Note: We have differentiated “Coffee Bars” as such from “Cafés” and “Café Bars”, because while the latter serve a whole range of food and drink, Coffee Bars tend to serve only non-alcoholic drinks (viz. tea, coffee, etc).
Abergeldie Cafe 40 Shudehill, Manchester M4 4AA. Tel: 0161-834 5548.
Beno Cafe, The Smithfield Enterprise Estate, Manchester M11 NQ. Tel: 0161-223 1786.
Cafe Loco 65 Arches, Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WQ. Tel: 0161-237 3949. Fast food including pizzas, kebabs, chicken burgers, etc.
Café Pop 34-36 Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JN. Tel: 0161-237 9688. Website: www.cafepop.co.uk. Open every day, later on Fridays and Saturdays and early finish on Sundays. A major Northern Quarter venue with comfortable sofas, and a cosmopolitan clientele.
Caffé Nero 106-122 Market Street, Manchester M1 1WA. Tel: 0161-237 5868. — and at: 53 Cross Street, Manchester M2 4JN. Tel: 0161-832 1663. — and at: 58 School Road, Sale, Manchester M33 7XE. Tel: 0161-969 7303. — and at: St. Johns House, 133 Queen Street, Manchester M2 5JB. Tel: 0161-833 0844 — and at: 8a Oxford Road, Manchester M1 5QA. Tel: 0161-236 2325.
Caffé Uno 2-8 Commercial Union House (opposite the Town Hall), Albert Square, Manchester M2 6LP. Tel: 0161-834 7633. Fashionable coffee bar with excellent Italianate menu main meals, snacks and sandwiches, including main Sunday Lunch. Excellent coffee as well as pasta, pizza, salads and sweets. Separate children’s menu available. Website: www.caffeuno.co.uk.
Clarion Café, The The Peoples History Museum (Pumphouse) Bridge Street, Manchester M3 3ER. Tel: 0161-839 7773. Fax: 0161-839 7773. Full coffee menu served from 8.00am and all day long, with lunch between 12noon and 2.00pm. All day breakfast menu. See Also: Peoples Museum.
Coffee Island New Bailey Street, Salford M3 5AG. Tel: 0161-832 5500. Fax: 0161-832 5500.
Coffee Republic York House, York Street, Manchester M2 3BB (off Piccadilly Square).
Tel: 0161-237 5952. — and at: Unit 34 Lowry Centre, Salford Quays M5 2WZ. Tel: 0161-872 7878.
Cornerhouse 70 Oxford Road, Manchester M1 5NH. Tel: 0161-200 1508. Fax: 0161-200 1506. One of Manchester’s main arts and culture venues, this café bar offers food with a distinct Mediterranean flavour and a range of continental draught beers. Open for lunch and dinner every day, and last orders at 7.30pm. Non-smoking. See Cornerhouse.
Costa Coffee Shops
Website: www.costa.co.uk Landside Departures, Main Concourse, Terminal Three, Manchester Airport, Manchester M90 3NZ. Tel: 0161-489 2824. – – and at: -81 Fountain Street, Manchester M2 2EE. Tel: 0161-228 1729. – – and at: Unit 21 Manchester Fort Shopping Park, Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 8EP. Tel: 016- 839 2489. – – and at: Piccadilly Station, Manchester M1 2PB. Tel: 0161236 1011. – – and at: 1 Portland Street, Manchester M1 3BE. Tel: 0161-237 5893. – – and at: Market Street, Manchester M4 3AT. Tel: 0161-839 4732. – – and at: Oldham Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LW. Tel: 0161- 835 1191. – – and at: Mosley Street, Manchester M2 4PX. Tel: 0161-238 8630.
Earth Cafe 16-20 Turner Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1DZ. Tel: 0161-834 1996. Website: www.earthcafe.co.uk. Located in the basement of Manchester Buddhist Centre, and serving “…delicious, healthy and affordable vegetarian food and juices. We change the menu with the seasons, using as much local produce as possible. You dont need to be a vegetarian or vegan, just into great, healthy home cooked food that is good for your body” .
Eat Unit 2a Spinningfields Square, Manchester M3 3AP. Tel: 0161-833 4590
— and at: 62 Cross Street, Manchester M2 4JQ. Tel: 0161-832 7872. — and at: Arndale Centre, Manchester M1. Tel: 0161-839 4935. — and at: 1 St Ann’s Square, Manchester M2 7LG. Tel: 0161-832 7872. All you can eat buffets.
Iguana Bar 115-117 Manchester Road, Chorlton, Manchester M21 9PG. Tel: 0161-881 9338.
Inhabition Basil Chambers, 65 High Street, Manchester M4 1FS. Tel: 0161-839 7979.
Lava Cafe Bar Middle Warehouse, Castle Quay, Castlefield, Manchester M15 4NT. Tel. 016- 833 2444. Fax. 0161-833 0850.
Library Theatre Café Basement, Central Reference Library, St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 3DN. Tel: 0161-234 7780. Fax: 0161-234 7142. In the basement of this elegant library building, the choice of many as a meeting place before the theatre. Open Monday to Saturday with a lunch menu at around £5.00. See Central Library.
O’Briens Irish Sandwich Bar Sandwiches and coffee bar 27 John Dalton Street, Manchester M2 6FW. Tel: 0161-834 9482.
Oklahoma 74 High Street, Manchester M4 1ES . Tel: 0161-834 1136.
Randall’s Coffee House Royal Exchange Arcade, Manchester M2 7EA . Tel: 0161-839 5490. First class range of coffees of all types and styles, as well as retail coffee and coffee making sales. A high profile coffee bar with pavement seating in the Royal Exchange complex. Sandwiches, soups and light snacks also available.
Shlurp Brazennose House East, Brazennose Street, Manchester M2 5BP. Tel: 0161-839 5199 .
Starbucks Coffee Company
93a Deansgate, Manchester M3. Tel: 0161-839 3323. — and at: Hanging Ditch, Manchester M4 3TR. Tel: 0161-839 2996. — and at: Cafe 1, Oxford Road, Manchester M1 6EY. — and at: 1 Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester M1 1RG. — and at: Manchester Piccadilly Station, M60 7RA. — and at: Overseas House, Quay Street, Manchester M3 3HN. — and at: 55-57 Bridge Street, Manchester M3 3BQ. Tel: 0161-832 4282. — and at: 23A Princess Street, Manchester M2 4EN. — and at: Television House, 10-12 Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NT. — and at: 9 The Orient, The Trafford Centre, Manchester M17 8EH. A growing number of Starbucks are appearing all around the City Centre (and possibly the world).
Teacup on St Thomas Street 55 Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1NA. Tel: 0161-832 3233. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: https://teacupandcakes.com.
Old fashioned tea, coffee and cakes at reasonable prices. Now has meatballs.
Titchy Coffee Shop 9 Basil Chambers, Nicholas Croft, Manchester M4 1EY. One of the Titchy Coffee Co shops, downstairs in the Triangle, just off Exchange Square.
Whittard Of Chelsea 6 Market Street, Manchester M1 1PT. Tel: 0161-832 3362.
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