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Hunt's Bank
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M3 1AR

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4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      978
    • Very Good
      844
    • Average
      487
    • Poor
      185
    • Terrible
      194

    Recent Reviews:

    • Purple6464
      Leeds, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Terrible Venue
      1 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 7th December 2021
      Staff did not know anything they were asked. One member of staff was so out of it he couldn't speak ! Run out of soft drinks. Dangerous seating plan with no rails. Search area useless. Confiscated... Read full review
    • G_EvansWales
      Brecon, United Kingdom
      VERY disappointing experience
      2 of 5 stars
      Monday, 13th December 2021
      After numerous first class visits to this arena, we were appalled at the control/management of the arena in this occasion. We were in Block 109 and those in the general admission (floor) area of the... Read full review
    • MadMonty2007
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Refreshments
      2 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 25th January 2022
      I know entertainment venues charge quite a bit more for drinks/snacks but £5.50 for a small bottle of Sprite is totally taking the proverbial! I'll go thirsty next time! Read full review

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

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    • On site parking
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    • Toilets

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    • In town/city centre
    • Indoor Attraction

    Dates and Opening Times

    open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2022)

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    • Manchester Arena refurbishment

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