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Café and Bistro

Warehouse Café

  • Open 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday
    Closed from 24 to 26 December and 1 January.
  • Wheelchair-accessible toilets and baby-changing room nearby. Highchairs available. Read our facilities guide

Our café serves hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, breakfast bites, hot pastries, cakes and snacks.

  • £3.50 for any cake and hot drink. Served in the Warehouse Café from 1pm to 4pm.

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Warehouse Bistro

  • Open 11am to 4pm
    Closed from 24 to 26 December and 1 January.
  • Wheelchair-accessible toilets and baby-changing room nearby. Highchairs available. Read our facilities guide

Our new bistro has opened on the first floor, offering a range of dishes cooked from the finest seasonal ingredients sourced from across the North West. We have taken inspiration from the city's industrial heritage, with the design featuring exposed brickwork, a stripped timber counter and modern grey hues for the tiles and floor. We have also introduced table service, preparing our dishes to order.

We've something for every taste and budget, from hearty hotpots and sophisticated salads for the grown ups, to fish and chips and pizzas for the kids. We're sure you'll fall in love with our homemade desserts too; think warm sticky toffee pudding or our own take on Manchester tart.
 
Our emphasis on high quality, locally sourced ingredients means that our menu changes on a regular basis.
 
With lighter bites starting from £4, our bistro offers a great value, relaxed dining experience for all our visitors.

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