Canteen. Bar. Club.

Soup Kitchen

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

We offer freshly cooked food, award winning wine, up to 6 cask ales, premium beers, a wide range of fresh tea & coffee and free WiFi.

Across two floors we host live music events, club nights, film 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...

30. Jan 15

El Diablo's Social Club Presents...Joe's Bakery

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31. Jan 15

The End Of The World Show

It is with great sadness to announce that we will be taking an indefinite break from all things The Minx. The past five years have been nothing short of special for five best mates. Circumstances change, people develop in different ways and in our opinion every band has a shelf life, The Minx is about...

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31. Jan 15

YOU DIG? first party of 2015

After an amazing 2014 YOU DIG? is back for their first party of 2015!


We strongly advise to grab some cheap £3 advance tickets asap to avoid the crushing disappointment of not getting in!

£3 / £4 / £5

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02. Feb 15

RUM 'N' REGGAE w/ Joey B & Samrai Mon 2nd Feb

We are back On Monday 3rd Nov for some more rum cocktails, James' famous jerk chicken, curry goat, rice & peas and other Caribbean treats.

Best get down to get the best Jerk Chicken in town!

Music will be supplied by Hotmilk's Joey B and Swing Ting's DJ Samrai, selecting the finest cuts all night...

07. Feb 15


In the summer of 2013, after reading of the nomadic travels of cult folk artist Mark Fry, close friends Dom and Julie took refuge from the drudgery of Manchester and rented a dilapidated cottage in the Italian countryside. Over the course of three months they set about trying to make the kind of record...

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11. Feb 15


A recent signee to Domino Recording Company offshoot Weird World, RICHARD DAWSON is a cult hero in every sense.

His latest album Nothing Important has been rightfully garnering rave reviews. Challenging and fascinating, his modern folk tales are told, sang and howled in inimitable style.


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12. Feb 15


12th Feb 2014
£9 + booking fee
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12. Feb 15

Brooklyn Dub: Special Guest [WOLF MUSIC], Neil Diablo [El Diablo Social Club], Hidden Spheres [Dirt Crew Recordings]


You really don't want to miss this event!

With only a small number of early bird tickets, get yours while you can!

Special Guest [WOLF MUSIC]


Neil Diablo...

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14. Feb 15


Saturday 14th Feb
£5 adv + Booking Fee
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17. Feb 15


£8 adv + Booking Fee
Tues 17th Feb
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NISENNENMONDAI "With walls of distortion and a pummeling rhythmic backbone that fluctuates between krautrock..s repetition and free-rock calamity, bassist Zai, guitarist Ma-Chan and drummer Hime have formed an unassuming juggernaut.”...

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18. Feb 15


Soup Kitchen Presents

Girlpool is a Los Angeles based two piece made up of Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad. Having met at local DIY venue the Smell, the two quickly grew very close. Their sound is comprised only of a guitar, bass and vocal harmonies. The band uses this bare bones instrumentation to...

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19. Feb 15

Wyles & Simpson @ Soup Kitchen, 19th Feb.

Wyles & Simpson aka Abigail Wyles and Holly Simpson are an English electronic duo with a debut album due for release early 2015.

Combining broad musical backgrounds the duo share an undisputed energy: creating powerful and distinctive music. Wyles’ haunting, captivating voice is complimented by Simpson’s...

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