• Guide to Manchester for couples

Below we’ve put together some of our top recommendations of where to eat, drink and play in Manchester for couples!

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    • Habas

      43A Brown St, Manchester, M2 2JJ

      +44 161 470 9375

      Craving Middle-Eastern food with a contemporary twist? That’s what you’ll find at Habas.


      An excellent choice for couples dining in the city, Habas offers some of the very best traditional Middle Eastern dishes in Manchester, catering to all kinds of dietary preferences and needs.


      Habas offers delicious food accompanied by tasty cocktails in a comfy and relaxed environment, so this place really is ideal for couples looking for a chilled, romantic place to dine.

    • Gaucho

      2A St Mary's St, Manchester M3 2LB


      If you’re looking for a steakhouse in Manchester to celebrate a special weekend away with your significant other, Gaucho has got you covered!

      With starters of shrimp ceviche, scallops and empanadas followed by many types of steak ranging from ribeye to chateaubriand, the menu at Gaucho is quite simply divine and it’s a great place for couples to enjoy a date night in Manchester city centre.

    • Grand Pacific

      50 Spring Gardens, Manchester M2 1EN


      Grand Pacific is the place to go if you want decadent dining in Manchester without crazy pricing. 

      Offering fancy dishes such as Asian-spiced duck cottage pie and roast salmon, all with a price tag of less than £20, this place is idyllic for couples visiting Manchester who seek fine dining without spending a fortune.

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    • 20 Stories

      No. 1 Spinningfields, 1 Hardman Square, Manchester M3 3EB


      20 Stories is the perfect place to grab a drink on a sunny day.  Their swanky rooftop cocktail bar gives you an amazing birds eye view of the city whilst sipping on a tasty cocktail.

    • Schofield's Bar

      Sunlight House, 3 Little Quay Street, Manchester, M3 3JZ

      +44 7311 777606

      Schofield’s is another great option to enjoy a few drinks with your loved one. Serving all of the best classic cocktails, bartender brothers Joe and Daniel Schofield have been pouring Manchester’s favourite drinks for 25 years. They take only a handful of reservations online but they also cater to walk-ins too!

    • The Alchemist New York Street

      The Alchemist New York Street

      1 New York St, Manchester M1 4HD


      The Alchemist has numerous locations all over the UK, including Leeds, Nottingham and Liverpool, but it’s the New York Street venue in Manchester that’s been winning the hearts of couples whilst in the city.

      Serving up delicious food and fabulous cocktails in an intimate atmosphere, The Alchemist New York Street is a perfect choice for your date night in Manchester.

    • Three Little Words

      10-13 Watson St, Manchester M3 4LP


      You’ll see Three Little Words listed on almost every food and drink guide to Manchester city centre as it’s undoubtedly one of the best places to enjoy a tipple.


      Just half a mile from our Maldron Hotel Manchester City Centre, Three Little Words is a hip and lively bar serving some very cool cocktails.


      Their speciality is gin, which you can discover more of at their on-site distillery.

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    • The Whitworth

      The Whitworth

      Oxford Rd, Manchester M15 6ER


      Home to more than 55,000 items in its vast collections, The Whitworth is a remarkable art gallery in Manchester. 


      If you’re interested in all things digital and contemporary with a very unique spin, you’re sure to enjoy ‘The Ancient Days of NFT’ exhibit which is the first UK Museum Collection NFT to be made available for sale.

    • Manchester Cathedral

      Victoria St, Manchester M3 1SX


      Manchester Cathedral dates back more than 600 years, so if you’re a couple who enjoys history and culture, as part of your time in the city, this is the place to be.

      It’s a truly stunning feat of architecture, both inside and outside and as it’s free to go inside.

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    • Manchester Art Gallery

      Mosley St, Manchester M2 3JL


      Speaking of Manchester Art Gallery, if you’re looking to spend some time immersing yourself in culture while you’re in Manchester, the city’s iconic art gallery will lend itself for exactly that purpose.

    • Bali Health Lounge

      1st Floor, 48 George St, Manchester M1 4HF


      If relaxation is more your style, Bali Health Lounge is a place that you absolutely need to have on your itinerary. Bali Health Lounge offers a myriad of treatments and packages for all couples looking to indulge in a luxury spa day.


      It’s also just a 10-minute walk from our Maldron hotel in Manchester city and a 1-minute walk from Manchester Art Gallery.

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      Harvey Nichols

      21 New Cathedral St, Manchester M1 1AD


      Couples who like to shop together certainly won’t have a hard time doing so in Manchester, as the iconic Harvey Nichols department store is there to welcome you.


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