Women and War

Eating and Drinking

The WaterShard Café & Kitchen offers a range of delicious, fresh and seasonal foods from Head Chef Tony Pickup, including deli sandwiches, handmade pizzas, seasonal salads, fresh bakes, soups and desserts.

Our children’s deli offers an array of choice, and half-size portions are available for older children.

Our family-friendly café is housed within the WaterShard, one of three shards which form IWM North. Designed by Daniel Libeskind to represent a globe shattered by conflict, the three shards represent the three arenas of war – air, earth and water. Overlooking the Manchester Ship Canal, the WaterShard Café & Kitchen has fabulous views across The Quays for visitors who want to take a quick break during their visit.

IWM North and its quayside are available to hire. To find out more, call 0161 836 4032.

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Eating and Drinking

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Overlooking MediaCityUK and The Quays, the WaterShard Café is a relaxing place to take a break during your visit.

Find out more about our café