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Nothing but Thieves

Visited the O2 Apollo to watch Nothing but Thieves in November and had no complaints about the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Darwen, United Kingdom
Security is over the top!!

First I love the Apollo inside, great views and a decent sound for a old building. Staff inside are... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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“gary barlow”(7 reviews)
“nice venue”(18 reviews)
The O2 Apollo Manchester opened on August 29th 1938 and is one of the premier concert venues in England, with shows from every major rock, pop and comedy act on the touring circuit. The breadth of styles of events covers every market - the cutting...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Stockport Road | Ardwick Green, Manchester M12 6AP, England
+44 844 477 7677
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit to the O2 Apollo, and it completely exceeded my expectations! It was a great venue for music, the seats were comfy, and the bar prices were reasonable.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove from Yorkshire and had seen plenty of warnings online about the horrible area the venue is in but I felt so unsafe. The car park was run by a druggy. There is nowhere to get anything to eat apart from a Tesco petrol...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the O2 Apollo to watch Nothing but Thieves in November and had no complaints about the place really. The acoustics of the room were sound and the drinks weren't too badly priced, think I paid £4 for a pint of Guiness in compared to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank STK0812
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Very disappointing that no one ever scanned my tickets they just looked at the ticket which could of easily been a screenshot. Good size venue and good price at £25 pp. Pointless security let people in with flares and audience members were smoking in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Deacon Blue and their support band were great, but sitting at the back of the Circle, with loud, very drunk girls with pints directly behind us was only going to end one way...with beer sprayed all over us. Security did evict them, but it seems...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

First visit to this iconic northern venue and I was able to find it quite easily and was guided into parking alongside which at £7.00 not bad!! Security getting in was polite and appropriate and staff were helpful and courteous inside!! I placed myself immediately...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

Fabulous stage and I enjoyed the gig - Christine and the Queens. But waiting two hours in the bar area with nothing but bags of crisps no seat and standing around nearly ruined my night. Why oh why can't it be pleasant. I wish I'd...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank thegiggoer
Reviewed 27 November 2018

I have waited since last December for this gig and it did not desappoint, The staff at the apollo were fantastic although there was a massive que when we turned up they had us in (including security checks) in no time atall and we had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank davidgardnerlcfc
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

First I love the Apollo inside, great views and a decent sound for a old building. Staff inside are polite and helpful. Drinks though are expensive. Bar upstairs and in the stalls. Numbers are on the seats which helps but remember this is a old...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank malcolmmckie69
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Very little space in the seats, literally shoulder to shoulder, no leg room. I am small framed and 5ft 8 so not sure how larger or taller folks would feel. Couldn’t really see past the people in front of me. Also didn’t help that through...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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22 November 2018|
Response from golferCostaDeLaLuz | Reviewed this property |
Dont see why not, the tickets have been paid for but if you are worried give them a call
22 November 2018|
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Response from citizenleaders | Reviewed this property |
The staff were very in the ball in a good way fir security purposes. I would say that they would adhere to ticket terms. Its for everyones safety. Enjoy your show 😊