I have had a few people enquire about the progress I am making on my 2012 Cafe Challenge.  I must say, I am steaming ahead.  I am making it a little more difficult for myself, as I keep adding cafes I want to go to!  So this is where I am at right now:

  1. Battery Park – Wilbraham Road, Chorlton 0161 860 0754
  2. Closed Down – Central Perk – Picaddilly Approach
  3. Done – CUP (Correct name is Teacup) – 53 to 55 Thomas Street, Northern Quarter 0161 834 2004. See the blog post: click here
  4. Done – Drip – 57 Hilton Street, Piccadilly 0161 235 5100  See the blog post: click here
  5. Going today – Fuel – Wilmslow Road, Withington 0161 448 9702  
  6. Went and it was shut – will have to go again.  Musicana Cafe – 10a Wilmslow Road, Rusholme
  7. Done – North Tea Power – 36 Tib Street, M4 1LA http://www.northteapower.co.uk/ See the blog post: click here
  8. Done – Oklahoma – 14 to 16 High Street, Northern Quarter 0161 834 1136 See the blog post: click here
  9. Sweet Tooth Cupcakery – Oldham Street, Northern quarter. 0161 236 3877 http://www.sweettoothcupcakery.co.uk/
  10. Whitworth Art Gallery Cafe – University of Manchester, Oxford road 0161 275 7497
  11. Vanillis, Hall Road, Bowdon
  12. Done – The Art of Tea, 47 Barlow Moor Road, Didsbury 0161 448 9323. Still to do the blog for this
  13. Done – Cake Gallery, Stamford Road, Bowdon See the blog post:  click here
The problem is, this list is growing, these are the new cafes that have been added to the list – most of these I walked past whilst looking for the ones on my list, and they looked so inviting, I feel I need to visit them too:
– Sugar Junction, http://www.sugarjunction.co.uk/, 60 Tib Street, Manchester, Northern Quarter, M4 1LG, tel: 0161 839 1444
– Sparkles, 66 Tib Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 1LG, tel: 07794 963879