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Cosy Reading Spots in Manchester perfect for this winter!

Cosy Reading Spots in Manchester perfect for this winter!

Looking for the perfect, relaxing spot to enjoy your winter read this weekend? Here are a few cosy reading cafes to take a look at!
“Live, laugh, lube” at HandleBar

“Live, laugh, lube” at HandleBar

Introducing HandleBar, Fallowfield’s newest and most fiercely independent café/bar
Let’s Get Gooey

Let’s Get Gooey

Check out Gooey Manchester, for all your doughnut, cake and sandwich needs!
Café Blah: FUEL’s groovy sister

Café Blah: FUEL’s groovy sister

Take a trip down to Café Blah, the alternative hidden gem right in the heart of Withington.
Exile: The newest Fallowfield hub

Exile: The newest Fallowfield hub

We review Exile, a newly established café in Fallowfield
Manchester’s study cafés

Manchester’s study cafés

Phoebe Moore explores a few of Manchester’s cafés to give the lowdown of what to expect if you want to study off-campus
Review: Thai Smiles Café

Review: Thai Smiles Café

Siam Smiles’ capacity is low for now, and Alice Stephenson wishes always to find a free table for herself in this hidden gem of a Thai restaurant.
Review: The Bar

Review: The Bar

Kate Fawcett reviews the recently re-branded ‘The Bar’, which has managed to retain the essence of The Font, with its famous cheap cocktails and freshly made food
The Font-naissance

The Font-naissance

Fallowfield’s favourite bar, The Font, is being replaced by a business as similar to its predecessor as possible. The £2 cocktails are back!
An ode to The Font

An ode to The Font

Laura Swain writes in memory of The Font, Fallowfield. A versatile café, bar and pub with great food and the famous £2 cocktails. It will be sorely missed.
The Manchester café crawl

The Manchester café crawl

It’s no myth that Manchester is teeming with independent coffeehouses, and with so many to choose from, I’ve selected 3 of my favourites. My first stop on this ‘café crawl’ was Chapter One Books in the Northern Quarter.  An independent coffeehouse and bookstore, it offers a quirky medley of all things abstract.  Part of the […]
Milk and Honey: Hope in abundance

Milk and Honey: Hope in abundance

Explore Milk and Honey, a volunteer led cosy café just next to the University, with plenty of events and projects happening over the next few months.
Haus: Fallowfield food has never been better

Haus: Fallowfield food has never been better

Student favourite Fallow Cafe is being replaced by a Nordic inspired cafe and nightclub: Haus.
The Clink Charity opens new café in Manchester

The Clink Charity opens new café in Manchester

The Clink Cafe, a fine dining restaurant run by ex-prisoners, has opened its doors in Manchester city centre
Affordable eateries at Affleck’s Palace

Affordable eateries at Affleck’s Palace

As the city’s centre of arts, individualism, and student culture, Affleck’s Palace is the perfect place to host an event celebrating the essentials of student life
Chapter One Books: a serene study space

Chapter One Books: a serene study space

I’s worth the extra 10 minutes on the bus

Cafe in Chorlton considers going cashless

Barbecue, a coffee shop on Wilbraham Road, is to stop accepting cash payments completely

Review: Rustik

“When our food finally arrived, we almost grabbed the plates out from the waitressed hands with hunger-induced anticipation.”

Chapter One

Helena Maxwell-Jackson weaves a warm tale of intrigue about the enigmatic Chapter One café, which held back the cold and offered sumptuous treats

Matcha Madness

Perisha Kudhail sees green with delicious Matcha treats at CHA.ology

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