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Gay Village

Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
+44 161 236 5529
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Never had a bad experience

Always had a great time in the Gay Village - whether it's for some food for lunch/dinner, some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lancaster, United Kingdom
rainy wet and cold

Not a place to visit during a drab wet windy cold winters day! Best probably in the warmth of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lowick Green, 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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“canal street” (158 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

Always had a great time in the Gay Village - whether it's for some food for lunch/dinner, some drinks after work or a proper night out. It feels very safe around the area, the people and staff have always been friendly and accommodating and the...More

Thank JackonFrodo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not a place to visit during a drab wet windy cold winters day! Best probably in the warmth of summer .

Thank johnonthego7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's always something for everyone in the Gay Village. You can find somewhere quiet and peaceful as well as being at the centre of where it's happening. Always a great, friendly, fun, safe night out ...

Thank CllrStephenEllis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the village a few months ago and found some of the pubs refused us entry due to not being locals ( I have my own thought to why they refused us) This time we knew the best places to go were we would...More

Thank WarringtonEngland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic night New York and bar pop I’d highly recommend and on bar lots of lovely people can’t wait to visit again

Thank kysanderson
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Not for me but its a friendly colourful place with some nice bars and restaurants. Unfortunately when we were there the canal had been drained and it was smelly and full of rubbish.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 20 November 2017

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.

2  Thank TheBlond
Reviewed 18 November 2017 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

1  Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 6 November 2017

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

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 26 October 2017

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

1  Thank FrankandNat
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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 Bitonastick | Reviewed this property |
Via is a good place to start, Churchill’s has a great friendly pub feel, and GAY is great later on
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 !!