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Address: Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
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Description: 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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Very vibrant area. Extremely busy at weekends. Nice mix of restaurants & bars, within all sorts of price ranges. If the weather is nice lots of the bars put chairs & tables... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Very vibrant area. Extremely busy at weekends. Nice mix of restaurants & bars, within all sorts of price ranges. If the weather is nice lots of the bars put chairs & tables outside. Don't be put off being the gay village, there's a mix of people down there. Took the whole family down for a meal & everybody had a... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

lots of bars gets quiet busy at night and weekends nice place to sit outside on sunny days lots of deals on drinks

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Had a brill night out with our friends (who we had met the year before in The Flying Handbag, Blackpool) on and around Canal Street. Super atmosphere along the canal with outside tables filled with revellers having fun. We ate in Velvet which comes highly recommended. The food was cracking. We had steak cooked to perfection and drank mojitos. Went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The place to go for good food, good music, copious bars and a good vibe. Never had a bad night in the gay village and you are welcome whether gay or straight as long as you are there to relax.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Stayed in a great air bnb right on Canal St. This place is great for a night out with mates. Plenty of places to choose from. Avoid the older venues and places offering free shots, they are full of hen and stag parties and older straight people gyrating on the dance floor. Don't expect every place to have a DJ,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Before I start, can I point out that I'm straight.....even so, I do enjoy spenign time down on Canal street. If it's sunny, there are few better places to sit outside and relax with the drink of choice from the many bars along the canal. Early evening, its often a meeting place of choice to relax before heading off into... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Had a few cocktails (2 for 1) along this merry strip great buzz in the air. Laughs and drinks free flowing good times had by all would have liked to stay longer but had a gig to attend.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Canal street is a good relaxed night out. Some good bars and in the summer, the outside street has a great vibe and atmosphere about it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Wanted to get into a club. Couldn't because i'm straight. I thought we were all equal... but apparently not. Disgusted.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

It's great to go to the gay village I always feel at home the vide is always good people are mostly on a good feeling the clubs are always fun and it's a great place to let your hair down and have so fun and it great having a gay friendly place to just relax and be yourself !

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Address: Address: Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
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