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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
  • Outside Seating Area
  • 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 Tuesday, 19 March 2019

We all had an excellent time we found the staff friendly. It was great value for money and service was very quick

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Visited On Monday, 18 March 2019

Bowling and food was fantastic, staff were friendly and helpful, when it came to the bill there was a bit of confusion! Just know that 1 game is more than enough for fun. We paid for 2 games with 7 people, which took a while to get through!! We had a brilliant time though.

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Visited On Monday, 18 March 2019

Great service for a really good price!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

Thank you for looking after the dog just as much as us! We had a great time and hope to come back and visit again soon!

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

Good atmosphere. Nice food and cocktails

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 March 2019

Great time last night, thanks for a top night

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Visited On Friday, 01 March 2019

Fatastic venue and price although the 151 proof shots are still having an effect. We all had a great night

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Visited On Friday, 01 March 2019

Well organised, great food, well priced drinks. Fantastic night

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Visited On Friday, 01 March 2019

Our server was top notch

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Bowling was good - although our lane had a few problems and needed restarting twice. Good was really good - but took a while to come

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Visited On Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Great day - excellent value

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Visited On Sunday, 10 February 2019

Even though we arrived late the staff were very accommodating and understanding. They were friendly and we really enjoyed our afternoon! Great value for money too! We will definitely be back :)

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

For a work night out we came bowling, it was great for mid week, good value for money and great team building for us! the staff both in Dog Bowl at the bar and the bostaff were great. The lasy who helped me book it via email was really helpful and made the whole process super easy by being able to pay the deposit online. We would all love to come again, it was a great evening! Thanks a lot.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 February 2019

Wonderful environment went above & beyond to make my daughter birthday special. Food cocktails atmosphere was perfect Can’t recommend enough Thank you again

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

The staff were very good and even put the rugby on as one of our team is a big wales fan and the staff bent over backwards to make sure this was on the big screen for him. Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

Great family day out

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

Perfect for birthday breakfast and bowling

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Visited On Monday, 28 January 2019

Food was brilliant, good price

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Visited On Saturday, 26 January 2019

Service was okay but not especially friendly. The food was average. Bowling was fun though.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 January 2019

We made our first visit to Dog Bowl at the weekend and were blown away. Burgers first; not stupidly big, but understated, thoroughly tasty cheese burgers. Fresh ingredients, and perfectly grilled beef. The main event though was the loaded fries, to the point they were almost a meal on their own!!! Better half had the chicken fries, and I had the chorizo, topped with a perfectly fried egg!!! We just about managed it all, washed down with a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc, and we’re already excited about coming back. Oh, and the service was excellent but not invasive!! Thanks :-)

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Visited On Sunday, 20 January 2019

Unfortunately we waited well over an hour for our food to arrive, when it did a lot of the order was mixed up and some of it was cold. There were several options not available on the menu and I was told it was because a delivery hadn’t arrived. The fact that it was a birthday treat plus we had a one year old with us who really couldn’t be expected to be patient for over an hour, meant the whole meal was a very disappointing experience. Thankfully we bowled first and that was a very positive experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 January 2019

All good

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Visited On Saturday, 19 January 2019

Good food and a nice place, however incredibly slow considering it wasn’t busy

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Visited On Friday, 18 January 2019

We really enjoyed our first time here. Food was fab and service was really very good. Family visit for 15th birthday treat. Will return

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Enjoyed my visit to dog bowl as we used the bowling beer and burger deal for £11. The reservation was confirmed really fast so good service from them. The food was good, the chips were good and so was the burger. My only criticism is that the cheese was cheese sauce instead of proper cheese, however it was still nice. The beer included a good choice so overall I was really happy. The bowling included 1 game which was still good value for money. I would definitely use this offer again.

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