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Gay Village

Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
+44 161 236 5529
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I would never go to KiKi Bar again!

I went to Manchester for the weekend with my two friends. We were having a great night until we got... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2014
Alison C
An excellent night out, if you want it to be

Canal street is a fabulous place to have a quite drink, something nice to eat or a 24 hour party... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2014
Manchester, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
+44 161 236 5529
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Reviewed November 25, 2014

I went to Manchester for the weekend with my two friends. We were having a great night until we got to the Kiki Bar on Canal Street. The other bars we went to on Canal Street were fab but Kiki bar was far from it....More

11  Thank Alison C
Reviewed November 24, 2014

Canal street is a fabulous place to have a quite drink, something nice to eat or a 24 hour party place, it is what you want it to be and something for everyone, but don't be offended if your straight and someone of the same...More

4  Thank steveparky
Reviewed November 22, 2014

Always something about Canal St drags you back when you least expect it. Even when you are there for business .

2  Thank Andre E
Reviewed November 16, 2014

Some of my friends and I wanted to have some fun at this place and the door staff were really rude towards us. They didn't give us access because we were not regular guys. When I asked them what was that supposed to mean, one...More

7  Thank Mario S
Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

The bars I really love r Taurus food and drink The rem bar great atmosphere Company bar good local bar good atmospheres The eagle my all time favourite Sunday service just fantastic !!!!

2  Thank Steve C
Reviewed November 12, 2014

Went into several pubs in the gay village when staying in Manchester one weekend. We had heard about the gay village and was told that there were some great pubs and restaurants. A few of the clubs and pubs had people dressed up in drag...More

1  Thank Monica H
Reviewed November 6, 2014

Disregard the usual negative stereotypes, Canal Street is a cracking night out. Welcoming, friendly, vibrant and plenty of choice (the bars, not the men). Some bars are pricey but worth a visit. Stumbling distance from Chinatown and Piccadilly too.

2  Thank Sam983
Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Europe's biggest gay village is a great spot even as a strait guy. A lot of nice pubs and restaurants, friendly vibe, clean, safe and great street art. No one should miss a walk down Canal Street when visiting the city.

2  Thank Chris P
Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

I've walked through the village many times, always looks like a lot of fun. Been out there just a handful of times. A couple of the nightclubs are quite eccentric and wild, danced the night away. Also love the 'tea room' style bar, very chilled...More

Thank Jonathon M
Reviewed October 23, 2014

As a group of 5 dancers we headed off to the gay village, for a night out that would be perfect for our friends birthday, had a meal and wandered over to oscars, where we were questioned about orientation and rudely turned away being told...More

9  Thank Nelly2606
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Leslie Y
November 11, 2017|
Response from Darren P | Reviewed this property |
Actually I don't know because I don't do that sort of thing but there are loads down one street there. Seriously I would be ver surprised if you found a bad one
Neil W
October 8, 2017|
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Response from thesmilingtraveller | Reviewed this property |
Just head for canal street and have a pub crawl lol. They're all brill!
Sarah Jane M
August 30, 2017|
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Response from coweejuk | Reviewed this property |
There is always a good vibe at Christmas. Bling those jumpers to the max !!