Who doesn’t love brunch? It’s the perfect excuse to drink booze before noon, eat way more than you’re supposed to, and stay in bed for a couple of extra hours. Going out for brunch on the weekend is definitely a unique culinary experience that should not be missed. From homemade muesli to pancakes and patisserie, or the more classic scrambled eggs, here’s our pick of the best spots to brunch in Manchester.
Looking for some hot Spanish vibes? Head to Lunya. Located in the stunning Barton Arcade, this award-winning restaurant pays homage to Catalunya and Spain by serving one of the best brunches in Manchester. Expect grilled chorizo, revueltos eggs, Catalan tomato bread, different cheeses, tortilla, and much more. On their first floor, they have the most incredible outside dining space for you to enjoy your meal with a breeze of fresh air. A restaurant but also a shop: their deli is stocked with a huge range of Catalan food and drinks, including hams, cheeses, wines, and all the essentials you would need to create your own taste of Spain. Que Aproveche!
Love Thy Neighbour
If your Insta feed needs fresh new posts, Love Thy Neighbour is the place for you. It’s a cafe, organic eatery, and cocktail bar all rolled into one pretty pink package, with a very trendy interior (and the food is totally Instagrammable too). They’ve got an all-day brunch menu that’s ideal when you wake at 3pm and still fancy poached eggs. Expect pancakes, avocado toasts, grilled greens, and the traditional English breakfast (can be veggie or vegan). They’re located on Wilbraham Road in the trendy Chorlton area of Manchester, and making a reservation in advance is recommended.
The Bay Horse Tavern
Did you say bottomless brunch? Located in the Northern Quarter, The Bay Horse Tavern is a modern take on the traditional British pub. On Saturday and Sunday, from 11am to 2pm, you’ll get to enjoy their bottomless brunch for £27 per person. It includes granola, bacon & egg, smoked salmon, avocado toasts, and more delightful dishes, as well as exciting drinks like prosecco, bloody mary, Irish coffee, mimosa, house wine, and beers.
HOME is Manchester’s centre for contemporary theatre, film, art, and music. They’ve got lots of shows and movies on, live concerts, and a pretty awesome brunch available until 4pm. Their restaurant is located on the first floor, but you can also grab a drink on their roof terrace for all those sunny Manchester days. Enjoy a great brunch and drinks before a movie, and you’re in for a great Sunday.
Get a taste of New York’s best brunches at Black Dog. This very cool and trendy bar has two locations, one in the Northern Quarter underneath the famous Afflecks Palace, and one in New Wakefield street. It’s a perfect spot for laid-back brunches with a menu featuring eggs benedict, English breakfast, American pancakes, sausage waffle, French toast, and more. Right now, they also propose a festive bottomless brunch, available from Friday to Sunday until 4pm, and including any dish from the brunch menu and bottomless selected drinks for £25. A super cool deal you don’t want to miss!
Avocado toast, poached eggs… Same old, same old! If you’re looking for original plates and different tastes, head to Zouk! This contemporary Indian curry and grill house is one of the city’s favourites and one of our top picks for a brunch in Manchester. There’s plenty to please conservative palates with a brunch menu that includes traditional and original dishes as spicy scrambled eggs, masala omelette, Mumbai breakfast bun, sweet peshwari naan with fruit, and more. YUM!