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Ziferblat Edge Street

23 Edge Street | 1st Floor, Manchester M4 1HW, England
+44 161 806 0706
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (54 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
23 Edge Street | 1st Floor, Manchester M4 1HW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was really apprehensive about this, but my daughter persuaded me to go in and I'm so glad she did! I didn't really grasp the concept at first because I was thinking that there had to be a catch - a coffee can easily cost...More

Thank clairehope
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

I really love Ziferblat and they used to have a children's corner which was awesome. Unfortunately on this visit there were a couple of people doing work on their laptops next to the kids toys and kept getting angry at us. Unfortunately this made us...More

Thank Rosecomar
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We stumbled across this place at the weekend - we were looking for somewhere to chill and have a coffee in the area. We read the idea of paying 8p per minute (which seemed so cheap) and didn't know quite what to expect. Its a...More

Thank ella859
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I love, love, love coming here. It's such a great idea done really well. The staff are all friendly and the atmosphere is relaxed, so much so that you may like being here so much that the time goes by more quickly than you expected....More

Thank globalcitizen_1985
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This cafe charges you for the time you spend there and this aspect of the cafe may appeal to some people but not to others. Personally I enjoyed the idea. The cafe is a great place to catch up with friends and a lot of...More

Thank Yasmin6712
Reviewed 26 March 2018

My friend likes it here and often takes people who visit him, but, having gone myself, I can't understand why. They have a Tassimo machine which is cool, but the cakes are stodgy, shop-bought rubbish. You can't pick up a board game without there being...More

Thank TheFussyTeenager
Reviewed 15 March 2018

8p/min, £4.80/hr, £19.20/day PP - Good concept spoilt by rising expense and poor attitude. Cleaning and replenishment has been an issue on 3 out of 4 times I've visited since its opening (6p per minute previouly). Games consoles going missing and attitude from the company...More

Thank johnretroreload
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Went here yesterday after a shopping trip with my grown up kids.We had coffee played some games and had a really relaxing fun time.Would go back again,it's new and different

Thank chrissy68_11
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Introduced to this great place by my son, the concept is just lovely communal kitchen, help yourself to a brew and snacks and sit in a relaxed cosy atmosphere to enjoy a good chat with friends or work away on your laptop. Will definitely be...More

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

I like the whole concept of paying for the time you spend there and being able to use anything you want, very interesting! A nice range of things to do and eat and drink.

Thank Nurul Aisyah M
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18 May 2017|
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Response from Vinylment | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response but I am not sure. Perhaps you could email them they are great people
23 October 2016|
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Response from Tommy_Tourleader | Reviewed this property |
As mentioned it is self service so the choice is yours. I'm not vegan myself so not total clued up. There are biscuits in jars specifically labelled "Vegan", I think the bread is suitable and there's non dairy milk in the... More
Kathy M
28 May 2015|
Response from ZiferblatTeam | Property representative |
You sure can! Any age are welcome :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Edge Street | 1st Floor, Manchester M4 1HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 806 0706
  • E-mail
Ziferblat is a new pay per minute sitting room, meeting room, events and coworking space; where everything is free except the time you spend there. We charge 8 pence per minute and that’s all. Help yourself to all of our kitchen goodies. All drinks and snacks are free, including cakes, fresh coffee, tea varieties, biscuits, fruits, breads, cereals, brownies, juices and some super strength 100MB Wi-Fi. In this shared space you are free to work, study, relax, hold a meeting or workshop, read a book, play piano, get acquainted with good people and attend one of our many activities or events. Each guest becomes a micro tenant of the space and our Ziferblat hosts will welcome you anytime. We also offer a 4 hour day cap where you can stay all day and only pay for 4 hours! A variety of meeting rooms and event spaces are available for just £3.60 per person per hour. Unlimited access to Ziferblat for just £149 per person per month with our coworking memberships.
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