Here’s our pick of the best places to get your gin fix in Manchester
Impossible | 35 Peter Street, M2 5QR
Hidden away at Impossible Manchester is the Gin Possible Nest. This mezzanine bar is something of a liquor laboratory, boasting 63 gins from across the globe, and even edible cocktails made from cryogenically frozen spirits. They also have a lickable champagne bubble machine called. Need we say more?
Find out more at be-impossible.com
Apotheca | 17 Thomas Street, M4 1EU
Antique pharmacy cabinets give this NQ bar a unique twist and a nod to its name, Apotheca, meaning a person who prepares drugs for medicinal purposes. Sip on creative concoctions that are sure to lift your mood, like the award-winning ‘Enter The Dragon’ that combines Bulldog gin, lychee liqueur, chilli, wasabi, jasmine, green tea, lime, and pressed apple juice. Look out for quiz nights and live music from local Manc talent here as well.
Find out more at apothecabar.co.uk
Allotment | 24 Dale Street, M1 1FY
Along with an impressive gin menu, Northern Quarter’s Allotment is designed with the English garden in mind. Indoor plants, watering cans, and even white picket fences surround you as you sip on creative gin-based cocktails. If you fancy some fizz, share one of their sparkling teapots with the prosecco-lover in your life.
Find out more at allotmentbar.co.uk
Atlas Bar | 376 Deansgate, M3 4LY
Boasting the largest collection of gins in Manchester, Atlas Bar is a must-visit for gin lovers. Set in the railway arches of Deansgate, Atlas offers a choice of over 370 gins from across the globe, and with a ‘Gin of the Week’ that’s always half price, there’s really no excuse not to get down there for a cocktail or two very soon.
Find out more at atlasbarmanchester.com
Gorilla | 54-56 Whitworth Street, M1 5WW
Gorilla’s mezzanine bar hosts a gin parlour: a sophisticated den that’s dedicated to our favourite tipple. From small batch to handcrafted distillations, their menu has something for even the most particular gin fanatic. Expect a variety of forgotten and contemporary-classic cocktails that use gins from all over the world.
Find out more at thisisgorilla.com