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Manchester Dating: Meet Local Singles Today

Interesting in Manchester dating? Find a partner in the UK’s second biggest city should be easy, right? With its booming food scene, fantastic nightlife, sporting events, cultural events, and Mancunians excellent music taste - how could finding a date here be hard?
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How does Manchester dating compare to the rest of the UK dating?

Manchester works hard and plays hard. The city is bustling with professionals who work in all kinds of sectors, from charity to tech to retail. But take one look at the Northern Quarter or Deansgate on a Friday night and you’ll see everyone trying to get every last bit of fun out of the weekend.

This means that Manchester dating can be a tad tricky. With a busy work schedule, commuting, and a small circle of friends - finding someone new is tough. Even if you’re a nightlife addict, the chance of bumping into someone you could have a long-term relationship win, in a packed bar is a long-shot. Not to mention time consuming and exhausting.

Which is why it’s understandable why people interested in Manchester dating are turning to UK dating websites to find their perfect match. Which is where EliteSingles comes in to save the day and your love life!

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Why use EliteSingles to find a relationship in Manchester?

There are lots of options when it comes to dating websites and apps. You can opt for local dating sites, UK dating agencies or even, Manchester personals.

However, you’re more than likely to run into the same problems that are encountered when meeting someone on a night out. Going on lots of first dates, trawling through people's profiles and feeling increasingly frustrated with your dating prospects if the reason why most people end up deleting all their dating apps and deleting their website applications. With a member base of predominantly professional and educated members, EliteSingles is the place to meet the people you want to in Manchester. With over 100,000 new users every single month, there’s no shortage of interesting people to meet, but instead of you doing all the hard work - we do most of it for you.

EliteSingles asks users to complete an in-depth personality test that helps with our matchmaking. The test is based on the Five Factor Theory of personality traits: openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness and neuroticism. This gives us an idea of your values, aspirations and what you need for a successful relationship to flourish. This is coupled with your own personal preferences and if there are any preferences you’d like to apply i.e. Interracial dating, over 40 dating, Pakistani dating or Sikh dating.

After this is completed you can sit back, relax and we’ll send you 3-7 matches per day! So you can enjoy dating again without it being a hindrance to your work/life balance. If you’re always on the go, there’s even our fantastic local dating app, so you can date on the go.

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The best ways to enjoy Manchester dating

A city steeped in culture and heritage, Manchester is rightly renowned for its array of things to do. From world-famous museums and galleries to cutting-edge gastronomy, locals will smugly boast that their city has it all. A truly memorable first date is always a winner, and Manchester boasts its fair share of quirky date ideas. Wherever your date takes you, with EliteSingles you can be confident in finding long-term happiness in Manchester.

For an in-depth look at where the best date locations are in Manchester read our ultimate guide to the best date ideas in Manchester.

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Eating Out

If you would rather get to know your date properly over dinner, Manchester boasts some of the UK’s finest restaurants. 63 Degrees is one of the best local options, serving modern French fare in a cosy, family-run environment. And with bars nearby, it leaves the option to extend the date, too! If you’re feeling something a bit more casual than The This and That Cafe serves up some excellent curries for great prices and a Manchester date isn’t complete without an authentic curry.

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Nightlife in Manchester

A more casual option for a first date is a simple get-to-know-you drink. Luckily, with more than its share of great pubs and bars, it’s easy to find somewhere intimate and date-suitable in Manchester. The Fitzgerald is chief among these: it's highly recommended for a date that combines innovation with sophistication. Their speciality is their eclectic range of cocktails. They even do a range of cocktail sharing platters; the perfect way to add some romance to an evening.

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Arts & Culture

For something different, a night of comedy always makes for an interesting date choice. The Comedy Store is the Nothern outpost of the famous London venue and a local institution steeped in comedy history. It’s a great icebreaker if you’re a bit nervous! The Whitworth Gallery is a Manchester institution and a great idea for a local date. With over 55,000 items on display and lots of event nights, it’s perfect for a wander - Thursday night is your best bet with the museum staying open until 9 pm.