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Manchester Press

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
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8 Rankins Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9600 4054
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07:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this place on a recommendation of a friend. I was lucky on a Sun afternoon to get place just prior to the rush hour. The place itself quite lively and busy. I went for the bagel with smoked salmon and cream cheese. The bagel was okay and the pretzels on the side was a nice idea. The coffee is... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was great and the staff were very friendly. The food was quite good and healthy. The coffee was also nice. It would be a good place for vegetarians.

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Thank colla01
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Specialising in bagels I was pleasantly surprised! Great flavours and good coffee. Loved the addition of pretzels and a pickle on the side! If you're after your typical brunch/breakfast though expect limited options as it is mainly bagels. Worth a try but expect a short wait to get in.

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Thank lewi99
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fun breakfast stop. My meal of smashed avo on bagel with greens and a pickle was filling, but breakfast without an egg is a bit unusual. The coffee was so good that we had a second cup - much to the disappointment of those who were outside waiting for a table to become available.

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and presentation was awesome. Service great too. Good options for vegans as well. We'll be back for another visit.

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Thank Mike R
Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast and ordered the avocado and feta bagel with chorizo. Omg it was to die for, the combination of it all was amazing! We went back 2 days later! Best breakfast ever

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Thank aleashab98
Singapore, Singapore
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74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We had bagel avocado and feta and an acai bowl. Both were delicious. Good coffees too. Nice environment in Rankins lane off Little Bourke Street.

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Thank Susan C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I used to love their subtle and not overly sweet berry and mascarpone bagel, but now their sweet bagels are over the top sweet and colourful. I had the maple matcha mascarpone with rainbow bagel, 2 strawberries and cotton candy on top. Unfortunately it was nothing compared to the former. Will. It be returning.

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Thank Alissa S
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This place is very cool and their coffee is just excellent. I can't say that it was the best I've had in Melbourne, but it wasn't too far off. The artwork on the coffee (if the person who does it is working!) are a cool way to engage your customers and a fun novelty aspect of MP. I also had... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Big call I know, but of the 5 days & around 20 odd coffees I had in different places Manchester Press was definitely up there in the top 3 Cool, unpretentious place down an alleyway, great staff, the bagels are amazing, I had the chorizo open, boy it filled me up for the day!!!! Next time I come to Melbourne... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Rankins Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9600 4054

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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