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Manchester’s late-night bar scene and its reputation for partying has long brought thousands to the city centre, whether for a big weekend or just a few choice beverages at the pub after work. But when the club gets too much, or when weeknight fun is perhaps lasting a little longer than anticipated, where can you head to avoid being kicked to the curb before your time is due? Late licenses in Manchester were always felt to be the domain either of pumping club dancefloors or those somewhat seedier venues, but a host of credible bars - new and established - are seen to be bucking the trend. Here's a few to drink to.