Market Street Manchester

Creative Tourist
Market street in Manchester
David Dixon

A busy shopping street in Manchester city centre. Lined with well known high street shops and home to the Manchester Arndale.

Market Street needs a lift; bringing the private motorcar back to this pedestrianised street would add some sorely missing life to a once grand thoroughfare of Manchester. A few passing vehicles would certainly help change the deathly feel it picks up during the evening after the chain shops have closed and buskers packed up their amplifiers. More importantly, it may even lead to some welcome cafes and bars opening and a change in dynamic of the whole street.

Manchester’s most successful area of recent years, The Northern Quarter has the feel of a city alive, pedestrians & vehicles mix it up in close proximity and create a vigour the anodyne Market Street needs in spades. Here’s hoping at least!

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What's on near Market Street Manchester

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ComedyManchester
Comedy Balloon

Every Wednesday at Ape & Apple, Manchester’s official underground comedy club, Comedy Balloon’s friendly and warm comedy night takes place.

free entry
MusicManchester
Manchester Psych Fest 2024

Manchester Psych Fest, the UK’s trailblazing psychedelic music and arts festival has announced a massive bill for its 2024 edition.

from £45.20

Where to go near Market Street Manchester

Manchester
Restaurant
Lucky Cat

Gordon Ramsey brings his fine-dining Asian-style restaurant Lucky Cat to Manchester in April 2023.

City Centre
Restaurant
Jamie’s Italian Manchester

Jamie’s Italian is located in Edwin Lutyens’ soaringly elegant Midland Bank, one of the city’s treasures. The menu’s full of crowd-pleasing choices, with a huge selection of pastas, mains and bruschettas, and an appealing kids menu.The drinks range is broad and deep, with wine, beer and cocktails for all tastes and budgets.

Manchester
Shop
House of Books & Friends

Playing a powerful role in the community, this venue functions as a bookshop, café and place to meet and chat with likeminded individuals.

Deansgate
Restaurant
Burger & Lobster Manchester

Burger & Lobster is a King Street restaurant in the old Ship Canal offices. With an enormous bar and food that’s high on quality but low on choice, it’s a popular choice with Manchester’s young and stylish.

Manchester
Bar or Pub
Habas Bar & Restaurant

Habas is a modern Middle Eastern-influenced restaurant in the very centre of Manchester and the latest venture from El Gato Negro’s Simon Shaw.

Manchester
Restaurant
Six By Nico Manchester

Six By Nico is the brainchild of renowned Scottish-Italian chef Nico Simeone. This Manchester arm of his acclaimed restaurant offers a completely new six course menu every six weeks.

Home-X
Manchester
Restaurant
Home-X

Home-X is the online spin-off of renowned Scottish-Italian chef Nico Simeone’s Six By Nico restaurant. This is geared around kit meals to cook at home.

Manchester
Mash Tun

Mash Tun is a craft beer and live music venue at the former Grafene site on Manchester’s King Street.

Kala Bistro
Manchester
Restaurant
Kala Bistro

Kala is the latest restaurant from acclaimed chef-restaurateur Gary Usher, who also owns Sticky Walnut and Hispi. It’s a welcome addition to the ever-growing and improving King Street food scene.

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