Located in the historic Great Northern Warehouse, Manchester 235 has been described as one of the finest casinos Manchester has to offer. It boasts some of the best gaming, as well as being home to the famous James Martin restaurant. It's also known for having some of the most exciting live events in the city.
The casino is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can close to Manchester Central train station. It can be reached by multiple bus routes and is within walking distance of Deansgate and Oxford Road stations. If travelling by car, the nearest car park is the NCP Manchester Gt Northern Warehouse, which is just a few minutes walk from the casinos entrance.
One of the best things about Manchester 235 is the massive variety of games it has to offer. There are 12 American Roulette tables with £1 minimum bets; or alternatively, there is the option to play Electronic Roulette in the comfort of your own private terminal with a minimum bet of just 10p. In addition to this, there is a Three Card Poker table, 9 Blackjack tables and 3 Punto Banco tables, all of which can be enjoyed 24 hours a day.
For electronic gaming fans, there are 48 electronic machines. These can be found in a dedicated area in the main casino area. There are 28 Electronic Roulette machines with progressive jackpots. There’s also an array of slots machines with some of the latest games, as well as some classic titles. Among them, you will find Pharaoh’s Fortune, Dolphin’s Pearl, Book of Ra, Cleopatra and more.
Manchester 235 is the city’s highest rated poker lounge. There is a total is 12 professional sized tables with multiple gaming options including dealer-dealt tournaments, games with progressive jackpots, cash games, Pot Limit Omaha and No Limit Hold’em.
On the last Saturday of every month, the casino holds a £10,000 tournament which is open to all. Also, there are other tournaments throughout the month which are currently held at 7.15 Wednesday to Friday and at 5.15 on Saturday and Sunday. Players who register early can take advantage of an early bird bonus. For more information on the casinos poker tournaments, you can check their schedule.
The James Martin Manchester restaurant is one of the highlights of any visit to the Manchester 235 Casino. According to the Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants, in which the restaurant won a place in in 2015, it’s “a hidden gem in Manchester’s dining scene”. The menu features an a’la carte menu with plenty of fresh, local produce and a varied menu with dishes ranging from steaks and fish to tasty desserts.
The main bar is tastefully decorated and serves a range of drinks throughout the day and night, including wines, beers, spirits, soft drinks and cocktails. There’s regular entertainment and live events, with everything from late night DJ’s and live music to cocktail masterclasses. In addition, the casino has a VIP bar called Icon which can be hired for private events and offers a luxury experience, which can also be taliored to include gaming sessions.
For summer 2018, the casino has also opened a pop up Carlsberg Sports bar, which is the perfect place to enjoy live sports events including the Premier League, Wimbledon and the World Cup. The bar is the casino’s dedicated sports hub and tables can be reserved in advance for larger groups.
The casino has a varied entertainment schedule, with different events every week including music, live DJ entertainment and sports events. For detailed information on the entertainment schedule, the casinos website has up to date timetables and information.
Some of the current offers available to customers are FAB Fridays, which consists of a bottle of Prosecco and 4 bottles of Carlsberg for £9.99, and 2-4-1 cocktails every day from 4pm-8pm. Live music entertainment is provided Thursday to Sunday every week and there is a live DJ set on Friday and Saturday nights.
For both beginners and experienced players, Manchester 235 offers various party packages to make any event or night out as enjoyable as possible. The “Ace It” package, which costs £20 per person, includes a free drink, a two hour private poker session with a dealer or an hour long Play Poker tutorial and a free rake voucher.
Alternatively, there’s the “Ace It In Style” package, which has the same benefits plus pizza and fries to share for £30 per person; or, for £60 per person you can you can enjoy all of the above and add a three course meal at the James Martin Manchester restaurant.
The rewards programme entitles casino members to receive points when taking part in any cash games. These points can be spent on food, drink or gaming at the casino, as well as a selection of merchandise including iPads, fitness products and days out. Customers can collect these points by handing their Total Rewards card to a member of staff before playing. Every 100 rewards credits gives members £1 to spend at any casino in the Caesars group, both in the UK and abroad.
Information concerning all London casino licensees can be found at the Gambling Commission