Watch The World Cup Live in Manchester

It's here! Catch every glorious moment of the 2022 World Cup at Manchester's Vega Lounge!

We're screening every minute of every beautiful game right here in Vega Lounge, one of Manchester’s only late-night bars. It's open daily from 12 noon until 6am and offers an extensive cocktail and food menu perfect for any time of the day or night.

Come and watch the drama unfold on our massive screens and immerse yourself in the fantastic atmosphere thanks to our state-of-the-art surround sound speaker system and of course, you, the fans.

Add in our incredible array of draught and bottled beers, together with our deliciously tempting sports food menu, and you can really kick off this World Cup in style.


Scratch & Win!

100s of prizes to be won instantly! We know the World Cup is already great entertainment, but why not win some prizes whilst having fun? Head to Reception and pick up your scratch card for a chance to win:

  • Samsung 43'' Smart TV
  • Budweiser caps
  • Cash prizes
  • Free drinks
  • Free cash match prizes
  • Free Met Points
  • Free prize draw entries

Don't miss out on taking a prize home! Will you win? 

Offer available from 20 November - 18 December.

Watch It Live!

Unleash your inner footballing passion at Manchester235 and enjoy uninterrupted live coverage of all the World Cup’s most epic clashes.

Watch sporting history unfold live on our giant screens as the planet’s premier footballing nations battle it out for a place in the finals in Qatar.

Will it be England or Wales to emerge victorious in their four-way spat with Iran and the USA, as both teams hope to secure a coveted place in the latter group stages.

So clear the diary and join us at 1pm on November 21, as we show England’s opening bid for glory against Iran, while Welsh fans can witness their national side pit their skills against an in-form USA later the same day at 7pm.

Catch every glorious moment with us. Live. At Manchester235.


Over 18s

Manchester 235 is a strictly over 18s venue - anyone under 18 years of age will not be permitted entry. We operate a Challenge21 policy and those who look under the age of 21 will be asked to produce a valid up to date form of photographic identification (passport or driving license) in order to prove their age, failure to do so will result in entry being refused. It is the responsibility of the party booker to ensure that everyone in the group is aware of this policy.


Seats cannot be reserved and are on a first come first serve basis.

Entry Policy

Entry is at the discretion of the management. Any guests acting in an inappropriate way or overly intoxicated will not be permitted entry and any payments will be lost. Management reserve the right to refuse entry.

Membership & The Met Card

Entry to Manchester235 is free and membership is not required to enter the casino. We run a Met Card program, which rewards you for your play and on spend in the bar and restaurant. The program is free to join. Any guests wishing to sign up will require a valid passport or driving license photo card and can sign up at reception.

Dress Code

The dress code at Manchester235 is smart casual. We do not allow tracksuit bottoms, football shirts, sports shorts, hoods or work clothes. We also kindly ask that all long coats are left in our cloakroom at reception. For reservations in the James Martin Manchester restaurant, no fancy dress / themed wear are permitted.

Opening Hours

Manchester235 Casino is open 12pm to 6am, 7 days a week (closed Christmas Day). The James Martin Manchester restaurant is open Wednesday - Friday from 5pm-10pm, Saturday from 12.30pm - 3pm, then 5pm-10pm and Sunday from 1pm-5pm.


Our resident DJ will take you through to the early hours every Saturday and Guest DJs are appearing every other Friday. 

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