Wed

Dec 18

NYE PARTY with JOY SOCIAL

Wednesday 12th December 2018

Join us on New Year’s Eve as we throw one huge free entry party with Joy Social. Joy Social have been playing regular sets at Cottonopolis for a while now, and if there is one thing we know for certain, they can certainly throw party! Expect everything from disco, boogie and house as they take […]

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Wed

Dec 18

Christmas Cocktails at Cottonopolis

Wednesday 12th December 2018

Christmas came early for us at Cottonopolis, with our 3rd Edition Cocktail Menu heavily in the spotlight and winning awards including ‘Avant Garde Drinks Menu Of The Year’ and ‘Drinks Menu Of The Year’ from the industry acclaimed Imbibe Awards. It wouldn’t be Christmas without a Cottonopolis Christmas Cocktails though, so our Head Bartender Gethin […]

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Tue

Nov 18

DANNY KRIVIT X ASAHI

Tuesday 13th November 2018

Japanese Craft, Manchester Design.   Launch Party with Danny Krivit   We are set to become flagship Bar for Japanese craft lager Asahi Super Dry and to celebrate, we have drafted in NYC legendary DJ Danny Krivit and commissioned a unique sculpture by Manchester based artist Lazarian.   Flying the flag for the Northern bar scene, […]

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Fri

Oct 18

Coravin Club

Friday 12th October 2018

Cottonopolis’ Coravin Club Alongside our new Sunday Roast menu, we will be offering a unique list of classic, rare and speciality wines by the glass. The wines will be chosen weekly and brought in limited quantities by the in-house wine expert who will be on hand every Sunday to guide you through the list. Check […]

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Mon

Oct 18

Sunday Roast

Monday 8th October 2018

Get your weekly roast fix every Sunday from 14th October. Serving only the best Japanese cuts the menu offers a choice of Roasted Wagyu Beef Rump, Kurobuta Pork Loin with crispy crackling, Karaage Fried Chicken or a Vegan Shiitake Mushroom, Pumpkin and Sesame Puff. All are served with Salt and Pepper Roast Potatoes, Asian Greens, […]

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Wed

Sep 18

MFDF X IMBIBE AWARDS

Wednesday 26th September 2018

We are excited to announce that our Japanese Idioms cocktail menu has been nominated for ‘Avant Garde Drink List of the Year’ at the National Imbibe UK awards. This is an enormous achievement for our team and we are proud to have been recognised alongside some of the best bars in the country. We have also been […]

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Fri

Sep 18

KURISUMASU 2018

Friday 14th September 2018

Join us at Cottonopolis for Kurisumasu 2018. The most wonderful time of the year is to be made just that extra special with our delicious Christmas menus. We have options to suit large or small parties, whether you’d like a full three-course meal or a buffet with a selection of our most popular dishes. Expect […]

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Thu

Aug 18

We need your vote!

Thursday 9th August 2018

We’ve been nominated in the ‘Bar of the Year’ category at the 21st Manchester Food and Drink awards! We’re hugely excited to have been nominated for Bar of the Year in the nationally acclaimed Manchester Food and Drink Festival awards. The Manchester food and drink scene is at an all-time high and to be recognised […]

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Mon

Aug 18

BATTLE ROYALE SECRET SUPPER AT MFDF

Monday 6th August 2018

  80 CONTESTANTS 6 COURSES 1 SURVIVOR WELCOME TO BATTLE ROYALE We are very excited to be opening this year’s MFDF festival dome with a spectacular two night Secret Supper Event on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th September. Our Secret Supper event series has been gaining national acclaim for taking its immersive dining experiences to […]

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Thu

Jul 18

Vegan Kitchen Takeover with Million Dollar Menu’s Jay Morjaria

Thursday 19th July 2018

Acclaimed Vegetarian Chef Jay Morjaria will return on Monday 30th July for our next Vegan Kitchen takeover. The menu will focus on Nikkei cuisine – Peruvian food with a heavy Japanese influence created when thousands of Japanese workers emigrated to the country over 100 years ago which has since lead to Peru having the second largest […]

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Thu

Jul 18

RAYKO X DJ SET

Thursday 19th July 2018

We have drafted in world renowned DJ and Producer Rayko to take over the decks and bring some disco vibes to Manchester on Friday 17th August. Having toured most of the major European festivals this Summer, Rayko touches down in Manchester to play his only UK gig before heading over to Portugal to continue his […]

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Tue

Jul 18

DJ Line up

Tuesday 10th July 2018

Every week, Tuesday through to Sunday we have a jam-packed line up of local and national DJ’s to take over our decks to bring you a whole host of music genres from hip-hop to jazz and everything in between.   We have our residents Andy Shake ‘n’ Fingerpop, Jeff O’ Toole and Pasta Paul each week, with guest […]

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Thu

Jul 18

THE WORLD CUP 2018 SCREENINGS

Thursday 5th July 2018

After England’s nailbiting win against Colombia on Tuesday night, things are really starting to heat up this World Cup and we wouldn’t want you to miss one kick of the ball, so we’re bringing you the games in HD right here in Cottonopolis. See which games we’re showing below: QUARTER FINALS Friday 6th July 3PM | […]

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Thu

Jul 18

Cottonopolis X Manchester Eats

Thursday 5th July 2018

This Saturday and Sunday the 7th & of 8th July, you will find us at Heaton Park for the Annual Manchester Eats Festival. The two-day event will see Heaton Park transformed into an outdoor, artisan festival, complete with fantastic local and international cuisine, distillates & celebrity chef demonstrations. Our Japanese Junk street food stall and […]

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Thu

Jul 18

This week’s DJ line up

Thursday 5th July 2018

Every week, Tuesday through to Sunday we have a jam-packed line up of local and national DJ’s to takeover our decks to bring you a whole host of music genres from hip-hop to jazz and everything in between. We have our residents Andy Shake ‘n’ Fingerpop, Jeff O’ Toole and Pasta Paul each week, with guest Dj’s throughout […]

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Thu

Jun 18

MILK & HONEY – A COTTONOPOLIS DESSERT FOR BEE IN THE CITY

Thursday 21st June 2018

A colony of giant Bee sculptures is winging its way to the streets of Manchester this summer… Wild in Art and Manchester City Council are bringing all of Manchester’s communities together for Bee in the City, one of the most spectacular public art events the city has ever seen. Over 100 Bees are waiting to […]

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Thu

May 18

COTTONOPOLIS X NATIVE YOUTH SUMMER WARM UP 

Thursday 24th May 2018

Northern Quarter venue Cottonopolis have teamed up once again with Manchester fashion brand Native Youth to bring you the ‘Summer Warm Up’. The two-day celebration of fashion and music takes place on Thursday 31st May and Friday 1st June and will see further brand collaborations with RCNQ, Barber Below and WAHnails with after parties curated […]

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Sat

May 18

Our next Secret Supper returns with an evening based around Japanese Horror Fiction.

Saturday 5th May 2018

Cottonopolis’ immersive Secret Supper returns in June with an evening based around Japanese Horror Fiction. Following the success of the recent Cyber Punk Secret Supper which saw a unique and imaginative menu, Cottonopolis have confirmed their next Secret Supper will be centered around Japanese Horror Fiction. Known outside Japan as “J-horror”, Japanese horror fiction in popular culture tends to […]

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Fri

Apr 18

VEGAN KITCHEN TAKEOVER WITH JAY MORJARIA | 30th APRIL 2018

Friday 13th April 2018

Our next Vegan Kitchen takeover will be held on Monday 30th April and this time we have drafted in celebrity Vegetarian Chef Jay Morjaria. Jay is the founder and Executive Chef of Sutra Kitchen – a meat-free cooking school in London. As a passionate vegetarian Morjaria will bring an unmistakable style developed during his travels throughout Asia for […]

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Thu

Apr 18

RECORD STORE DAY – ATHENS OF THE NORTH VS MR BONGO RECORDS

Thursday 5th April 2018

Record Store Day on Saturday 21st April will see Cottonopolis host a face-off between two heavyweight titans: Athens Of The North and Mr Bongo Records. Both labels are famed for their extensive record collections so we can expect something very special in this unique b2b clash. Hailing from Edinburgh, Athens Of The North’s aim is to […]

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Sun

Apr 18

CYBER PUNK SECRET SUPPER | APRIL 2018

Sunday 1st April 2018

Our April Secret Supper will be themed on the neo-noir science fiction genre of Cyberpunk. It will feature a completely unique and futuristic 8 course menu designed by Head Chef Joe Grant. The venue will be transformed into a scene from a dystopian future by the Visual Architects which alongside the imaginative food and drink […]

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Tue

Mar 18

EASTER SUNDAY – ART IN ACTION WITH TIM BURGESS 

Tuesday 13th March 2018

We have teamed up with Bulleit Frontier Works and Art Battle Manchester to present a full day of interactive art and music on Easter Sunday, featuring the headline DJ – Tim Burgess. Art Battle have pulled together six artists who will be creating their pieces live all afternoon alongside a stellar line up of local […]

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Thu

Feb 18

VALENTINE’S SET MENU

Thursday 1st February 2018

If music be the food of love then play on. Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with a menu that has been lovingly created especially for the occasion. Begin with an oyster and cucumber shiso with a French 75 cocktail and finish with the naughty but oh so nice Mochi doughnuts, strawberries, passionfruit marshmallows and hot […]

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Thu

Dec 17

VEGAN TASTING MENU – 15th JANUARY 2018

Thursday 28th December 2017

The next installment of Cottonopolis’ monthly kitchen takeovers is dedicated to Veganism. Head to Cottonopolis on the 15th January for an evening of Vegan Food with a unique Cottonopolis twist. Chef Joe Grant has created an impressive eight-course tasting menu proving just how innovative high-quality meat and dairy-free food can be. Our favourite dishes include Beetroot & Wasabi […]

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Wed

Dec 17

Christmas Cocktails at Cottonopolis

Wednesday 6th December 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s just been made that little but more extra special at Cottonopolis with the addition of our Kurisumasu Drinks Menu.   Head Bartender Gethin Jones has been working tirelessly with his team to create a cocktail menu which will add that extra special touch to your […]

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Wed

Dec 17

Cottonopolis NYE Party

Wednesday 6th December 2017

  Join us on New Year’s Eve as we throw one huge free entry party with Disco Illusions. Disco Illusions have been dancing around Manchester for over a year now, bringing you delicious disco, future funk and sensual soul. Expect everything from disco to classic house as they take us through a journey of timeless […]

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Thu

Nov 17

FOOD PORN AWARDS 2018

Thursday 9th November 2017

One of our dishes has been shortlisted in the casual dining category of the Food Porn Awards. The Food Porn Awards™ is a celebration of great looking food from the North’s best Restaurants, Boutique Pubs, Cafe Bars and Alternative Eateries. The dish that has been shortlisted is Pot Roasted Lobster, pot roasted in dashi with […]

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Thu

Nov 17

BATTLE OF THE BRUNCH

Thursday 9th November 2017

On the last weekend of October, we went head to head with a number of other venues across the city to battle it out for the title of ‘Best Brunch in Manchester’. We welcomed Manchester it-Man Jsky and Manchester’s Finest writer Ben Brown both of which had brunch with us, Jsky on Saturday and Ben […]

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Wed

Nov 17

NATIVE YOUTH WINTER SAMPLE SALE

Wednesday 8th November 2017

Following the successful pop in in the Summer, Manchester based fashion brand, Native Youth returns to Cottonopolis with a Winter sample sale on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th November with some one-off pieces, designs from current and previous seasons and the odd experiment. Their clothing is inspired by contemporary culture, global travel and an exploration […]

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Wed

Nov 17

WE’RE CELEBRATING OUR 2ND BIRTHDAY WITH FREE BIRTHDAY EVENT

Wednesday 8th November 2017

To celebrate another year, we’re throwing a huge birthday bash with an all-star line-up including Andy Smith of Portishead, Joy Social, Will Tramp – and you are all invited. We opened our doors into the Manchester Bar scene a little under two years ago and since then, we’ve had some legendary celebrations and this one, […]

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Wed

Oct 17

Halloween Party with PINS | Saturday 28th October

Wednesday 25th October 2017

What better way to celebrate Halloween than to have Manchester’s finest all girl punk rock vixens PINS providing an epically spooky soundtrack of killers and thrillers. Expect to hear some of their favourite Rock n Roll anthems, alongside the likes of Oingo Boingo, The Cramps, Siouxsie, Depeche Mode, the Misfits and lots more party bangers […]

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Wed

Oct 17

Wagyu Beef Menu Takeover | Monday 6th November

Wednesday 25th October 2017

Monday 6th November sees the second installment of Cottonopolis’ monthly produce takeovers and focuses on Wagyu Beef.   Chef Joe Grant has crafted a menu with a heavy Cottonopolis influence focusing on beef from the Yorkshire Wagyu Farm.   The menu is for one night only on Monday 6th November from 5pm.   Book a […]

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Fri

Sep 17

Goosnargh Chicken Menu Takeover | Monday 2nd October

Friday 8th September 2017

COTTONOPOLIS LAUNCH MONTHLY PRODUCE TAKEOVER MENU The takeover menu aims both to shine a spotlight on the high quality of the ingredients used in the current menu and celebrate those who produce it. The Northern Quarter venue care passionately about the provenance of the food they serve. They strive to champion and support home grown […]

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Thu

Aug 17

COTTONOPOLIS TEAM UP WITH NIKKA

Thursday 31st August 2017

COTTONOPOLIS TEAM UP WITH NIKKA TO PRESENT ‘THE NIKKA OMAKASE EXPERIENCE’ AS PART OF MANCHESTER LOVES COCKTAILS On Sunday 10th September, we will be hosting a Nikka Whisky tasting and 5-course Omakase for Manchester Loves Cocktails. Our head chef Joe Grant and Nikka Brand Ambassador Tom Bartram have created an Omakase menu to pair with Whiskies […]

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Sun

Aug 17

AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY

Sunday 20th August 2017

AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY– FEAT TROPADELICA SUMMER BEER FESTIVAL CLOSING PARTY, HIP HOP HOORAY ALL-DAYER & EASTERN BLOC We’re seeing out August with a Bank Holiday Weekend packed full of events. First up on Friday 25th August is the Tropadelica Summer Beer Festival Closing Party. The launch of the Summer Beer Menu was so successful that it didn’t seem […]

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Thu

Jul 17

Prince Fatty Summer Party

Thursday 20th July 2017

Prince Fatty is a champion in the Dub Arena, and will be bringing his high energy roots reggae for an exclusive Summer party on Saturday July 29th. Mike ‘Prince Fatty’ Pelanconi boasts a career spanning over two decades, working with Reggae legends Gregory Isaacs and Dub Syndicate to Kula Shaker and The Sugarhill Gang creating his […]

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Thu

Jul 17

Manchester Food & Drink Festival

Thursday 20th July 2017

The Manchester Food and Drink Festival is a nationally acclaimed event and the UK’s largest urban food and drink festival. 2017 marks the 20th anniversary so we are expecting there to be an even bigger buzz around the city this year. MFDF17 take place on the 28th September – 9th October. As it’s an t […]

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Fri

Jun 17

Prince Fatty at Cottonopolis

Friday 30th June 2017

Prince Fatty Brings a Free Summer Reggae Party to Cottonopolis Following on from the launch of our Summer Beer Menu, we’re carry on the tropical, summer vibes with their next big monthly music booking, Prince Fatty. From selling out the 750 capacity Brixton Jamm, Islington Mill and festival appearances such as Outlook, Boomtown and Tramlines, Prince […]

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Tue

Jun 17

The Reflex at Cottonopolis

Tuesday 20th June 2017

Nile Rodgers is a fan. Kid Creole is a fan. Disclosure, Jazzy Jeff, and Joris Voorn are all fans. From house music royalty Joey Negro, Dimitri from Paris and Mousse T, to the original DJ – remix pioneers François Kevorkian, Greg Wilson, Danny Krivit, and Nicky Siano, all the way to Aeroplane, DJ Marky, Kruder […]

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