curry this is also on the road to rusholme Manchester’s “curry mile”
Various different river cruises in Manchester and it’s a great way to see the sights and kill some time. There is a river cruise boat you can pick up near spinningfields, before you walk over the bridge connecting menagerie and dock yard take the steps down to the river and you’ll see a stop It has an indoor for when it’s raining too!
Manchester River Cruises
Various different river cruises in Manchester and it’s a great way to see the sights and kill some time. There is a river cruise boat you can pick up near spinningfields, before you walk over the bridge connecting menagerie and dock yard take the steps down to the river and you’ll see a stop It has an indoor for when it’s raining too!
The printworks is a great picture to take, it’s got bars and a cinema and Hard Rock Cafe to visit if your feeling hungry and fancy a cocktail!
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The Printworks
27 Withy Grove
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The printworks is a great picture to take, it’s got bars and a cinema and Hard Rock Cafe to visit if your feeling hungry and fancy a cocktail!
If you’d like to take in some history why not visit the People museum as you walk into town this is only a few hundred metres from the flat and on your walk into Manchester, worth a visit especially if it’s raining!
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People's History Museum
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If you’d like to take in some history why not visit the People museum as you walk into town this is only a few hundred metres from the flat and on your walk into Manchester, worth a visit especially if it’s raining!

Shopping

If you like to shop then you must visit the Trafford centre, you can pick up a tram direct or get the number 50 bus - spend a good half day to a full day here as you can also visit the Aquarium and lose your self shopping across the mile long stretch of shops!
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The Trafford Centre
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Head long into Market street to take your j the shops and city centre life of Manchester, go inside the Arndale for lots more too!
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Manchester Arndale
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Head long into Market street to take your j the shops and city centre life of Manchester, go inside the Arndale for lots more too!
This is a great place to check out if you are heading to Salford quays for the day, visit the mall, take in a a River cruise, walk round media city and take a in some drinks and food at one of the trendy bars like the Alchemist or the botanist
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Lowry Outlet
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This is a great place to check out if you are heading to Salford quays for the day, visit the mall, take in a a River cruise, walk round media city and take a in some drinks and food at one of the trendy bars like the Alchemist or the botanist
Selfridges is a huge centre in Manchester rand attached is a large marks and Spencer’s too so if you like shopping you can get lost in here for a few hours!
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Selfridges Manchester Exchange
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Selfridges is a huge centre in Manchester rand attached is a large marks and Spencer’s too so if you like shopping you can get lost in here for a few hours!
Lots of floors, shops and concessions to check out, this is located on deansgate which you should definitely check out for food and drinks after a busy days shopping!!
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House of Fraser
98-116 Deansgate
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Lots of floors, shops and concessions to check out, this is located on deansgate which you should definitely check out for food and drinks after a busy days shopping!!