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Afflecks is an iconic shopping emporium filled with unique independent traders selling everything from Top Hats to Tattoo's. Artists, Makers, Creators and innovators sit alongside a range of businesses that include, Vintage, Vinyl, Fancy Dress...more
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I came here with my teenage daughter from Australia. I emigrated 14 years ago and used to love coming to Manchester in general and Aflecks in particular. My heart melted as I walked inside and it transported me back all those years. Yes it has...More
We were looking around the Northern Quarter and came across this lovely building with some unique items inside made by local individuals. We never bought so did not experience any customer service issues but it is worth a look and the glass murals on the...More
first visit in years and loved it! Reminds me of Quiggins that used to be in Liverpool but friendlier and easier to navigate. Really nice shop downstairs selling going out dresses for a tenner plus a cosy vegan cafe. Some people assume its a goth/alternative...More
Date of experience: December 2018
Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
Thanks for your fantastic review - it truly means a lot when people take the time to show their support for independent traders and encourage people to visit us.
Hope to see you again soon.
Went here to try and avoid some of the bigger brands and to get a taste of Manchester. Wanted to get myself a feel good souvenir. Walked in and each little stall I went to was met by an unfriendly face, no greeting and certainly...More
I have visited this place since the 80s. I have loved it over the years and have seen it changing - not for the better. I visited two days ago and it was so sad. Not exciting, not cutting edge, not fun, not quirky, not...More
Date of experience: November 2018
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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018
This is so disappointing to read - I am sure that you are aware that Afflecks supports independent businesses and start up's so it constantly changes but at the same time remains true to it's self, there are still businesses trading here that...More
If you have never been to Afflecks you will be surprised at the gorgeous shops, wall art and quirky layout. The record shop on the top floor is fantastic. I never leave here without a bag full of goodies!
I haven’t been in here for maybe 20yrs and it used to be amazing, lots of really cool shops. I was so looking forward to going. Today it feels run down and lost its way really sad to see and I wish I’d not gone...More
Date of experience: October 2018
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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018
We are so sorry to hear that you were disappointed on your recent visit.
As you will see on TripAdvisor we are listed #1 shopping destination in Manchester by our constant positive reviews which all of our independent retailers work hard to achieve. A couple...More
Moochy shop with lots of variety, quirky clothes, wacky old stuff, vintage and modern clothes, interesting original art, big range of posters, jewellery, cafes and loads more. Well worth a visit if you want something a bit unusual and like shopping in a place with...More