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The Printworks

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Address: 27 Withy Grove, Manchester M4 2BS, England
Phone Number:
+44 161 829 8000
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06:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 03:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The 16-year-old leisure scheme houses a state-of-the-art IMAX cinema, fully...

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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An amazing place, everything you want under one roof!

Wow what can I say, so many places to eat. We decided to watch the Amy Winehouse film at the odeon, a fabulous cinema. If in manchester visit the print works it's great!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 August 2015
Lynne5460
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Daventry, United Kingdom
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Bury, Lancashire
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Busy, busy, busy. This place i has been literally taken over by the yonug of Manchester and those visiting. Having said that the cinema is great and well worth a visit. It can look shabby and not very well cared for.

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Thank melodymcgrath
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

As per, walking through the Print Works is probably the best thing you can do - don't stop, definitely don't buy anything. Unfortunately and only because of ease with two visiting Niece's and the rain - I ended up in The Printworks yesterday afternoon. First stop, an empty Hard Rock Cafe to which we were told that we would have... More 

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Thank Dannielle H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Lots of pubs, clubs, and places to eat. Also a cinema. Very handy and no need to go anywhere else if in groups for night/day out.

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Wow what can I say, so many places to eat. We decided to watch the Amy Winehouse film at the odeon, a fabulous cinema. If in manchester visit the print works it's great!

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Thank Lynne5460
blackpool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Great selection of restaurants and bars always enjoy coming here. Can't wait to visit again. Great for if the weather is bad don't have to venture out side looking for bars as there's quite a few to choose from

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Although this places comes across a quite dark inside. There's a good selection of food &'drinking places along with the cinema. I visited on a Saturday afternoon and it wasn't overly crowded.

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Thank Kelly J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

The cinema was amazing, an experience in itself! There was 3 floors but no lifts working :/ the actual screens are huge and plenty of space to get comfy. Hard Rock Cafe was £11 a drink and food was good but wouldn't rush back as waiters didn't seem to have much time for you unfortunately. Was very nice atmosphere with... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

This cinema is in the Printworks and easy to get to. It's also HUGE with multiple floors, IMAX, VIP Seating in the gallery (selected films) and free soft drinks and snacks in the gallery. Theres also a bar in the gallery and you can take drinks in with you. Who doesn't like a drink in comfy big seats watching the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

This building is awesome..it is a combination of modern and old building and art. Nothing special from the outside and but step in and there you will find some cool place to hang out and shopping. Well for me it is a must to go when you're in Manchester if you're a Hard Rock Collectors because you will find the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Love Printworks. This place is good whether you want to get some food or a drink. Friendly environment and well situated in Manchester. My favourite places in there are the Hardrock Cafe' (when is sunny, love sitting outside) and the Norvegian Blu pub.

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