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 Friday, 06 December 2019

We had a fab time bowling and eating for our work's Christmas do. The food was lovely and the whole evening was well organised by the staff.

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

We had a great time, thanks for looking after us!

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

Booked a secret 30th birthday party for my husband. Everything went smoothly and the staff were great and really helpful! The buffet food absolutely gorgeous, everyone loved it! Staff were helpful with catering for allergies and with bringing birthday cake out etc. Thank you to ever at Dog Bowl :)

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

We had an amazing time for our work Christmas party! The bowling was a great starter to our evening before sitting down to a HUGE and delicious meal. The drinks from the bar were tasty and reasonably priced. We will definitely come back, thanks to all the team!

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 December 2019

Really Great Fun and all the Staff were so nice, helpful and friendly! Thank you

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

First time visitors to the Dog Bowl and was Bowled over at we were treated during the day. Firstly would like to thank Aimee and the rest of the Team for the lovely welcome and service that provided, they more than met our expectations. The food was excellent value and we felt truly welcome and would recommend to anyone planning a venue for a celebration or just a great day out. Top Marks for me and would definitely go again.

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

We had an amazing time at DogBowl for our Christmas do, the staff and service was excellent. Everyone had a wonderful time and we will definitely be coming back again!

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Visited On Saturday, 30 November 2019

Had a great time for my birthday celebrations with the bottomless brunch. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed it! Will definitely come again.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 December 2019

The staff were fantastic and very attentive nothing was a problem. Plenty of food on the Xmas package all in all a really good evening was enjoyed by all. Thanks.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 December 2019

Had a booking for 19 people - everyone had a great time & everything ran smoothly from the initial booking to the day itself. Will definitely be back

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Visited On Saturday, 30 November 2019

We had our works Christmas do here and everything was amazing! Thank you to the team that looked after us.

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Visited On Friday, 22 November 2019

Thanks!

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Visited On Friday, 22 November 2019

Everyone had a great day,

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Visited On Monday, 18 November 2019

Great atmosphere and food

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

The staff were really helpful and friendly. Natalie was really great on the day and made sure we had everything we needed. We’re really glad that we chose to come to Dog Bowl for our wedding reception - it was the perfect ice breaker and everyone loved it!

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Visited On Sunday, 10 November 2019

Food great value for money but lanes a little overpriced - but all in all a great day out & awesome service

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Visited On Sunday, 10 November 2019

Booked bowling and 2 sharing platters for my daughters 17th birthday (5 friends) - they had a fab night and liked the food and atmosphere. Thankyou!

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Visited On Thursday, 07 November 2019

Extremely good value for money, and can't complain about a thing - the bowling was a great team building activity for us!

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Visited On Friday, 08 November 2019

We had a great time, thanks

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Food for bottomless brunch is not great

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

The waiting on staff were brilliant and very attentive great service I will be back

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Visited On Friday, 01 November 2019

Slight issue with payments but it was resolved straight away. Defo recommend.

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Visited On Monday, 28 October 2019

Was over charged and they didn’t have things on the menu they said they did. Milkshakes were amazing though

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Visited On Sunday, 27 October 2019

Nice pleasant couple of hours, friendly helpful staff good facilities would go again.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 October 2019

Dogbowl unable to offer any refunds or even drinks credit for the member who had to cancel and couldnt attend. There was pretty much no music on. And there was a lack of seating when a party turned up.

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