A hidden gem, if you haven’t experienced San Carlo’s Gran Cafe on lower ground floor at Selfridges, Exchange Square in Manchester, now you have two more reasons to visit.
Just named Cafe of the Year 2016 in the prestigious Les Routiers Awards, an award presented to honour establishments which consistently achieve outstanding standards, Gran Cafe has is also receiving rave reviews for its all new afternoon tea.
Offering elegant, European style cafe dining in a fresh, chic setting, Gran Cafe serves a delicious range of all day brunch dishes, seasonal superfood salads, soups, smoothies, fabulous patisserie and gelato creations alongside a range of cocktails, wines, champagne, speciality teas and coffees.
Now, the award winning venue introduces the Gran Cafe Afternoon Tea – a spectacular, indulgent treat with a delightful Italian twist. Elegantly presented alongside a selection of high grade speciality teas including white, rosebud, green and jasmine options, diners can choose to have theirs with or without champagne. The afternoon tea features a range of hand crafted sweet and savoury treats, including smoked salmon and marscapone with red apple, cucumber, lime and dill and a mini melanzane parmigiana (layers of baked aubergine, mozzarella and Parmesan) the sweet selection includes a mini fresh fruit panna cotta, a scone with clotted cream and jam and a slice of Italian style mille-feuille. At £15.95 per person or £25.95 with champagne, the Gran Cafe afternoon tea experience offers the perfect treat for a special occasion or a wonderfully indulgent break whilst shopping!
Gran Cafe is open 10am – 8pm Monday to Friday, 9am – 8pm on Saturdays and from 11am – 530pm on Sundays.