Flok is the latest from the team behind Balearic party shack Folk in East Didsbury and the (slightly) more grown-up wine bar Wine and Wallop on Lapwing Lane. This newest bar, smack bang in the Northern Quarter, hones to perfection the mix of laid-back atmosphere and serious drinks offering. The bar features a cosy retro interior, well-chosen wine, an incredible sherry list and, downstairs, you’ll find a hidden, gold leaf-lined vault complete with record player and minibar, which groups can rent out for private fiestas.
No question about it: Manchester is a city that knows how to party. And no matter where your night is heading – be it a theatre production, a fancy meal, a brilliant gig or an all-night rave – you’ll probably want to start it off in a good bar.
From friendly craft beer bars to elegant drinking dens to sticky-floored beer halls, you can’t move for genuinely brilliant bars in these parts. And there’s innovation too: the pioneering craft scene offers plenty of edgy taprooms to explore, with Manchester’s cool suburbs harbouring all sorts of thriving independent spots. Here you can find a new generation of mixologists shaking up the way we drink cocktails. Make no mistake: this city sets the bar for boozing. And here are the very best bars in Manchester right now.
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