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Sugar Buddha, ManchesterBar type: Modern

Sugar Buddha review

Sugar Buddha manchester photoAnother change of tenant on the seemingly fickle Deansgate Locks scene, Sugar Buddha arrives to take over from the Sugar Lounge, so they could save a bit on the signage if they’re smart. Slotting into the notorious strip of bars has traditionally gone one of two ways – go wuith the flow (i.e. standard exposed brickwork, long bar, ‘modern pub grub’, funky house on Saturday nights) or try and stand out from the crowd. We’ve yet to get down there to see which way Sugar Buddha have gone but we will soon...watch this space.

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whoever wrote the above review is bad at their job....Sugar Buddha has said goodbye to the brickwork and hello to the gold leaf walls, enchanted by golden buddhas, goodbye to the old bars, and hello to new central bars, goodbye to the 'pub grub' and hello to sushi and champagne. The decor is out of this world. Over 25's....this is a night spot to watch!

Anonymous says...
7 people agree, 5 people disagree with this review

To be fair, anonymous, the review is making more comment on your neighbours rather than Buddha Lounge itself. It is due to be updated once we've had a chance to come down and see what the place is like for ourselves, but I take your point.

WHLN Editor.

Anonymous says...
2 people agree, 1 person disagrees with this review

i couldnt agree more about neighbours..its the VIP launch tomorrow, if you wish to attend we have invites here for you, you can contact Rebecca on: bky 'at' buddhamanchester.com

Anonymous says...
1 person agrees with this review

I'm off to the VIP launch tonight! Good luck Suggar Buddha!

Anonymous says...
1 person agrees, 1 person disagrees with this review

I went to Sugar Buddha on Saturday its out of this world felt like I was in London Doormen dressed like Paul Smith models strict but aproachable inside was just amazing Gold Leaf walls massive crystal chandalier felt like I was in London I strongly advise you try the cocktails wow... cool people no young kids everyone looked about 25 or older I hope they stick to this formula it will be my new place to party. Oh not to make a list but there were celebs galore aswell David Seaman, Coronation cast, Holyoaks etc.....well done Sugar Buddha love the name.

Anonymous says...
3 people agree, 2 people disagree with this review

I went in on Friday to the VIP opening, i couldn't have been more impressed. Perfect amount of people, not too many people making it crowded and uncomfortable. Bar Staff looked smart and very friendly. Bar prices suprised me...not over priced like sugar lounge use to be! Saw Kevin Campbell having a good time, refreshing to see a real older footballer rather than the kids jumping round. 10/10!

Anonymous says...
2 people agree with this review

I was at Sugar Buddha on Saturday and the decor is stunning ! the coctails are like the best in New York and the bar staff and drinks hosts were fantastic . Uber cool and sexy !

simon lyons says...
4 people agree with this review

Awesome venue, very important addition to my social agenda......

Anonymous says...
1 person agrees with this review

Wasnt that impressed at all. Better the way it ws.

Anonymous says...
2 people agree, 2 people disagree with this review
Anonymous says...
Wasn`t impressed ! Who are you .. Flavio Briatore or some other international jet set playboy ?? .. don`t think so . Sugar Buddha is the bomb ! .. and no I don`t work for them . Simon Lyons .

reviews by staff members? nothing really inspirational here for me, flavas bustin' out of the sugar lounge mkII.. but as all that old sugar lounge crowd have the living room, panacea, circle route with all venues close together are they going to come back and grace this venue with their beauty? only time will tell.

Johan Mahoney says...
2 people disagree with this review

Yeah went down Saturday, classy joint, use to be a regular at the old Sugar Lounge, Buddha is stunning inside, Doorman were smart strict but approachable, Door Host was dressed wicked and welcomed me and my pals in, drinks a little overpriced but apart from that had a good one, defo go again. Dave Ainsworth - Manchester

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Anonymous says...
how poor are you then???!!!!! over priced! £3.90 for a grey goose! think you are off your head! cant beat that in manchester i am sure. great to see a bar in manchester not going down the route of £8-9 drinks. thanks for the sushi ( it was fab) see you again next time i am in town. Mark lions (Knutsford)

Loved the drinks list. some great products on there back bar. had a really chilled out night last thursday. music was really good had a great server (thank you for educating me with some of drinks) go and check the place out you will not leave unhappy. josh marshall

Anonymous says...
2 people agree, 1 person disagrees with this review

not been in yet, but had a look through the glass, WOW its stunning! Heard lots of good things, looking forward to having a peek this weekend!

Anonymous says...
1 person agrees with this review

Thank goodness we have a new classy bar opening in Manchester, its about time. I think we all need this because we are all bored of Panacea and there rude, vile doormen. I hope they stick to over 25's because it can be quite young on the Locks and that puts me off going out around that area.

Anonymous says...
1 person agrees, 1 person disagrees with this review

went to sugar recently and was impressed, very cool bar just a little quiet. staff and customers all very good looking and friendly, service was excellent but its pricey 4.50 for a bottle of beer and only 1 choice?? as they say variety is the spice of life....

Anonymous says...

Went to Sugar the week after it opened. Loved pretty much everything about it, music was wicked, reminded me of the good old days of Sugar Lounge, but over 25's.... I dont think so, some real scally kids in there. Also, nobody wanted to dance, and when you tried to, got proper funny looks off those in the booths. Maybe I just chose the wrong night to go ...Saturday... ?! Pity you cant get the old members list and send out party invites... needs classy people who love good music aswell as good surroundings !

Anonymous says...
1 person disagrees with this review

oooh im going on thursday for the first time, after a long stint of staying in having had a baby! my mates and i cant wait to sample the cocktails :)

carly says...

Wasnt impressed at all. Pricey half filled glasses and terrible service. the toilets later in the eveing were a disgrace

Anonymous says...
2 people agree, 1 person disagrees with this review
Anonymous says...
If so pricey and unimpressed why stay till later in the evening when the toilets are apparently a mess? i havnt been myself yet but have heard good things and cant wait... will post a real review after i visit save people being swayed by this dribble. thanks any how x

Looks nice but need to do concentrate on their human relations and check your change when paying

Anonymous says...
1 person agrees, 2 people disagree with this review

i went on saturday...best cosmo cocktail ive ever had We only popped in for a drink and evnded up dancing the night away until the end. fansastic!

Anonymous says...
3 people agree with this review

Sugar Buddha is a gorgeous venue

Every saturday I host Secret Temple

The gorgeous is stunning with amazing cocktails, an exclusive crowd and the best in RnB

If this is your thing then come down and try it out for yourself

For guestlist or table bookings contact me on 07544 903 301

Check out the pics from the events at tilllate.com


We went to Manchester for my hen night and were on the guest list for Sugar Buddah. When we got there I had a feather boa on and they would not let us in. The woman was really snotty and said "It's just not gonna happen tonight!" Where do they think they are? Wouldn't want to go in if it's like that. They were turning loads of people away. I have the feeling that if I was Katie Price with a feather boa on it may have been a different story. Get over yourself Sugar Buddah! You are in Deansgate not LA!

Anonymous says...
3 people agree, 1 person disagrees with this review

We were on the guest list for Sugar Buddah, however were refused entry (as were a group of black girls before us)- reason given was that there were already too many girls in the bar, however a group of blonde white girls were allowed in straight after us.
I went to ask why they were allowed in and we were not and was simply told the management has rights to refuse entry.
I can't believe places like this, who probably let in a very small amount of coloured people to hide the fact they racist
So unless your white don't bother going there!

Bharti says...
6 people agree, 2 people disagree with this review
Anonymous says...
"coloured people" i am black and that i find racist! i go in ever saturday with my "coloured" friends and we always have a great night! think it was beacuse you were ugly or looked like sh*t why you got knocked back. nothing to do with being "coloured" get a grip!

takes ages to get served and then when you do the staff are rude.

Anonymous says...
2 people agree, 1 person disagrees with this review

how do you get on the guestlist?

Anonymous says...

Anonymous says...
i just phoned the bar and left a message. we were on the list when we turned up so that must work. just joined the group on face book and seems like people are getting on it that way too. only been twice and the doorman is lovely if all doormen were like that. think he is called manie he made our night. thank you will be back next time we are back in manchester.

Me and my mates came here on Saturday and it was a really good night. All staff were top and dj was mint. deffo coming here again. Been to all places on locks and this has got to be the best. didn't have to wait ages at the bar and you wasn't shoved about like you are in most places. 10 out of 10 :-)

Anonymous says...

Went on Saturday and going again this weekend! Best night out in months

Jazmine says...

As of July 2010 I know that a new guy called Anthony has come in to run the saturday nights, we booked a booth for saturday 24th and we have never been so well looked after on a night out, amazing music! quick bar service and none of what is being described above. great night and really stands out from the rest of the deansgate bars - full of young chavs causing trouble

Anonymous says...
3 people agree with this review

came with my mates and had good time . we had some quality drink and the dj is just mint
have to say the reception wasn't that good, some guy called rick i think they should call him brick though .
can any one tell us where is the head doorman manni, the best door man ever

Anonymous says...
1 person agrees with this review

Unimaginative theme - Buddha Bar, Buddha Lounge, etc... It's all been done before.

Went last night. Barman too busy dressing up, chatting with his mates and taking pictures to serve people.

I'd give it a miss.

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