Cocktails, cards and Magic Mike lookalikes – is this Manchester’s ultimate girls’ night out?

When it comes to planning a wedding, it’s all about the bride. But for the hen do, it’s all about the girls.

Even if the idea of sashes, printed group t-shirts and penis-shaped pasta might make you squirm a little, when it comes down to it there’s nothing to do but carpe diem the hell out of your bestie’s bachelorette.

After all, once she’s tied the knot it’s inevitable that those much-coveted squad nights on the tiles are going to become less frequent – so you best make this one count.

For brides who fancy a bit of frivolity and hedonistic fun this summer, the packages on offer at Manchester235 are well worth a look-in.

A favourite with footballers, TV personalities and pop stars alike, the stylish city centre venue hosts exclusive cocktail masterclasses and a host of ‘learn to play’ casino experiences that span poker, roulette and blackjack.

Both take place in Manchester235’s stunning VIP room, which has hosted many famous Manchester faces over the years.

With plush seating and an open balcony overlooking the main casino floor, it’s stocked with its own private bar – perfect for you and the girls to release your inner mixologist and/or card shark.

Package prices for cocktail masterclasses start at £25PP for three cocktails each and a free £5 bet and go up to £65PP for a deluxe package which includes a meal at their acclaimed James Martin Manchester restaurant.

And if that’s not enough to tempt you, they’re also hosting their very own Magic Mike night next month, with gorgeous drag artistes and male exotic dancers, plus a whole host of sing-a-long feel-good anthems.

For just £35pp, the night also includes a two-course dinner, a glass of bucks fizz on arrival, a post-show DJ and a meet and greet with the hunky dancers.

What more could you possibly want?


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