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Afflecks

52 Church St.., Manchester M4 1PW, England
+44 161 839 0718
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Best Hipster Shop Available

Although most of the shop lots aren’t filled up yet, it’s safe to say there are over 39 active... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rubenesk K
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Quirky shopping

This place is great for gifts /fancy dress and fashion. , relaxed apnosphere- the guy who owns the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashley L
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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, Clothing, Piercing Studios, Gifts, Crystals and much more - The 'Thorn in the side of the High Street@ Afflecks offers something for everybody and is a great place to explore with artwork on every turn!
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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52 Church St.., Manchester M4 1PW, England
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"northern quarter"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Although most of the shop lots aren’t filled up yet, it’s safe to say there are over 39 active sellers. Best place to get hipster / relics / creative / weird stuffs. Highly recommended. There’s also an awesome pie shop opposite. VIPie.

Thank Rubenesk K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great for gifts /fancy dress and fashion. , relaxed apnosphere- the guy who owns the fancy dress shop at the top gave me great customer service.More

Thank Ashley L
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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for the review Ashley, it means a lot when people take the time to share their experience of Afflecks with others as it does encourage visits. I will pass on your feedback to The Attic Fancy Dress Shop. Hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great collection of small market style shops, selling all sorts of qwerky goods. The units I visited had really friendly staff.

1  Thank JS-JN
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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the review and taking the time to share your experience of Afflecks with others, it is truly appreciated. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How scary! I used to go a lot when I was a student 30+ years ago & revisited recently with my son, nothing's changed it's still an eclectic mishmash of stalls over 3 packed floors offering a really diverse range of "stuff" from food, vegan...More

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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for returning and introducing your son to our delights! It's great to know that you enjoyed your trip and have taken the time to encourage others to visit us too! Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love Afflecks Palace, its been going a long time and always been weird and wonderful. We went this week and thought we'd try one of the cafes in there for a change, made the mistake of hitting the 1st one we came across on...More

Thank h f
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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Thanks for the review, it's great to know that you are a fan, I am sorry that you were not too inspired by the Vegan Cafe on the ground floor and I will pass your comments on. Bad Mother Sugar has recently had a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place to hang out no matter what age you are. From the best milk shakes in the world to professional piercing, one stop shop ;)

Thank azbestowa
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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the review, hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really different take on a shopping centre, with small shops in stalls on several different floors. Really cool stores as well, plus we got henna tattoos here which was fairly priced and really good quality!

Thank JoHuber
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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the review Jo, it is very much appreciated - we are so happy to know that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely idea to have a place for so many usual shops under one roof. I went specifically for the American sweet shop to get a gift for an American friend far from home and they were very helpful There is also a place selling Manchester...More

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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review - its great to know that you enjoyed your visit and we really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and encourage future visits - it is very much appreciated.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They call it Afflecks Palace and its a warren of stalls selling a great variety from jewellery to clothes and various nick nacks well worth a visit. You can relax at Ginger’s Emporium for a coffee and their famous ice cream

1  Thank DavidManchester107
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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi David Thanks for the great review, we are so happy to know that you enjoy visiting Afflecks and have taken the time to share your experience with others, it is very much appreciated.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great place in the old quarter of Manchester City Center to wander round the vintage and craft stalls. Some large outlets and some very small little kiosks. Not many bargains as prices are a little high but there are a few good value places. There...More

Thank Steve B
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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for the great review Steve, it is very much appreciated when somebody takes the time to share their experience of Afflecks with others and encourage visits - thanks for supporting independent traders.

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Anthony W
21 July 2018|
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Response from Paul F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Large multi storey car park right opposite. Plenty of parking in the general area, but the main NCP type car parks are expensive
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moy34
12 March 2018|
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Response from Tony M | Property representative |
Hi, We have lift access to all floors and ramps within the building so there is pram access around the building. See you soon.
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3006grace
21 November 2016|
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Response from Tony M | Property representative |
They do not have an online price list unfortunately. But if you let me know what piercings that you would like prices for I will find out and let you know. Thanks
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