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We are a few minutes’ walk from the fast pace of city life, sitting on the banks of the tranquil River Irwell but never far from the action.

A visit to The Lowry Hotel is a step into luxury and splendour like no other.

Visit Manchester with the hotel as your base for the trip and indulge in enjoyable experiences with our specially curated events and activities.

  • ENJOY THE SURROUNDINGS OF PURE LUXURY ON YOUR VISIT TO MANCHESTER
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CHRISTMAS PARTY NIGHTS

Whether you're a large firm or a small office, we have a wonderful way of celebrating your hard work over the year - the perfect Christmas party! Experience an enchanting evening like no other when you step through the wardrobe doors on our shared party nights to a night in Narnia. 

Our indulgent party nights keep a smile on everyone's face with a festive feast, a DJ, festive crackers and novelties for a decadent Christmas at The Lowry Hotel. 

Enjoy a drink on arrival followed by a decadent and festive three course meal followed by further refreshments and dancing till 1am.

If you are looking for a more exclusive event, we have a variety of function spaces available.

Where: The Lowry Hotel

PARTY NIGHTS AT THE LOWRY HOTEL

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The best things to do in Manchester this Christmas

Manchester Christmas markets

Skate Manchester ice rink - Cathedral Gardens

Winter Island - Escape to Freight Island

Festive Afternoon Tea - The Lowry Hotel

Snowstorm Skate Show - The Trafford Centre

Where: Manchester

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Shows you can't miss...

Manchester Palace Theatre

27 October 2022 - 28 February 2023: The Lion King

Manchester Opera House

27 Nov - Home Alone in Concert

The Lowry

14 Dec - 8 Jan: Claus: The Musical 

Bridgewater Hall

15 Dec : Christmas at the Movies, Live Orchestra

 

Where: Manchester Theatres

PRE-SHOW DINING

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Free Things to Do

Manchester Art Gallery - Mosley StreetManchesterGreater ManchesterM2 3JL

The Whitworth - The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M15 6ER

The People's History Museum - Left Bank, Manchester, England M3 3ER

John Ryland Library - 150 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3EH

 

Where: Manchester

Where to Eat

Rendition

Rendition is a glamorous Restaurant and Bar based in the heart of Manchester City Centre. This luxury restaurant serves dishes that are not only inspired by Manchester, but they're also locally sourced. Championing British produce whilst offering high quality service and an ever-changing menu is what makes this place so special. Amazing cocktails and mouth- watering food, what more could you ask for?

Opening Times:

Thursday: 5pm - 12pm

Friday: 5pm - 2am

Saturday: 5pm - 2am

 

Where: 209 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3NW

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Gaucho

Only a five minute walk from The Lowry Hotel, Gaucho is the finest steak restaurant in Manchester. Based in a converted church, Gaucho has stunning décor to match the mouth-watering food. This is a five star restaurant experience that you won't want to miss. Weekdays see Gaucho as the best place to be for lunches and celebration dinners but every weekend it transforms into a buzzing social hub with DJ hosted brunches, a fabulous cocktail bar and the perfect spot for a Sunday lunch.

 

Opening Times:

Sunday - Thursday: 12pm - 10:30 pm

Friday - Friday: 11:30 am - 12am

Saturday - Saturday: 11 am - 12am

 

 

Where: 2a St Mary’s Street, Manchester, M3 2LB

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The Ivy

The Ivy in Spinningfields brings luxury all-day dining to Manchester. Set over four unique floors, and with dishes from great British classics to Asian-inspired cuisine and fantastic vegan and vegetarian, there is  something for everyone. Guests can have breakfast, brunch, dinner and lunch, whatever they desire, and maybe an extra cocktail or two. The Ivy has it all. 

 

Opening Times:

Monday: 8:30am - 2am

Tuesday: 8:30am - 2am

Wednesday: 8:30am - 2am

Thurday: 8:30am - 2am

Friday: 8:30am - 3am

Saturday: 8:30am - 3am

Sunday: 8:30am - 1am

 

 

Where: The Pavilion, Byrom Street, Spinningfields, M3 3HG Manchester

Where to Eat

20 Stories

A rooftop restaurant only 7 minutes away from The Lowry Hotel is the perfect hideaway, where you can eat, drink and laugh the night away. 20 Stories is composed of a beautiful restaurantlively bar and amazing rooftop terrace with stunning views of the Manchester skyline. 

 

 

Where: No 1 Spinningfields, 1 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3EB

Nightlife

Three Little Words

Three Little Words is unlike anything else in Manchester and is the place to be for Gin Lovers. The creators of Manchester Gin brought this little bar to life. Three Little Words and the Spirit of Manchester Distillery sit alongside one another so you can sip on our cocktail while watching life in the distillery. 

Perfectly crafted gin cocktails, a curated bar back and menu with decadent food pairings. This is more than just a bar, find out more here.

Where: 12-13 Watson St, Manchester M3 4LP

Nightlife

Menagerie

Menagerie Restaurant and Bar is only a short 5 minute walk from The Lowry Hotel, perfect for making your stay with us a little more exciting. This location is more than your average bar, it's an experience that takes you to a whole new level, with bespoke cocktails and live performers Thursday - Saturday.

This is the place to spend your night in Manchester. If you fancy a bit of food over cocktails, there are plenty of menus to choose from, they're all available to view here.

Where: Ground Floor, One New Bailey Street, Salford, Greater Manchester, M3 5JL

Nightlife

Club Liv

A 10 minute walk from The Lowry Hotel is Manchester's favourite VIP nightclub and restaurant, Club Liv. Downstairs hosts a nightclub with a raised DJ booth and LED wall, grab your drinks from the extravagant marble bar and dance the night away, enjoying champagne and the finest spirits. If you just fancy a divine dinner out, upstairs in the venue is home to a Pan-Asian inspired restaurant serving world dishes and sushi. During the warmer Manchester days you can enjoy your drinks out on their gorgeous terrace and enjoy the view whilst making amazing memories. Find out more and book your night out here.

Where: 23A Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR

Nightlife

The Alchemist

If you're looking for a unique & memorable experience, then The Alchemist is perfect for you. Here, the theatre is served. The cocktails incorporate everything from dry ice to smoke, creative cocktails and and dining with a twist makes this the spot for a fabulous night out. 

With a location on King Street, which is a 15 minute walk from the hotel, or a Spinninfields location that only takes a 7 minute short walk, you're spoilt for choice, wherever you go, the experience is all the same. Find out more and book now.

Where: 3 Hardman St, Manchester M3 3HF

Family Fun

Science and Industry Museum

The Science and Industry Museum is the perfect day out for your family to learn, explore and do something different. Entry to the museum is free and they have a variety of exhibitions set throughout the year. It is a place full of fascinating objects and revolutionary ideas that changed the world forever. 

The museum also has a café on the ground floor serving hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, pastries and snacks. It is only a 15 minute walk from The Lowry Hotel, so why not plan a visit during your stay with us. 

Where: Liverpool Rd, Manchester M3 4FP

Family Fun

National Football Museum

For the football loving families, the National Football Museum is situated in the heart of Manchester, only a 15 minute short walk from The Lowry Hotel. Throughout the museum, there are interactive games and activities that will keep the kids entertained for hours. 

The young future footballer, or even mum and dad can have a try at the penalty shootout, deciding once and for all, who the best footballer in the family is. You can book your ticket and find out more here.

Where: Urbis Building Cathedral Gardens, Todd St, Manchester M4 3BG

Family Fun

Treetop Manchester

Create your own adventure with Treetop Manchester. With Treetop Nets and Treetop Trek both available here, you can travel through elevated walkways and soar across exciting zip lines. 

There are different difficulty levels for all members of the family so everyone can have fun!

It is only a 20-minute drive from The Lowry Hotel, making it the ideal activity to keep the kids... and the adults entertained. 

Where: Heaton Park, M25 2SW

Family Fun

The Cube Live Experience

You've seen it on your TV screen, and now it's time to try it out for yourself. The Cube Live Experience is the perfect day out for family & friends. Enjoy taking part in the challenges, and your favourite games seen on the show! Only a 10 minute walk from The Lowry Hotel, add a fun day out to your City break agenda! Find out more here.

Where: Urban Playground, Manchester Arndale, Manchester M4 3AQ

Exploring

Walking Tours

On this FREE Manchester Walking Tour, expect to hear about architectural wonders, street art, urban legends, historical stories, rave culture, football giants, industrial innovation and music heroes. Whether you're a local, or you're visiting for the first time, this will show you Manchester like you've never seen before! Book your tickets here.

 

Where: Manchester

Exploring

Edale

Nestled in the scenic Hope Valley, about 45 minutes from Manchester is the tiny village of Edale is the start - and end - of the UK's first and most famous long distance walking path - the Pennine Way.As a gateway to the stunning Peak District, its surrounded by some of the best walking country in the UK, which includes a series of striking hills contoured by the waters of the River Noe.


The village itself is overlooked by the imposing peak of Kinder Scout and is comprised of picturesque stone houses and buildings, with two pubs, a café, a local shop and two camp sites - all of which make up a truly beautiful place.


It's also easily accessible by train, with a frequent service in and out of the local station, which takes in some of the phenomenal views seen along the Sheffield line.
A little piece of paradise.

Where: Edale

Exploring

The Peak District

Around an hour away from Manchester is the beautiful Peak District. If you love adventure then this is the place for you. From horse riding to trail walking, and even camping. There is something for everyone in the family at The Peak District. if you prefer a bit of an adrenaline rush, then you can take part in rock climbing, caving or the water and air sports. To find out more, just click here. 

Where: The Peak District

Exploring

Marsden

You'll find Marsden in the picturesque Colne Valley on the doorstep of a National Trust estate and a landscape steeped in history. This is around 45 minutes from Manchester. 


Surrounded on three sides by moorland, the brooding landscape is a contrast to the idyllic image of the village.
With peaks, canals, valleys and reservoirs there's a whole host of outdoor delights to see - and it's also home to the highest and deepest tunnel in Britain.


And, for real ale fans, Marsden is a haven for craft beer with the Riverhead Brewery Tap, The Sair Inn, Golcar Lily or Rose and Crown to name a few.


It's also a popular spot for TV and film - many will recognise the village from ITV''s Where the Heart Is, Jericho, BBC's Last of the Summer Wine and the blockbuster A Monster Calls.
A thriving village that embraces its industrial heritage while retaining its rural charm.

Where: Marsden