Rooftop bars Manchester

Complete guide to the 3 best rooftop bars in Manchester in 2020

Made by the world's leading experts on rooftop bars

Here you'll find the best Manchester roof terraces with all info you need about each place. Opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. The roof bars here are often in classic English pub style. But there are also some more luxurious ones. Manchester is lively city and you can also tell that when visiting the terraces. In other words, Manchester is a good rooftop city. So, which is the best rooftop bar in Manchester? Scroll down and find the Manchester rooftop bar best suited for you.

Or use the Manchester rooftop map in the top right corner.

Last updated: January 21st, 2019
Area:City center
Rooftop bar Manchester Restaurant Bar & Grill in Manchester
The Restaurant Bar & Grill
$$$ 14 John Dalton St
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Bar & Grill
  • Exstensive drink menu
  • All year
Magical rooftop bar and restaurant in central Manchester with the motto 'Drink and dine, rain or shine'. Set over three floors, the motto is extra true for the second floor large and more formal restaurant, that comes with an all year alfresco terrace and bar. Open from lunch through dinner, the restaurant and bar serves internationally inspired classics, where the charcoal grill is the main feature, along with a full page of different G&T's and well-crafted signature cocktails. All in a vibrant and pleasant ambience.
Rooftop bar Manchester Rooftop Lounge & Playground in Manchester
Rooftop Lounge & Playground
$$$ Great John St
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • Stylish decorated
  • Skyline views
  • Perfect for events
A classic and beautiful roof garden, perched on top of the fantastic Great John Street Hotel. This original Victorian schoolhouse has been transformed into a luxury townhouse hotel, where the best spot is the Rooftop Lounge & Playground, with its garden like interior and comfortable furniture. Harmonious and relaxing in vibe, the terrace offers stunning views of the Manchester skyline and from the rooftop bar you can enjoy high quality cocktails, champagne and a wide selection of beers, wines and spirits.
Area:Central Retail District
Rooftop bar Manchester Club Brass at Hotel Gotham in Manchester
Club Brass at Hotel Gotham
$$$$ 100 King St
  • Highlights
  • 7th floor
  • Cocktail bar
  • Exclusive
An exclusive rooftop bar and VIP lounge, situated on the roof terrace of the amazing Gotham Hotel in central Manchester. Not for anyone, as it is a members and Gotham guests only club. If you do get in, you find a modern and luxurious cocktail bar and a rooftop terrace that offers stunning views of King Street and the city skyline. Expect top quality, both regarding drinks and service.

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Rooftop bar Manchester

Rooftop-grade: 6/10
Prime season: May-Sept
Residents: 2,5 millions
Climate: mainland

Which are the best rooftops in Manchester? Manchester is a relatively low-built city but still there are plenty of good rooftop bars here. Luxurious rooftop bars in Manchester situated on top of nice hotels are quite common.

Despite that the climate is not the best, the rooftop bars in Manchester offers some really great views and terraaces. The best time to visit roof terraces in Manchester is during the spring and summer.

About Manchester

Manchester is located in North West England. If you include the entire metropolitan area the city has about 2.5 million inhabitants. Around Manchester there are a lot of other big cities such as Leeds, Liverpool, Stoke and Sheffield. The city is well known due to the part it played in the industrial revolution and mainly in the textile industry. The music is also a big part in the city's history. Well known bands like Oasis and The Smiths originates from here. Otherwise, many tourists visit the city to watch football, with two big teams in Manchester United and Manchester City. Both belong to the worlds richest and best football teams.