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The best cinemas in Manchester city centre.


Dylan Mitchell

If you’re in the unofficial ‘Capital of the North’ and are looking to pass the time with a guaranteed laugh or thrill, why not stop off for a film and consider our list of the best cinemas in Manchester City centre. 

Whether you’re looking to witness this years biggest blockbuster on the big screen in 3D or prefer a quaint indie film on a comfy couch, Manchester has a wealth of cinemas to suit your viewing needs. Keep reading to see our recommendations for the best cinemas in Manchester city centre. And don't forget, you can enjoy super savings at many of them with tastecard!

What are the top cinemas in Manchester city centre?

Treat yourself to a cinema trip you won’t forget with one of tastecard’s favourite cinemas in Manchester. Why not sign up to taste card now and access a range of cinema ticket discounts, not only in Manchester, but across the entirety of the UK! The deals don’t end there, however, why not make an event out of your visit and enjoy a meal after your film with one of tastecard’s many restaurant deals?

Keep on reading and discover our picks for the best cinemas in Manchester City centre:

  • King Street Townhouse

  • Cultplex

  • ODEON Deansgate

  • Vue

  • Everyman

King Street Townhouse Cinema Manchester

King Street Townhouse.

Tucked away inside one of Manchester’s fanciest hotels, the King Street Townhouse cinema room is the definition of a hidden gem. This beautiful cinema room is perfect to be hired out by a group of friends, keen to host a luxurious movie night, watching all of their favourite classics. This mini cinema offers your group a package complete with a movie (of course!), sweets, snacks, drinks and exceptional service.

This quaint, yet high end, setting is truly one of the best cinemas in Manchester city centre.

Chapeltown Picturehouse Cinema Manhester


If you’re into the artsier films and are a lover of cult classics and independent films, Chapeltown Picturehouse is certain to be right up your street. This indie venue is a an undeniably cool and unique location for spending some hours in Manchester. If you’re a self-proclaimed film and video-game nerd, this is the perfect hangout spot for you and your friends.

ODEON Deansgate.

If you’re a fan of movies and heading out to watch the latest films, then I highly doubt we need to introduce you to ODEON. Located in Deansgate, ODEON is potentially one of the grandest cinemas in all of Manchester. With the biggest screens, built for showing the biggest films, you’re certain to feel fully immersed in your cinema experience at ODEON. The perfect viewing spot for this year’s most high-budget action movies and thrillers, ODEON is equipped with the best sound systems and comfiest seats.

Family buying snacks at the cinema


Similar to ODEON, Vue cinemas are a big-brand picturehouse that are known for high quality viewing experiences. They provide you with the very latest big blockbusters , from your Oscar favourites to your superhero flicks. Based inside Manchester’s famous The Printworks, Vue is completely surrounded by a range of restaurants! If one thing is for certain, making good use of your tastecard subscription could be made very very easy when you visit Vue in The Printworks!

So if you’re in Manchester Printworks, Vue is the perfect spot to catch a movie and a bite to eat.

Everyman Cinema Manchester


Based in the heart of the city, the Everyman is one of the best cinemas in Manchester city centre. With luxurious plush velvet couches and hot food available to be served straight off a grill, the Everyman guarantees an all-round high quality experience. Not only this, however, but the Everyman cinemas also offer table service in the screening rooms! So kick back and enjoy the film, with a constant flow of food and drinks delivered straight to your seat as and when you please.

Start saving with tastecard.

Now that you know our picks for the best cinemas in Manchester city centre, why not try tastecard enjoy a whole range of cinema deals? Don’t forget that tastecard also offers deals and savings on restaurants and days across throughout the UK, including 2 for 1 and 25% off your total bill. 

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