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2 Dale Street, Manchester M1 1JW, England
+44 161 236 0100
11:00 - 19:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Bohemian place that's as much about the art as about the food. Toasted veggie sausage sandwich was just the job and the 'Vegan Fog' earl grey soy latte was something a bit different. Looking forward to eating on the outdoor patio come next summer.

Thank North_West_101
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Looks bohemian and cosy when you go in. Very dark, but still nice. The coffee is terrible, and the baked potatoe with veggi chilli was so bad I couldnt eat it.! The potatoes were black, burned underneath and rock hard, and the chilli was nearly all sloppy green peppers. I felt sick. They did not give me a plate but... More 

Thank Silver P
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is very friendly place. The staff are always welcoming and there are loads a of tables and lots of space to sit and chat. They do some exciting teas like Russian Caravan tea as well as standard stuff. Food range is limited but good value. There are always vegetarian options available. Great place for a quiet talk with someone... More 

Thank finu443
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful exhibition being installed today, lovely lunch, cosy atmosphere , well worth a visit to relax and check out the original artwork on display

Thank Anne A
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I went it to experience the place with a warm, welcoming atmosphere and great coffee and cakes I'd heard about. I got the latter, but certainly not the former! When I arrived the server was banging loudly under the counter and was obvious to me approaching the counter, waiting to be served or saying excuse me. When she finally surfaced... More 

Thank Tommy_Tourleader
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

It's my new favourite place! Great cup of tea and yummy flapjack. They are also running a 'suspended coffee' scheme where you can buy someone a tea/coffee...you pay the money and when someone comes in who can't afford to pay they can have it! Thought that was lovely so I had a go. Really comfy seating. Lots of different areas... More 

Thank Ulka K
Salford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Such a cute little place full of cosy corners, yummy coffee and kitschy goodness. I love it. Fully recommend the brownies too! :D

Thank Bambosa23
Manchester, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I've been to Nexus on several occasions and have since fallen in love with the cafe! Located in the basement of a building in the Northern Quarter, Nexus is something of a sanctuary and quiet getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city streets. The food is fresh and homemade and the prices are all really reasonable. I love... More 

Thank gracie_2910
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place, lovely art and fun to explore, especially the zine library - however I found the atmosphere dark and the music sad, which lowered my mood a little. However they have vegan options which my friend enjoyed and it is pretty, so overall I am likely to recommend to people interested in a different place to eat, especially... More 

Thank Becky P
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Just visited here earlier today, stumbled across this gem whilst exploring Manchester. The food was really nice and the outdoor seating area has character if you want to relax and take time out from the hustle and bustle of the city. Staff were amazing too :) Will definitely pop in here again.

Thank Jenny G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Dale Street, Manchester M1 1JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 0100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?