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 Sunday, 19 January 2020

I visited dog bowl over the weekend for the first time, unfortunately it wasn’t the most pleasant experience after placing our order we were then told that a few of the items that we had asked for were unavailable as they had ran out, the staff weren’t very friendly and the food wasn’t the best.

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Visited On Thursday, 16 January 2020

Good venue and great idea

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 January 2020

A big thank you to everyone at Dog Bowl....we had a brilliant evening. The service was fantastic, the attention to detail was first class, the food was excellent & all the staff were warm & friendly. Thanks again...we'll be back!!

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Great staff, service and enviroment, but disappointing food. We did pay half price (January offer) but the food wouldn't be worth full price so yes to bowl at, no to eat at.

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Visited On Monday, 13 January 2020

We had so much fun bowling and Natalie who welcomed us was absolutely lovely, very helpful and made us feel right at home!

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Booked Sunday for kids party. Booking was quick and convenient. Staff was very polite and accommodating. Kids buffet is low on nutritional value but kids polished it off. Bowling+buffet for £10 pp.

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 January 2020

Very nice staff and food was lovely

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

Great party. Thanks for hosting us!

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Staffs are great but extremely slow service specially with food. I had a rebooked kid birthday party but I got very disappointed with the food taking an extra 30 minutes to be served... well I don't want to imagine how much more I shall have waited if I turned up on the day..

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

I would like to thank the while team from start to finish for everything as we had a great Christmas do, with lots of laughter and the team all l;looked after us. Price wise amazing, food quality and amount of food was brilliant and as i said the whole event was great from start to finish.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Great venue for family and friends to bowl. Lots of children and only one frame to use meant it was a very slow game, but it was great fun. Staff were really friendly and ensured we had a lovely birthday celebration. Thanks.

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

Preethi was an absolute star. On the day I made the booking she was really helpful, to great service from her when we attended. She is a credit to your company.

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

Great value for money & drinks were good-lots to chose from on drinks & food. However, staff needed prompting for more drinks & on previous bottomless brunches this isn’t usually the case & lacked customer service skills-pointing at the plates etc instead of asking if we had finished.

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

We had a great evening for our Christmas do. The food was great and the atmosphere was really good. We will definitely come back.

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

The staff were extremely accommodating and made our experience a great one. Really enjoyed the dqy

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Visited On Thursday, 19 December 2019

The whole team loves the evening! Great food and superb venue. Thank you!!!

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 December 2019

From the booking process to the service on the night, the team at DogBowl were extremely helpful. We had a great Christmas party!! Delicious food, fab drinks deals and very well organised bowling games.

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Great night for small works Christmas night out, excellent from the booking stage thru to actual night Quality food and service was spot on!

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Natalie was excellent and really accommodating. The whole experience was easy and quick and we'll definitely consider you again. Merry Christmas to you all

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

Great atmosphere for a group of 20 on a christmas party. Very relaxed, an great game of bowling and good food. Would definitely recommend and I am coning back for some more bowling shortly!

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Visited On Sunday, 15 December 2019

The food was very good for its money alongside the student options

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Visited On Thursday, 12 December 2019

Good evening

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Visited On Saturday, 14 December 2019

Excellent service from the staff were incredibly accomodating for a friend who had travel issues and so arrived lat, kindly moved our booking. Bottomless brunch was excellent with drinks freely flowing in good time. Food was okay (ordered the steak and eggs, american and chicken, waffle and bacon). All in all was really quite impressed with the service and would give the place a 4 star overall, food only thing preventing a 5 star rating.

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

We had a fabulous Christmas party. To be honest the food quality exceeded our expectations and was plentiful.

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

Needs to be more clear when you go in where you need to go. On arrival we waited to speak to the bar staff who were very busy who told us to go to the bowling reception, so we were 10 minutes late for our 1 hour slot for bowling because of this. There is a sign, but it was behind a welcoming stand at the front door, where nobody was stood to welcome you! Apart from that everything was great. Food was a bit cold and there was way too much of it on the festive tray, but it was nice.

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