Dog Bowl

Arch 57, Whitworth St West, Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 5WW
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Opening Information

Mon: 12pm – 2am
Tue: 12pm – 2am
Wed: 12pm – 2am
Thu: 12pm – 2am
Fri: 12pm – 2am
Sat: 10am – 3am
Sun: 10am – 2am

Facilities
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Free WiFi
  • Disabled Access
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About Dog Bowl

Dog Bowl is Manchester's premier late-night bowling alley, bar and diner.
The venue features the signature Black Dog style complete with five full length ten pin bowling lanes.
With unique ball dispensers, gleaming wooden floors, delicious cocktails and fantastic American style dishes made with only the best local produce.

Cuisine: American, Brunch, Burger Joint, Child Friendly, Diner, Vegetarian
Dress Code: Casual
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Breakfast, Bowl & a Drink at Dog Bowl
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Dog Bowl’s new breakfast bundle is Manchester’s best excuse to get out of bed on the weekend. I had more fun than you at breakfast this morning, just sayin’. Me and some friends rolled into Dog Bowl’s retro-chic digs around 11am, tucked into some tasty grub, lubricated ourselves with cocktails and goofed our way through 10 frames of bowling — all for £13. The deal couldn’t be more simple: Choose one of Dog Bowl’s four American-inspired breakfast plates, grab a drink (hot or cold, boozy or otherwise) and then slide on some rental shoes for a spot of light cardio and competition. I chose the Breakfast Bun, which came out looking like a breakfast-cart bap on steroids, piled generously with farmer’s sausage, bacon, egg, cheese and Dog Bowl’s signature tater tots. Everything in this sandwich works: The sausage snaps, the cheese oozes, the egg is rich and silken all at once and the bacon… Oh, guys, the bacon. Angular slabs of smokey American-style streaky bacon, crisped and carbonized to perfect diner-style doneness, it’s everything that breakfast should be about. Across the table, my pal opted for the American Pancakes and received a short stack of cakes that are fluffier than the UK’s statistical average but still a little flat by my Canadian standards… Regardless, they’ve got a great chewy texture and, served with fresh red berries & cream, evoke a springy strawberry shortcake. Your Breakfast Bowl bundle choices will also include a vegetarian version of the Breakfast Bun as well as the Full American, a maple-syrup-soaked variety act of Smoked bacon, sausage, fried egg, BBQ beans, tater tots and grilled tomato. Of course, Dog Bowl’s full menu of breakfast items is available if you’re okay going a little further out-of-pocket. The house’s tex-mex leanings are most on display in the Taco Bowl, a hearty scramble of wilted chard and crispy griddled bits of sliced chorizo topped with a dripping fried egg. There’s a lingering heat to every bite and the puffy taco shell bowl is crunchy and decadently oily like a fried fairground dessert. And after only one visit, I’m pretty sure that capping off breakfast with a fun and frivolous half-hour of bowling is my new favourite thing. You can take your cocktails with you from the table to the lanes and the process of registering is breezy and no-fuss — You’ll be alternating between smack-talk and rationalizing your own pathetic gutterballs in no time! Dog Bowl’s new deal runs from 10am – 2pm and is the perfect excuse to round-up some friends, kick off your Sunday (or Saturday) shoes, and throw on a pair of rentals instead.
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Visited On Monday, 16 March 2020

Great service and value for money

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Visited On Sunday, 15 March 2020

Everybody said the party was amazing. Was really nice and the food was perfect for them . Hopefully we left it tidy enough for you. Birthday girl was really happy with her day . So massive thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

Our waitress was very sweet but not very good. She seemed very overwhelmed by bottomless brunch and was not very responsive. She took the wrong food order from me and then it took over 30 mins to get the right one and everyone else had finished their food by the time I got mine. She was bringing one glass of prosecco a time from the bar. I'm not sure why she didn't just top up glasses from the bottle instead of carrying one or two glass from the bar each time. The food came out but no condiments or cutlery and we had to specifically ask. Then she didn't bother clearing dirty plates from our tables. It was busy and she was maybe a bit overwhelmed but wasn't very on it at all with the most basic of service.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

We had a very nice waitress that kept us topped up at all times!!

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Visited On Friday, 06 March 2020

I like dog bowl and have been before, unfortunately I had drank far too much before I arrived so had to cancel the bowling however the food was great and I would go again, and will hopefully be able to bowl next time too haha

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Best bottomless brunch

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Visited On Thursday, 05 March 2020

Really enjoyed the night - friendly staff, good service, and good atmosphere!

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Visited On Friday, 06 March 2020

Had a great afternoon. Will defiantly return.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

Fab time!

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Visited On Friday, 28 February 2020

We all had an amazing time on Friday, and the lady on reception was absolutely fantastic! She did everything she could to help me, and regularly checked in to make sure we were all okay. My only negative feedback was the pricing issue. I think we just had no clarity that one game would be off-peak, and one would be peak. Otherwise all round fantastic evening.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

We had a great day for bottomless brunch

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Visited On Friday, 28 February 2020

Had a great night!

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Waiting on staff were great but waited 40 mins for food

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Great value!

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Really tasty food. Loved the loaded fries, not a huge range for vegans.. good atmosphere but slightly loud for conversation at times. Great service and good value

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Our server was great, the bottomless brunch was well worth the spend

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Superb place and the food was amazing, full of flavour and piping hot! Service was good, and the Prosecco brunch was amazing value for money.

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 February 2020

We booked 2 lanes for 12 people, and food for 15, and after a bit of back and forth Dog Bowl's office set up all the paper work we needed. A few more people more arrived for snacks and drinks. Dog Bowl's Kitchen worked easily with my late addition to the food order. We were a large international group, who benefited from Dog Bowl's care in making a workplace outing into a wonderful event. Few participants had any experience in bowling, but found the first time try easy and fun: We completed one full game in an hour, and scoring was clear. Dog Bowl to put together a generous snack menu, and the kitchen easily met our request for a additional dishes for a cold and wet Manchester night. A couple more really tasty vegetarian items would have pleased the group, but we found some suitable mains on the New York style menu, which on the whole was welcomed for the evening.

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Good fun

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Great atmosphere and fantastic food. Definitely recommend the loaded fries. These guys do not scrimp on toppings!

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Visited On Thursday, 13 February 2020

More expensive than stated online

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 February 2020

a fabulous time was had. Staff were very attentive and the atmosphere was brilliant - we loved it, and will definitely be back x

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Visited On Sunday, 09 February 2020

We initially had a bit of a nightmare! There was no coffee, and one of our food orders was incomplete. Plus my online bowling booking never went through properly. However, the Manager and staff did a brilliant job in rectifying every issue. We still ended up enjoying a delicious brunch and bowling session. Great staff, great place.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 February 2020

Brilliant team building event. The staff are so friendly and love the fact they have a resident dog. I will be back with my two boys and dog soon!!! Great fun, highly recommend.

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 February 2020

Great food and service. Especially for pre theatre food with 25% off!

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