The Real Food Guide Directory

The Real Food Guide Directory is a list of local businesses and organisations in and around Manchester that provide "Real Food". We define "Real Food" shops as predominantely selling any of the following:

vegetarian  - Vegetarian fairtrade  - Fairtrade organic  - Organic local  - Local gmfree  - GM Free

If your business is not listed here, or you know of a local business we are missing, please email details to

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  • 1847   vegetarian
    Vegetarian restaurant, now part of a small chain with branches in Birmingham, Brighton and Bristol. Fully licensed and has four different menus: á la carte, taster, Sunday lunch and express lunch.
    Address: Chapel Walks, Manchester City Centre, M2 1HN
    Opening Hours: Restaurant: 12 noon - 9pm Sunday to Thursday, 12 noon - 10pm Friday and Saturday. Bar: 12 noon - 10pm Sunday to Thursday, 12 noon - 11pm Friday and Saturday.
    Telephone: 0161 832 8994

  • Abbey Leys Organic Farm   local organic
    Organic Free Range Eggs including Speckledy, Hebden Black, Welsummer and White Leghorn breeds. Organic homegrown Cheshire potatoes and vegetables, fruit, farmhouse ice-cream, cheese, home-made cakes and Abbey Leys honey.
    Address: Peacock Lane, High Legh, Knutsford, WA16 6NS
    Telephone: 01925 753465

  • Allotment Vegan Restaurant   local vegetarian
    Vegan and gluten-free restaurant using produce from local and sustainable growers wherever possible. Take-out lunch boxes available.
    Address: 18/22 Lloyd Street, Manchester City Centre, M2 5WA
    Opening Hours: 12 noon - 9pm Monday to Friday, 10am - 9pm Saturday, 10am - 6pm Sunday
    Telephone: 0161 768 5270

  • Altrincham Farmers' Market   local
    Stalls with local produce direct from the producer.
    Address: Market Street, Altrincham, WA14 1PF
    Opening Hours: Farmers' market 8am - 2pm, first Friday of each month; producers' market 11am - 3.30pm, third Sunday of each month.
    Telephone: 0161 941 4261

  • Ashton Farmers' and Producers' Market   local
    Stalls with local produce direct from the producer.
    Address: Ashton Market Ground, Bow Street, Ashton, OL6 6BZ
    Opening Hours: 9am-1pm, last Sunday of each month.
    Telephone: 0161 342 3268

  • Blue Corn   local organic
    A small, friendly, family-run business selling organic, local, dried and fresh food, household and personal care products. There is also a small seating area where you can sample our teas and coffee and healthy snacks.
    Address: 208 Heaton Moor Road, Stockport, SK4 4DU
    Telephone: 0161 442 3355

  • Earth Café   fairtrade local organic vegetarian
    Café serving vegan food, including dairy-free cakes and smoothies and organic teas and coffees. Most of the food served is organic. Food served to eat in or take away. Catering service also available.
    Address: 16-20 Turner Street, Northern Quarter, M4 1DZ
    Opening Hours: 10am - 4pm, Monday - Friday; 10am - 5pm, Saturday; closed Sunday
    Telephone: 0161 834 1996

  • Eighth Day   fairtrade gmfree local organic vegetarian
    Vegetarian café, takeaway and health food shop. Stocks fresh local and organic vegetables. Their website also has lots of information, events and vegetarian recipes. Eighth Day offers a wide range of vegetarian and vegan foods, as well as many Fairtrade products, cruelty-free personal care and eco-friendly cleaning products. It is democratically run and controlled by its workers, and they actively promote physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing within the community. They have developed an environmental action plan and are founders of the Ethical Exchange.
    Address: 111 Oxford Road, Manchester City Centre, M1 7DU
    Opening Hours: Shop opening hours: 9am - 5.30pm Monday, Tuesday, Friday 9am - 7pm Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am - 5.30pm Saturday. Café opening hours: 9am - 7pm weekdays 10am - 5pm Saturday. Both are closed Sundays, bank holidays and Easter Saturday. To contact the café, phone 0161 273 1850.
    Telephone: 0161 273 4878

  • Foodlife Doorstep Deliveries   local organic
    Family-run organic fruit and vegetable box scheme, which has been delivering fresh organic food in South Manchester, Stockport and North Cheshire since 1995. Also stocks ethical cleaning products.
    Address: 68 Buckingham Road, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, SK8 5NA
    Telephone: 0161 486 1173

  • Forest Foods   vegetarian
    Wholesale bakery offering a wide range of Vegetarian Society-approved products. Everything is made to order and therefore prepared daily. They aim simply to make food that tastes better, beginning with the belief that vegetarian food should not equal a compromise on taste and quality. They have been established since 1994.
    Address: Unit 12, Albany Trading Estate, Chorlton, M21 0AZ
    Telephone: 0161 881 8585

  • Fuel   local vegetarian
    Vegetarian café bar with some local and GM-free produce. At night it hosts an eclectic mixture of musical events!
    Address: 448 Wilmslow Road, Withington, M20 3BW
    Opening Hours: 11am - midnight Mon - Thu, 11am - 2am Fri, 10am - 2am Sat, 10am - midnight Sun, serves food until 9pm
    Telephone: 0161 448 9702

  • Gallery Café / The Modern Caterer   fairtrade gmfree local organic
    Award-winning café run by The Modern Caterer, who also do event catering. The Modern Caterer are devoted to the ethical sourcing of local and sustainable, seasonal produce.
    Address: Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester City Centre, M15 6ER
    Opening Hours: 9am - 5pm Mon - Wed, Fri, Sat, 9am - 9pm Thu, 10am - 5pm Sun
    Telephone: 0161 275 7497

  • Garden of Vegan   vegetarian
    Vegan takeaway (pizzas, garlic bread, burgers). Delivery also available via Just Eat in nearby postcodes (M13-16, M19-21).
    Address: 222 Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, M14 6LF
    Opening Hours: 6.30 - 10pm Monday to Wednesday, 6 - 10pm Thursday to Sunday

  • Glebelands City Growers   gmfree local organic
    A pioneering urban growing project on the banks of the Mersey in Sale, producing organic food for consumption within Greater Manchester. You can also volunteer or go to open days - see their website.
    Address: Between 94 and 96 Glebelands Road, Sale, M33 6JR

  • Glossop Wholefoods   organic vegetarian
    Local plant-based wholefoods retailer and environmentally conscious general store. You can find snacks, vegan baby foods, toiletries, sun creams and make-up, as well as biodegradable household products. They have also reduced the amount of plastic used in store.
    Address: 7 Norfolk Square, Glossop, SK13 8BP
    Opening Hours: 9am - 5pm, Monday to Saturday
    Telephone: 01457 865678

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