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Nightlife - Best Areas

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Nightlife - Best Areas

Please can anyone advise the best areas for nightlife in Manchester.

We are three girls who will be there tomorrow for the rugby grand final. We always end up in Walk about which is not good.

We would like bars with music which have a good vibe and are busy and either a club or late bar

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1. Re: Nightlife - Best Areas

Walkabout's rubbish.

Is the Grand Final Saturday or Sunday? If it's Sunday then everywhere will be quite quiet.

Otherwise, I'd recommend the Northern Quarter. Bluu, Odd, Bay Horse, Trof...all great bars.

Get the tram to either Shudehill or Piccadilly Quarter.

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2. Re: Nightlife - Best Areas

it all depends what you're looking for.

if you want to weigh up who has paid the most for their designer ripped jeans, then it's deansgate locks you want.

if it's, sod the music i just wanna cop off, then you want the bars on peter street or the rest of deansgate.

if you want a bit of a mixed bag with plenty of students thrown in, then it's the oxford road area.

if you want a night out with the rougher element of town,you want the piccadilly area (kro is ok tho).

if you want less hassle from blokes but a great girly night out, you want canal street/gay village.

if you fancy mixing with the stags and hens, then it's the printworks.

if you want mainly independent, cool bars with decent music then go to the northern qtr (oldham street ,tib street, thomas street etc)

personally, i think if you're trying to appeal to a group with varying tastes, then you can't go wrong with fab cafe on portland street. they play indie,60's,70's,80's,the lot really.

stay well clear of walkabout!

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