Eating and Drinking

Located on Level 1, with stunning views overlooking the Quays, the WaterShard Café & Kitchen offers a perfect opportunity to take a break during your visit. Head Chef Tony Pickup and his team have created menus inspired by the flavours of the North West. The WaterShard Café & Kitchen is open daily, 10am - 4.30pm, offering homemade bakery, Fairtrade tea and coffee and a fantastic lunchtime menu from 12pm – 2.30pm, with seasonal salads and sandwiches from our deli bar, as well as a selection of hot food choices.

Early birds can enjoy a morning pastry fresh from the oven with a tea or filter coffee for only £2.95, and for our afternoon visitors, enjoy any homemade cake and a hot drink for only £3.75 after 2.30pm.

The WaterShard Café & Kitchen also offers a variety of options for children and caters for dietary requirements. Please speak to the team on the day if you require any allergen information.

The space is also available for private hire and events. To find out more, please call 0161 836 4032.


Sample Menu

Deli Bar £5.25

Bury black pudding sausage roll

Homemade scotch eggs

Poached salmon fillets

Greek salad

Orzo, chickpea, cherry tomato and cucumber salad

Chicken Caesar salad

Homemade Sandwiches from £2.95

Local English sausage with onion marmalade

Mozzarella with tomato tapenade and pesto mayonnaise

Home cooked ham and Quickes cheddar

Tuna, sweet corn, celery and mayonnaise

Crayfish and lime mayonnaise

Burgers served with fries and salad £6.95

Pulled pork

Traditional cheese burger

Harissa spiced chicken

Hand Stretched Pizza £6.95

Pepperoni, chorizo, ham and red onions

Ham, mushroom, olives and parmesan

Cheese, tomato and pesto

Garlic butter and cherry tomato

Homemade Bakery from £1.95

Eccles cakes

Scones with clotted cream and Tiptree jam

Chocolate brownie

Lemon drizzle cake

Carrot cake

Whoopie pie

Pecan tart

Egg custard

Manchester tart

Malt loaf

We also served a variety of Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance certified coffee and teas.


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