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Address: Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
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Centered around the Canal street area in Manchester is a thriving gay...

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.

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The evening venue for Manchester's Gay community, housing bars, clubs, restaurants. On a nice evening the area throbs with music and lots of people drinking in the atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Lancashire

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is a fantastic night out everybody who meets anybody is very warm and friendly its brilliant its a must go at least once!

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Thank Karen M
Lancashire
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The evening venue for Manchester's Gay community, housing bars, clubs, restaurants. On a nice evening the area throbs with music and lots of people drinking in the atmosphere.

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Thank Lifeman
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel safe have fun and a dance and bar and door staff friendly and helpful. Directed me to my hotel, smiled, been there on nights out had good time and drinks were cheap and good entertainment

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Thank beverlyu2016
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the village. Great bars, great atmosphere. Much quieter on Monday but still a few bars open and plenty of seats to choose from if you want to sit down instead of being very crowded at weekends.

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Thank kelse1990
Manchester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lived and loved the village for many years. Can be rough as hell but depends on the night and super hen party and straight Bars Oscars (musicals bar) Via (traditional can be too noisy on a Saturday/Friday) Rem/eagle (bears and men only) New union (rough and ready. Pop music but chavvy) GAY (cheap Sunday to Friday - Saturday a bit... More 

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Thank Hairycub81
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the gay village this weekend - Noted that it was very quiet we asked a few people about this and they said its because it was the weekend before payday so try to always go at the start of the month! G-A-Y Bar Very friendly bar staff - Most busy venue this weekend - Very cheap drinks... More 

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Thank Thomas W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us went for a drink in Oscars , sat down listening to their music talking & enjoying ourselves . got asked to leave because we chatting. Its a Bar for god sake people talk in bars.. give it a wide birth.

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Thank Neil H
Manchester
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47 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Oscars last night. There was some group of performers singing in the corner. There were 4 of us and we were talking, not overly loudly. But we were enjoying ourselves. After all, it was the weekend and we were paying a lot for drinks whilst sitting in a small pokey little bar. During a break by the performers,... More 

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Thank lsjhu02
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wander along here, it was a bit quiet being January but everyone was friendly, would love to visit again in the summer. Good place if you like dancing and disco classics!!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group went, found most of the bars not straight friendly at G.A.Y the bouncer refused entry as we weren't regulars or gay

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