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The Printworks

27 Withy Grove, Manchester M4 2BS, England
+44 161 829 8000
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Movie and a meal

We visited the Printworks to see the Star Wars film in 3D. I was pleasantly surprised by the wide... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2016
Carlos S
Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
Afternoon in the gallery

Went to see Star Wars this afternoon in the gallery which we last visited some time ago. Found the... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2015
Manchester, United Kingdom
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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!
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 03:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
27 Withy Grove, Manchester M4 2BS, England
+44 161 829 8000
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

We visited the Printworks to see the Star Wars film in 3D. I was pleasantly surprised by the wide variety of pubs and restaurants that were also available. Theatre was comfortable and the choices for getting a meal afterwards was good in this covered mini...More

Thank Carlos S
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Went to see Star Wars this afternoon in the gallery which we last visited some time ago. Found the changes ok but was disappointed how scruffy it looked in the bar. However the drinks and snacks were good and the seats were very comfortable. I...More

Thank Malart
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Took my two kids to experience starwars again thinking the IMAX 3D would blow them away with a group of us, my friends behind on row B. Must say, I remembered the screen further away than that as row A is a joke to be...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 27 December 2015

This is the 2nd largest screen in Europe. I live an hour away with a cineworld Imax on the doorstep but thought for such an awesome movie I'd try here. It is amazing!! The screen is massive compared to a normal Imax and the sound...More

Thank AndyWrex
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Went to see Star Wars at the IMAX screen of the Odean Cinema. This cinema sells a wide range of snacks , alcoholic drinks and even has a Costa Coffee bar. The seating is comfortable, there is plenty of leg room and a good height...More

Thank Wanderer191255
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Seated on the front row of the IMAX for Star Wars - before the trailers had ended I had a crick in my neck and a headache from being so close to such a huge screen. Lovely staff managed to re-seat me further back (despite...More

1  Thank Simon C
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Four of us were looking for a beer and bite to eat before a gig at the Manchester Arena. WALKABOUT had only just opened up and fitted the bill. Several items on the menu, were half price between 5 and 7pm., so with a pint...More

Thank TheTravelingKurgan
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Lots of restaurants and bars. Had live music on in the centre when me and my partner went. We loved the building. Didn't use the cinema but looked good. All staff were helpful and polite. We had a really good night

Thank Chacha9987
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

There are many restaurants and bars inside this place, and there is also a cinema with good quality sessions. I think it's the best but also less cheaper in Manchester.

Thank Paula R
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Went to the new Walkabout at the Printworks. Drinks were a little bit dearer than expected but music and atmosphere was brilliant.

1  Thank casper020
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Rebecca C
24 April 2017|
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Response from PrintworksMCR | Property representative |
Hello! Most of our bars like Walkabout, Yates, Bierkeller, Waxy O'Connors, Seven Stars and Tiger Tiger will be open until midnight or later. Have a great time!