Food and Drink
#EarthFriendlyRocker is an eco-friendly lifestyle brand established in 2019 born out of a need for a more affordable and exciting approach to reducing our impact on our planet. With a growing trend of zero waste and plastic free stores opening up, #EarthFriendlyRocker is setting out to do things differently by keeping things affordable and keeping a focus on celebrating some of the most exciting upcoming eco-friendly brands. Brands that dare to be different, brands that dare to disrupt. The majority of the brands stocked are UK based and vegan friendly. No matter where you are in your journey to reduce the amount of plastic you use or the impact you have on our planet in general, there’s something to suit all budgets and lifestyles at #EarthFriendlyRocker. From bamboo guitar picks and drumsticks, to bottled baking mixes, eco-friendly cleaning products, reusable period products and shampoo bars, you’re sure to find something to get you started or carry on your journey.
#EarthFriendlyRocker is the brainchild of The Rock Fairy, who specialises in empowering rock musicians to take charge of their own businesses and connecting passionate fans with great music
through sustainable events and an independent weekly radio show
The Animaid Cafe is a Japanese style cafe with an authentic anime theme. this unique themed cafe based on the second floor of Afflecks is the perfect location to meet up with friends and other like minded people with a common love for cosplay, manga and anime. we stock figurines, bags as well as drinks and Japanese treats. Our staff are all manga, anime and cosplay enthusiasts and can offer advise on many aspects of the culture.
Ginger’s Comfort Emporium is a great little find situated on the 1st floor, serving a vast selection of ice cream flavours to enjoy in toasted brioche, with hot puddings, affogato style or milkshake.
Let Ginger soothe you with her creamy, fruity, nutty, chocolatey, meringuey, spicy, boozy, crunchy, refreshing, comforting iced desserts. All ingredients sourced, where at all possible from producers local to Manchester. If you have a unique ingredient you’d like us to experiment with, bring it in!
A great place to sit and enjoy a coffee and some great ice cream.