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Top Birthday Party Venues in Manchester

All the best! So, you’re looking for birthday party venues in Manchester? You’re in the right place. Here at Tagvenue we’re doing our best to make your life easier. With our service finding the perfect Manchester venue for your birthday party takes less time and effort than you think. We 'll take care of the venue hire, so you can focus on other tasks.

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Birthday Party Venues Hire Guide

Time to host a birthday celebration? With Tagvenue it’s going to be the best bash ever. We know where to find really good birthday party venues in Manchester. And the icing on the cake? We’ve gathered them all in one place and topped it all off with a smart search engine. All this will help you find a perfect Manchester birthday party venue in a snap.

When starting your search for a birthday party venue in Manchester, remember to consider the following aspects:

  • Venue’s location – Manchester boasts plenty of interesting areas, from world-famous Canal Street to the modern glass and steel buildings of Spinningfields. Each neighbourhood has many birthday party venues. Our service makes picking the right ones as easy as can be.

  • Transport links – The experience begins while you’re on the way. If the majority of your guests will be arriving by car, make sure there are enough parking spaces nearby. Remember to check the closest Metrolink, railway and bus stations. The last part is particularly important for birthday party venues in Greater Manchester.

  • Venue’s capacity – Manchester birthday party venues vary in shape and size. For example, an intimate gathering only needs a private dining room, while bigger celebrations may require hiring the entire venue. If you’re planning to dance the night away, make sure there’s also enough space for that.

  • Catering – If the venue is going to provide catering for your birthday party, make sure they’re able to meet all your requirements. Check whether some of your guests have special requests, such as kosher fare or a vegan menu.

A famous Mancunian musician, Ian Brown of The Stone Roses, once said that Manchester has everything except a beach. He’s got a point. Manchester offers a wide choice of birthday party venues, but the key is to find the one that’s perfect for your concept. With Tagvenue this task becomes much easier. Here are our favourite birthday venue types:

  • Traditional pubs – a classic that never disappoints, especially as a birthday party venue. We’re listing the best Mancunian watering holes, from dim drinkeries to gastropubs where five-star flavours meet ice cold pints – isn’t it a match made in foodie heaven? The variety of pubs in Manchester is so big you’re sure to find a birthday party venue that’s your cup of tea… or more like your glass of beer in this case, pardon the pun!

  • Cocktail bars – the mixologists of Manchester sure know how to make magic. They absolutely rock classic margaritas and mojitos, as well as creative signature cocktails. Need more inspiration? When throwing a birthday party for a retro lover, choose a speakeasy style bar. Hosting a gathering in a venue that’s a Manchester’s hidden gem makes the entire birthday celebration even more special. Gathering in one of Manchester's hidden gems known for their old-school swank will make sure that this venue really hits the mark.

  • Restaurants of all kinds – these are the best birthday party venues for all foodies. There’s no better gift for a food lover than a private dinner in a top-class restaurant. What’s more, Manchester’s culinary variety is extraordinary. Do you prefer an Italian trattoria, a Tex-Mex joint or an American-style diner? You name it, we’re here to help you find a birthday dinner venue that you’ll all remember as one of the best culinary experiences you’ve ever had. One more tip: some birthday party venues offer special private dining packages. Not only are these well thought out, but these packages are often a good deal as well.

Still not sure about the final plan for your birthday party? We’ve listed some of the best birthday party ideas below:

  • Surprise birthday party – the art of keeping a secret at its best. It’s fun for both the birthday girl or the birthday boy, as well as for the organisers. Our advice? Listen carefully – the person you’re organising a birthday party for is probably dropping some valuable hints, consciously or not. Also, remember to ask the birthday party venue manager if you can arrive earlier in order to set everything up.

  • Fancy dress party – another idea that never gets old (no matter how old you are). Our favourites include: Hawaiian themed birthday bash in a Tiki bar, Mad Hatter’s tea party with guests dressed as Alice in Wonderland characters, or simply a pyjama party in a laid-back birthday party venue (Manchester is full of those). Fancy dress birthday party is a wonderful occasion to let your hair down, get creative with the costumes and simply have lots of fun.

  • Fun games – everyone likes a bit of competition. That’s why activities like bowling, beer pong or dance-offs never fail to entertain the guests. We’ve gathered a roundup of birthday party venues in Manchester that are more than happy to host these types of parties, or even offer special facilities for games. Ready to play?

Guests Reviews of Birthday Party Venues on Tagvenue

Stephen McElroy
Booked The Side Room at Twenty Twenty Two
Private room and facilities were great, Rachel and the bar staff were a big help in getting the room set up. Having our own music was a big plus as well. Big thanks to everyone at 2022!
Kirsty ford
Booked Whole Venue at Albatross & Arnold
Absolutely fantastic venue, staff were so organised, friendly and helpful. Food was amazing, drinks were great and the golf booth was so much fun.
Sawera Brohi
Booked 1887 Grand Hall at Trafford Hall Hotel
Lovely scenery and decorations
Booked 1887 Grand Hall at Trafford Hall Hotel
Flexibility by management to allow own catering and drinks among other things. No interference by the management in our activities and guests.

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