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The Left Bank cafe bar

For breakfast, lunch, or if you're on the go, there's something to suit all tastes

The Left Bank cafe bar @ People's History Museum

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Pop in to The Left Bank cafe bar and enjoy hand-crafted coffees, seasonal British cuisine or fine local ales on Manchester’s sunniest riverside terrace.  All purchases made in the cafe support the museum.

  • Breakfast is available Mon to Fri, 8.00am – 11.30am
  • Lunch is available 12.00pm – 2.00pm
  • Grab & Go daily options include freshly prepared sandwiches, boxed salads & fruit pots
  • Daily soup, stew & special
  • Made to order sandwiches, paninis & jacket potatoes
  • Cakes & scones freshly made everyday
  • Vegetarian, vegan & gluten free options always available
  • Hot drinks include Americano, cappuccino, latte, flat white, English breakfast tea & hot chocolate
  • Cold drinks include made to order smoothies, soft drinks & water
  • Alcoholic drinks include craft beer, bottled craft beers & wine by the glass

The hot food on offer changes daily, so give the cafe a call on the day if you wish to plan ahead.  Please note there is a limited offer available at weekends.

The Left Bank cafe bar is open:

- Monday – Saturday: 8.00am – 5.00pm
- Sunday: 10.00am – 5.00pm

The Left Bank cafe bar, Left Bank, Bridge Street, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ERPHM mug @ The Left Bank cafe bar
Tel: 0161 834 4876

  • Follow The Left Bank cafe bar on Twitter @Leftbank1 to keep up to date with all the latest news and offers.

Family Friendly bags of fun @ The Left Bank cafe barThe museum and cafe are Family Friendly throughout and we welcome visitors of all ages.

  • Small portions of daily soup & stew available
  • Five-a-day picnic bag available weekends & school holidays
  • Breastfeeding welcome & bottle warmer available
  • Enjoy the Family Friendly activity bags
  • Get creative on the chalkboard tables
  • Highchairs available
  • Buggy-friendly site
  • Baby-changing facilities available in the museum
  • Check out other Family Friendly facilities at the museum

Private parties

Catering at a corporate eventThe cafe bar is operated by Couture, who also provide all the catering for our venue hire events.  Did you know that you can hire The Left Bank cafe bar and have your private party there?  Couture can put together some very tasty menus for a buffet or meal.  Contact the Venue Hire Team on 0161 838 9190 or fill in the enquiry form for further information.