Point Blank Shooting is now open again with all guns blazing


Before lockdown restrictions were in place, Point Blank, the Manchester based business started by two local lads, was booked up to three months in advance during peak times.

It’s played host to a huge range of customers since opening last year, from simple beers after work to date nights, stag and hen parties and a few private VIP parties for local sports stars and celebrities. Not forgetting Christmas parties, of course… (only 19 weeks, folks).  

But now, it’s ready to open again – with full state-of-the-art safety measures in place, as you’d expect.

After bunkering down, this-one-of-a-kind simulation shooting range, bar and eatery on Deansgate is once again open for all bookings across the board. And, like a number of companies, they’ve tweaked and improved their already unique experience further, adding to their already bursting arsenal.

On reopening, the team have been super busy with a host of upgrades, including updated and upgraded ranges, new bespoke cocktails to get the party started – and not forgetting their new gun selection, something that Tom Clancy himself would be quite envious of. 

From the very beginning, Point Blank stood out with their bespoke selection of cocktails. Now, new additions such as ‘Riding Shotgun’ (a refreshing cucumber, apple, mint and elderflower spritz) and ‘The Firing Line’ (a blend of spiced rum, ginger and mango) will be sure to hit the target. 

Following all current compliance, the team has worked exceptionally hard to create a safe space, both for their amazing team and for all their guests.

They’ve employed state-of-the-art tech, including facial recognition temperature checkers that register people on arrival, and a whole host of additional procedures to keep customers safe – but without hampering the whole experience.

One thing that hasn’t changed is their amazing range of American style finger food: think spicy-as-you-can-handle buffalo wings, sticky BBQ ribs, and loaded nacho stacks – not forgetting their vegan options, with the vegan hotdogs always a firm favourite. 

Throughout August, you’ll also be able to take advantage of Eat Out to Help Out, giving customers 50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 

Having not lost one member of their team, owner Mark Rushton has a special thank you to all customers, both old and new – and with a very itchy trigger finger, it’s time to ‘lock ‘n’ load’. 

With offers, promotions and competitions running almost daily on their social channels, Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin, the bookings are flooding in. 

So don’t hang around to get booked in, as their once three month waiting list is already starting to take shape again.

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