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O2 Apollo Manchester

Stockport Road | Ardwick Green, Manchester M12 6AP, England
+44 844 477 7677
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GREAT VENUE

Was here for the Hacienda Classical night,Good old venue with a good sloping floor for good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jimlee1974
Friendly venue great gig and possibly the worst organised bar in manchester

Just been to see the hacienda classical Enjoyed the great music and the staff were generally great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Flyboy247
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The O2 Apollo Manchester opened on August 29th 1938 and is one of the premier concert venues in England, with shows from every major rock, pop and comedy act on the touring circuit. The breadth of styles of events covers every market - the cutting edge of modern British music, through some of the biggest artists from overseas, popular comedy, and music for older generations. With both fully seated and part-standing formats, this versatile venue increases its footfall and presentations year on year. Art Deco in style, the Grade II listed building has been central to the British touring circuit for decades, attracting Best Venue nominations and patrons from across the globe.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Stockport Road | Ardwick Green, Manchester M12 6AP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here for the Hacienda Classical night,Good old venue with a good sloping floor for good viewing.Only gripe would be the issue with getting drinks once everyone is in .The main bar at the back was up to ten deep trying to get served.Would probably...More

Thank jimlee1974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just been to see the hacienda classical Enjoyed the great music and the staff were generally great. Even the poor bar staff who were trying valiantly to satisfy hundreds of customers, but 20 minutes for 2 beers really! Common o2 get a grip a organise...More

Thank Flyboy247
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to The Apollo since the early 80's - it's always been a fabulous venue. General admission events is great as the flooring slopes up so everyone can get a good view !! Great traditional venue for live music !! The only advice is...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to watch Weezer (who were brilliant). Its a 15/20 minute walk from the city centre which we found easily. Its a lovely old looking building and looks dated inside but somehow it seems right. Drinks were reasonable and the sloping floor gave...More

Thank Marcjuleff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the apollo to see the Rag n Bone Man. Terrific night. We had standing tickets and didn't have to wait too long to be served at the bar. All staff professional, friendly and helpful. This was our first visit and we would happily...More

Thank Ratch469
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The man himself was brilliant. We were stood near to the stage, what a fantastic performance. The venue is quite dated, floors very sticky! Bar prices expensive as is always at these type of venues. We were able to put our coats in the cloakroom...More

Thank ifsharpe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times & never realised there was a balcony - always in the stalls. Great bar up stairs & friendly staff - much better than the jobsworths last time. As for the gig - absolutely fantastic - non stop hits from the...More

Thank Ush66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really enjoyable evening. The sound was great and so was the view. Every member of staff we spoke to were very friendly and helpful. The only downside is that it’s a bit dated as a venue. The floors are sticky, it’s a bit smelly...More

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a professional music critic, I get to a lot of venues. I've been to venues all over Europe and Asia, racking them up to the 100s since I was 10 years old, from good to bad and worse; yet I am sitting here struggling...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went last month to see Weezer here & the venue was good, the staff were quite good with handing out water to people on the barrier, bar one events staff member that seemed really angry at everyone for no reason. But his behaviour was nothing...More

Thank Abi P
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Hi, from what we can remember G row Low numbers start from the right hand side of the seating as you look towards the stage and stalls 2 is VERY close to the front and we didn't have to worry about queing to gain a better... More
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