Gary Neville, David Gardner, David Beckham, Piers Adam

The stars came out on Saturday night for the launch of the first Mahiki Tiki Bar and Lounge outside London.

Mahiki first opened in London’s Mayfair 12 years ago and has won the hearts of innumerable A-listers including Rihanna and Harry Styles, while HRH Prince Harry is also a known fan.

Now an award winning global brand with premises in London, Marbella, Sardinia and Dubai, Mahiki is bringing its oasis of good vibes to Manchester after Mahiki Mayfair co-founder and entrepreneur Piers Adam joined forces with former Manchester United defender and GG Hospitality director Gary Neville.

Split into two rooms to offer two unique experiences, Mahiki Manchester is a next-generation Tiki concept which promises to capture the essence and elegant fun of the original 1950s Polynesian Tiki bars.

Expect exotic dancers, great music, and Mahiki’s inimitable cocktails including its signature serve, the Treasure Chest.

Corrie’s Qasim Akhtar and Tisha Merry

This epic concoction is served in a real treasure chest, and features Mahiki Rum, the finest brandy and peach liquor shaken with lime and sugar, topped with a bottle of Moët & Chandon.

A cocktail lounge area accessible from Southmill Street is open daily from 5pm (12pm on Sundays for brunch), offering guests the chance to unwind in a truly elegant setting with a newly installed kitchen will serve up unique Pan-Asian bar snacks and sharing platters.

After dark is when Mahiki – it means “path to the underworld” – really comes into its own. At 11pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, the doors to the club area swing open, providing access to the fun-filled party spirit Mahiki is known for around the world.

Follow Majhiki on Twitter @MahikiMCR

What's on your mind?