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The original Black Dog Ballroom, we’re still proud to be here in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter underneath the iconic Affleck’s Palace. Our New York Style late-night speakeasy bar and restaurant is the perfect place for after work drinks.

Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Over the festive period there are a few changes to when we are open, please check below so you aren’t left out in the cold. Christmas Eve: Midday – 9pm Christmas Day: Closed Boxing Day: Midday – 6pm Saturday 27th Dec: Midday – 4am Sunday 28th Dec: Midday – 4am Monday 29th Dec: Midday – […]

Southern Comfort offer to wrap your Christmas presents this weekend

No more panicking over presents or last-minute gift wrapping; Southern Comfort is making Christmas a lot more comfortable by opening a free gift-wrapping boutique here in our Ballroom on Saturday 6 December from 12pm – 5pm. Drop in, hand over your presents and kick back with a great tasting free Southern Comfort lemonade and fresh lime while […]

New Yappy Hour cocktails

We thought it was about time we changed our Yappy Hour cocktails… now you can bag yourself an after work Bramble, Mojito or French Martini for just £4 in Yappy Hour. That’s between 4 and 7pm Monday to Friday for those that didn’t know!

Bonus time

Pizzas are a longstanding favourite on the menu here at Black Dog Ballroom and who can blame you, they’re great! Twelve inches of thin and crispy base with a wide array of toppings including goats cheese, Milano pepperoni and pulled buffalo chicken. But now there’s a new addition to the menu especially for those who […]

Black Dog Ballroom Turns 5!

Black Dog Ballroom is renowned for its parties. Since we opened the Northern Quarter venue with a bang five years ago it has been synonymous with good times and late nights. Not ones to go against tradition we invited the Scratch Perverts and a few friends down to Affleck’s basement on the 6th November and […]

New menu

Our new executive chef Mr Barry Gamble has been busy working on our new food menu. He has created some delicious new pizza toppings along with the massive 20″ Brucie Bonus, three Hot Dogs with toppings to suit any taste and some amazing new burgers including the Elvis inspired Graceland which offers a double cheeseburger […]

New Year’s Eve

As another year draws to a close we can be sure of only one thing, that bringing in another one anywhere other than Black Dog Ballroom just wouldn’t be the same. Stuart Richards will be on duty providing you with a night laden with disco, funk, soul, classic hip hop, house and everything else to […]

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Thursday – Jacob  Le Coid

Thursday night at Black Dog NQ sees Jacob Le Coid supply an unpredictable mix of his left-of-the-centre collection, featuring Dylan to Dre, the Strokes to Snoop Dogg, Bowie to the Beastie Boys and anything in between, the only sure thing is that toes will be tapping and hips a’shaking. Entry is free before 11pm.

Yappy Hour

£4 selected cocktails, £2.50 San Miguel Fresca, and £5 Carafe of house wine. The offer is available Monday to Friday, 4pm – 7pm.

Friday – Stuart Richards

Resident DJ Stuart Richards brings his trademark style to the bar every Thursday from 11pm. Offering a night packed full of disco, funk, house and even some hip hop and reggae. Whatever the tune, Stu always feels at home behind the decks. Entry is free before 11pm.

Company of the Week

Want to be our Company of the Week and take advantage of some great drinks offers on a Friday night after work?  Sign up here…