The Northern Quarter is among the most lively and colorful destinations in Manchester. The hub of stunning street arts, and splendid architecture, Northern Quarter is a great place for a leisure vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the cities. The main attraction of this delightful place is the intricate network of streets that are lined with independent stores, quirky cafes, and amazing bars. OYO Oakcroft Guest House Manchester Airport and OYO Lakeside Haydock Hotel, St Helens are some of the best budget hotels in the Northern Quarter for a wonderful stay.
Shopping in the Northern Quarter
Northern Quarter is home to countless record shops, fashion boutiques, and souvenirs stores which are a delight for shopaholics. Some of the best places for an unforgettable shopping experience in the Northern Quarter are -
Affleck’s - A paradise for ardent shoppers, Affleck’s is among the most popular indoor markets in Manchester. Lined with designer boutiques, independent stalls, handicraft stores, and other small shops, Affleck’s is a must-visit shopping center in the Northern Quarter, Manchester.
Manchester Craft & Design Centre - This artist studio is where you can buy some of the best local art, jewelry, sculptures, designer outfits, and other knick-knacks. Manchester Craft & Design Centre also hosts exhibitions and musical performances once in a while. This is a great place to explore the electric mix of culture blended with modernity.
Piccadilly Records - if you are interested in music, Piccadilly Records is the place you should not miss. Located on Oldham Street, this iconic record shop has an extensive collection of records from some of the most celebrated artists of all time. The charming vibe of this place is sure to delight you to the core.
Popular Restaurants in the Northern Quarter
With several restaurants, bars, and cafes located all across the region, - you will be spoilt for choices. Takk is one of the most popular cafes to grab a cup of Icelandic drip coffee along with an avocado and bacon sandwich, and blueberry porridge. The Soup Kitchen is another famous restaurant for an amazing lunch. This place is known for its jerk dishes, dumplings, and soups.
Common is one of the most-loved bars in the region popular for a wide variety of craft ale and cocktails.
How To Reach the Northern Quarter?
The Northern Quarter enjoys great connectivity with nearby cities and towns including Altrincham, Etihad, Bury, and Ashton-under-Lyne via different modes of transport. The most convenient way to reach here is through tram, bus, and train from the nearby towns.
If you are approaching via airways, the closest airport is Manchester Airport which is just 17 minutes’ drive away from the Northern Quarter. From here, you can either take a train to Manchester Piccadilly or a tram to the market street tram station. You can also hop on a bus or a taxi to reach the Northern Quarter.
With several modes of transportation, the Northern Quarter offers ease of commuting in and around the region. This is also a major reason why the Northern Quarter is considered a safe place for tourists.
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