Deansgate is one of the best areas for transport throughout the city, with taxi ranks, multiple bus stops, the Deansgate-Castlefield Metrolink station, Deansgate train station and Metroshuttle services, you'll have no trouble getting to and from Deansgate for your date.
Deansgate itself is one of the oldest thoroughfares in Manchester and is also one of the main roads that runs through the city centre of Manchester, England. This road runs through Deansgate Locks, one of the most fantastic areas in Manchester to join our companions.
Make your way to Deansgate Locks and you'll find an abundance of Manchester's finest bars and restaurants, situated beneath the converted arches on Whitworth Street West. Whether it's classic pub food, high-end restaurants or top-notch clubs you're after, Deansgate locks is possibly one of the best areas for your date in Manchester.
To those who love a good laugh, the laid-back atmosphere of the comedy club found at Deansgate Locks makes for an excellent dating opportunity.
Some of the more popular bars in Deansgate Locks include:
This pub has won multiple awards for their high standard of food, excellent whisky collection (over 200 choices!) and outstanding real ales. The interior looks gorgeous and boasts that classic warm pub atmosphere that will keep you coming back time and time again. At this pub, you'll also find a lovely beer garden and plenty of interesting characters such as musicians and theatre fanatics.
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If you're a fan of canals and would like to visit a canalside bar, Lock 91 is possibly the best bar for you. With a homely feel, this converted 19th-century lock keepers cottage is located opposite the Deansgate Station and inside boasts a variety of rooms so that you always have a bit of privacy. With this being said, Lock 91 can get quite busy on the weekends with their live DJ's, tasty cocktails and real ales abundant. Private hire is free here!
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For those who prefer the idea of a nightclub (with a massive 400capacity), Bijou club is great for a night out. Celebrities and footballers are common visitors of Bijou club and like to hang out in the VIP section, some of the celebs which have come here include Drake, Justin Bieber, Tulisa, Ne-Yo, The Wanted, Little Mix and Rita Ora! Dress-code here is formal so make sure to look your best upon arrival.
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Are you calm, collected and sophisticated? Perhaps you just want a quiet night out. Arcane is a great spot for those who want to relax and have a few cocktails. Professional mixologists add their own special twists to well-loved cocktails and love to add a bit of innovativeness to the drinks which they serve. The drinks here are delicious, the atmosphere is lovely and the staff are fantastic. One of my favourite haunts in Deansgate.
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