If you like your brunch with a side of bottomless drinks then industrial-style Pen & Pencil is the choice for you. With New York vibes, this spacious restaurant dishes up comfort food such as cheesy spinach patties, steak and eggs, and eggs royale, with plenty of bubbles and brunch cocktails to keep you hydrated.
Best Brunch in the Northern Quarter
With independent bars and restaurants whichever way you turn, you can better your bottom dollar that the Northern Quarter is a great spot for brunch. From wobbly poached eggs on top of soft slabs of bread through to prosecco to help you wash down your food, the Northern Quarter is dishing up brunch, however you like your eggs.
If being able to snap your brunch and pop it on Instagram is a must, this Northern Quarter Spot has got enough gear for the 'gram. From swoon-worthy interiors through to waffle stacks (try the crispy duck leg), Cottonopolis is about to become your favourite weekend hangout.
Whether you're looking to start a weekend of partying or just fancy getting a little bit wavy, Foundry Project's bottomless brunch is only £22. Even if you're not after booze, this perky spot has a slick morning menu to add a bit of 'get up and go' to your day, including a magical 'Hangover Pizza'.
A cool, all-day hangout, North Tea Power worships at the altar of breakfast food. The independent coffee shops serves up classics until the early evening; tuck into the likes of bacon sarnies, eggs on toast and porridge, all washed down with a long list of herbal teas.
Cool kids head to Common, the bar and restaurant on Edge Street. The place has a vegetarian-friendly choice of dishes and has been voted as one of the best breakfast spots in the country. Coffee is taken seriously here, working with London supplier Workshop Coffee to ensure the best beans in the business.
A Manchester staple when it comes to brunch, Trof is serving up all the classics until 4pm. Perfect for when you need a little TLC, this quirky venue will cheer you up with avo toast, vegan breakfasts, and roasted peaches, wash it all down with an espresso martini.
This three-storey party palace is also the place to find some sustenance the following morning. The downstairs restaurant will serve up your standard brunch fare, with English breakfasts, bacon sarnies, and vegan hash. Come summer head up to their roof terrace for a little cocktail and soak in the sunshine.
From the towering homemade cakes through to the boozy milkshakes, Home Sweet Home is a must for anyone with a sweet tooth. The kitsch cafe will wipe away any morning blues with titan breakfasts; we recommend one of their pancake stacks with a breakfast cocktail thrown in for good measure.
Cool and casual, Terrace NQ are all about the big breakfast plates, serving a full English all day. If bacon, sausages and black pudding isn't your cup of tea, the spot has lighter dishes including eggs benedict, or for those with a sweet tooth, work away at their homemade cakes.
It's not just the Northern Quarter, turns out Australians also know a thing or two about brunch. This Aussie-style venue is all about the all-day breakfast, with banana bread, three egg omelettes, Turkish eggs, and bagels.