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Gay Village

Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
+44 161 236 5529
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Each to their own

I came here quite often when I was younger and it was ok then but it is just so scruffy. Some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
Worth a visit Gay or not, entertaining and plenty of bars!

It is worth a visit whether you are gay or not, it is friendly and at night it is a great place to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve H
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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Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
+44 161 236 5529
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here quite often when I was younger and it was ok then but it is just so scruffy. Some people will love it but it's not for everyone, even when effort is made opening a new bar or restaurant it doesn't stay nice...More

Thank Crawfordreview
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worth a visit whether you are gay or not, it is friendly and at night it is a great place to get a drink and just look at the people, some amazing people of all genders and can be a great night out....More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been around the globe, there's nowhere quite like manchester, and there's no place quite like the village... so much love ❤️

Thank Bitonastick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went around a few bars and every one of them was just amazing, had a blast and for sure will come back real soon!

Thank JuLieta J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit to Manchester Village and Pride. Loved every minute, even though it was rammed! The sun shone across all 4 days and the atmosphere was awesome. Will definitely return very soon.

Thank lulubel30_9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely stroll down Canal Street. Great to see all the glitz and glamour not sure if it has been left up from last week's Pride. Found a table and chilled in the sun. Everyone seemed friendly and happy.

Thank mandywelbourn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the big weekend and have to say we had a fantastic time, security and event staff very good, good police presence but not in your face. Bars and staff all coped fantastically very good weekend.

Thank Karl_in_Hull
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we enjoyed the pride event and all worn out from all the displys we did up and down the village very frindly place to

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a good friendly atmosphere. A lot of decent bars, special mention for Kikis bar which is always rocking when we have been. All the staff we have met are friendly and all the bars give good service at a reasonable price. Great for people...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on our way to the Turing Memorial and found the Gay Village on Canal Street. Wonderfully warm atmosphere and we can imagine what it's like when it's buzzing. Lovely friendly vibe about the place. Big hello from us to all and our warmest...More

1  Thank Craig H
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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 !!
12 August 2017|
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Response from lovethepeaks | Reviewed this property |
Hey. Yes your son will be fine it will be nice for him to see the culture 😊. Their are indeed pubs which serve food and restaurants open after midday aswell as a chippy and a chicken shop. It is indeed best to take him in... More
Jo G
20 June 2017|
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Response from Shaunx10 | Reviewed this property |
The General area is very Safe. and 'Gay Village' very safe. Although the surrounding areas can be a bit uncomfortable if you're not used to may 'drunks'. So to avoid - get Uber app asap and it will cost you a few £££s from... More