The Best Truly Local Coffee & Tea Shops in Manchester

No matter whether you’re a coffee or tea person, Manchester and its caffeine/theine outlets have you covered. Our locals know the best cafes and tea rooms to relax and recharge, get productive or enjoy your free time with your favorite beverage… or you may discover local preparations and completely different new drinks. Multinational chains can’t hold a candle next to our locals’ favourite coffee shops. Check them out!

Afflecks – Indie and vintage shopping ‘mall’

Afflecks – Indie and vintage shopping ‘mall’

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“Afflecks” in Manchester is to alternative shoppers what Harrods is to conventional types – a one-stop shop in the tradition of department stores…

Full Article by Joe Holdsworth

Boho Utopia – A perfect vegan hideaway

Boho Utopia – A perfect vegan hideaway

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“Boho Utopia” is a self-styled ‘creative coffee shop’ in Manchester. It combines wonderful vegan food with a homely atmosphere and feels like my bedroom…

Full Article by Lauren Rochford

Christie’s Bistro – Harry Potter-esque heaven

Christie’s Bistro – Harry Potter-esque heaven

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“Christie’s Bistro” is a true hidden gem in Manchester. Unknown to many Mancunians, it’s one of the most visually spectacular cafes you could hope to see.

Full Article by Denise Tench

Cloud 23 – Glitzy sky bar

Cloud 23 – Glitzy sky bar

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“Cloud 23” in Manchester is a bar on the 23rd floor of the Hilton hotel that offers great views, especially in the evening. It’s glitzy, but not so pricey.

Full Article by Denise Tench

Craft & Design Centre – Gift-hunters’ heaven

Craft & Design Centre – Gift-hunters’ heaven

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“Craft & Design Centre” in Manchester is where I go to when I feel the need to bestow a special artisanal gift upon a special individual (or even myself!)

Full Article by Joe Holdsworth

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