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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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Cosy and stylish

Fun place to have a drink or two, Canal Street aka Gay Village has become more vibrant compared to 20yr ago when i was a student. Generally a safe place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Over the past 35 years the village has undergone a cycle of change that has enabled it to remain in the envying position of an eclectic mix of individuals who can socialise with out fear or ridicule yes some bars may have staff who at first glance seem oppressive but ask yourself why is that ? There is proberbly more... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Had to go, i had a work college so went to the bars was a fun evening. Clean and tidy street would go back again. Check out the area a little more.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Either you go alone, either you are a man or a woman, gay, lesbian or hetero, you will always feel welcome at the gay village. Don't miss having some beers in Canal street. You won't feel lonely at all.

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London, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Amazing night out! <3. I love Manchester and definitely I will back here. Fully recommended! I visited KIKI.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Fun place to have a drink or two, Canal Street aka Gay Village has become more vibrant compared to 20yr ago when i was a student. Generally a safe place.

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Bury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We booked into Villagios for a pre wedding day meal The service was fabulous and the food was flawless we had a party of almost 40 guests and the Villagio put on a special menu there was no complaints about the food and the price was very reasonable. My family and friends age group varied from 21-80 and they were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Don't have to be "gay" to enjoy this place! There's a nightclub called Gay that sells good cocktails at cheap prices, music is good too. I used to go all the time with my friends, unfortunately my party days are unfortunately over!!

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Can honestly say that I felt really safe during my very 1st night out around here. People were very friendly. Lots of drink promotions on & a great atmosphere. The drag queens were awesome.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Me and a friend decided to go out in Manchester on a Saturday just to get a taste of the nightlife as we are shortly moving into the city together. We headed to VIA on canal street which was quite chilled and good for some fun pre-drinks and dancing. We originally planned to go check out the 'Fifths' bar as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Really is a lovely area full of LGBT friendly clubs! Lots of entertainment. Very safe & no one judges so everyone can be themselves. Great area for any LGBT hen/stag/sten doos just don't overdo the L plates as most don't allow hen/stag/sten doos in.

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Address: Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester

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