According to the ‘Global Liveability Index’ by The Econsomist, Manchester is officially the best place to live in the UK. Well known for it’s exciting nightlife and beautiful architecture, there are so many reasons why you might want to propose in the city – but where are the top spots? Wedding ring specialists, Angelic Diamonds take a closer look:
1. The Rivals Bar, Royal Exchange Theatre
Situated in the grade II listed building at the Royal Exchange Theatre, The Rivals Bar is a relaxed bar and restaurant that allows you to take in the impressive architecture of the Great Hall. Enjoy a taste of modern British cuisine before enjoying one of their inspiring productions. If your other half is a fan of the big stage, there’s nowhere better to pop the question.
2. Arcane Cocktail Bar Manchester
Situated in the basement of the historic Queens Chambers building, the Arcane Cocktail Bar is the perfect mix of historic surroundings and modern vibes. With cosy dim lighting and an eclectic drinks menu, this is one Mancunian cocktail bar that’s oozing with romance. Why not pop the question in front of the quirky bookcase?
3. The Crystal Maze
If you’re looking for a location that’s different from the rest, why not ask your loved one to marry you at the Crystal Maze? If you’ve seen the TV show, you’ll know that it’s the ultimate team challenge that’s all about having fun. Then, when your partner thinks that they’ve solved all of the puzzles, you’ll have one more question for them to answer.
4. Ginger’s Comfort Emporium
Ice-cream trucks certainly aren’t just for children, especially not this dessert wagon found in the Northern Quarter, Afflecks Palace first floor. Ginger’s Comfort Emporium is experimental with flavours, bringing you indulgent sweet treats that are unforgettable. Sweeten up your loved one by sharing a creamy iced dessert before asking them to be yours forever.
5. Tatton Park
Take your loved one to Tatton Park and soak up the spectacular views of the landscape together. Go on a stroll through the gardens and stop to admire the neo-classical mansion before getting down on one knee with this stunning park as your backdrop.
6. Saul Hay Gallery
For fans of contemporary art, Saul Hay Gallery is the perfect proposal spot. Founded through love itself by Catherine and Ian Hay, the gallery showcases unmissable exhibitions from emerging and established artists. Drop to one knee before a unique piece of art and then take it home as the perfect memoir of your special moment!
If you’re looking for a proposal location that’s the perfect mix of a sophisticated and unique experience, look no further than Fazenda. Whether it’s the impressive wine list or delectable menu that takes your fancy, your other half is sure to be pleased to spend the evening here. Ask the special question surrounded by friends and family in one of their private dining rooms or under the candlelit ceiling on a table for two.
8. Cow Hollow Hotel
Situated in the swanky side of town, the Cow Hollow hotel is the perfect getaway spot for couples who are looking for something quirky but chic. Spend the night in the centre of the Northern Quarter, surrounded by hip bars and restaurants, before asking your loved one to be yours forever.
9. An escape room
Take your wife or husband-to-be on an adventure with an escape room in the city centre. Choose from the games at the Breakout escape room, where you can act out stories such as finding the evidence to convict a killer or escaping from an evil doctor. Or take on challenges at Lucardo, which are all about strategy and puzzle solving. It’s the perfect proposal spot for fun-loving couples.