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The Birdcage Nightclub

Withy Grove, Manchester M4 3AQ, England
+44 845 603 6950
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Really disappointed after refurbishment

I've been here in the past and loved the music throughout the decades, along with tribute cabaret... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
via mobile
Crazy dances

We spent very good time here. Show was cool and a lot of space to dance. Drinks also we liked... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
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.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“dance floor” (25 reviews)
“hen do” (27 reviews)
“spice girls” (11 reviews)
Withy Grove, Manchester M4 3AQ, England
+44 845 603 6950
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I've been here in the past and loved the music throughout the decades, along with tribute cabaret acts with cheesy music and danced the night away. This Saturday night, I was really looking forward to going. I walked in paid £6 entrance fee to find...More

Thank JKmanchester
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We spent very good time here. Show was cool and a lot of space to dance. Drinks also we liked :) overall what happens in Birdcage stays in Birdcage :-D

Thank Karina_Kari
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Omg no id no entry but half the people in there were still at school. Great music, lots of dancing just shame about the average age of 14 ........

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Great shows, great music, great atmosphere, the recent refit and LED screens are spectacular!!!! You feel very safe in this Venue as it's not full of idiots..... keep up the good work!! X

Thank drewLeeds
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Was a good night however would be better if it was a constant show instead of keep stopping every 5 mins. Bar staff extremely miserable and rude! Not a smile on any of their faces!

Thank Chloebaldwin
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great place! Friendly and very enjoyable. Would definitely recommend for a fun night out in Manchester.

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Planned a visit to the birdcage for my sisters Hen party there were 9 of us. The youngest were in their early twenties and had brought ID with them, however as I am 43 and others were in their 30's we hadn't brought any out....More

Thank FunkyCMJ
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Booked their VIP room for a hen do of 30+ people but they were having a refurb so they'd ripped it out, gave us front row tables and complimentary drinks instead which was fair enough but understandably a bit annoying. The evening itself was fun...More

Thank greengiant93
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic fast booking over the phone arrived before stated time . Long wait for entertainment to start as people where being seated we could not see all but a all round fantastic performance from the drag queens. Me and the girls recommend this place for...More

Thank Kimberley J
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

A real shame that the nightclub was terrible as I had heard good things. Bouncers were rude and arrogant, music was the usual tripe these places regurgitate, and shocking service at the bar (very slow). Plus the floors were sticking to my shoes. I wouldn't...More

Thank george111995
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15 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
6 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