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Vanilla

39-41 Richmond Street, Manchester M1 3WB, England
+44 161 637 6258
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Bad attitudes

Walked in + walked straight back out. miserable lookin girls sat in groups in the corners glaring... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
ChelseaMacH
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Cliquey, Unwelcoming place.

I’m 27, been coming to canal street for ages now. Usually avoided Vanilla on account of how cliquey... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
JayEvzz97
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 Jun 2018
“Bad attitudes”
11 Jun 2018
“Cliquey, Unwelcoming place.”
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39-41 Richmond Street, Manchester M1 3WB, England
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+44 161 637 6258
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Walked in + walked straight back out. miserable lookin girls sat in groups in the corners glaring at anyone who dares to walk in that they dont kno. its like a clone zone,, they all look the same ,, and the manager steff little has...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I’m 27, been coming to canal street for ages now. Usually avoided Vanilla on account of how cliquey it is. If you’re not sleeping with the manager, or you’re her best friend or a friend of one of her best friends, then you ain’t getting...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Second visit to Vanilla after I popped in for my hen do last year (was one of the only places we were allowed in in fancy dress) and this time visited with my now wife. We were keen to play pool and were able to...More

1  Thank Gemmamorris666
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

It's a pretty small place and gets very crowded as the night goes on. The staff were friendly and very patient with helping my friend choose drinks. It's advertised as a lesbian bar but was pretty much 50/50 male and female, though that could've been...More

1  Thank Lucy R
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Can't fault the place tho I'd recommend going in solo as if your with someone else it can look like you are with a partner and I've personally only ever had luck when in solo. Also my advice is to keep going in as some...More

3  Thank Paula R
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I spent a few hours every day in Vanilla Bar, it was loads of fun and the staff were simply great! Their pool table is immaculate and the customers there were very inclusive with all who arrived there. A great place to get to know...More

1  Thank Dollar D
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Killer tunes friendly staff and punters. Great reason to visit Manchester. Worth the 5 hour drive just for this bar!Loved it

1  Thank Sam W
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

No atmosphere, a dive, you get stared at like a piece of meat, the worse place in Manchester's Gay Village

1  Thank foxyloxy64
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

So glad we didn't pay to get in. The place is tiny and was packed out so there was nowhere to sit, we couldn't hear each other as the music was too loud and distorted and didn't want to dance as it was some sort...More

Thank Twinsliders
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We were hoping for an awesome 'lesbian bar' but it's a very small place with over priced drinks. Music was so loud and overpowering the bartenders couldn't even hear the drink orders.

1  Thank Kristin W
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Response from ChelseaMacH | Reviewed this property |
don’t waste your time ,, your not a regular so U wont be made to feel welcome,, it’s how they are. not nice at all
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