Manchester

So Manchester became my last stop during my short holiday-city trip in the U.K. I always wanted to visit Manchester and since my flight towards Valencia was scheduled from Manchester airport I thought, let’s go! Ones again, so many universities can be found here as well (Leeds & Manchester are the cities where the future is conversation topic number 1). You could definitely see that the city is working hard to renew many neighbourhoods and buildings. But at the same time making sure the beautiful architecture stays intact. The city hall was an amazing place to visit, #loveforauthenticmasterpieces. Plus, more history can be discovered at the free museum. So if you’re in town and looking for a interesting stories about Manchester, don’t hesitate to peep in. Oh, and the world’s biggest football museum is located here (yes, you could also visit the ManU museum). So if you’re into football, rewatching the best goals in history or just want to walk around and see what die-hards football fans look like..visit!

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A thousand crainbirds. Make a wish..at Manchester museum

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Also, in Manchester you can find the oldest public library in the English speaking world; Chetham’s Library📚. It was founded in 1653. It was established under the will of Humphrey Chetham, whom did a lot for the poor, while he was working as a prosperous textile merchant in Manchester. He started the school for poor boys and made sure everyone had access to books and learn about the English language and history by placing chained libraries in local churches ➡️.. Really interesting place to walk around. You can feel the atmosphere is still intact. Amazing volunteers can be found at the library, and each individual is eager and full of enthusiasm to tell you more about the library and its stories. 

🏛 Long Millgate, Manchester M3 1SB, Verenigd Koninkrijk


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When I arrived at the Earth café it was 10 in the morning, so I was a bit of an early bird. And since they were setting up everything in the kitchen, I only ordered a ging tea and a slice of chocolate cake. The place is underneath a meditation center, clean and warm, cozy yet light. They offer a wide menu made with local and seasonal ingredients. Have their famous mixed platter dish, enjoy a cup of soup, mix ‘n match your own salad, have a veggie sausage roll or take your time and decide what you’re going to eat choosing from the widely hot-main menu. Everything made with love, everything made right there in the kitchen. Oh, and so many sweets and cakes to choose from😋. If I’ll ever get a chance to visit Manchester again I’ll be back for dinner, for sure! Thanks to the polite and friendly staff, till next time!

🏡 Address: 16-20 Turner St, M4 1DZ
☎️ Contact: +44 161 834 1996
📧 Email: info@earthcafe.co
💻 Website: http://www.earthcafe.co
🕐 Opening Hours:
| Monday – Friday 10 am – 4 pm | Saturday 10 am – 5 pm | Sunday closed |


Little Aladdin

Looking back on my holiday I realise I made a rookie mistake. Being a newbie to the blogging life, trying to spread the vegan love and visiting restaurants located in beautiful venues..I forgot to take pictures. And maybe it was because I was simply enjoying my first holiday since years, enjoying the people and eating whatever I ordered by myself in peace without any distractions..I still forgot the pictures. But that doesn’t mean it should stop you from visiting Little Aladdin! They flipped over their entire menu and became a completely vegan restaurant early ’17. It’s a popular fast food restaurant, located in the city center serving very budget-friendly cheap meals, but always rich and full in flavour. Try one of their six different daily curries and add some salad, rice, naan or roti. But you can also order burgers, falafel, tofu wraps (really good!) or chips. To go or sit in, both are optional. Enjoy your food while it’s warm, pictures can be made later on, by photographing one of your fellow vegan food lovers meals, if they agree upon.

🏡 Address: 72 High St, Manchester M4 1ES
☎️ Contact: +44 161 819 2265
📧 Email: info@littlealaddin.com
💻 Website: http://www.zomato.com
🕐 Opening Hours:
| Monday – Saturday 11 am – 10 pm | Sunday 12 pm – 7 pm |


Go Falafel gofal

Go falafel serves veggie wraps so big that make you wonder how much to much must be..still follow? Other order options are salades filled with vegetables, freshly prepped lunch boxes, a boxing filled with hummus and many fried falafels on top. Freshly mixed smoothies and freshly pressed juices. So much to choose from, take away is no problem. Nor chilling at the restaurant and eating your falafel. When you’re in the area, grab a quick bite and enjoy. Go, go, go!

🏡 Address: 3 Newton St, M1 1HW
☎️ Contact: +44 161 228 6888
📧 Email: info@gofalafel.co.uk
💻 Website: http://www.gofalafel.co.uk
🕐 Opening Hours:
| Monday – Saturday 10 am – 10 pm | Sunday 11 am – 10 p


The Eighth day café 8th

The organic supermarket, with a wide range of soooo many vegan brands and products, can be found at Oxford rd 111. And underneath in the basement you will find the 8th day café. It’s a popular place here in Manchester, since the restaurant was constantly packed and crowded while I was eating there. Nevertheless, I was able to find a seat after spending some time in line deciding what to eat. I got a bit distracted while choosing my smoothie from the big and colorful chalkboard. But, the staff was very friendly. And after shouting ‘miss, hello?’ once or twice, I made my decision and ordered a chocolate smoothie. I also made a mixed salad which you can grab at the salad bar and had a warm dahl with some rice on the side. The prices were cheap comparing to the big portions, so that was a big plus for me (and my attempt to travel within my budget). I enjoyed my lunch very much and loved every bite of it. This 8th café is more than A-ok, so visit the place when spending your days in the city with so many universities.

🏡 Address: 111 Oxford Rd, M1 7DU
☎️ Contact: +44 161 273 4878
📧 Email: mail@eighth-day.co.uk
💻 Website: http://www.8thday.coop
🕐 Opening Hours:
| Monday – Friday 9 am – 7 pm | Saturday 10 am – 5 pm | Sunday closed |


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Comfort food the way it should be. And guess what? It’s all vegan. Knowing there are still people whom believe vegans are only eating salads and barely survive is such a unlogical mythe. ‘Cause look at the pictures, not bad isn’t it? V-rev is open 6 days a week, so you’ve got plenty of time to visit this place when you’re in Manchester. Try their over-the-top burger or one of the many sweet sweets. We will survive, but join us. It’s such a good life on the green side.

 

🏡 Address: 20-26 Edge St, M4 1HN
☎️ Contact: +44 161 839 3883
📧 Email: hello@vrevmcr.co.uk
💻 Website: http://www.vrevmcr.co.uk
🕐 Opening Hours:
| Monday closed | Tuesday – Sunday 11 am – 11 pm |


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During my stay in Manchester, 1847 was busy with her renovation and therefore unfortunately closed.
But this restaurant delivers beautiful dishes with artistic finishes, for which I would like to come back again. ‘Cause look at the pictures, it’s a sin to not come back right? Manchester offers many vegan meals all over town. And after chatting with a few fellow vegan enthusiasts, I’m positive it will only grow from here. I’ll find my reason to return in a few years, hope see even more changes when I arrive. Like vegan options at the airport please 🥕✈️. Has anyone visit 1847 since their re-opening? 

🏡 Address: Chapel Walks, Manchester M2 1HN
☎️ Contact: +44 161 832 8994
📧 Email: manchester@by1847.com
💻 Website: http://www.by1847.com/manchester
🕐 Opening Hours:
| Monday – Thursday 12 pm – 2.30 pm / 5 pm – 9 pm | Friday 12 pm – 2.30 pm / 5 pm – 10 pm | Saturday 12 pm – 10 pm | Sunday 12 pm – 9 pm |


Note: All photos were either made by myself, or taken from the restaurants websites and/or Facebook.