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Cafe North

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66 Shudehill | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 4AA, England
+44 161 839 4916
09:00 - 16:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:00
Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped for coffee and cake yesterday and went back for breakfast this morning. Excellent food and friendly service. Highly recommended. Will return.

1 Thank SMD1962
Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good selection on menu ! Very handy for shudehill tram stop & central to town food is very good staff very friendly

1 Thank shirley18155
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here whilst waiting for Some friends. Saturday lunch Atmosphere was lovely and lots of kinds of seating and table sizes for different kinds of groups. Just had a coffee this time but it was lovely. The food on other people's plates looked lovely and the vegetarian all day breakfasts looked yummy too. Plan to come Back very soon... More 

2 Thank Jochiminh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go frequently for breakfast here and the quality of the food is always excellent. The staff are friendly and helpful and the atmosphere is relaxed and open. We wholeheartedly recommend Café North

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this cafe as it was close to the bus station. Arrived just before 11am and was quite busy but the waiter sorted out a table for us. Ordered the Great North breakfast and a pot of tea. Tea came out pretty much straight away but I did wait a while for breakfast (20 mins). It was busy however it... More 

1 Thank Craig M
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Comfy sofas, friendly staff and freshly cooked breakfast. The menu is extensive with some real treats. The Shakshouka baked eggs were fantastic. The perfect way to start the day.

4 Thank Swipabd
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as a group of 12, cafe was very busy but staff did great job bringing all our food out together. Everyone was very happy with their breakfasts. Few had pancakes which were fab! Smoothies were delicious too!

1 Thank Emma C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like good coffee, I love great cakes. I enjoy good attentive table service. I'm hard to please too. Cafe North ticks all the boxes and beyond that it's a nice environment, great value and the staff super friendly. Chocolate cake was awesome!

1 Thank Paul J
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I popped into Cafe North whilst waiting for our bus home at the nearby terminus. Always a good sign when a cafe/coffee shop is busy with people patiently waiting. We had a short wait ourselves before being settled into a window area to enjoy great coffee and food. Thoroughly recommend.

2 Thank bogheadben
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff and food made this place a great find. Mimosas and burgers were delicious. Staff efficient and friendly... come here first!

1 Thank Mark V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Shudehill | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 4AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 839 4916
Welcome to cafe north. The naming of the family business deriving from the surrounding Northen Quarter "NQ" wich is known as a basin for alternative and bohemian culture for the Manchester population since the early 90's. Since our opening in 2005 our family cafe has made sure that all our food is freshly made to order and the ingredients are locally sourced. the cafe itself is a ground floor, spacious and large enough to host wheelchair/pushchair users with dietary and allergy food needs.

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