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Nexus Art Cafe

2 Dale Street, Manchester M1 1JW, England
+44 161 236 0100
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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11:00 - 19:00All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
2 Dale Street, Manchester M1 1JW, England
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Nexus will never stop being my safe space. Such a lovely little place with wonderful people and a happy environment. I love the drinks choices and they have lots of great food options for vegetarians and a good couple for vegans. :)

Thank Maisie S
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Bohemian place that's as much about the art as about the food. Toasted veggie sausage sandwich was just the job and the 'Vegan Fog' earl grey soy latte was something a bit different. Looking forward to eating on the outdoor patio come next summer.

Thank North_West_101
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Looks bohemian and cosy when you go in. Very dark, but still nice. The coffee is terrible, and the baked potatoe with veggi chilli was so bad I couldnt eat it.! The potatoes were black, burned underneath and rock hard, and the chilli was nearly...More

Thank Silver P
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is very friendly place. The staff are always welcoming and there are loads a of tables and lots of space to sit and chat. They do some exciting teas like Russian Caravan tea as well as standard stuff. Food range is limited but good...More

Thank finu443
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful exhibition being installed today, lovely lunch, cosy atmosphere , well worth a visit to relax and check out the original artwork on display

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I went it to experience the place with a warm, welcoming atmosphere and great coffee and cakes I'd heard about. I got the latter, but certainly not the former! When I arrived the server was banging loudly under the counter and was obvious to me...More

Thank Tommy_Tourleader
Reviewed 25 August 2016

It's my new favourite place! Great cup of tea and yummy flapjack. They are also running a 'suspended coffee' scheme where you can buy someone a tea/coffee...you pay the money and when someone comes in who can't afford to pay they can have it! Thought...More

Thank Ulka K
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Such a cute little place full of cosy corners, yummy coffee and kitschy goodness. I love it. Fully recommend the brownies too! :D

Thank Bambosa23
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I've been to Nexus on several occasions and have since fallen in love with the cafe! Located in the basement of a building in the Northern Quarter, Nexus is something of a sanctuary and quiet getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city streets....More

Thank gracie_2910
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place, lovely art and fun to explore, especially the zine library - however I found the atmosphere dark and the music sad, which lowered my mood a little. However they have vegan options which my friend enjoyed and it is pretty, so overall...More

Thank Becky P
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Cat M
Is there wheelchair access?
11 November 2015|
Response from iBearLeeKnewHim | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cat, The entrance is down a flight of stairs. I'm not aware of a lift.
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Restaurant Details

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Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Dale Street, Manchester M1 1JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 0100
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