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An emoji themed bar is coming to Manchester


Just when you think they’ve thought of everything, something else comes along that makes you seriously think WTF. 😳

No, the headline isn’t clickbait. We can confirm that an emoji bar is coming to Manchester in November – and we can’t quite believe it either.

Now Manchester emoji lovers who enjoy nothing more than conveying their emotions in their social media posts with a cheeky aubergine or peach can visit a bar dedicated to the popular digital symbols.

Take a deep dive into the emoji poo pit 💩 and stream it live to all of your social media pals with the bars giant interactive screens.

Enjoy emoji-themed games and compete against other emoji lovers to find Manchester’s biggest emoji fan, and win from a treasure-trove of prizes! 🎁

At this pop-up emoji bar, you can revel in your favourite icons in a safe space completely free from selfie guilt and judgement – a place where you can become and create your very own real-life emoji.

It’s the perfect social media op for budding bloggers and influencers, and the ideal place to create some cringe-worthy content that’ll keep your followers entertained.

Book a 90-minute slot with your besties or go it alone and meet some newbie emoji lovers in the process.

Treat yourself to their exclusive emoji drinks menu 🍸 with emoji-inspired shots and cocktails that’ll leave you feeling starry-eyed as well as some classic bevs for those who like to keep it simple.

And with an emoji DJ 🎧 blasting the biggest and best tunes, don’t miss out on this unique emoji experience.

Emoji Guide for Beginners

Just in case you don’t know what an emoji is, they’re the little icons or smileys that can be added to messages, posts or bios to convey emotions.

They help us express how we’re feeling and include facial expressions, common objects, food, animals etc – and some naughty millennials have even given secondary meanings to seemingly mundane icons.

You name it – there’s probably an emoji for it. And if there isn’t, there will be with the next update which happens quite regularly.

When you’re angry that Northern Rail have delayed your train, again  😡

When you’re feeling particularly sassy 💁🏻‍♂️

When you want that special someone to come over  😈 🍆 🍑

When you haven’t got a clue what’s going on  🤷🏼‍♀️

When someone says something extremely questionable in the group chat  👀 🤔

Just because… 🦄

To visit the pop-up bar when it comes to Manchester, register your details via the link below 😬


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