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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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Visiting Coronation

On a visit to Coronation Street we had free time in the centre of Manchester and after having a walk round we were in need of a drink and just happened to find Canal Street. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Elgin, United Kingdom

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

we liked it all, the parade is fabulous you have to go to understand, it was a fabulous weekend with plenty going on well worth a visit.

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Had a top weekend in Manchester. Watched the Parade enjoyed calling into different pubs and bars and sharing smiles and laughs with lots of people. Joining in with people watching and having fun really enjoyed it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

As usual we have had an amazing visit to Manchester's gay village. So many different venues to choose from. There really is something for everyone

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A really diverse place full of friendly people. So much fun for dancing the night away with friends.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Last couple of times I've tried to get into G-A-Y have been told its members only, no way of becoming a member, this didn't happen when I went with a gay couple so not sure if this has something to do with sexuality if it is think this is pretty disgusting as you wouldn't be refused from somewhere else in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

You're only a bar away from a varity of music tastes. Love, love, LOVE the village! Some bars are strict on sexuality, if you're not gay you're not going to get in, but fair do's! Churchills is always a laugh, New York New York is friendly and Velvet do some pretty super meals. If you've never been to the village... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

On a visit to Coronation Street we had free time in the centre of Manchester and after having a walk round we were in need of a drink and just happened to find Canal Street. It was absolutely buzzing with life even though it was a sunday. The sun was shining which was a bonus so we sat outside and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The Gay Village, over the last ten years has become a hen/stag doo Mecca, full of scallies who are off their heads, who could argue with their own shadows. I haven't been for about a year now as I just do t feel safe here anymore. I used to go the village most nights with friends or on my own... More 

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Leek, England, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Brilliant.... We have visited this area many times, and have always had a fantastic night.... Can I say we are not gay ??. And are always made very very welcome, There are many many bars, that are all full of tremendous atmosphere. If only every other place was like this, the world would be a much happier place..... A must... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Brilliant for a great laugh, great food and some awesome bars! It's definitely at it's best in the summer as there is plenty of room to sit outside. I think at this point i've been to every bar (once upon a time that is) however my favourite would be Via Fossa. All good though so whichever one you choose you... More 

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