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The Left Bank cafe bar

The Left Bank cafe bar

For breakfast, lunch, or if you're on the go, pop in and enjoy hand-crafted coffees, seasonal British cuisine or fine local ales on Manchester's sunniest riverside terrace.

The Left Bank cafe bar @ People's History Museum

Join the Radicals wall @ The Left Bank cafe barThe Left Bank cafe bar is open Mon-Fri, 8.00am – 5.00pm & Sat-Sun, 10.00am – 5.00pm.  All purchases made 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 potatoesPHM mug @ The Left Bank cafe bar
  • 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 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 holidaysFamily Friendly bags of fun @ The Left Bank cafe bar
  • Breastfeeding welcome & bottle warmer availableWe Love Kids in Museums
  • 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

The Left Bank cafe bar, Bridge Street, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER
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

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.


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