Gay bars, clubs, saunas and events in Manchester

Manchester LGBT gay nightlife

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Manchester Gay Village - Canal Street - Canal Street

The Manchester Gay Village is located around Canal Street. Here you find lots of large gay bars and clubs. The Gay Village is central located on short walking distance from Manchester Piccadilly (the main train station) and the shops on the high street.

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Canal Street
Canal Street
Manchester
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Gay bars and pubs

All popular bars in Manchester can be found arround 1 street: Canal Street.

Company Bar

Small Friendly Continental style / feel bar, Well Liked. Men only

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Company Bar
28 Richmond St
Manchester
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mon17:00 - 02:00tue - wed17:00 - 03:00thu17:00 - 04:00fri - sat17:00 - 06:00sun17:00 - 03:00
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G-A-Y Manchester

G-A-Y Manchester is the new venue of G-A-Y London.

It is one of the largest gay bars on canal street with roof terrace with an excellent view on The Village.

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G-A-Y Manchester
63 Richmond Street
Manchester
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mon - sun12:00 - 03:00
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New Union

Large bar with three bars, dance floor and stage for drag and revue shows. Karaoke on Thursday with young boys and old queens. Lucky you....

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New Union
111 Princess Street
Manchester
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mon12:00 - 00:00tue - thu12:00 - 02:00fri12:00 - 03:30sat12:00 - 04:00sun12:00 - 00:00
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New York New York

Very busy camp bar on two floors. Young crowd.

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New York New York
98 Bloom Street
Manchester
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mon13:00 - 01:00tue - thu13:00 - 03:00fri - sat13:00 - 04:00sun13:00 - 03:00
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On Bar Manchester

On Bar is a new bar concept brought to you by Orange Nation, the UK's biggest gay club promotion company. 

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On Bar Manchester
46 Canal Street
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mon - tue14:00 - 01:00wed - thu12:00 - 01:00fri12:00 - 03:00sat12:00 - 04:00sun12:00 - 01:00
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Rem Bar

Very busy two floor bar . One of the oldest gay bars in the Village. Attracts mostly leather and skinhead guys.  But hey, it's Manchester, so this can be easily combined with a bingo or karaoke night!

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Rem Bar
33 Sackville Street
Manchester
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mon - thu13:00 - 23:00fri13:00 - 02:00sat13:00 - 05:00sun13:00 - 00:00
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Vanilla

lesbian bar

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Vanilla
39-41 Richmond Street
Manchester
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thu19:00 - 02:00fri - sat16:00 - 04:00sun19:00 - 01:00
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Via

Multi floored bar , styled like a Medeval church basement.

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Via
28-30 Canal Street
Manchester
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mon - thu12:00 - 02:00fri - sat12:00 - 03:00sun12:00 - 02:00
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Churchills

Churchills is one of the large traditional bars on Canal Street. Multiple rooms. Entertainments 7 nights a week,  karaoke, drag, bingo and DJ talking through the music 😉

Lots of women.

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Churchills
37 Chorlton Street
Manchester
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mon14:00 - 02:00tue17:00 - 02:00wed - thu14:00 - 02:00fri - sat12:00 - 04:00sun14:00 - 02:00
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The Molly House

Mixed gay bar and restaurant.

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The Molly House
28 Richmond St.
Manchester
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The Thompsons Arms

The Thompsons Arms provide some of the best entertainment in town. 

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The Thompsons Arms
23 Sackville Street
Manchester
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mon - wed14:00 - 02:00thu14:00 - 03:00fri - sat14:00 - 04:00sun14:00 - 03:00
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Gay dance clubs

Cruz 101

Cruz 101 is a huge and popular club with five bars and two floors with different music. Cruz is 80% men who are either dancing or cruising especially downstairs. Most busiest hours very late at night.

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Cruz 101
101 Princess Street
Manchester
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wed23:59 - 05:00thu23:30 - 05:00fri23:00 - 06:00sat23:00 - 07:00sun23:59 - 05:00
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Napoleon's

Napoleon's is a gay bar, restaurant and dance club. It's the oldest gay club in Europe. Three floors of fun, traditionally styled. 

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Napoleon's
35 Bloom St
Manchester
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Gay sauna

Basement Gay Sauna

The largest gay sauna in Manchester.

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Basement Gay Sauna
18 Tariff street
Manchester
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Gay cruise bars and clubs

Eagle Manchester

The Eagle Bar located in the heart of Manchester’s gay village, offers a unique experience for men from all over the UK and beyond. Each of the different segments of this incomparable venue aims to explore the depths of your mind, and promises to deliver a truly diverse night out in a relaxed environment.

Complimenting Manchester’s industrial history, with a nod towards a plush Victorian style, The Eagle has been designed by a team who have taken time to consider the needs and requirements of you the customer, paying extensive attention to detail, maximising the potential for an unforgettable night out.

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Eagle Manchester
15 Bloom Street
Manchester
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mon - wed17:00 - 02:30thu17:00 - 03:00fri17:00 - 05:00sat17:00 - 06:00sun14:00 - 03:00
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Gay events

Manchester Gay Pride - gay village

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Manchester Gay Pride is is one of the best pride events in Europe ! All bars and clubs are located in the Gay Village around Canal Street. During pride the whole block is sealed off.

What to expect

The Gay Village is a block of about 3x3 streets where most of the gay bars and clubs are located. Most of the bars are very large. There are packed street parties outside the main bars every day. Drinks are mostly sold only inside the bars, but you can bring them outside during the day and early evening.

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