Dog Bowl

At Dog Bowl we have five full length ten pin bowling lanes plus a restaurant and bar serving some of the best food and drink Manchester has to offer. Our Tex-Mex menu, created by Executive Chef Barry Gamble, offers a lovingly created selection of burgers, sandwiches and salads plus fajitas, wings and slow cooked meats.

Massive Student Giveaway

It is Fresher’s Week! So to celebrate the city’s spectacular student invasion, we’re giving away some incredible prizes:

Prize 1: An Apple MacBook Air

Prize 2: A selection of shopping vouchers, football tickets or gig tickets

Prize 3: A selection of bowling passes, meals for two or karaoke vouchers

Click here to enter

Top Dog Bowler Winner Announcement

Congratulations to Saqib Shabbir on winning Dog Bowl’s Top Dog Bowler competition. Top Dog Saqib beat all other entrants with an impressive score of 257! Think you can do better?  Head down to Dog Bowl to give it a shot!

Kids Wall of Fame

Six whole weeks off school – what on earth are you going to do with the kids? Bowl of course… what else! From July 20, Dog Bowl we’re running a Kids Hall of Fame to keep your little ones striving to be the best throughout the summer holidays. Entry is totally free and every child […]

Weekly Food Specials!

Our Weekly Food Specials give you the opportunity to taste old classics from past menus or new inventions by the Chef’s at Dog Bowl. For this week we have the ‘Sloppy Joe‘ and the ‘Vegetable Southstand‘

Cocktail of the Week!

This weeks ‘COTW’ is the Basil Heaven A sweet, refreshing cocktail using Bacardi  Superior rum, strawberry liqueur, lime and fresh basil topped with soda. A heavenly cocktail and at only £5 it would be a sin to miss out on this offer.
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Christmas at Dog Bowl

Already thinking of Christmas?  Responsible for booking a get together with friends or determined to make sure that your office Christmas party is better than last year’s? Well look no further. We’re holding a Christmas Showcase event at our sister venue Black Dog New Wakefield Street on Thursday 23rd July between 6 and 8pm.  You can […]

Top Dog Bowler Competition Extended

We have decided to extend our search for Manchester’s Top Dog Bowler so if you have already had a go, come back and try again. If you haven’t been at all you have a whole month to get your top score in. To enter, you simply need to tell reception that you’d like to apply […]

Get 25% off at Q-Park

All Dog Bowl customers parking at the Q-Park on First Street can redeem 25% off their parking. All you need to do is collect a redemption ticket from us before leaving.  Q-Park is one of the leading providers of parking facilities in Europe and the UK.  Q-Park arrived in the UK in 2001 and is […]

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Customer feedback is really important to us at Dog Bowl so we were delighted to be awarded a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. This is thanks to you guys and we are grateful to you for sharing all of your positive experiences.  You can see what other customers thought or write a review yourself here.


Best In Class Bowling Lessons – Tuesday 23 June In our bid to find Manchester’s Top Dog-Bowler Dog Bowl we’re bringing in the experts to offer free one-on-one coaching sessions. On Tuesday 23 June,  we’ll be holding a drop-in lesson session between 6 and 8pm.  British Tenpin Bowling Association (BTBA)  accredited Coaching Tutor and expert […]

New £5 Lunch Menu

We have jazzed up our lunch menu for Summer. You can still get a quick and delicious bite to eat at Dog Bowl for a very modest five pounds Monday to Friday 12-4pm. Here’s whats on offer; Chicken Fajitas Roast Pepper Tacos (v) 4 Chicken Wings + Fries Pickled Beetroot + Feta Cheese Salad (v) Burger […]