Our afternoon tea guide to Manchester's tea rooms. Manchester has some of the finest tea rooms in the North West. Enjoy loose teas, scones, cakes, sandwiches and pastries. We have venues with great views, take tea glass of Champagne and celebrate! Prices start from as little as £12 per person. There are gents teas, ladies teas and high teas for children. Book a table online today using our simple booking widget. And look out for those special offers!
Manchester is home to over half a million people and renowned for culture, music, sport, academic establishments and scientific and engineering know how. A vibrant history has seen the world's first railway station and the first success in splitting the atom. Manchester restaurants serve some of the best food and drink in north west.
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Manchester was once the world's largest market for cotton goods
During the Victorian era, Manchester even earned the nickname of "Cottonopolis". Indeed, in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, such is the prominence of Manchester in the history of cotton products that the term "manchester" is used for as a generic term for some household linen.
Manchester has a very rich music heritage
The music artists from Manchester read like a who's who of popular music in the 20th century. The Smiths, 10cc, Oasis, The Verve, The Stone Roses, The Charlatans, Simply Red and Take That all hail from the city.
The Manchester Ship Canal cost a mere £15 million to build
If only such a grand venture could be achieved today! In real terms, the cost of the 1887 construction is estimated at just under £2 billion in today's equivalent. After six years of building, the canal opened in 1894 as the world's largest river canal.
Tripadvisor UK rates the John Rylands Libary as the number one thing to do in Manchester
According to Tripadvisor, the John Rylands Library is the number one thing to do in Manchester right now. Opened on 1st January 1900 this stunning gothic building took ten years to build and is home to the Special Collections of The University of Manchester Library.
The Manchester Small-Scale Experimental Machine was the world's first stored program computer
It may have a tongue twisting name by modern day brand standards but the SSEM, colloquially known as Baby, was a world first. Built by Williams, Tootill and Kilburn it ran its first program on 21st June 1948.
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