Best Drag Brunches in Manchester

After a little Eleganza Extravaganza in Manchester with a drag brunch complete with fabulous performances from the UK’s top drag queens? There are tens of drag brunches across Manchester from bottomless booze, drag bingo, delicious brunch menus and hours of gags and giggles, so you’ll be spoiled for choice. Check out our guide which includes some of our favourite spots for the best drag brunches in Manchester with some of the UK’s biggest and best drag queens set to sashay into town this year.

1. Buff Bingo, ON Bar

ON Bar serves ups the ultimate fun-filled party with its Buff Bingo Bottomless Drag Brunch. Hosted by two of Manchester’s biggest queens Anna Phylactic and HRH Lill, bingo games take centre stage at this party brunch accompanied by performances from both queens, fun and games, and endless party tunes from their resident DJ. Boy Toy ™ buff butlers serve up 90 minutes of bottomless bubbles or mimosas and all the delicious food on the menu including corn chips and salsa and your choice of wrap and a side of chips. Tickets start from £15 for 4 hours of drag bingo brunch. 

2. Tucked Bottomless Brunch, The Cockatoo Club

For 3 hours of tasty food, endless laughter, bottomless booze and sensational drag including appearances from some of drag’s most iconic queens from the world of TV and theatre including Bimini Bon Boulash and Freida Slaves, The Cockatoo Club’s “Tucked Bottomless Brunch” is a real party.

The tapas-style sharing menu includes items like topped bagels (think smoked salmon and cream cheese, smashed avocado, bacon and eggs), flatbreads and more, with vegetarian, vegan, halal brunch and non-alcohol drink options available too. Enjoy bottomless cocktail refills for 90 minutes and if you fancy treating yourself, upgrade your package on the day to include other drinks including Prosecco. Dressing up is encouraged in something fun, colourful and glam!

3. Divas Drag Brunch, Bar Pop

Situated in the heart of the Gay Village in Manchester, Bar Pop brings you an exquisite drag cabaret show with performances from members of the DIVAS Cabaret Show Team. Hosted by the landlady herself, Viva la Diva, head down to Bar Pop every Saturday for 3 hours of partying with some of the best drag queens in the industry. Filled with side-splitting jokes, gags and games, exceptional cabaret performances, prizes and surprised and bottomless cocktails, you’re guaranteed to have outrageously good fun. Book with an £11 deposit, and then upgrade to either £25 on the day for the silver package, which includes 90 minutes of bottomless cocktails or mocktails or £35 for the gold package which also includes Prosecco.

4. Bougie Drag Brunch, The Bread Shed

With games, catwalk competitions, dance-offs and fierce immersive performances from some of Manchester’s drag royalty, The Bread Shed’s Bougie Drag Brunch will get your engines revving and the party started! From £49.95, your ticket includes over 4 hours of partying, delicious brunch options including wraps, burgers, chips, salsa and more, 90 minutes of bottomless bubbles, feel-good party tunes from the resident DJ, and iconic drag performances from your favourite queens.

5. Bushra’s Drag Bingo, PLY

Looking for something a bit different, fun and glamorous to do on a Sunday evening? Look no further: the iconic BBC New Comedy Award-shortlisted drag comedian Lady Bushra brings her humour, personality and glamour to PLY with drag bingo. With early bird tickets for just £10, book in for the chance to win some unique and exciting prizes and giveaways, and memorable drag performances from some of Manchester’s best drag artists. 

There we have it, the most extravagant, outrageous and enjoyable drag brunches Manchester has to offer. It’s certainly worth trying every single one to determine your favourite.

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