Manchester Press is one of those places for me.
I have lost count at how many times I have been to this place already.
The coffee is great. Food is yummy. Service is awesome.
Well-known for their bagels, Manchester Press is located along a dodgy-looking alleyway called Rankins Lane. The first time I went to this place, I was really skeptical. My friend was leading the way and when she turned into Rankins, all I could think was "Where the hell are you bringing me?!".
BUT, I wasn't the only one. A few weeks later I brought my sister and a few friends and they thought I was going to sell them off or something because there was this white van in the alley (but that's another different story).
|Seriously, who would've thought a cafe existed here?|
The menu has changed slightly since the first time I went there but thankfully they still have my favorite, bagel with chorizo, tomato, tomato relish, capsicum and cheese. I know it sounds like there are a lot of tomatos, but it really is good!
|Bagel with chorizo, capsicum, tomato, tomato relish and cheese|
|Bagel with soft-boiled egg and smoked salmon|
|Bagel with baked eggs and salmon|
|Plain baked eggs|
|with salad. Love the dressing.|
|Bagels with smoked salmon, cheese and capers|
|Bagel with bacon, lettuce and tomato|
One problem with most cafe's here is that they do not open on Sundays or weekends for that matter. And some public holidays. But the good thing about Manchester Press is that it DOES open on weekends and most holidays. So don't worry if you can't visit this place on a weekday. There's always the weekend. But get there early!
Convinced yet? No? More for me then! (;
8 Rankins Lane, Melbourne
(03) 9600 4054