Roof Top Bar Manchester Ultimate Guide

Whether you’re looking for drinks with a view or wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, there’s no better way to do it than at a stunning roof top. We have put together some of our favourite roof top bar Manchester hot spots that the city has to offer to help you rise above it all. Experience the city from a different perspective with our guide to help you Enjoy Manchester.

20 stories

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First on the list is a rooftop bar that cannot be missed. If you’re looking for a rooftop bar experience like no other, 20 stories is the place for you. The views across the city are simply stunning and unmatched by any other rooftop bar due to the 360 degree panoramic views from 20 stories high. This stunning rooftop bar Manchester not just serves up the best views of the city skyline, it also has over 600 wines to choose from which have been specially selected by the head sommelier. If wine doesn’t tickle your fancy, choose from the range of crafted cocktails, the perfect accompaniment to enhance your experience. 

Perfect for: Occasions, celebrations and date nights

Price: ££££

Location: Spinningfields 

The Ivy

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Just next door to 20 stories is The Ivy, another spectacular restaurant with a stunning rooftop terrace that is perfect for enjoying those long summer evenings. Although The Ivy’s roof terrace isn’t quite as high as 20 stories, the experience is entirely unique. The terrace is designed to help you relax. Enjoy the enchanting oasis surrounded by stunning foliage and florals. The Ivy serves a range of delicious dishes and hand crafted cocktails at the roof terrace which is open 7 days a week. What’s more, the terrace is open all year round come rain or shine. 

Perfect for: Occasions, celebrations, girls/ boys night, date night

Price: £££

Location: Spinningfields

King Street Townhouse

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If you are looking for a rooftop terrace that truly allows you to escape the hustle and bustle then King Street Townhouse could be the right place to unwind. This rooftop bar is not as well known as the likes of 20 stories and The Ivy because it is primarily used for Private hire. However, when it is not booked exclusively, hotel residents are invited to enjoy wine and cocktails from their extensive menu paired with the tasty seasonal grazing boards. This roof terrace is south facing on the 6th floor of the townhouse allowing you to watch the sunset in style. 

Perfect for: Occasions and date night

Price: ££££

Location: Central retail district

Terrace NQ

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Across the other side of the city located in the heart of the Northern Quarter is Terrace NQ, and as the name suggests this bar has the perfect terrace for enjoying warm summer nights with a post work tipple. Its striped back aesthetic features industrial pipework and exposed brickwork, paired with great music and the best drinks this makes the perfect atmosphere to enjoy a drink with friends. 

Perfect for: Post work drinks, catch up with friends, date night

Price: £££

Location: Northern Quarter

YES

Another underrated rooftop bar Manchester is YES. Although YES bar features 4 floors each with their own vibe, the rooftop is our favourite floor with its romantic atmosphere and industrial style space. YES is a rooftop bar you have to visit to fully appreciate. Whether you’re heading there for a drink after work with friends or off on a first date the vibes here are sure to be immaculate any day of the week. 

Perfect for: Post work drinks, catch up with friends, date night

Price: ££

Location: Charles Street (just off Oxford Road)

Overview of roof top bar Manchester 

The question is, which one of the Roof Top Bar Manchester has to offer takes your fancy? Let us know and please share your pictures with us, we’d love to see. If there are any other rooftop bars in Manchester that we need to try, get in touch with us. 

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