There's a whole host of bars in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, a creative and vibrant part of Manchester's suburbs, situated about four miles south of the city centre, between Didsbury and Old Trafford.
Chorlton has a reputation as being more bohemian than other parts of the city and the largely independent bars and pubs often reflective the diversity also found in the Northern Quarter in the city centre.
There is a great mix of traditional pubs and unique modern bars in Chorlton, with most of the bars playing host to some form of live music, be it live folk artists or up and coming unsigned acts.
Most Chorlton bars have a laissez-faire attitude to door policy, so the atmoshere is very relaxed and can offer a more inviting night out than the city centre. It's popular with students and young professionals alike.
Whilst trams don't yet run from Manchester city centre to Chorlton, buses only take 25 minutes and taxis should cost no more than £10 for the 15 minute journey.