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The Printworks

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Address: 27 Withy Grove, Manchester M4 2BS, England
Phone Number:
+44 161 829 8000
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06:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 03:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The 16-year-old leisure scheme houses a state-of-the-art IMAX cinema, fully...

The 16-year-old leisure scheme houses a state-of-the-art IMAX cinema, fully equipped gym and health club, complete with a 20m swimming pool, and 16 bars and restaurants. All in the heart of Manchester! From 6am until 3am, the scheme is alive with activity. Visitors can catch a spinning class before work, pop in for lunch, watch the latest blockbuster or meet friends for a drink after work. Thanks to the newly opened Exchange Square Metrolink stop and the recently renovated Manchester Victoria station visitors can be at the scheme in minutes. The Printworks has an excellent choice of bars, cafes and restaurants offering everything from light bites to three course meals, noodles to burgers, European cuisine or something from the deep south. Not only does The Printworks have a great offering for food and drink but it also has a stellar events calendar. Make The Printworks a one-stop shop for entertainment in Manchester!

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Good selection of bars and restaurants

Visit on 10/12/12. Very similar set up to the O2 in London. Attraction offers a wide selection of bars / restaurants all under cover. It's modern and only 2mins from Manchester... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well what a night out we had felt so comfortable no idiots kicking off friendly bouncers opening doors for you I like the fact it's all in one area and can pop in and out of each bar

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Peterlee, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little place nice choice for food and various other things, would visit here again without a doubt

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Thank abbieheron
PrintworksMCR, Guest Relations Manager at The Printworks, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Look forward to welcoming you here again soon. More 

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere and great cocktails. Fun night. Will definitely go back for something to eat next time

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Thank Sonia P
PrintworksMCR, Guest Relations Manager at The Printworks, responded to this review

Hello Sonia, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Great to hear you enjoyed your time here! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We wear at the printworks IMAX last night to watch 2 films one in 3 D it's was fantastic feeling and then went for something to eat at a all you can eat buffet style restaurant nearby before going back to the theatre to see another film this time in 2 D must admit that enjoyed it more in 3... More 

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Thank ken a
PrintworksMCR, Guest Relations Manager at The Printworks, responded to this review

Hello Ken, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Glad you enjoyed your trip here. More 

Dartford, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Visit on 10/12/12. Very similar set up to the O2 in London. Attraction offers a wide selection of bars / restaurants all under cover. It's modern and only 2mins from Manchester Arena. Can't complain as covered all bases of what a visitor would expect.

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Thank JamesBaldy
PrintworksMCR, Guest Relations Manager at The Printworks, responded to this review

Hello James, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Hope to see you here again soon. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Visiting for Christmas market watched 3 films and thought how l wouldn't mind working in Manchester these days as so much improved

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Thank tellitasitiz
PrintworksMCR, Guest Relations Manager at The Printworks, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We think Manchester and especially Exchange Square looks great! More 

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68 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Although busy on a Saturday afternoon we got a table quick enough, unfortunately service was not that quick and wait times to be served were long. So long as you don't mind the queues it cheap and cheerful

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Yates Bar was visited as we were thirsty after our train train journey because it is so convenient straight out of Victoria Station. We should have gone back to the train station buffet instead!

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Thank Skibum63
PrintworksMCR, Guest Relations Manager at The Printworks, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We will ensure that your comments are passed onto Yates management. More 

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36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Went here with the kids for a trip to the cinema and something to eat and it's a great place with a good atmosphere and as an added bonus they had some free entertainment on in the form of arts and craft activities which the kids loved. The only criticism I have is that when there I challenged a lone... More 

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Thank HelenTideswell
PrintworksMCR, Guest Relations Manager at The Printworks, responded to this review

Hi Helen, thank you for taking the time to leave a response. We are pleased you had a good time. We regularly have free events and entertainment for our visitors and we are glad your visit fell on this day. Thank you for bringing this to our attention, we will ensure that everyone who works for our social media agencies... More 

Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I'm not a regular visitor to the big cities, especially at night. A good friend had decided to hold his retirement party here hence attendance. Extremely impressed with the venue, the security and staff at multiple venues. Also easily dropped off and picked up outside. Recommended.

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Thank tweedsdining
PrintworksMCR, Guest Relations Manager at The Printworks, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. We take great pride in our venue and have a great cleaning and security team. Hope to see you here again soon. More 

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