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The Directors Box

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Great sports bar

I really like this place as a venue to watch rugby in a mixed group. Both times I’ve been here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
northernmonkey29
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Manchester
via mobile
Amazing sports bar

Basically, this bar will probably get slated if you're in there and your team loses and you're sour... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
Rhian R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really like this place as a venue to watch rugby in a mixed group. Both times I’ve been here we’ve reserved a table in advance making it a bit more comfortable. When we arrived, the table was ready and we were taken straight to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank northernmonkey29
Paradise825783, Manager at The Directors Box, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks very much for your feedback, we are glad you enjoyed our bar, what we are doing here and hope to see you again soon! Cheers

Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Tried to get in to watch the spurs Man Utd game & we’re greeted by a very arrogant bouncer , asked my 15 year old son for id ... only going into watch the match , so children obviously not welcomeMore

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Lee R
Paradise825783, Manager at The Directors Box, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Unfortunately we are not licensed for under 18's, there is a sign in the window which explains this, I will look into making it bigger so its visually better. We apologise for your experience at the directors box and hope you will visit again to...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Basically, this bar will probably get slated if you're in there and your team loses and you're sour (see review below)... now for a proper, honest review! We arrived between games and it was a busy "soccer Sunday". The door staff were lovely and even...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rhian R
Paradise825783, Manager at The Directors Box, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the HONEST REVIEW!! Great boost to the staff like this every now and then makes them feel appreciated. We are glad you appreciate what we are doing over at the Directors and we hope to see you s again soon....More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I love this place all the staff are good Jade Kat and others are amazing food amazing Customer Service amazing I'm so glad this place is open can watch sports have food and drink and chill thank you The Director Box

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 852garthw
JadeP985, General Manager at The Directors Box, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience and we are glad that you enjoy our Bar :)

Reviewed 13 October 2018

I remember this bar when it used to be The Crown and I worked on Fountain Street. It's now a sports bar and they are so often few and far between, so I'm really pleased it appears to be doing well. We spent a couple...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RazzyBthefirst
JadeP985, General Manager at The Directors Box, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for your review we appreciate all feedback to be able to continue to create and amazing atmospheric venue. As we had no major games on and we run the kitchen Sport / Booking dependent on Mondays & Friday evenings but we hope you...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

A great sports bar, bustling when we visited on a Friday evening, great atmosphere. Decent service with nice sliding windows.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OnTravelsAgain
Reviewed 8 July 2018

During our break in Manchester the Directors box was recommended to us by our hotel, as a venue that was safe but stylish with atmosphere to watch the match, and it was most definitely was, big crowd in, but not packed out to the point...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank BabbaC_12
Paradise825783, Manager at The Directors Box, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great feedback. Hope to see you guys again soon . Management

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and the staff even put the formula one on request, despite it being the final day of the premiership! Club sandwich was awesome.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Glenn T
Paradise825783, Manager at The Directors Box, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great feedback! Hope to see you again soon. Manaement

Reviewed 17 February 2018

The downstairs male loos are a health and safety disgrace. Due to your poor design and signage I am nursing a throbbing head and feeling unwell. I am expecting a quick response and proper interaction to sort this dangerous design and configuration.More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Samuel R
Jade P, General Manager at The Directors Box, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Our toilets were not and are not a health and safety hazard which we have since had this confirmed by the Manchester City Council following your complaint. The beam in question is actually apart of the buildings structure and is painted white to stand out...More

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Really good sports bar with a good atmosphere. Food was great! They forgot our chips and brought them out within 2 minutes after asking and offered us a free round! Nice touch and lovely manager 👌

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank jordanmN7512SG
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