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Perfect venue to hire for a special event in Manchester City centre!

Held a friend’s baby shower party here the other Sunday. We’d hired the downstairs lounge and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SuziLB
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Works Summer Party - First rate venue

We had our works summer party on July 14th, we had the attic room with around 50 guests. The venue... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leanne T
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Hyde, United Kingdom
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Located in a 19th century lock keepers cottage lovingly restored to its former glory (and then some) Lock 91 is tucked away at the end of Deansgate Locks, up Century Street and is one of Manchester's little gems. As you would expect from a cottage...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Held a friend’s baby shower party here the other Sunday. We’d hired the downstairs lounge and adjoining canal-side terrace - the terrace features a retractable awning, which is perfect for Manchester’s bipolar weather (..the day started with blazing sunshine and ended with torrential rain!) The...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our works summer party on July 14th, we had the attic room with around 50 guests. The venue was a perfect size for us and the aircon came in handy on such a warm day. Leading up to the end the organisation was...More

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Andi F, Manager at Lock 91, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Leanne, It's great to hear you and your colleagues had a great time with us, thank you for holding DDW's summer party with us and thank you for leaving such a lovely review. Hopefully see you back for your Christmas party.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an Ibiza / Studio 54 themed 40th in the Attic at Lock 91. The staff were fantastic - completely got what I was trying to achieve and helped me transform the venue into the ultimate disco-chic establishment. Throughout the process the staff kept me...More

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Andi F, Manager at Lock 91, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ben, Studio 54 had nothing on your night...!!! Cherish and the Family had a great night looking after your friends and family, truly enjoyable. Thank you for leaving us a great review, we do appreciate it, hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 11 June 2018

My wife and I booked the upstairs area of Lock 91 for our joint 30th. The team led by Alex looked after us brilliantly and the night went really well. Communication beforehand was very smooth and the whole team on the night couldn't have done...More

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Andi F, Manager at Lock 91, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Rory, Such a great 30th, the whole team had a great night. Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review, its been passed on to our Lock91 family, see you for you joint 40th...!!!?

Reviewed 5 June 2018

We chose Lock 91 as our venue after hearing great feedback about a previous event there. Andi was amazing in helping us plan the night and offered support throughout, nothing we asked was too big. On the night of the event the staff were all...More

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Andi F, Manager at Lock 91, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Amie, We so happy to have helped wit your charity night, it was a pleasure to hold. Thank you or leaving a great review, we hope to see you in the cottage for a cocktail or two again soon.

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

When we decided to get married last year we both knew we wanted a relaxed affair but with big families and lots of friends we couldn’t have anywhere too small. Lock 91 was the perfect choice. We got married at Manchester Registry Office and our...More

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Andi F, Manager at Lock 91, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Viv & Dave, Well what can we say, such a great wedding. Thank you for choosing Lock 91 for your special day, the afternoon BBQ on the Terrace and party time in our Attic and Study as a unique way of hiring our venue...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We held our wedding reception at Lock91 on 19/05/18 and can only say it was absolutely perfect! The process of planning before the wedding was very easy and relaxed and Andi made us confident that things would all go as we had planned and gave...More

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Andi F, Manager at Lock 91, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Taren & Joe, I hope married life is treating you both well. Thank you for such an amazing review, it truly was a lovely wedding and your guests and family were an absolute pleasure to host. The whole Lock 91 family wish you all...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We took advantage of happy hour and had a lovely day sitting out on the terrace overlooking the canal and drinking cocktails. Nice atmosphere, bar staff are so friendly and knowledgeable about their cocktails and the thought process behind them. We’ll be back!

Thank Colin C
Andi F, Manager at Lock 91, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Colin, Thank you for taking the time to review our quirky cottage, lovely to hear you had a great visit. We've a new cocktail menu launching at the end of August, hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Just wanted to say a huge thanks to all the staff at Lock 91 for an amazing Birthday/Engagement party in the Lounge and Terrace area for my girlfriend (now fiancé 😁). From the moment I initially contacted the venue for assistance and to book a...More

Thank RichieHawkins
Andi F, Manager at Lock 91, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Richard, It's so nice to hear you and your fiancé ha such a good time with us, glad we could pull of the surprise for you. I've passed on your lovely review to the Lock 91 Family.

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I recently held my nieces 18th birthday at Lock 91. And I can’t tell you how happy I was. From the lovely friendly and helpful staff to how well organised the night was. I arrived early to dress the room and the staff couldn’t have...More

Thank Naomi C
Andi F, Manager at Lock 91, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Naomi, The guys had a great night looking after your niece and her friends in our Attic and Study bar. Glad you all had such a nice evening and thank you for the kind review.

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asallyanne
5 January 2017|
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Response from Andi F | Property representative |
Hi asallyanne, Sorry for the extremely delayed response, I was unaware this part of tripadvisor existed. We do indeed allow children into the venue but only if you have a private room hired. If you would like any further... More
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