Private Hire Manchester

Our downstairs bar at Manchester offers a unique room, available for private hire 7 days a week. The room can be hired exclusively Sunday to Thursday till as late as 3am and Friday and Saturday nights can be considered depending on nature of the booking. With a capacity of 120 and featuring a fully stocked cocktail bar, this atmospheric space is perfect for gigs, corporate events, birthday parties or as a private dining space.

For more information or to make a booking, please phone 0161 832 9955 or email

Private Hire Leeds

Whilst we welcome group bookings for up to 35 people, Sandinista! Leeds does not offer a private hire option. If you're looking for a space for private hire the top floor of our sister venue, Smokestack, might just be the perfect place! With a built in stage and dance floor, DJ booth and high spec. system we have facilities for and can arrange live music and DJs as well as food in the form of canapes or buffet options, fresh from the kitchen of Sandinista! The room, which can accommodate up to 150 people, is available for hire Sunday to Thursday with a license till 2am. Friday and Saturday can be considered depending on the time and nature of the booking.

For more info or to make a booking please call Smokestack on 0113 245 2222 or email

Corporate Events

We have several function suites at both our Leeds and Manchester locations. As well as hosting private parties we also cater to small corporate events. In the past, we have organised corporate dinners, lunches, conferences and even a few symposiums. For more information on corporate events at Sandinista, please get in touch with us today. We also cater to charity events and regularly host fundraisers for campaigns that we are currently supporting.


We are always keen to meet different businesses and organisations, especially those that are small and local. If your company is one that we are interested in supporting we will feature you on our Links page. We may even be interested in partnering with you. Through one of our recent conferences, we met a fantastically talented team who ended up designing our current business logo. So choose Sandinista for your corporate event today.

Social & Team Events (Manchester & Leeds)

Fancy an event with a bit of originality and fun? Whether it is a team building event or a stag or hen do, we’ve got the perfect solution…

The Sandinista! Bartending Masterclass

The Sandinista! Bartending Masterclass gives you the chance to get behind the bar and learn the basics of cocktail making from our renowned bartenders. From Mojitos to Manhattans we can show you how it’s done and then let you take the reins and have a go yourself!

With the chance to learn the basics through a series of fun activities whilst at the same time sampling some of the world’s best spirits and cocktails, how can you resist? These sessions are both inclusive and engaging and are perfect for a hen/stag do or a great alternative team activity!

Prices start from £25 per person with optional food add-ons available! Please get in touch for more details:

Manchester: phone 0161 832 9955 or email

Leeds (held at our sister bar Smokestack): phone 0113 245 2222 or

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