We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Via

28-30 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3EZ, England
+44 161 236 6523
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Awesome Night!

Had an absolutely brilliant night - music was brilliant the lighting show was awesome staff were so... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bose5711
via mobile
Looks Good

Popped in for a post meal drink and it was very well decorated for Christmas. They have done a good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Howard-Liverpool
,
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Read all 134 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Centered around the Canal street area of Manchester is this thriving gay-friendly bar and club.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible28%
Travellers talk about
“drag act” (2 reviews)
“great bar” (5 reviews)
“bad attitude” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
LOCATION
28-30 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3EZ, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 161 236 6523
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (134)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 130 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had an absolutely brilliant night - music was brilliant the lighting show was awesome staff were so pleasant! Looking forward to coming again!!!

Thank Bose5711
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for a post meal drink and it was very well decorated for Christmas. They have done a good job. A nice crowd in on a Sunday afternoon - not too noisy and everyone happy. Service excellent. Nice to see this place is holding...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought a round and bar tender took umbridge over asking about mixers and deliberately served mixers only with no alcohol in them. Then refused to taste the drinks in order to illustrate.

Thank Andrew-Warner
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived at 5pm well before the rush to be greated with 3 team members and 3 guest at the end off the bar area .... no eye contact whatsoever then guy came and served me ... nice guy friendly etc ... point im making .....More

Thank leebarrett5576
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is my favourite bar on Canal Street but this was the first time I had ever eaten there. There's loads of choice on the menu and they do daily deals too. I had the most yummy burger, cooked perfectly and on a brioche bun....More

Thank VSS8
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Arrived in Manchester late on a Friday night and looking for a decent place to have a drink. Found Via and was very happy to find evening entertainment still on, the bar was busy and had a fantastic atmosphere. Would definitely recommend a visit!

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here whilst on a night out in Manchester. Fairly priced, good atmosphere and good music. Worth a visit.

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I have always loved this bar, the inside is gothic and layered, staff are really lovely and toilets clean! It is my go to on any canal street night out!

Thank Bitonastick
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Had a drink with friends, went to toilets to find ( after a relatively recent refurbish) the toilets were a disgrace, no seats on some toilets, broken locks or no lock at all. Absolutely disgusted. Staff were less than happy to be serving, we had...More

Thank Ted A
Reviewed 6 September 2017

On a weekday night, the place was quietish. Enough people that it didn't feel empty. Wandered in a circuit around the place & it was well-kept with a few nooks and crannies and comfy seating in corner areas. Seemed pretty well kept.

Thank david n
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Arnero
602 reviews
.08 km away
Richmond Tea Rooms
1,738 reviews
.06 km away
habesha restaurant and bar
213 reviews
.06 km away
Chez
60 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Gay Village
1,002 reviews
.04 km away
Free Manchester Walking Tours
362 reviews
.06 km away
Grey Horse Inn
106 reviews
.22 km away
New York New York Manchester
133 reviews
.13 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Via staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit