It’s time for breakfast to take a backseat – brunch has taken the crown for the most important meal of the day. Here’s our pick of the best places to brunch to your heart’s content in Manchester.
Aiming to bring some of Australia and New Zealand’s Café culture to Manchester’s Northern Quarter, Federal Café & Bar is a popular brunch spot for Manchester locals. Serving fresh and healthy food, Federal is located close to Shudehill interchange so it’s an easy place to meet for brunch. In typical Australian style, Federal offers acai bowls, avocado and poached eggs on toast, and organic granola and yoghurt. If you’re looking to spice up your morning coffee you can sip on an espresso martini while you eat. Federal also has some outside seating but be warned – if you’re going on a sunny day you may have to queue as it gets very busy.
Find out more at federalcafe.co.uk
Ezra & Gil
Priding itself on its vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options, Ezra & Gil has got you covered. Their all-day brunch menu may is full of no-nonsense goodness. The food is fresh, colourful, and full of flavour, with everything from smoked salmon on rye bread to smashed pumpkin on toast.
Find out more at ezraandgil.com
Complete with an Instagram-able wall of plants and an open kitchen, Evelyn’s is always buzzing, especially for weekend brunches. The breakfast menu is served until 12pm including the likes of fluffy ricotta pancakes with blueberries and honeycomb butter, and vegetarian sweet potato hash – meat eaters can add confit duck for a little something extra. When it’s quieter during the week, grab yourself a window seat and catch up on some work fueled by Evelyn’s top-notch coffee.
Find out more at evelynscafebar.com
For those days when you really need to indulge, Moose Coffee hits the spot. The café is inspired by hearty American breakfasts and this shows in the portion sizes. The menu is huge, with eight different types of eggs benedict, five pancake toppings to choose from, and peanut butter and jelly filled French toast for that true American-style breakfast. Sip on Oreo and chocolate & peanut butter milkshakes with your food for the ultimate brunch experience.
Find out more at moosecoffee.co