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The Birdcage Nightclub

Withy Grove, Manchester M4 3AQ, England
+44 845 603 6950
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Hag party

Disgusting place, paid 20 pounds each there was 10 of us, what a waste of money you stick to the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jamie W

The entertainment was fantastic and the music in general was perfect. Unfortunately our visit was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The Birdcage nightclub is in the heart of Manchester city centre! Part of Manchester Arndale and across from the Printworks, The Birdcage has been home to the most entertaining nights and parties since it opened in November 2006.Each and every Friday and Saturday night, our customers are treated to Vegas style cabaret performed by our in house show team of drag artists, elegant showgirls and sexy male dancers, whilst our resident DJs bring you the best of the 80's, 90's 00’s and now! The Birdcage nightclub is a must do night out for anyone visiting Manchester!However, The Birdcage Manchester is so much more than a nightclub. We are a state of the art venue easily adaptable for most events, from corporate functions to wedding receptions. The Birdcage has successfully hosted events as diverse as fashion shows, bar mitzvahs, poetry readings and concerts featuring international artists. We have a total capacity of 1400 and cabaret style seating area for up to 500. Visuals can be projected onto 3 large screens located on The Birdcage stage and our sound and lights can be designed specifically to meet the needs of your event. When you book your event with The Birdcage, we guarantee you a personalised service that will exceed your expectations.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“dance floor” (25 reviews)
“hen do” (25 reviews)
“spice girls” (11 reviews)
Withy Grove, Manchester M4 3AQ, England
+44 845 603 6950
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Disgusting place, paid 20 pounds each there was 10 of us, what a waste of money you stick to the floor everywhere, the bar staff our rude the bouncer is vile,rude and aggressive the cabaret itself is dreadful you get one song then they go...More

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The entertainment was fantastic and the music in general was perfect. Unfortunately our visit was made interesting by some of the other guests who felt it appropriate to through tampons and get naked in the booth in front of us. Can't fault the club except...More

Thank LoCo2901
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great venue for entertainment with little shows in-between dancing. Great variety of music. The shows were very good and funny. One of the members of staff behind the bar could've done with a lesson or two in customer service. He needs to smile and...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a hen do. Perfect location for a good boogie and some fun entertainment. The carpets are very sticky so keep your shoes on!!

Thank Pudsey378
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I am in agreement with most everything that has been said,already,so have little to add,with the exception of accentuating just how filthy this establishment is ! The floors are a disgrace.As we arrived,our photo' was taken of our "Hen" group and I noticed my shoes...More

Thank Rona G
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this place for my stag weekend in Manchester. There was 20 of us and we had a great time right from the moment go! Fantastic music and dancing.

Thank Sean K
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

A group of us visited The Birdcage for a friends hen do, I had been once before a few years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. This time however, I was slightly disappointed. Like a lot of the other reviews have said, there was absolutely loads...More

1  Thank BlueCrocus
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I love fun, I found theres not much entertainment in Manchester so when I came across the birdcage I was really excited for the night out ... No .. I would not recommend iv seen better drag shows that were free. This whole one act...More

1  Thank Spontaneousspice
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Surrounded by gaggles of women on their hen do's, shoes sticking to carpets that need a serious cleaning, a dance floor that is too small, the two stars given are solely for the acts performing, who were only brilliant if you had seriously imbibed on...More

2  Thank mazk42
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had a pre-booked table with wine. From the moment we arrived we were well looked after. Our seating was opposite the stage, but set back, so we got great views and were very comfy. The shows were a great laugh and the music was...More

1  Thank HelenHenry1967
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Is it worth getting a booth? Or just a table? Organising a hen party for 14 people and not sure which is the best option....
14 January 2017|
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Response from pg29 | Reviewed this property |
it was nice in the booth especially if you have a wide age range - there were younger girls from early 20's right up to (i think i was the oldest there) 55 years old. you have your own bar and can enjoy your private party... More
Do we need to purchase tickets or can we pay on the door?
5 November 2016|
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Response from sleepeatexplore | Reviewed this property |
We bought tickets in advance. I'd suggest this is best as it was really busy with hen dos/bday party's etc whilst we were there. You can usually ask to be in s certain place too