Canteen. Bar. Club.

Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen is an award winning canteen, bar and music venue located in Manchester’s Northern Quarter District.

We offer freshly cooked food, craft beer, cask ales, premium wines & spirits and a wide range of fresh tea & coffee and free WiFi.

Across two floors we host live music events, club nights, comedy events and art exhibitions.

Sun-Wed: 12:00pm-11.00pm
Thurs: 12:00pm-1:00am
Fri-Sat: 12:00pm- 4:00am

What's happening at Soup...

17. Feb 18

Swing Ting feat. Florentino & Gemma Dunleavy

18. Feb 18

Loney dear at Soup Kitchen, Manchester

Following the release of his brand new album, Loney dear embarks on a tour of the UK & Ireland in February 2017.

'An elegant, understated pop masterpiece.'
★★★★ The Independent

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18. Feb 18

Loney dear

We’re delighted to be welcoming Loney dear back – his first visit since 2012!

Swedish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Emil Svanängen makes records and plays shows under the enigmatic name of Loney dear. In the early 2000s, in his Stockholm apartment studio, Svanängen made a name for...

19. Feb 18

Col3trane live at Soup Kitchen

SJM and Live Nation present

+ support

On sale Thursday 9am

Col3trane is an emerging 18-year old London-based artist, of Egyptian-American heritage, combining RnB and soul in a stunning new style. Releasing his debut single 'New Chain' on May 19th, the sentiments he's packing are relatable...

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20. Feb 18

Notre Dance - Youandewan

Notre Dance - Soup Kitchen

Barelio 11-12
Youandewan 12-3


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21. Feb 18

Daxx & Roxane live at Soup Kitchen *Free Entry*

Kilimanjaro present



Screeching guitars and soaring vocals, Daxx & Roxane is outright raw Hard Rock. Hailing from Montreux, Switzerland, the band roots itself in the old school rock and metal of the likes of Motörhead, Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple.

Their strength...

22. Feb 18


The beginning of a new monthly evening of music at Soup Kitchen, playing records and enjoying music of all kinds. This month we invite Richard Kendrick (All The Shapes) to select some ear pleasing sounds. Michael Holland (Ono & Nts) will be filling in all the other gaps.

22. Feb 18

Brui exhibition launch

‘Blue Collar Handjob’ is a silkscreen print series from the hands and mind of b r u ï (Nick Booton), first shown in Berlin in 2016.

The works will be displayed at Manchester’s Soup Kitchen, Northern Quarter, alongside an exclusive preview of a new interior mural to coincide with the series....

22. Feb 18

Fizzy Blood + Forever Cult live at Soup Kitchen

Live Nation present

+ Forever Cult

On sale now

Fizzy Blood are a band born from ambition, determination and resilience. Based in Leeds, UK, their refreshing musical bravery has seen them shed any traces of the generic with their own brand of retro-inspired rock.

The five piece’s primary...

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22. Feb 18

Vault Seven Presents: Mézigue


Vault Seven are back.

After some time off the radar, Vault Seven returns with their second instalment of the Vault Seven Presents Series to bring you D.KO Records' most enigmatic figure to play his first ever show in Manchester.

With an arsenal of popular club anthems already under his belt...

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23. Feb 18

Carlton Melton / Plank at Soup Kitchen Friday 23rd February

The Beauty Witch and Grey Lantern presents

Carlton Melton (band page)

Mendocino County in Northern California is known for its spectacular coastline views, immense redwood trees in ancient forests and abundant nature that remains largely undisturbed by man. It is perhaps the most logical home...

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23. Feb 18

SK Bar: Machine Woman b2b Herron b2b Howes [Free Entry]

well well well

Machine Woman invites two musically gifted lads to play b2b2b some ambient gabba + take away jazz + millennial h@u$ and a bit of deep, a pinch of tech and a delicious layer of experimental Soviet pop music from the 80's ......

yes, it be weird but it be lols and you know it, so come and get some soup or a pint

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