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Manchester Press

8 Rankins Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9600 4054
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“pretzels” (15 reviews)
“salmon bagel” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Rankins Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu is heavily slanted towards bagels and more bagels, supported by a good range of beverages. The cafe can be quite full and we had around a 5 minute wait for a table. The food was delicious and well presented. Coffee was excellent.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything I would want in a cafe - even gluten free bagels! Friendly service, lots of room, relaxing decor and convenient and nice music. Only thing I could suggest is a few more items the menu. Opening time 9am. Good coffee

Thank 40RB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a stress free place with good coffee and perfect bagel breakfast choices. Classic laneway culture. Helpful .. time given . Thanks!

Thank hammerandhand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good old Melbourne and it’s lane ways filled with Gems. Hidden down the end of Rankins Lane in the CBD you’ll find Manchester Press (named after a printing press that once occupied the space many years ago). You can imagine how the space used to...More

1  Thank vegoutmelbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really hipster but really good. Cool menu, bagels are great. Loved the pretzels on the side and the old school chairs.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the easiest place to find, and halfway down a dodgy looking laneway, it is THE best breaky place Ive ever been to. Very basic, even rustic decor and overall interior BUT casual and attentive staff deliver to you the best value and yummiest breaky...More

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice coffee, but it's no served with a smile, why are most the staff so sad? I tried to make one smile with a nice comment but still couldn't even pull a grunt. Makes the experience not very nice.

Thank Caitlin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's located in an alley adjacent to the little bourke street. The service is attentive and quick. Food is really nice. The funny thing is that most of their dishes serving with pretzels! You will love this place if you are a fan of it!

Thank siuluen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, if you're considering this spot for a meal, it must be noted that it is a very popular spot and you'll probably have to put your name on the waiting list for a table. Secondly, once inside, you're likely to be seated wherever they...More

Thank Carlee95
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our weekend visit to Melbourne was highlighted with a catch up with an old friend who recommended we meet at Manchester Press for breakfast Sunday morning. We arrived just before it opened at 9am and by 9.15am every table was occupied so obviously a favourite...More

Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Rankins Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9600 4054
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