Brunch Ideas In MCR For The Gal On A Budget

by Jess Jepson

Brunch - a late morning meal eaten instead of breakfast and lunch

Brunch is an essential part of life. It gives you a fashionable excuse for being too lazy to meet for 9am breakfast dates. Everyone loves brunch. Brunch is bae. But most importantly, brunch is an essential Instagram opportunity. Nobody’s feed is complete without weekly pictures of your hungover Sunday brunch adventures. Everything about brunch is perfect - well maybe not the prices…

But fear not, we’ve gathered a list of the best, cheapest and most ‘grammable places around.

1. Bill’s Restaurant

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With prices from £2.95 AND 20% student discount, Bill’s is definitely worth a visit for a brunch trip that won’t break the bank

2. Trove

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This family run bakery café is a must-go, especially with their most expensive brunch dish ONLY £8. Race you there. 

3. Evelyn’s Café & Bar

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If nothing else, Evelyn’s decor is very aesthetically pleasing. They offer a variety of dishes ranging from around £5-£12, bargain! 

4. Federal

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Federal is a fashion hotspot for some of Manchester’s coolest bloggers. If it’s good enough for them to Instagram, then it’s definitely good enough for you. Bag yourself a bargain eggs Benedict for just £7.50. 

5. Koffee Pot

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If you’re looking for an edgy bargain brunch destination, this is your place. Their full English is just £7.50. Other than them getting their knife and fork the wrong way round, you can't beat this kool Koffee cafe.


6. Black Milk Cereal Dive

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This place is a MUST GO for your insta feed. You can’t get much quirkier than a cereal café. And as if we’re not already drooling over the menu, their cereal even comes in chocolate bowls. Dreams do come true. 


7. Home Sweet Home

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If you go for the milkshake alone, it’ll totally be worth the trip. Plus, their most expensive dish is only around £10. 

8. Alabama's All American Eatery

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American pancakes, in a cool edgy Northern Quarter café, all for under £13? Girl, we got you.