Put a pep in your step with our round up of the best Manchester coffee shops. Whether you’re after an oat milk latte or a hearty brunch to help start your day in style, the spots listed below are bound to do the trick. Hungry for more information? Read on…

Siop Shop

Known for their punchy coffee and fluffy, extravagantly decorated doughnuts, it’s no surprise that Tib Street’s Welsh bake house Siop Shop has become a fast Northern Quarter favourite. A quick glance at their always innovative Instagram account will clue you in on the deep-filled doughnut treats they have on offer (the menu’s always changing but look out for the Lemon Meringue), plus they also serve up a nifty brunch menu for those after something a bit more filling.

53 Tib Street, Manchester M4 1LS
Just Between Friends

Take a short stroll up the road from Siop and you’ll find their Tib Street neighbours, Just Between Friends. After serving up an array of soft drinks and baked treats (chocolate banana bread? Yes please.) through a hatch in their shop-front window throughout the pandemic, this cosy Northern Quarter coffee shop has quickly become a firm favourite in the city.

56 Tib Street, Manchester M4 1LG, Tel: 07818 022169
Trove Ancoats

Visit Trove’s Murray Street store at the back of Ancoats and you’ll find a delicious brunch menu featured alongside the take-away sourdough loaves and tasty bakes that made the venue so popular with Manchester locals. Cakes, jams and chutneys are also available to buy – but if it’s coffee you’re after, they’ll happily kit you out with an Americano, Latte or Flat White, complete with a range of milk alternatives to suit any kind of diet.

5 Murray Street, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6HS, Tel: 0161 432 7184
Ezra & Gil

2020’s craziness may have delayed the opening of their new Peter Street store, but Ezra & Gil’s airy and rustic original Northern Quarter venue on the corner of Hilton Street finally has its trusty sidekick. With a menu chock full of meals made with local ingredients (we’d recommend the filling chicken caesar salad or sausage butty on sourdough bread), Ezra is also the perfect place to grab a takeaway drink, with a range of teas and regionally-sourced coffees happily available.

20 Hilton Street, Manchester M1 1FR / 49 Peter Street, Manchester M2 3NG
Idle Hands

Pie’s the name of the game at Idle Hands, the Northern Quarter coffee house that features a different selection of sweet and savoury bakes every other day. In addition to pie, Idle Hands also sell beers and natural wines that can be taken away, alongside a coffee selection that’s conscious of customer satisfaction. Ethically sourced, their team want visitors to experience new and surprising flavours with each cup – making this a great spot to kick start your day in an unexpected way.

35 Dale Street, Manchester M1 2HF
Mon 18 Oct
Words:
Simon Bland
Published on:
Thu 21 Oct 2021