20 Bars & 2 Floors of Drinks: Cocktails in the City Returns

This November guests are invited to take a journey through the age of cocktails with 20 of Manchester’s leading bars in a space where ballroom and warehouse collide for what promises to be the finest Cocktails in the City yet.

By Steven Pankhurst | Last updated 11 October 2018

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A unique opportunity to enjoy the best of Manchester’s bar scene all under one roof, the line-up includes the recently awarded Manchester’s best bar Science & Industry alongside a raft of new openings including Manahatta, Flight Club, Tast, School for Scandal, The Anthologist and Fika.

Andrew Scutts the organiser comments: “this year the event has two very distinctive personalities over two floors with vintage style speakeasy bars upstairs in a Gatsby style ballroom and modern bars and party bars located in the warehouse on the ground floor. We have a new Tasting Rooms concept which has worked really well this year and I think it is our strongest line-up of bars to date. Last year we were probably a bit too popular so we have taken a larger site and reduced the amount of tickets available to provide an amazing guest experience.”

The new Tasting Rooms concept in partnership with 31Dover.com is an intimate series of three tasting sessions with groups of 10 spending ten minutes learning about the history, flavours and production of three craft spirits. Additional tasting sessions include espresso martini masterclasses with Tia Maria + The Coffee Project and food is being served by Japanese Junk, Eat New York and I Knead Pizza.

With each bar competing for the best bar award voted for by guests of the event who will get your vote?

20 Stories / Arcane / The Alchemist / The Anthologist / Cottonopolis / Fika / The Fitzgerald / Flight Club / Grafene / Guilty By Association / Hula / Harvey Nichols / Liars Club / Lost in Toyko / Manahatta / School for Scandal / Science & Industry / Tast / Tattu / Vesper / The Wash House / Wood and Co.

Cocktails in the City
Friday 2nd - Saturday 3rd November 2018
Tickets: £12 (Including arrival cocktail)

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