To discuss holding your wedding or any event at The Monastery, contact Kate or Fran to arrange a personal welcome tour.

Call 0161 223 3211 or email Kate or Fran now.

We would love you to visit us at The Monastery! You’ll be sure of a warm welcome, and we know you’ll enjoy the time you spend with us.

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Keep up to date with the amazing array of events we hold all year around.

**The Monastery is open to the public 10am-4pm, Sunday-Thursday each week. Free entry & parking**

Food & Drink at Manchester Monastery

Food Cooked With Love and Served With Soul

Join Us for Food and Drink at the Welcome Café

Open Sunday-Thursday, 10am-4pm

Our Welcome Café is the place to get food and drink here at Manchester’s modern-day Monastery. We’re open from 10am-4pm (Sunday-Thursday) and offer you the perfect place for: morning coffee, a light lunch, afternoon tea or a meeting. Enjoy a wide selection of homemade food in a delightful setting and take advantage of our free WIFI. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

Locally Run by Gorton Folk – Catering by Amanda’s

Amanda and her team who run our Welcome Café are part of the history of our incredible building and ran the Trust’s original ‘community café’ at The Angels Community Centre many years ago. After building a very successful catering business, we’re thrilled to welcome back Amanda, Nathan, Paddy and their friendly and passionate team still dedicated to nourishing you with  food cooked with love and served with soul.

Tearoom Tuesdays

Enjoy the elegance of a lovingly created afternoon tea here at Manchester’s modern-day Monastery – a traditional British experience. Afternoon tea on Tuesdays must be booked in advance. Find more information and booking details here.

‘Really lovely Afternoon Tea in every way. Hope to be back soon.’   

‘Lovely setting, lovlier food.’   Dorothy and Kate, 2 November 2021

You can call (0161) 223 3211 to either enquire or book, or contact us right here.

Please don't hesistate to contact us if you are interested in organising a private event at the Monastery.

Send us your contact details and we’ll be in touch immediately to arrange for you to have a personal tour of The Monastery, so we can discuss your needs. You'll be able to see for yourself how the spectacular Nave, the fabulous cloisters and the delightful garden combine to offer a unique space for the classiest of events.