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Manchester Press

8 Rankins Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9600 4054
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“pretzels” (16 reviews)
“salmon bagel” (11 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Rankins Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A busy little cafe which is perfect for coffee, breakfast and brunch! Came here on a Thursday around 10am and it only got busier from the minute we sat down. Popular with locals and tourists alike! Stripped back walls and ceiling with exposed lights, and...More

Thank ItTastesLikeFeet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Down a narrow lane you will find the Press, greeted by friendly staff, that were welcoming and efficient, Great service, food and decor made for an enjoyable breakfast

Thank saput17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of many good places for coffee in Melbourne with friendly service and good coffee although not the best around but that is not saying is was poor, far from it. Service was friendly and the atmosphere was good.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to this cafe never fails to perk up my day, I find myself coming back every trip to Melbourne. The maple bacon and banana bagel is my go to, coffee is always consistently good. Or go for the Koko Black iced chocolate which...More

Thank jawbites
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good cup of coffee, cool spot and nice staff. Spent a morning here having a chilling and reading. Best coffee around id day.

Thank tjmorris10
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

A nice hidden down Franklin Lane.. but spacious coffee place. Coffee is vey smooth. Tried both Latte and Capuccino..all is very good

Thank SL L
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Visited this cafe after hearing rave reviews about its coffee, and it did not disappoint. You can find this little shop tucked away in a quiet corner at Rankins lane. Ordered their filtered brew - Los Gonzales beans from panama. It had predominant citrus flavor...More

Thank Jia Q
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We ended up at Manchester Press as part of a food tour and while the coffee was good, I wish we could have enjoyed some of the pastries and bagels people were raving about! This is a place that starts busy and stays busy all...More

Thank lovetohike1111
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This hidden gem offered a range of nice coffees and brunch options and was busy with CBD workers and Melbourne locals. A definite must see, as it is tucked in a small Melbourne lane out of sight from the hustle and bustle of the city....More

Thank Niamhyosa
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

On recommendation we decided to visit Manchester Press for breakfast during our visit to wonderful Melbourne. We were not disappointed...we both enjoyed a BLT bagel which included advacado and tomatoes.......very very enjoyable . My wife chose a flat white coffee and I had a Americano...More

Thank Royston S
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, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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