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...

03. Oct 14


04. Oct 14


Sat 4th Oct
£7 + Booking Fee
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South London singer songwriter, Jake Isaac, has announced his first UK headline tour following an eventful summer of touring which included festival performances at Barn On The Farm, Summer Sound, Leopallooza, Kendal Calling and a slot on...

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04. Oct 14

Party For The People presents Deep Space Orchestra, Squarehead, ASOK and HIKU

Hello again Manchester!

After a short break from the rainy city we're delighted to be back for our first party at Soup Kitchen! As usual all proceeds from the night will be going to the people, this time in the form of local charity Reclaim.

Early birds at just £3!


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05. Oct 14


Sunday 5th Oct
£11.50 + Booking Fee

Distinguished by James Graham’s heavy Scottish accent, an accordion, and oodles of noise, the Twilight Sad rose from Glasgow, Scotland, in late 2003 with the lineup of Graham (vocals), Andy MacFarlane (guitar, accordion),Craig Orzel (bass),...

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06. Oct 14


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£6.50 + Booking Fees
Mon 6th Oct

Sylvan Esso is Amelia Randall Meath and Nicholas Sanborn. Self-titled album out now:


Price: £6.50 + Booking Fees
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07. Oct 14


For me, Crocodiles represent everything I love about Rock’n’Roll: they bring light out of darkness; they match reckless noise with the most beautiful melodies; they catch you off guard whilst sounding like the most perfect kind of right for the right here, right now.

They remind me of all the things...

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08. Oct 14


£10 adv + Booking Fee
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Weds 8th Oct

Tall Ships have just released ‘Gallop’, the second single from their debut album ‘Everything Touching’, due for release on October 8th through Big Scary Monsters/Blood and Biscuits. Recorded with producer Jamie Field (Tubelord,...

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11. Oct 14


£7 + Booking Fees
Fri 19th Sep
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As teenagers, north London-based producers Tom Clarke and Sam Ricketts played in metal bands and were also into post-rock. While attending separate universities, they got into electronic music, with Ricketts particularly taken by cutting-edge...

11. Oct 14

Soup Kitchen & Aficionado present Andras Fox (AU) / James Holroyd / Jason Boardman / Moonboots

We’ve been hanging out waiting for the right person to come along to present our next show at Soup Kitchen.

We are pleased to announce our main man from Melbourne Andras Fox has confirmed he will be swinging by Manchester and joining us to play some records.

Andras should need little introduction...

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14. Oct 14


Tues 14th Oct
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£8 + Booking Fee

Erland & The Carnival were another discovery which we simply had to work with from the first listen onwards.

Formed by multi-instrumentalist Simon Tong (The Verve, The Good, The Bad And The Queen), erstwhile Paul McCartney-collaborator...

15. Oct 14


£8 adv + Booking Fees
Weds 15th Oct
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There is no band in the UK doing electronic rock like Losers do. It is dark, brooding, emotionally brutal music of the most epic nature. America knows this. That is why you'll find Losers songs used by colossal TV shows like 'Game...

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16. Oct 14


£8 + Booking Fee
Thurs 16th Oct
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2013 saw Sivu cement a sound as idiosyncratic as his stage name (it’s his surname in Finnish): ‘Better Man Than He’ and the ‘Bodies’ EP that followed, portrayed an immersive mix of introspective acoustics with glitchy electronics;...

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