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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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Best place for jack and danny any type but need to be clean thinking of going with a mate any info plz guys n girls

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lauren m
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best place for jack and danny any type but need to be clean thinking of going with a mate any info plz guys n girls

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Thank Lauren m
Buninyong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited this area with a gay friend and his stepmother after meeting up for dinner and even though we are Aussie and straight we were accepted straight away. I have photos of us with a couple of drag queens (I won't share them, haha) and they all asked if we have pet Kangaroos and to say G'day. Being a gay... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I had a great night out here this week starting at about 11.30 pm. We visited a number of bars starting at our hotel (Velvet) and working downwards as each bar closed and eventually ending up in the only club that was still open and finishing at about 4.30. I see that some reviews have been left... More 

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Thank AshinAmsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Doesn't matter who you are, what you look like or what you do - I have never left disappointed. I have been meandering Canal Street for over 16 years. Every bar, club, restaurant is welcoming, fun and well priced. Highlights for me after last weeks travel were Velvet - of course, Via Fosse, View, Kiki, ON - everywhere!!!!

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Thank Joanna S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The area is great so many bars and clubs along the canal that are cheap drinks and a friendly atmosphere. ATMs everywhere which is great a few of the clubs maybe just pop in for one but a bit tacky and now a few restaurants have popped up which is okay. Main atmosphere doesn't arrive until after 10:30 but a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well kept, clean and tidy most of the time - clearly don't expect this at 5am on a Sunday as the clubs are closing; they haven't had time to clean it all up again yet! Always friendly and welcoming, always a lot to do. Great selection of pubs and clubs suiting a variety of tastes and persuasions. Frequented the village... More 

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Thank Debcati
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to get refused entry to most places even on a Sunday afternoon!! Even G.A.Y asked if we were regulars!! Not as friendly as Liverpool , Birmingham or European gay villages. Has priced itself out of the market and unfriendly door staff.

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Thank Midulsterlads
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Strolled along famous Canal Street. A few gay couples, but not much different from other lively streets.

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Thank Ryusuke M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been many times in bars around this area and found it a mix bag. The bars usually have one of the following three Disco, Karaoke and Cabaret and generally have a good atmosphere. Some bars are very selective of who goes in and some are not quite so fussy. The price and quality varies from bar to bar,... More 

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Thank Dave R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for a cheap booze up with mates. But the music is so dated. The venues havent seen investment in years. And the ghetto mentality of those who frequent it surely is out placed in Manchester in 2016. Much, much nicer places to go to in Manchester (which is such a gay friendly city anyway). If you have to... More 

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