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“pleasantly surprised”
Review of O2 Ritz

O2 Ritz
Ranked #27 of 208 Nightlife in Manchester
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Owner description: Formerly HMV Ritz, gig venue & nightclub
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“pleasantly surprised”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

We went to a concert recently had a meal in a restaurant opposite and walked straight in - no queues. Dropped our coats of downstairs for a few quid - the corridor was a bit smelly though.... We went up stairs and the bar was 5 deep and the three staff - which is just what i expected. Finally we got a drink in plastic cups and the band started soon after. Then there was no issue getting a drink and as the toilets were also close to hand we were soon happy as larry! Memories of the night are starting to return.

Visited April 2014
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English first
Windermere, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“nice little venue”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Attended the Alkaline Trio gig here, and it was my first time at this venue. It is compact and intimate, a little too hot and sticky carpets. A bit more ventilation would be nice. Also, the house lights never really went off so it detracted a little from the experience.

Visited April 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“The Game @ RITZ 2014”
Reviewed 6 March 2014

I'l start with the £4.45 for a pint problem, they run out of certain draught beers before the gig had started, I presume staff chop and change all the time as none of them seemed to know what was going on and how much drinks were.

Secondly we paid for VIP tickets at £20 extra each-this may not be ritz fault but we booked with gigs and tours, only to find out when we got inside there was NO VIP area or experience. The non helpful young girl at box office replied "inside" when we asked where to go for VIP.

decent sound quality,sticky carpet and you cant get back in if you need to pop out to cash machine etc so bring your life savings with you, you will need it...

Visited March 2014
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London
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great music venue”
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Great venue, stylish with a great layout and a good size. Easy to access. Great sound and lighting too.

Visited February 2014
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“fun time”
Reviewed 26 January 2014

A day break great food great music good company until next month or next week , or maybe try another ritz

Visited January 2014
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