Restaurants, Bars, & Coffee

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LUNCH

There are several good places to eat lunch within just a block or two of the conference venue:

Asha’s (Indian)

Rudy’s (neapolitan pizza, salad)

BrewDog (punk bar with burgers, hotdogs, ‘soy division’ for vegetarians)

Topkapi (Turkish, 2-course lunch for 8.95)

Tapeo and Wine (Spanish tapas)

Wagamama (chain restaurant, Japanese noodles)

Caffe Nero and Starbucks are also one block away, and there is a small cafe inside the Central Library (directly across Mount Street from the conference venue).

Pret-a-Manger is 3 blocks away on Oxford Road, walking southeast/past St. Peter’s Square (.2 mi from the conference site).

 

COFFEE, TEA, & BREAKFAST

Takk (coffee and delicious breakfast things, icelandic-style)

Fig & Sparrow (small design store with coffee, tea, and a very small menu of breakfast and lunch)

Chapter One Books (coffee, tea, and cakes–and books! lots of space to read or open a laptop)

Grindsmith (coffee, tea, breakfast baked goods, sandwiches, and soup)

Leaf (coffee, tea, breakfast, lunch)

North Tea Power (tea, coffee, and breakfast)

Sugar Junction (tea, coffee, breakfast, lunch, cake, cocktails)

Richmond Tea Rooms (afternoon tea in Wonderland)

 

DINNER

TNQ (The Northern Quarter Restaurant) (British)

Refuge (small plates)

Try Thai (Thai food in Chinatown)

El Gato Negro (Spanish)

Salvi’s (Italian)

Tiffin Room (Indian)

Restaurant at HOME (cinema/art space)

Australasia (sushi)

 

DRINKS

There are loads of possibilities, but here are a few of our favourites:

Blue Pig (good cocktails and music)

Refuge at the Principal Hotel (architectural beauty, good cocktails & gin list, winter garden)

The Briton’s Protection (open since 1806, renowned whisky selection)

Australasia (pricy but delicious cocktails & food, located ‘down under’, next to the Rylands Library)

 

NB: Everything on this page of recommendations is within easy walking distance from the conference venue and suggested hotels.