The Basement at The Whiskey Jar

  29 reviews  – 
14 Tariff Street, Manchester, M1 2FF
Piccadilly

About this space

The Whiskey Jar has undoubtedly become one of the Northern Quarter's favourite spots. This old textile mill has been beautifully restored with its upstairs bar playing host to a range of popular nights.

We now have a fully functioning, basement event space complete with bar, seating and sound system.

The space is ideal for private parties, corporate events, photoshoots, conferences, yoga classes, birthday parties, exhibitions etc. licensed up until 12am on a Thursday and 2 am on Friday and Saturday (terms and conditions apply).


Event offers and packages

Christmas Party Offers

Christmas offer (Sunday-Thursday)
£2500 total
£500 hire fee. Min. bar spend £2,000 - if this is not made we charge another £250

* Max capacity 150.
* Festive tacos
* Fully stocked private bar, with draught and bottled beer, spirit mixers, and wines.
* Bespoke cocktail menu.
* Central to the Northern Quarter.
* Close to the station.
* Air conditioning.
* Ample seating.
* Room from 7 pm until 2.00 am

* Freestanding decorations only (no glitter or confetti) or anything stuck on the walls/tiles
Christmas Package (Friday & Saturday)
£3050 total
£550 hire fee. Min. bar spend £2,500 - if this is not made we charge another £250

* Max capacity 150.
* Festive tacos
* Fully stocked private bar, with draught and bottled beer, spirit mixers, and wines.
* Bespoke cocktail menu.
* Central to the Northern Quarter.
* Close to the station.
* Air conditioning.
* Ample seating.
* Room from 7 pm until 2.00 am

* Freestanding decorations only (no glitter or confetti) or anything stuck on the walls/tiles

Prices

Monday
16:00 – 2:00
from £250 hire fee + min. spend
Per session
16:00 – 2:00
from £250 + £2000 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 4:00. All prices include VAT.
Tuesday
16:00 – 2:00
from £250 hire fee + min. spend
Per session
16:00 – 2:00
from £250 + £2000 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 4:00. All prices include VAT.
Wednesday
16:00 – 2:00
from £250 hire fee + min. spend
Per session
16:00 – 2:00
from £250 + £2000 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 4:00. All prices include VAT.
Thursday
16:00 – 2:00
from £250 hire fee + min. spend
Per session
16:00 – 2:00
from £250 + £2000 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 4:00. All prices include VAT.
Friday
12:00 – 2:00
from £200 hire fee + min. spend
Per session
12:00 – 2:00
from £200 + £2000 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 4:00. All prices include VAT.
Saturday
12:00 – 2:00
from £200 hire fee + min. spend
Per session
12:00 – 2:00
from £200 + £2000 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 4:00. All prices include VAT.
Sunday
16:00 – 2:00
from £250 hire fee + min. spend
Per session
16:00 – 2:00
from £250 + £2000 hire fee + min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 4:00. All prices include VAT.

Capacity

Standing
up to 175

Catering and drinks

No in-house catering
External catering allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
PA system / speakers
Air conditioning
Storage space
Private Bar
PA System
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Quiet space
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
Noise restrictions

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted and ticketed events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Age policy

Guests under 18 are not allowed

Host rules

no smoking / vaping


Reviews and ratings

(29 reviews and ratings - )

D
Daniel E.
May 2022

- Lydia was amazing with communication from start to finish. - The team made the occasion feel so special and the bar was well equipped. - Drinks were well priced - Having a separate venue was lovely.

D
Dean S.
December 2022

great.

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Erin K.
September 2022

Very fast replies and very polite

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Oscar B.
May 2022

Sick, on time, brilliant for every question, all you cld ask for


The Whiskey Jar is undoubtedly become one of the Northern Quarter's favourite spots
This old textile mill has been beautifully restored with its upstairs bar playing host to one of the best open mic nights in Manchester.
This venue now has a fully functioning, basement event Space complete with a private bar, disco balls, bespoke cocktails, ample seating and a fantastic DJ booth and sound system with DJ equipment available to hire extra. The venue can also provide a variation of delicious tacos to cater to any dietary requirements.

The Space is ideal for public music events, private parties, birthdays and other corporate events.

Alternatively use this Space for photoshoots, conferences, yoga classes, exhibitions and much more, the choice is yours! We also have a projector and other things to cater for your needs.

This Manchester venue licensed up until 12am on a Thursday and 2am on Friday and Saturday, providing a perfect party Space for you and your team!


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