So you've walked past Peter Street Kitchen and gazed longingly at the stunning interiors? Just us? Well, whether you're in a daze from the beautiful decor or drooling over the rikyū brunch, you won't be disappointed. Pair your small plates and robata with bellinis or free-flowing fizz.
Pretty Brunches in Manchester
If your weekend doesn't involve brunch, is it really even the weekend? From iconic dishes like pancakes and French toast topped with fresh fruit and smothered in sauce to Instagrammable interiors boasting plush seating and striking decor, this lot are a real catch. If you're looking for a stunning new spot, check out our top picks for where to find pretty brunches in Manchester.
When it comes to pretty cocktails, sleek interiors and food that tastes as good as it looks, The Anthologist is up there. Not only will you find gnocchi mac n cheese, buttermilk chicken burgers and a whole section dedicated to bloody marys, but you can even bring your pooch along.
Cottonopolis is doing things a little differently with an Asian brunch which features red snappers, espresso martinis and bottomless drinks alongside the likes of crispy duck leg waffles, breakfast buns and even morello cherries on brick toast.
With modern interiors and a dazzling menu to match, Banyan is serving up one of the best brunches in Manchester. Head to their Spinningfields outpost where you'll find dishes like this gorgeous smashed avocadeo and beetroot houmous on sourdough.
Go bottomless with free-flowing drinks with your brunch at the Foundry Project. Think prosecco, bellinis, mimosas and bloody marys paired with Turkish-style eggs, breakfast pizzas and thick, fluffy pancakes topped with banana, maple pecans and gooey chocolate sauce.
Head to the highest point in Manchester, where Cloud 23 at the Hilton offers panoramic city views and brunch in the clouds. Indulge in Belgian waffles topped with bacon, ice cream and maple syrup or delve into something savoury... whatever you do, make sure you go bottomless for £20.
Another city centre restaurant championing bottomless booze, The Refinery is a top choice for a pretty brunch in Manchester. Take things outside to the cosy terrace on those warmer days or book your own private igloo come winter.
Slicker than your average, Gaucho's Electro Brunch Feast is really making your weekends sizzle. From Latin twists on the usual fare to a soundtrack brought to you by live DJs and the Instagrammable animal print decor, this is one for your diary.
From top to bottom, eden is one pretty pace to have brunch in Manchester. Perfectly placed in the Printworks, the multistory bar, restaurant and club space features indoor foliage, blush furnishings and a luscious green outdoor terrace for cocktail sipping under the sun.
If you're in the market for some seriously good poached egg Insta' content, look no further than shiny new Spinningfields restaurant, Bill's. Boasting flower-adorned walls and light airy spaces, this restaurant's dreamy interiors are matched only by their gorgeous morning menu which features all your favourite classics as well as a few welcome surprises.
Renowned for their elevated brasserie dining and beautiful design, The Ivy drops jaws up and down the country and their Manchester site is no different. Enjoy weekend brunch in the downstairs restaurant or take things up to the rooftop for charming scenery.
If the drinks list at The Alchemist wasn't sexy enough, the Spinningfields bar is bringing you a wide range of breakfast and brunch dishes to boot. Scrambled eggs come with a choice of salmon or marmite on toast, while truffled mushrooms with rocket and shallots steal the show.
Evelyn's takes those much-loved staples of pancakes, avo, shakshuka and eggs and plates them up in their leafy space filled with exposed light bulbs and hanging plants. Brighten up your usual weekend antics with a visit to this Tib Street hangout.
Set in the stunning, Grade II-listed Freemasons Hall, Dishoom is a feast for both your eyes and stomach come brunching time. The protected space has been transformed into a cool Bombay-Irani style cafe with stained glass windows next to canary yellow booths and parquet flooring. Our recommendation for eats? You can't go wrong with the double bacon naan roll.