About this room
Our Gallery Café is a contemporary and flexible event space bordered by Neoclassical windows.
A perfect venue for drinks receptions, dinners or for dancing the night away as an entertainment space.
up to 150
up to 100
up to 120
M T W T F S S
18:00 - 20:00
from £1620 Per day
M T W T F S S
18:00 - 22:00
from £2200 Per evening
*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT
Note on pricing
Along with the hiring of The Gallery Cafe, it is possible to use The Atrium and/or Drawing Room for no additional fee.
Hire fee for additional hours after 22:00 until 01:00 is £540.00 per hour
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Sample catering prices
Canapes from £7.50 pp + vat
Hot buffets from £22 pp + vat
Three course dinners from £35 pp + vat
Drinks packages and wine list available on request
Allows external catering
Approved caterers only
BYO alcohol allowed
Can provide alcohol
Kitchen facilities available
Can provide halal
Can provide kosher
Extensive vegan menu
Extensive gluten-free menu
Complimentary tea and coffee
Buyout fee for external catering
Alcohol licence until 23:00
Own music equipment /DJ
Rules of the space
Evening hire is generally from 6pm with access to set up from 5pm once the gallery closes
Hire is available until 1am
We are located approx one mile from Piccadilly train station and the nearest tram stop is just across the road at St Peters Square.
We don't have on site parking but we do have a 20% discount at a local NCP
We can help make recommendations for suppliers, from hotels to entertainment, equipment to event planners.
Manchester Art Gallery is a #Supervenue
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Customers rated communication with this venue and their event experience as Superb
Response time: within couple of hours
Response rate: 100%