Exclusive Venue Hire at Dog Bowl

Whitworth Street West, Manchester, M1 5WW Show map
Piccadilly
Emma Q.

Emma Q.

Safety rules may apply in this venue
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Pre-booking food and drink venues is recommended
All entry to premises is controlled, and alcohol served to seated patrons only
Groups limited to 4 people unless from a single household
Wedding receptions are limited to 15 with table service only
Outdoor gatherings based on 2m social distance rule
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About this space

It’s more of the same Black Dog Ballroom brilliantness complete with five ten-pin bowling lanes!

Expect ball dispensers inspired by the brand’s own black dog, Bruce the Patterdale Terrier, gleaming wooden floors and fantastic food made with only the best local produce.


Capacity

Standing
up to 180
Dining
up to 100

Event offers and packages

Christmas Party Offers

We have 5 full-lengths bowling lanes for you to book.

We can fit 6 people in each lane and games are priced for £9 per person.

All bookings must bowl and dine. Groups of 12 or more restricted to one game at peak times.
Veggie (Groups of 10+)
£14 per person
Brie and cranberry sliders
Selection of homemade pizzas
Hassel back potatoes with chive and sour cream
Sage and onion stuffing balls
Chip and cheese pots
Veggie pigs in a blanket
Festive vegetable rolls
House Classic (Groups of 10+)
£15 per person
House and sweet potato fries
Puller turkey and cranberry mayo sliders
Sage and onions stuffing balls
Chicken wings with rosemary salt
Bbq smothered spareribs
Festive vegetable rolls
White chocolate and red berry rocky road
Festive Tray (Groups of 2-12)
£18 per person
£26 with a game of bowling

Sliced beef
Roast turkey with cranberry sauce
Chicken wings with rosemary salt
Pigs in blanket
Sage and onion in stuffing balls
Honey glazed seasonal vegetables
Roast potatoes with herbs and garlic
Buttered brussels sprouts and bacon
Jug of gravy
White chocolate and red berry rocky road

Premium (Groups of 10+)
£19 per person
House and sweet potato fries
Puller turkey and cranberry mayo sliders
Sage and onions stuffing balls
Chicken wings with rosemary salt
Bbq smothered spareribs
Festive vegetable rolls
White chocolate and red berry rocky road
Pigs in blanket
Pulled pork and apple sauce sliders
Brie, cranberry &walnut sliders

Prices

Monday
12:00 – 3:00
from £315 hire fee
Per session
12:00 – 3:00
from £500 hire fee
Per hour
12:00 – 3:00
from £315 hire fee per hour
Per session
12:00 – 3:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
£500.00 hire fee
£315.00 hire fee per hour bowling cost
£1000.00 per hour min spend- must be pre-spent on food/drinks

Group bookings:
£20 per lane deposit, bowling is £9pp per game. Food and drink is optional

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Tuesday
12:00 – 3:00
from £315 hire fee
Per session
12:00 – 3:00
from £500 hire fee
Per hour
12:00 – 3:00
from £315 hire fee per hour
Per session
12:00 – 3:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
£500.00 hire fee
£315.00 hire fee per hour bowling cost
£1000.00 per hour min spend- must be pre-spent on food/drinks

Group bookings:
£20 per lane deposit, bowling is £9pp per game. Food and drink is optional

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Wednesday
12:00 – 3:00
from £315 hire fee
Per session
12:00 – 3:00
from £500 hire fee
Per hour
12:00 – 3:00
from £315 hire fee per hour
Per session
12:00 – 3:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
£500.00 hire fee
£315.00 hire fee per hour bowling cost
£1000.00 per hour min spend- must be pre-spent on food/drinks

Group bookings:
£20 per lane deposit, bowling is £9pp per game. Food and drink is optional

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Thursday
12:00 – 3:00
from £315 hire fee
Per session
12:00 – 3:00
from £500 hire fee
Per hour
12:00 – 3:00
from £315 hire fee per hour
Per session
12:00 – 3:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
£500.00 hire fee
£315.00 hire fee per hour bowling cost
£1000.00 per hour min spend- must be pre-spent on food/drinks

Group bookings:
£20 per lane deposit, bowling is £9pp per game. Food and drink is optional

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Friday
10:00 – 3:00
from £315 hire fee
Per session
10:00 – 3:00
from £500 hire fee
Per hour
10:00 – 3:00
from £315 hire fee per hour
Per session
10:00 – 3:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
£500.00 hire fee
£315.00 hire fee per hour bowling cost
£1000.00 per hour min spend- must be pre-spent on food/drinks

Group bookings:
£20 per lane deposit, bowling is £9pp per game. Food and drink is optional

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Saturday
10:00 – 3:00
from £315 hire fee
Per session
10:00 – 3:00
from £500 hire fee
Per hour
10:00 – 3:00
from £315 hire fee per hour
Per session
10:00 – 3:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
£500.00 hire fee
£315.00 hire fee per hour bowling cost
£1000.00 per hour min spend- must be pre-spent on food/drinks

Group bookings:
£20 per lane deposit, bowling is £9pp per game. Food and drink is optional

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Sunday
10:00 – 2:00
from £315 hire fee
Per session
10:00 – 2:00
from £500 hire fee
Per hour
10:00 – 2:00
from £315 hire fee per hour
Per session
10:00 – 2:00
from £1000 min. spend
Note: Alcohol licence until 03:00. All prices include VAT.
£500.00 hire fee
£315.00 hire fee per hour bowling cost
£1000.00 per hour min spend- must be pre-spent on food/drinks

Group bookings:
£20 per lane deposit, bowling is £9pp per game. Food and drink is optional

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation fee payable to the venue depending on the notice period:

  • 7+ days prior to the event No fee, guest receives full refund
  • 2 - 6 days prior to the event Fee payable is 50% of total hire cost
  • Less than 2 days prior to the event Fee payable is 100% of total hire cost

Guest may move the event date of a confirmed booking to another date within 18 months from the original date, at no cost.


Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Flatscreen TV
Air conditioning
Natural light
Projector
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Storage space
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
PA system / music speakers available

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

Promoted / ticketed events
Loud music / events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

About Dog Bowl

New York-style bar and restaurant heading into our 10th year. Situated in the heart of Manchester's Northern quarter underneath the iconic Affleck's Palace.

If you want an unusual and memorable venue Dog Bowl is the place for you! When booking for private hire at Dog bowl you get exclusive use of all five ten-pin bowling alleys, restaurant, and the bar area.

Dog Bowl serves delicious cocktails, quesadillas, burgers, hot dogs, loaded fries, salads and much more!


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