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A new boutique bowling experience is opening in the Great Northern

Lane7 will also offer ping-pong, karaoke, pool, retro arcades, shooting pods and more - as well as burgers from Fat Hippo

Lane7 is launching in Manchester next week, offering a new ten-pin bowling experience plus ping-pong, karaoke, shooting pods and more. 

Located in Deansgate within the Great Northern Warehouse, Lane7 will be open every day of the week and promises bowling that’s different.

With a total of eleven lanes, choose from a Traditional Lane, optimal for the classic bowler, no frills just pure fun; or upgrade for a Premium Lane which are kitted out with light triggers for the ultimate immersive experience – whether your ball is in the gutter or on a roll your lane will be popping off.

And if you want to go all out, opt for a Super Premium Lane – without giving too much away, every strike is guaranteed to go with a bang.

Each Lane7 is distinct and innovative in its design, meaning every experience is totally unique. Manchester is no different, with its carefully thought-out interior fit that matches the city’s thriving atmosphere.

Lanes with private or semi-private areas are bookable for a more intimate experience.

Each lane will enjoy drinks table service, so you won’t need to step away and miss any of the action.

From classics to soft and hard shakes, Instagram worthy cocktails and local craft ales and spirits, they’ve got you covered.  

Not an avid bowler? Lane7 will also offer karaoke (from 21st June in line with government restrictions) – whether it’s for two or for twelve you can sing your heart out in a private room with hundreds of songs to choose from.

There’s also retro arcades for the OG gamers and a brand-new shooting pod concept – unleash fire in a private booth, with attention to detail that will amplify the whole experience, expect weighted guns and kickbacks.

Plus there’s pool or beer pong for those who like activities that involve a pint in hand as well as shuffleboards, ping-pong and darts.

All gaming areas enjoy drinks service so all the fun and no queues, hire experiences by the hour and feel free to extend you’re booking if you’re just not ready to quit by then.

The venue will also house burger enthusiasts Fat Hippo for good old fashioned, roll up your sleeves and get it all over your face’ food.

Book a table pre- or post-gaming to fuel up or chill out by devouring some stacked high gourmet burgers or you can even book in to simply satisfy any carnivorous cravings. 

Serving up double patties as a standard – and if you’re extra hungry double up with the 4X4 – choose from beef, chicken as well as plant-based patties, all served in a toasted demi brioche with hand cut chips.

“We’re excited to introduce Lane7 to Manchester this spring, after a tough year we’re all overdue a good night out and that’s where we come in to welcome you to our extravagant world of all things fun!” said Lane7’s COO, Graeme Smith.

“Come in grab a delicious bite to eat, sip on some amazing drinks, have a round or two of first-class bowling and immerse yourself in some games.

“Whether with friends, family or colleagues our mission is to create an unparalleled atmosphere where you can just let loose.

“Our team’s role is to make you feel right at home, we pride ourselves on our incredible service and that’s what will make your time here one to remember.

“We can’t wait to bring Manchester the night out it deserves!” 

Lane7 is currently open for outdoor seated bookings to enjoy food and drink on the terrace. From May 17th the venue will be open every day from 4pm-Late Monday-Thursday and 11am-Late Friday-Sunday. Bookings are now open.

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