Where: 34 High St, Manchester, M4 1QB – 0161 834 1392 map
What: The Ruby Lounge is a live music venue, primarily a rock club, in the heart of Manchester’s Northern quarter. A great venue for gigs with its low, intimate stage and and punchy sound. It is also a great venue for club nights with a variety of styles on offer.
‘The Ruby Lounge is flash without being showy. Lived in without being beat up. Rock’n’Roll without being clichéd. Timeless but not tired.’ If you need to get away from the action, you can pop around the side of the bar, which is refreshingly well-lit and there’s enough in the way of comfy seats. They have a separate, darkened room as well where you can sit and relax and has a ‘cabaret’ feel to it.
The Ruby lounge also boasts ‘one hell of a great bar that won’t break the bank’ – so careful going down those stairs after you’ve had a few…