Soulmates' 11 favourite top date picks in Manchester, perfect for a first date, second date or friend date. See if you can spot any of your local haunts!. Quirky Manchester Date. Check out our recommendations for the best things to do on a quirky date in Manchester and book a table online.
Congratulations - you've impressed your date with your ball-chucking skills, take them for a celebratory drink at the nearby Gorilla, which features an impressive mezzanine gin parlour. Chorlton pub crawl- 11 great bars to tackle in the south Manc suburb. The beautiful old pub has been an established drinking den since - it's a relaxed first date option, but still a step up from your average pub.
The Marble is a short walk from the city centre, but far enough that's it's unlikely you'll bump into anyone you know- a good save from any awkward 'meet the Tinder date' introductions. Some might think it's a bit too laid back. Judge it by your audience and ask them what kind of pubs they're into.
Are they into Panacea and Bijou? Don't take them to the Arch, and also probably cancel the date. There's not much nearby, but there's a restaurant serving award-winning pub grub in the back of the pub if you want the night to carry on.
You will look like the coolest cat on earth when you rock up to this retro-looking laundrette and take your date through the secret washing machine door to the cocktail den behind. You will look like the biggest loser on earth if you get turned away. They have a very strict reservations-only policy. Remember to call and book your table or the date will be more washout than Washhouse.
The Manchester Northern Quarter bar crawl - craft ale and beer bars. This stylish tea shop is perfect for the tactical afternoon date - carry it on into the night if it goes well, or make your excuses and slink off to your "evening plans" i. In addition to wine and bubbles, they serve a huge choice of tea and coffee if you or your date is teetotal. It's lacking a little in the romance department, but if you and your date can hold a sober conversation in the cold light of day it probably bodes well for the future.
If you fancy something a little stronger than tea then the glorious Hanging Ditch wine bar is just around the corner on Victoria Street.
Manchester's top 10 pubs and bars on beer app Untappd. View this post on Instagram Come rain or shine, there's always a little bit of Spain inside our restaurant and bar! View this post on Instagram Jane laying it down.
A bit off the beaten track on Stretford Road in Hulme, Grano is a quiet spot outside of the bustling city centre to have a heart-to-heart. View this post on Instagram Our completely organic chocolate!
Introducing a competitive edge can go one of two ways. Canal Cruises Unless your date was present on the Titanic, they will probably love to get on a boat, have a few drinks and head down the world-famous Manchester Ship Canal.
Or you could just take the Waxi to the Trafford Centre, buy her a Selfridges Scotch Egg and then beat the shit out of some zombies together at the Namco Arcade. Manchester Climbing Centre, St.
Home Another one of my former favourites, the Roundhouse provided the perfect setting for a date — food, drinks, a bit of culture and a cinema in which to try to show off your knowledge of trendy art-house films instead of turning up at the Odeon to watch Transformers 3.
My plan would be to take her to go see The Goonies, followed by a chance for her to find her own One-Eyed Willie back at mine after.
Order some of them little Padron peppers and some Manchego cheese and you can delay the effects of the wine long enough to ask some genuinely interesting questions while similarly recounting your days working in Thailand in a hostel and vomiting off the back of an elephant in the jungle. Breakout Manchester What better way to show your date that you are a well-rounded, thoughtful individual than locking them up in a room with you and showing them that you can solve puzzles.
Being locked up in a small room with someone can reveal a lot about their character, and so Breakout is perfect for getting a good idea of whether you want to spend the rest of your life with someone. Cloud 23 There are about a million places in Manchester where you can both enjoy a lovely cocktail that leaves you with 1 quid change out of a 20 note.
None of them can compete with the views that await you at Cloud 23 halfway up Beetham Tower though. Not only will your date be impressed with the stunning views of Manchester and the surrounding areas, they will surely be bowled over with the classy, luxurious surroundings and the fantastic selection of champers and cocktails.