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Dog Bowl Christmas Parties

Be bowled over by a totally new Christmas party experience

Published on October 18th 2013.

Dog Bowl Christmas Parties

TIRED turkey breasts swimming in a sea of gelatinous gravy is often a mainstay of the office Christmas do. If you’ve worked hard all year, you certainly deserve something more than a bland buffet. Dog Bowl will give you a Christmas party to remember, rather than one you’d rather forget.

Half price bowling is included in their Christmas lunchtime package on certain dates if you book and confirm before the end of October

Whether it’s a gathering of friends, a lunchtime treat or a chance to beat your boss on the lanes, Dog Bowl has a range of options guaranteed to keep even the stroppiest secretary smiling this Christmas.

From a few drinks for five to elaborate receptions for 200, the booking options at Dog Bowl are as flexible as possible to allow you to enjoy a party that is personal to you.

Bowling will add that extra something to your Christmas party, but at prices that won’t break the bank. At only £8 a head at peak times, £6 a head at off peak times, and £4 a head for kids and students with an NUS card, this is festive fun you can afford.

And there's half price bowling included in their Christmas lunchtime package (12pm-4pm) on certain dates if you book and confirm before the end of October. Half price bowling is available on following dates only: Monday 2 December, Tuesday 3 December, Wednesday 4 December, Monday 9 December, Tuesday 10 December and Wednesday 11 December.


The restaurant can seat up to 60 people at once or larger parties can enjoy a range of canapés – all with that delicious Dog Bowl difference. To get your taste buds tingling, have a look at the food and drink on offer in the boxes below.

If all that’s not enough (you greedy people, you), why not book some lessons with a professional bowler as part of your Christmas party package? With an hour’s worth of hints and tips from a true pro, the pins will be flying when you hit the lanes.

Dog Bowl also offer a range of merchandise, such as Lucky Pins, to reward the Kingpins amongst you.

Dog Bowl have top of the range PA systems available for use during private hire parties and DJs are also available on request.

Find out more about Christmas Parties at Dog Bowl.

Dates for Christmas parties are filling up fast. To book, phone 0161 228 2888 or email: reception@blackdogballroom (for smaller groups) or libby@blackdogballroom (for corporate bookings).

Festive Menu

£19 for 2 courses / £22.50 for 3 courses


Smoked pigs in blankets, maple glaze & Alabama white BBQ sauce

Vegetable tostadas, sour cream and Barking Mad hot sauce

BBQ glazed chicken wings, with either Barking Mad hot sauce or Blacksticks Blue cheese dip

Mini pulled pork sliders, 16 hour pulled pork brioche sliders with South Carolina Slaw and apple sauce


Stuffed turkey burger, cranberry relish & sprout slaw

Vegetable fajitas, tomato salsa, guacamole & sour cream

Smoked beef brisket, roast potatoes and vegetables

Southern fried fish, sweet potato fries, pickles & slaw


Dark chocolate & salted caramel tart, vanilla cream

Christmas sundae, mince pie ice cream, Christmas pudding chunks & brandy sauce

Lime & tequila trifle

Spiced apple crumble, brandy custard

Buffet and Canapé Menus

Menus are available at £12, £16, and £20 per head.

Dishes include mini cheeseburgers, mini pulled pork sliders, Cajun shrimp skewers, smoked BBQ chicken wings, smoked beetroot and goats cheese salad, tostadas, chilli nachos and much more.

For more information on menus and pricing, download the Dog Bowl Christmas Parties brochure.

Reception Packages

Start the night on the right note with a glass of something festive. Choose from one of the following packages to have something ready to quaff on arrival.

Warm Winter Cider £4 pp

Spiced vanilla and cinnamon Rekorderlig, served hot as the perfect aperitif

Prosecco Reception £5 pp

Get your evening off to a fizzing start with this classic aperitif

Cocktail Reception £6 pp

Go for a selection of Black Dog favourites of select something special

To book a Christmas party at Dog Bowl, phone 0161 228 2888 or email: reception@blackdogballroom (for smaller groups) or libby@blackdogballroom (for corporate bookings).

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