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“Fun place to hang out”
Review of The Printworks

The Printworks
Ranked #6 of 50 Shopping in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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“Fun place to hang out”
Reviewed April 21, 2012

From the name itself most people wouldn't know what this place is. It had a little bit of everything all in one spot: movie theater, restaurants/pubs

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“Late supper at Chiquitos”
Reviewed April 21, 2012

We ate a late supper in Chiquitos in the Printworks after the theatre. We got in just before closing, but the staff were very welcoming and the food was excellent.

Afterwards we wandered around the Printworks, but at that time of night, its definately a young persons venue. Even on a Wednesday night, there were several stag/hen nights afoot.

Visited April 2012
Thank thistle-do-nicely
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United Kingdom
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“Lots to do”
Reviewed April 16, 2012

Can recommend the print works, lots to do, cinema, nice bars and food.

Visited April 2012
Thank WATTS1973
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Good Night Out - But Can Be Expensive!”
Reviewed February 5, 2012

Went to Lloyds bar and Entourage.
Lloyds bar was £2 to get in and the drinks were cheap as it's part of the Wetherspoons chain. The music was good and there is loads of room to dance. The music is RnB/Chart.
Entourage was £10 to get in, there are a lot of stairs to get into the club. The dancefloor is massive. For some reason a Vodka cranberry, Vodka tonic and Sambuca and coke (when I asked for an iced tea!!!) came to £20.75. I think because people were a bit tipsy the bar staff might have been taking the mickey a little bit, or maybe they just have outrageously expensive drinks. Music is Chart RnB, fun to dance to.

Visited February 2012
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“imax -brilliant”
Reviewed January 12, 2012

recently went to see mission impossible 4 at the imax situated in the printworks -comfy seats ,great sound and crystal clear picture if you are a film fan dont miss it -i will be back here to see batman -dark knight rises !!

Visited January 2012
2 Thank paulspuppets
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