Dry Bar, 28-30 Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JN is the original Northern Quarter Bar and hailed as the catalyst for the buzzing scene that is in that area nowadays. Originally opening its doors twenty-six years ago back in 1989, this venue was the brain-child of Factory Records’ Tony Wilson and it is still going strong today.
Manchester’s Northern Quarter, has in recent years, become the place for trendy young people and arty types to be seen. Dry Bar has held its own against all the new bars and pubs that have popped up in that section of Manchester and still draws a large crowd every weekend.
Dry Bar boasts a newly refurbished self-contained music venue in the basement, called Dry Live, where live acts can perform and new bands can bring their musical creations to the world and has seen some of the best new live acts on the Manchester music scene.
Over the years Dry Bar has had more than its fair share of famous faces cross its threshold to enjoy the vibe inside. These stars included such Exclusive Company such as New Order, Shaun Ryder, Liam Gallagher and Madonna and in its early years it was seen as the place to be before partying until the wee small hours in the infamous Haçienda night club where Manchester escorts from Exclusive Company Google Manchester escorts always were to be seen.
The décor was inspired by the cafes of Los Angeles and Barcelona and has a contemporary feel. However, when you take a closer look around you will start to notice some of the original design features that are still in place and maintain the sense of history of this iconic nightspot in city centre Manchester.
At the weekends there are free entry events, with Good Vibes on a Friday and 24 hour pop part on a Saturday you will be treated to an eclectic mix of upbeat tunes that will undoubtedly make your night one to remember.
Behind the bar you can expect to find a selection of beers from around the world and a variety of classic cocktails to tempt your taste buds.It’s not only a place to enjoy a fun-filled evening but also a nice chilled spot to enjoy a spot of lunch, you can tuck into yummy sandwiches, tasty burgers and delicious pizzas which are all on offer for very reasonable prices.
All in all, after over a quarter of a century in business with all the changes in the Manchester scene that have happened along the way this place still remains a favourite with the residents of Manchester even after all this time.