Cafe Bars in Manchester

Boasting the buzz of a coffee shop with booze to boot, cafe bars are something of an up and coming new destination for lounge drinking in Manchester. From vintage style endeavours and art house interiors to craft beer destinations with a little caffeine thrown in for good measure, there's no shortage of these darling destinations. Check out our recommendations for some of the best cafe bars in Manchester, whether you fancy coffee cocktails, coffee, or cocktails, they boast them all alike. 

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1 user review 5

Beers and brews ensue at this seriously laid-back Salford Quays plot. A cool coffee destination and craft beer plot by night, Craftbrew know no bounds when it comes to bringing their customers some of the most artisan in liquid endeavours. Whether it's a selection of independent coffee beans, or independently brewed craft beers, Craftbrew are bringing a little atmosphere back to your working and woeful week.

North Tea Power

2 user reviews 5

Nestled next door to Simple on Tib Street is a charming destination for coffee and craft brews alike. A whispering venue where charming locals and cool kids unite for brews and beers alike, North Tea Power boasts a cool minimalistic charm that keeps punters coming back for more, be it for their hot to trot selection of cakes or seriously charming service, all day and night.


2 user reviews 4

One of the most artistic dens in Manchester for drinking denizens and cool kids alike, Common is a hot to trot destination for those looking to sup on on seriously cool coffee and cracking drinks. From a great plot to hang in the day, to a great place to catch up with friends in the evening thanks to their party nights and artistic interiors, this Northern Quarter nook is one of the best cafe bars in Manchester.