Best 10 Coffee Shops and Coffee Roasters In Manchester

The coffee scene in Manchester is hotting up! The excitement for new roasters that are emerging is getting us excited here at RiSE coffee box!

More and more people are looking to discover speciality coffee and enjoy the cafe scene. Discover more about the best coffee shops in Manchester!



Where are they?

  1. Unit 5&6, The Garage, Media City UK, Salford, M50 2EQ

  2. 62 Bridge Street, Manchester, M3 3BW

  3. 15 Pollard St E, Manchester, M40 7QX

Grindsmith was founded with the dream of bringing great coffee to Manchester”

Pete and Luke are like the Yin & Yang of the coffee world, working together in harmony to bring a balanced result.

They source local and quality produce and base their ethos on giving you the best coffee experience you can imagine. They have grown into the heart of the city’s coffee scene by providing the community with great coffee as well as educating and passing on all their knowledge and skills to the new connoisseurs around town.

Grindsmiths ethically source their coffee from some of the best farms they can find.

best coffee shop in manchester

2. Ancoats coffee co

Where are they?

  • 9, Royal Mill, 17 Redhill St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 5BA

  • 111 Piccadilly Manchester, M1 2HY

“Ancoats Coffee is a speciality coffee brand that aims to create incredible tasting coffee, while pushing the boundaries of speciality coffee in Manchester, all with a sustainable and ethical ethos”

Based in the neighbourhood of Ancoats, Manchester, Ancoats Coffee Company was founded in 2013, by founder Jamie Boland and now comprises a dynamic and passionate team. They do pastries too but the coffee is the focal point here.

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3. Mancoco coffee

Where are they?


Where passion meets coffee. ManCoCo specialises in hand roasting speciality coffees from around the world, generally in small batches from micro lots. All of the arabica coffee is sourced from single origin farms, estates or small farm cooperatives. The cafe is a quirky space in the railway arches, just off Deansgate.

Mancoco coffee manchester

4. Blossom coffee

Where are they?

  • Online only, find them here

“We want people to fall in love with speciality coffee and encourage them to be part of a movement that helps to protect it for future generations”

They roast in small batches on the Loring S15, with the aim of presenting the clearest expression of each coffee’s natural characteristics! Founded by Josh and Oli, who both have a wealth of coffee knowledge including being a qualified AST and former UKBC finalist!

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5. Heart & Graft coffee

Where are they?

  • Unit 1 Droylsden Road, 30 Holyoak Street, Newton Heath, Greater Manchester, M40 1HB

Founded by coffee connoisseurs and Q graders, James founded Heart & Graft in 2012 and set about learning the complex craft of roasting… in his garage! Keen to build something special in Manchester he started Heart & Graft in 2015 on a mission to make fantastic speciality coffee approachable and accessible.

Heart and Graft supply speciality coffee to cafes, restaurants and shops around Manchester.

Heart and Graft coffee

6. Abe and co coffee

Where are they?

  • Online only, find them here

Guy started Abe & Co from his garden after buying an Aillio Bullet. The actual idea was to roast coffee for himself and to enjoy geeking out, however after some of his friends tried his back garden coffee, orders started to come in. Guy’s biggest coffee passion is finding and roasting coffee, which coffee lovers can use to make coffee shop quality drinks at home.

manchester coffee roasters

7. 200 Degrees Coffee

Where are they?

  • 75 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HR

We’ve opened 15 distinctively independent coffee shops (with more to come) where coffee lovers can drink 200 Degrees Coffee in its natural environment, served by our team of highly skilled baristas.

The atmosphere is one of relaxed comfort, the Wi-Fi works and our food is prepared fresh everyday in each shop. Takeaway is available for our coffee and fresh food and we serve a range of vegan and gluten free sandwiches, salads, cakes and pastries.

200 degrees manchester

8. Just between friends coffee

Where are they?

  • 56 Tib Street, Manchester, M4 1LG

  • Beehive Mill, Jersey Street, Manchester, M4 6JG

  • 54 Grove Street, Wilmslow, SK9 1DS

Just between friends is a hole in the wall style cafe with a few small tables for a cheeky batch brew coffee.

These guys serve up one of our local faves… Assembly coffee

They also sell a range of locally baked pastries and bread for your morning breakfast.

Just between friends manchester

9. Takk

Where are they?

  • 6 Tariff Street, Manchester, M1 2FF

  • Unit 1 - Hatch, Oxford Road, M1 7ED

  • 138 Oxford Road, University Green, M13 9GP

TAKK, is a Nordic-inspired gem!

As you’d expect, the decor matches the comfortable minimalist designs that the Scandinavians are known for.

They feature coffee from all over Europe, and they pick some crackers! The single origins change weekly, and here you will drink some of the best coffee in Manchester.

Takk manchester

10. Foundation coffee

Where are they?

  • Whitworth Street, Manchester, M1 6LS

  • Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1JB

  • Portland Street, Manchester, M1 3HU

These guys serve up one of our fave roasters, Origin coffee roasters, from down in Cornwall. We experienced some of their coffee on a staycation a few years ago! Foundation is committed to sourcing and serving the finest quality speciality coffee. The development of their coffee recipes and rotation of single origins mean they are continually developing the end product.

The motto at Foundation is ‘Coffee is Everything’

The space has very much been created for people to socialise, work, hold workshops, and learn about coffee.

Foundation coffee manchester


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