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Monday Nights are the Pitz!
The Ritz (Manchester)
Member Name: steveny
The Ritz (Manchester)
Date: 22/11/01, updated on 22/11/01 (332 review reads)
Advantages: Big, Nicely decorated, Bouncing dancefloor
Disadvantages: Underagers, Average drink prices
I went to the Ritz nightclub on a monday night and let's just say it wasn't somewhere I was going back to in a hurry!
The club is located just around the corner from the Cornerhouse Cinema and is just off Oxford Road, from the outside it looks like it isn't up to much but once you get inside it has a rather impressive set-up. There is a stage obviously for when they have shows and there is a bouncing dancefloor (well I wouldn't call it bouncing but you can feel the vibrations to every note of music, ain't a good thing when drunk!) and there are plent yof seating for those of you who don't like dancing.
Now the two things that put me off this club, and don't get me wrong I'd definetly go to their 70's night or their lovetrain wednesday, was that the music was all 'alternative!' now I don't mind all the unkown bands from America and all the punk rock, but they just played chart hits from Amercan teen bands like Linkin Park and Limp Bizkit which wasn't what I'd call alternative if you can listen to it on Dr.Foxes pop chart!
My other problem was when we stood in the crowd waiting to get in the group of guys in front of me and my mates got ID'd or asked to prove their age, so one of them said " I don't have any!" so the bouncer askewd him how old he was and he replied "I'm 16!" so the bouncer laughed and told him to go away, now I myself might have thought the guy to be stupid but when I got inside and realised the average age there was 15 I did kinda feel sorry for him mistaking it for an underage club! But no it's definetly SUPPOSED to be over-18's only.
The drinks were averagely priced and they didn't have a very good choice but you don't go to clubs for the drinks really thats what pubs are for!
Anyway definelty avoid the Monday Night Alternative unless your 14 but the club does seem to be quite cool so check out the We
dnesday love train!!