Boom Battle Bar: new games venue with pool, axe throwing and darts in Manchester Printworks taking bookings

The first punters will make their way through the doors of the place in mid-June.

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Bookings are now being taken for a new Manchester bar which combines having a drink with friends with playing an array of games including axe throwing and shuffleboard.

The Boom Battle Bar is taking shape in the Printworks in Manchester city centre ahead of its opening in mid-June.

The team behind the venture at the leisure and nightlife hub in the city centre is promising an evening out full of competitive games and challenges along with drinks and food.

Here’s what you need to know and how you can snap up a slot to try it out for yourself.

When is Boom Battle Bar opening and how can I book to go?

Boom Battle Bar is officially opening its doors to the public on 17 June.

However, bookings are now being taken if people want to secure their spot in the 10,000 sq ft premises in the Printworks.

Augmented reality darts is one of the games on offerAugmented reality darts is one of the games on offer
Augmented reality darts is one of the games on offer

Timeslots are available for all the games which will be on offer and can be secured through the website.

You can do that here.

What can you do at Boom Battle Bar?

The team behind Boom Battle Bar says the idea is to bring competitive gaming, both in traditional and modern high-tech forms, together with the food and drink you would expect at a bar or eatery.

lt features augmented reality darts booths, axe throwing lanes, beer pong tables, American pool, karaoke booths, shuffleboards and arcade games.

Shuffleboard at the Boom Battle BarShuffleboard at the Boom Battle Bar
Shuffleboard at the Boom Battle Bar

If you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite after all that the menu features street-food style dishes like chicken tenders and nachos.

And the bar will be serving up wines, spirits, draught beers and themed cocktails.

What has been said about the bar opening?

Boom Battle Bar CEO Richard Harpham said: “We’re delighted to be opening bookings for our epic new Manchester venue.

“Spanning across multiple levels and packed full of our most sought-after games including axe throwing, augmented reality darts and karaoke booths which fit up to 15 people, we just know the people of Manchester are going to love this venue and the ultimate competitive thrill Boom has to offer.”

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