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About us, Black Dog Ballroom


Speakeasy, Diner and Poolbar

A slice of NYC’s secret downtown speakeasy style has arrived in Manchester’s Northern Quarter in the form of the Blackdog Ballroom. Offering gourmet burgers and pizzas, draught beers, cocktails, pool tables and a secret room, the stylish new bar is open daily from Midday to 4am with food available ‘til 1am. Opened by Ross Mackenzie of Purple Pussycat and Sankeys alongside Jobe Ferguson from The Northern Quarter Resturant.

The venue is to be found in the space underneath the iconic Afflecks Palace, previously inhabited by Isobar and Club North. Expect a dramatic interior and award winning décor.

An extensive cocktail menu has been created by Tom Sneesby and features such drinks as Black Dog Manahatten and Tea With the Queen.

The food overseen by Anthony Fielden of The Northern Quarter Restaurant.

For those wishing to book one of our booths our a pool table please email info@blackdogballroom.co.uk

The secret room, known as The Ballroom is available for private hire and comes complete with it’s own cocktail bar, pool table and private staff. It’s perfect for a small (70 people) gathering, and is also available during the day for meetings and conferences.



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