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Address: Chorlton & Canal Sts, Manchester, England
Phone Number: +44 161 236 5529
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Centered around the Canal street area in Manchester is a thriving gay...

Centered around the Canal street area in Manchester is a thriving gay scene, which offers a plethora of bars, clubs, restaurants and other nighttime venues for gays and straights alike.

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Anyone can enjoy a fun night out here

It's called the Gay Village but everyone is welcome and most of the bars and restaurants are just that little bit special. Good food and prices that won't break the bank. We go... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Loveatingout49
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's called the Gay Village but everyone is welcome and most of the bars and restaurants are just that little bit special. Good food and prices that won't break the bank. We go down there about once a month and always come away laughing. Book an overnight stay close by to really get involved

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a many a brilliant weekend in the village, everytime, bars all with well mannered staff. Everyone happy and having a good time

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Thank Julie S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good if you're looking for a good night out whether you're gay or straight! My only downside would be that a lot of the bars are a bit too strict on entry, they would't let my gay friend in because they said he was 'too straight'. I understand they don't want trouble but sometimes they take it a bit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Richmond Tea Rooms for afternoon tea and had a lovely time. The decor I see sumptuous and fun, the Assam tea delicious and the carrot cake delicious. A great place to people watch!

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Fleetwood, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the union and had a fantastic cople of hours but afterwards went to the one on the corner but they wouldn't let us in because the doorman said it was for regulars only. As it turned out we were too old. Spoiled the night somewhat but wouldn't go there again.

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Castleford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't stay too long as we were a bit tired, but everyone was friendly and helpful and the music was good.

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Thank Jude1955-13
St Helens, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked through Canal Street last Thursday & found the Street to be totally unimpressive. We then found the towpath of the Ashton Canal but before so doing there had been a Knifing of 2 persons & why may I ask if it requires such a lot of Policemen?

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked along Canal Street straight through the heart of Manchester's Village on the way from the Train station to the hotel. The area seemed to be interesting and lively, full of a wide variety of clubs and bars. Not really my cup of tea - but if you're after a night out - then its probably for you!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Asked by the bouncer if i was a regular - told him i wasnt - he told me it was members only - advised id had been her before and that i wasn't a member - asked me a bunch of stereotypical gay questions and ask me to kiss my husband in front of him - i refused and we... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited this area since it first started being a place for gay people to enjoy social interaction. Over the years it has improved and grown dramatically and it looks really good. Well maintained and exciting. Some of the buildings are a little spoilt was the most dreadul Blackpool like advertising which is a shame (Rembrandt) it spoils the... More 

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