A real destination venue, Velvet bar pulls in the pre and post restaurant customers as well as the after-work drinkers and hotel residents.
Our luxurious, sumptuous bar has an impressive & extensive cocktail list and a prime pitch for canal-side drinking when the sun's out.
With DJs at weekends playing an eclectic funky mix, Velvet Bar is a hub of activity on Canal Street and is a superior drinking experience from the other bars in the area, giving customers the opportunity to enjoy a unique atmosphere with truly indulgent décor and some great drinks.

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Opening times:

Sunday – Wednesday 4pm – 11.30pm
Thursday 4pm – 12.30am
Friday 4pm – 1am
Saturday 4pm – 2am (Early opening from 12-midday in the summer months)

Happy hour!

Join us for a few drinks with our Happy Hour running from 4pm – 7pm Daily.


Special occasion? - Reserve an area

You can reserve an area for your group or party.

If you are looking to celebrate with a group then ask for the raised area in the bar and pre-order some cocktails and nibbles.

Submit an enquiry by email to info@velvetmanchester.com or simply give us a call on 01612369003



Residents DJ's
Anthony Watts & Jason Harrison on alternate Saturdays
Jamie Bull (Homoelectric & City Life DJ of the year 2015) playing the last Saturday of every month


Live entertainment with our 'Sunday Sessions' see below...

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