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.
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.
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.
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. Join them for salt beef Benedicts, piles of sweet or savoury pancakes and full English feasts washed down with signature sips.
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.
Pairing glamorous interiors with mouthwatering dishes, Slug and Lettuce are bringing you one of the best pretty brunches in Manchester. Spend a luxurious morning at the Piccadilly Gardens restaurant tucking into pancakes and sipping on two hours of free-flowing bubbles.
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.
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 the oh-so gorgeous smashed avocado and beetroot hummus on sourdough.
For a brunch that'll really wow, you can't go wrong by heading to Peter Street Kitchen. This sleek spot comes decked out in stylish white furnishings, with a stunning range of signature cocktails and small plates to match, which elegantly blend Mexican and Asian influences.
Evelyn's takes much-loved staples of pancakes, shakshuka and eggs and plates them up in a quirky space decorated with exposed light bulbs and hanging plants. Brighten up your usual weekend antics with a visit to this quikry Tib Street hangout.
Cottonopolis is doing things a little differently with an Asian brunch that's just as impressive as its interiors. Top menu items include Tokyo fried chicken with egg and sriracha butter on a waffle, Szechuan pepper pastrami hash with duck egg and maple Kurobata pork katsu sando.
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.
Renowned for their elevated brasserie dining and beautiful interior design, The Ivy is a stunning brunch idea in Manchester. If the weather is looking good, head on up to the very top of the building for sun tanning topped off with a menu of elegant British eats and siganture cocktails.
Sitting pretty above the city, 20 Stories is one unmissable brunch restaurant in Manchester. As well as boasting a stunning terrace space and panoramic views of the cityscape, this place serves an enticing weekend menu of shakshuka, croque madame and American-style pancakes.
A quirky restaurant and bar in Manchester's Northern Quarter, Trof also happens to be one of the best spots for brunch in the city. Make your way through a wide choice of affordable breakfast goodies while surrounded with vintage furnishings and bright wallpaper.
Into The Woods is a pretty brunch restaurant in Chorlton, offering so much more than a cutesy space for drinking and dining. Chow down on an all-day brunch menu, where pancakes topped with crispy, streaky bacon and maple syrup are served alongside sausage and fried egg butties.
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.
Whether you're seated in the beautiful winter garden or the slick public bar, you can always count on top-notch dishes at The Refuge. We're talking Belgian butter waffles, poached eggs and shakshuka topped with chorizo and feta. Thirsty? There's mimosas and negroni sbagliatos for that.