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Great evening

We visited for the first time last week. It looks like an old cinema from the outside and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
golferCostaDeLaLuz
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Costa De La Luz
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Great Venue

We visited here on 22nd July and I was dubious as I had seen the band many times but never at a a... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Karen F
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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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
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All reviews music venue gary barlow pub next door nice venue standing area great acoustics great view of the stage support act great sound great concert ladies toilets great night great seats city centre front row sound quality great atmosphere
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for the first time last week. It looks like an old cinema from the outside and the inside is atmospheric. It is clean with good facilities and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Ticket said to park...More

Thank golferCostaDeLaLuz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic theater! Probably one of the best I've been in. It is of a size that is great, it is spacious and there are no columns anywhere, which annoys anyone. It was my first time, but every time I visit Manchester, I will do my...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I went to the Manchester Apollo to see local band ‘Blossoms’. Parking nearby - I chose the car park opposite the venue and paid (I think) £7. It was a manned car park and the closest I could get to the venue. The whole area...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We have been a couple of times now to the o2 Apollo and loved it everytime. Staff are friendly and helpful, plenty of security, easy to find seats. Love the inside all the intricate wall designs and roof. The seats are all curved and not...More

Thank Loobyloo1914
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I've been to this venue twice now and last time during the heatwave in the UK and you would think that they would sort out their air conditioning, it really is ridiculous that they don't have adiquate air con. Also the bar staff are so...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

We visited here on 22nd July and I was dubious as I had seen the band many times but never at a a seated venue, I need't have bothered, everybody stood up anyway and being on the 2nd row of the stalls we had a...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 17 July 2018

It's smaller than an arena so any view is good.. Took my daughter to see Paw Patrol Live and she loved it too. the bar area and toilets upstairs near the balcony were clean and spacious.

Thank LMJ_10
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We went to see Gary Barlow in May we'd not been to the Apollo for many many years and it was nice to go back and it brought back many happy memories from our youth. It still looked the same. The security were great proper...More

Thank Wjd14
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Went to see Earth Wind & Fire here in July and the band was superb, rolling back the years to the 70's and 80's! However, in common with most venues, the prices of the drinks are well over the top. I paid £10 for two...More

Thank Drew186305
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived to the venue anout 2 mins after the show had started but during the show they close the bar so we had to wait until half time to get a drink , at which point the queues are huge as everyone runs to...More

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GA means general admission - if it’s a standing concert you’ll all be in the same area, so yes. The numbers will be the order in which they were sold or what they had left to sell.
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