This section lists all known bars, restaurants and clubs with in the area known as The Village. Majority of the venues are either in Canal Street, Richmond Street, Bloom Street and Sackville Street. Please be aware, the venues listed are in alphabetical order rather than indicating which are the popular venues as it is subjective to each individual person who visits the various venues and the area in general.
This venue is one of the popular venues daytime or evening which attracts all discerning people looking for a relaxing venue for drink, chat and food.It has a vintage wooden feel about the venue which creates its own atmosphere. Serves food with speciality being Spanish and South American Tapa’s with an excellent range of ales, wines, spirits and cocktails.
The “New Union” is located on the corner of Canal Street and Princess Street being divided between being a hotel and also a public bar too. The actual building was built in the mid 1800’s were the Bar is located and consequently has more of a pub atmosphere which includes pool tables and fruit machines.
This is currently the resident meeting venue for Manchester 2nd Friday starting at 20.00hrs and kindly hosted by Mr Tony Cooper.
On Bar comprises of 3 floors:
- Ground floor: General bar area with DJ and dance floor
- 2nd floor: General bar area and outdoor balcony; more of a comfort area with some couches and knee-height tables
- 3rd floor: Bar area with stage where performances by resident Drag Artist takes place; cocktail tables and bar-stools.
This venue is an intimate, theatre style basement bar, showing classic and modern musical film clips, in lovely surroundings. Offers a warm welcome from friendly staff, together with many favourite film show tunes and clips creating an excellent atmosphere. Certainly no shortage of making conversation in this bar or likewise sing along to the songs instead.
The “Richmond Tea Rooms” is a unique establishment within the Village. The inside of the venue is based on “English Gardens” theme were you are served “afternoon tea” with what that all entails. In otherwords, it has an excellent menu based on a variety of sandwiches, a good selection of cakes, a choice of different teas and coffee’s and also a breakfast menu too.