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Gay Village

Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
+44 161 236 5529
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Quite a disappointment

Maybe because it was November, the Gay Village seemed pretty dead. At least during the day and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pauliina K
Helsinki Finland
Iconic part of Manchester.

Canal Street is known worldwide and is part of .Manchester's Gay Village. Great place with a lovely... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Coventry, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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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“canal street” (157 reviews)
“great night” (84 reviews)
“bars and clubs” (17 reviews)
Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
+44 161 236 5529
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Maybe because it was November, the Gay Village seemed pretty dead. At least during the day and afternoon, even evening. Many places closed. Nothing to see, really.

Thank Pauliina K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Canal Street is known worldwide and is part of .Manchester's Gay Village. Great place with a lovely vibe. It was the first time i had seen Sackville Gardens which has a memorial to Alan Turing, a genius who was punished for being gay. A nice...More

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gay village is definitely a place to visit, everyone seems friendly and it feels safe. The is numerous bars, restaurants and clubs around Canal Street. It is also close to the centre of Manchester, not far from Piccadilly Station and Piccadilly Gardens (city centre...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gay Village is a great place to visit, straight or gay, everybody is friendly and nice, no rowdy yobs and it has a wonderful atmosphere, strongly recommended

Thank FrankandNat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The heart of the gay scene and its clean and tidy too. Was down for work and there is something different in each venue to do. This was now my 3rd visit and the place was amazing as always. Don't remember getting home but was...More

Thank DJ_Dantheman
Reviewed 13 October 2017

There is a good range of bars and clubs to visit and the park is lovely. There is also a really lovely Alice in Wonderland themed tea room.

Thank Karla B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

There is something about this place, there is quite a lot of security presence, but there never seems to be much trouble. It always feels quite relaxed when you are out and about. The bars have brilliant entertainment and the drinks are cheap! i wouldn't...More

Thank krisstoff01
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My first night in Manchester and I was so excited, can't sleep so I went for a drink in ...cant remember the name, am I too drunk? Maybe it is Monday night Tuesday morning so very quiet. The people here are all very friendly and...More

Thank Pana900
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This place is one of the beat places i have been in manchester bouncers was greating and friendly cant knock anything about it have a good time.....

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

my first visit to gay village was with my friends and we went in G-A-Y for a night out, was a great night, had a laugh and enjoyed dancing in there with my friends and met some really nice new people although I am straight...More

Thank zoemulholland
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Leslie Y
11 November 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
8 October 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
31 August 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 !!