Pretty Brunches in Manchester

If your weekend doesn't involve brunch, is it really even the weekend? From iconic piles of pancakes and French toast topped with fresh fruit and smothered in sauce, to Instagram interiors boasting plush seating and striking decor, this is a real set of stunners. If you're looking for a sleek new spot, check out our top pick of places for a pretty brunch in Manchester.

Last updated on 21st October 2021




Kick your weekend off with a winning start at the oh-so gorgeous Cocoa Cabana Ancoats. This pretty paradise for Instagram snapping it's just a feast for the eyes, as it serves up mouthwatering brunch specials and a list of signature concoctions that's not to be missed out on.

Gaucho Manchester

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Slicker than your average, Gaucho's Electro Brunch Feast is really making your weekends sizzle. From Latin twists on the usual steak-filled fare to a soundtrack brought to you by live DJs, with Instagrammable interiors topping it all off, this steakhouse is a firm fave for boozy brunching. 

Looking for an all-day brunch that really packs a punch? Federal Cafe & Bar is a real Northern Quarter gem, serving signature banana bread, steak and eggs, French toast and breakfast sarnies. To wash it all down, there's freshly brewed coffee and a range of classic cocktails. 

The Counter House

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Nestled in Ancoats, The Counter House is a pretty place for brunch when the weekend rolls around. Against a backdrop of industrial decor, lush foliage and pops of colour, you can chomp on eggs anyway you like them, huevos rancheros and wholesome acai bowls.

Dishoom is a feast for both your eyes and stomach come brunching time. The space has been transformed into a cool Bombay-Irani style café with stained glass windows, canary yellow booths and parquet flooring. Our recommendation for eats? You can't go wrong with the bacon naan roll.