Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre is located in the centre of Manchester's shopping area, with entrance's on both St Anne's Square and Cross Street, which runs from the Town Hall to The Printworks complex.
There's many great bars and pubs near to the Royal Exchange offering a pre-show pint or an after-show cocktail.
From some of the best traditional city centre pubs and European style basement bars, through to trendy wine lounges, classy cocktail bars and nightclubs offering an after-show boogie, there's a wide choice of bars near to the Royal Exchange to match your taste.
Manchester's premier late night private members club, hidden away below the beautiful Barton Arcade. A magnet for celebs, models and PR bods. Fantastic cocktails, regular club nights and a decadent Inner Circle room for VIP guests.
Central American influenced classic rock bar, just off St Annes Square, which is open until 3am every night of the week. Fantastic cocktails and an eclectic soundtrack of rock, indie, funk, soul, reggae and 80's, all played extremely loudly on the amazing sound system, are complemented by a strict ethical suppliers policy.
Named after the Greek word for 'a gathering of people, eating, drinking and having a good time', that's certainly what you'll find at this superb cocktail bar near the Royal Exchange. Often referred to as 'the bar man's bar', there's over 150 reasonably priced yet expertly crafted cocktails to choose from, al fresco seating and a 3am license.
Fantastic Thai bar, offering plush seating, fruity cocktails and wonderful table service from waitresses in traditional dress. Just around the corner from the Royal Exchange Theatre and the shops, chilled out music adds to the relaxed ambience.
Bouteque pub inside the historic Mitre Hotel, which dates back to 1815. Located in the square of old pubs around Manchester Cathedral, its perfectly placed with the MEN Arena, Printworks and designer stores all on the doorstep. Recently refurbished with plush seating, funky chandeliers, a tropical fish tank and an outside terrace.
The excellent cocktail bar on the second floor of the exclusive Harvey Nichols designer store offers some of the best drinks in town and is especially busy on show nights with the Royal Exchange Theatre and MEN Arena both located right next door
Manchester's first Cachacaria Bar, serves up the best Caipirinhas in town and boasts Brazilian Forró Nights every weekend. Located next door to Kendals House Of Fraser department store, it's just across the road from the Royal Exchange Theatre
The world famous American-style rock bar offers some of the best cocktails and breezers in town, all served in Hard Rock glassware which can also be bought in their shop. Being close to both the Royal Exchange Theatre and the MEN Arena there's some fantastic pre-show offers too.
a unique Irish pub located in The Printworks, with a labyrinth of 3 bars covering 4 levels and 9 separate areas that are linked together by a maze of staircases and passages. Live folk music, DJ's and televised football, rugby and GAA add to the craic.
Manchester's ultimate events venue with six themed bars, a nightclub, karaoke rooms and a restaurant is spread over three floors. The 2000 capacity venue boasts a Moroccan theme bar, a groovy 70's and 80's disco room, a colonial feeling Raffles Bar, a plush cocktail lounge, private karaoke pods and an Ibiza-inspired nightclub.
Fantastic cocktail bar inside the beautiful building that was once the Reform Club. An eclectic mix of antique furnishings, statues and the largest retro lampshades in Manchester, this is without question one of best bars in the city.
The stunning new branch of the quality bar & brasserie chain can be found in the impressive grand building vacated by Atheneum at the top of King Street, next to the designer stores. Real ales, rare imported beers, fantastic cocktails and a great wine list make this one of the best bars in Manchester. Opened January 2011