About this space

With a capacity for 150 Guests, The VIP Lounge is the largest function room available for hire at Barca Bar. Refurbished to a high standard in April 2017 The VIP Lounge has a luxurious décor in grey tones, several large leather booths, a private bar, DJ booth, and a state-of-the-art sound system.

The VIP Lounge is situated on the first floor and offers access to our Balcony which offers panoramic views of the historic Castlefield Canal Basin and the famous white footbridge, creating a fantastic backdrop especially when lit up at night.


Capacity

Standing

Standing

up to 150

Dining

Dining

up to 70


Event offers and packages

Christmas Party Offers

Christmas Party Offers

£450 + £2500 hire fee + min. spend
Festive 3 course meal
£23.95 per person
Starters
- Cream of cauliflower and chive soup with blue cheese bon bon
- Chicken liver pate with winter spiced prune & compote toasted brioche

Mains
- Seared chicken breast, rosti winter greens, roasted tomato, crispy bacon with Madeira sauce
- Beetroot butternut squash & chestnut wellington, with roasted roots & rosemary roast potatoes

Desserts
- Traditional Christmas pudding with Brandy sauce
- Chocolate torte popcorn with salted caramel and vanilla ice cream

Prices

Monday
11:00 – 23:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 23:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 23:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
The Club - £9.50
Chargrilled chicken and bacon served on a bed of kos lettuce, cucumber and cherry vine tomatoes.

Halloumi - £9.50 V
Halloumi chunks served with mixed leaves, cucumber. cherry tomatoes and red onion.

Sticky Beef - £11.95
Strips of pan-fried beer with spices and chilli sauce served with spring onions and sesame seeds

Tuesday
11:00 – 23:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 23:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 23:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
The Club - £9.50
Chargrilled chicken and bacon served on a bed of kos lettuce, cucumber and cherry vine tomatoes.

Halloumi - £9.50 V
Halloumi chunks served with mixed leaves, cucumber. cherry tomatoes and red onion.

Sticky Beef - £11.95
Strips of pan-fried beer with spices and chilli sauce served with spring onions and sesame seeds

Wednesday
11:00 – 23:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 23:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 23:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
The Club - £9.50
Chargrilled chicken and bacon served on a bed of kos lettuce, cucumber and cherry vine tomatoes.

Halloumi - £9.50 V
Halloumi chunks served with mixed leaves, cucumber. cherry tomatoes and red onion.

Sticky Beef - £11.95
Strips of pan-fried beer with spices and chilli sauce served with spring onions and sesame seeds

Thursday
11:00 – 23:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 23:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 23:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
The Club - £9.50
Chargrilled chicken and bacon served on a bed of kos lettuce, cucumber and cherry vine tomatoes.

Halloumi - £9.50 V
Halloumi chunks served with mixed leaves, cucumber. cherry tomatoes and red onion.

Sticky Beef - £11.95
Strips of pan-fried beer with spices and chilli sauce served with spring onions and sesame seeds

Friday
11:00 – 3:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 3:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 3:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
The Club - £9.50
Chargrilled chicken and bacon served on a bed of kos lettuce, cucumber and cherry vine tomatoes.

Halloumi - £9.50 V
Halloumi chunks served with mixed leaves, cucumber. cherry tomatoes and red onion.

Sticky Beef - £11.95
Strips of pan-fried beer with spices and chilli sauce served with spring onions and sesame seeds

Saturday
11:00 – 3:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 3:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 3:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
The Club - £9.50
Chargrilled chicken and bacon served on a bed of kos lettuce, cucumber and cherry vine tomatoes.

Halloumi - £9.50 V
Halloumi chunks served with mixed leaves, cucumber. cherry tomatoes and red onion.

Sticky Beef - £11.95
Strips of pan-fried beer with spices and chilli sauce served with spring onions and sesame seeds

Sunday
11:00 – 23:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 23:00
from £350 hire fee
Session
11:00 – 23:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
The Club - £9.50
Chargrilled chicken and bacon served on a bed of kos lettuce, cucumber and cherry vine tomatoes.

Halloumi - £9.50 V
Halloumi chunks served with mixed leaves, cucumber. cherry tomatoes and red onion.

Sticky Beef - £11.95
Strips of pan-fried beer with spices and chilli sauce served with spring onions and sesame seeds


Catering

In-house catering

Allows external catering

Approved caterers only

BYO alcohol allowed

Can provide alcohol

Kitchen facilities available

Can provide halal

Can provide kosher

Complimentary water

Extensive vegan menu

Extensive gluten-free menu

Complimentary tea and coffee

Buyout fee for external catering


Licences

Alcohol licence until 03:00

Wedding licence


Space features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Audiovisual (AV) equipment Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Natural light Natural light

Projector

Flatscreen TV

Whiteboard

Flipchart

Conference call facilities

Disabled access

Storage space

Accommodation available

Parking available


Venue welcomes

Ticketed events

Loud music/events

Own music equipment /DJ

VIP events

Enhanced security events


About Barca

Situated in the heart of Castlefield, within walking distance of town and all the major transport links including Deansgate GMX railway station, Cornbrook and Deansgate/ Castlefield Metro link stops, Barca Bar in Manchester has built a reputation as one of the best venues in Manchester and the whole venue has recently undergone a full refurbishment including the outside area.


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hire fee / per session

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