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“Brilliant”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Black Dog Ballroom

Black Dog Ballroom
Ranked #583 of 2,242 Restaurants in Manchester
Price range: US$13 - US$24
Cuisines: Bar, American, British
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

First time here with friends..had a great night..everyone friendly and good value for money..would definately think about coming here again.

Visited March 2014
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Good cheap food - shame about the service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Food is good for the price especially if you have a 2for1 code from voucher cloud but on our last visit our food took over 40 minutes to arrive with no explanation or apology. 2 of our friends ordered after us and got their food 20 minutes before us so had finished by the time we got ours which was a shame. Apart from that the atmosphere is good and good value for money!

  • Visited March 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great all round place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2014

We decided to have a drink in here as were in Manchester and i fancied a game of pool too! We got our drinks quickly and hired the pool cues. £5 per hour for the pool and £10 deposit. I also ordered a cheeseburger which i thought was lovely. We had a couple of drinks, and a very enjoyable afternoon here. My only down point would be all the tables were sharing a triagle so you had to hunt it down everytime.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank kdandz
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BDB198, Public Relations Manager at Black Dog Ballroom, responded to this review, 29 January 2014
Hi there,

Thanks for taking the time to share your review of our bar. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your pool and cheeseburger, we will pass your feedback on to the team regarding the triangle. I am sure we can order some more in.

Hopefully we will see you again next time you visit Manchester.

Black Dog NQ
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Wilmslow, England
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“Perfect place to catch up with mates”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013

Ive been to the black dog ballroom at least 5 times with my mates. Either as starting point or place to end up. Always great atmosphere and vibe. Depending on the time you go it might take a while to get a pool table but you will always get one.

Definitely I top place and gives the slightly different edge to all the other bars in the northern quarter of Manchester.

  • Visited December 2013
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BDB198, Public Relations Manager at Black Dog Ballroom, responded to this review, 29 January 2014
Hi there,

Thanks for letting us know that you enjoy visiting Black Dog NQ. We look forward to seeing you and your friends again soon.

Black Dog NQ
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Great Monday - Thursday”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

The burgers are brilliant, the pizza with chicken and pesto on is really nice. They have amazing milkshakes and a good selection of drinks. The glasses however are plastic, you're not allowed to have bottled drink served in the bottle either because they're not allowed to serve anything in glass. It can be really nice with a good atmosphere and good music but on Friday and Saturday nights particularly the music gets turned up louder and louder to the point where it's impossible to have a conversation. In summary it can be lovely but not to be treated as an actual restaurant on weekend evenings, more as a bar.

Visited October 2013
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