Daily Menu


Or menu follows a basic format, with changes to dishes everyday, so you don't have to have the same thing twice! All of our hot food, salads and quiche is cooked in our kitchen using locally sourced ingredients. We also have sweet treats and fresh cold-pressed juices available from  other local suppliers. Our Café has been and will always be 100% vegetarian, with many vegan and gluten free options available. Over the years, our Chefs have shared and passed on cherished recipes - so that’s over 40 years of sharing and experimenting. Come on in and taste some Eighth Day history!

If you would like to know what dishes we have on today give us a call on 0161 273 1850.


Vegetarian & Vegan Breakfast

Start your day the ethical way and join us for breakfast.  We have a wide selection, from the belly-bursting ‘full house’ to the refreshing combo of fresh fruit, muesli and yoghurt.

Monday to Friday 9am – 11am / Saturday 10am – 12pm

  • 8th Day Full House Vegan Breakfast £7.00
    Cajun spiced seared slices of organic tofu, with 2 vegan sausages, pan-fried mushroom & tomatoes, baked beans & trove sourdough toast with vegan spread.
  • 8th Day Full House Veggie Breakfast £7.00
    2 Organic free range eggs (scrambled or fried), 2 vegan sausages, pan-fried mushrooms & tomatoes, baked beans & trove sourdough with butter. 
  • Smashed Avocado with Cracked Black Pepper & Lemon on Sourdough Toast with pan-fried cherry tomatoes £5.50 (limited availability)
  • Two organic, free range eggs (fried or scrambled) on trove sourdough toast £4.50
  • Open Vegan Sausage Sandwich with trove sourdough toast and homemade red onion marmalade. £4.50
  • Pan fried Mushrooms or Tomatoes on trove sourdough toast £4.00
  • Baked beans on trove sourdough toast £4.00
  • Organic Apricot & Date Muesli with Flaked Almonds & fresh fruit with dairy or soya yoghurt £4.50
  • Two slices of trove sourdough toast with peanut butter or fruit jam £2.20
  • Two slices of trove sourdough toast with butter or vegan spread £2.00

    Need a gluten free breakfast? Ask us for options.

Soup from £3.30

Our homemade soup is always vegan and often gluten free
Served with a slice of fresh sourdough bread from artisan bakers Trove and butter/vegan spread

Stew from £4.95

Always made from scratch  and always suitable for Vegans, our Stew can vary from a Thai Green Curry to a Vegan Sausage Casserole. We’re always looking for inspiration, forming new ideas and getting creative in the kitchen. We’re confident our stew won’t disappoint. 

Dahl from £4.00

Always Vegan and Gluten Free this is a mainly mild and nutritious curry, a blend of countless different lentils, tomatoes, chillies, and aromatic spices. Dahl is our house staple and we vary it on a daily basis, well, there are so many delicious recipes, it would be criminal to just use one!  If you’re looking to give your stomach a big hug, Dahl is definitely the dish for you.

Main Bakes from £5.50

Our homemade bakes are our best sellers, they’re hearty and straight up delicious. We always have two to choose from, a Vegetarian or Vegan option. The dishes can be anything from Enchiladas to BVegan Cottage Pie.

Salad Bar from £3.30

Grab yourself a bowl and start filling! Our salad bar is always vegan and varying daily.Look out for the black bean and sweet potato, as it’s a favourite amongst our regular customers. You will also find coleslaw, potato & pasta salads and raw options. Also, help yourself to our delicious salad dressings; be warned our homemade hot sauce is super hot.


You’ll find our quiche next to our salad bar, its homemade and the fillings always vary, we strive to use organic products where possible and our quiche is always made with organic free range eggs.

Served on its own either hot or cold


Using bread from our local artisan supplier, Barbakan, we offer freshly made vegetarian and vegan sandwiches every single weekday!


We use a variety of suppliers to ensure our cake fridge is always fully stocked with the best cakes we can get our hands on. Expect to see delightful vegan sponge cakes, a variety of gluten free raw treats, brownies, flapjacks and chocolate bars. 

Vegan Hot Pudding

Made in house our hot pudding is typically a delicious fruity vegan crumble, but sometimes we’ll treat you to a Sticky Ginger or Date & Walnut Sponge

served with Vegan custard

Hot Drinks

We exclusively use Organic and Fairtrade Grumpy Mule for all of our coffee based beverages. The dairy milk we use is also organic and we have soya, almond or oat based non-dairy milks available. You can customise your coffee with one of our delicious Sweetbird syrups, just ask our staff.

We have a wide selection of black and herbal teas to choose from, keep an eye out for our special ‘spiced apple’ beverage. It’s a winter warmer you’d be sorry to miss.


Start with fresh banana, add a tasty treat e.g. chocolate, strawberries or peanut butter and then choose your preferred milk. We stock dairy, soya, almond or oat.  A flavour combination that simply won’t disappoint.


We have a variety of expertly blended smoothies to please everyone’s taste buds, so treat yourself to a taste tingling moment


Our juices are extremely popular and work great as a healthy boost during the day. As they are all made to order you have the chance to create something completely unique, just speak to our members of staff. We also stock cold-pressed juices, made in Salford and delivered fresh to us from Cowherds. 


Need a healthy boost? Want to supercharge your Smoothie? We’ve got it covered! Add Organic Spirulina, Super Greens or Vegan Protein to your drink.

Chilled Drinks

We keep our fridge stocked up with a wide variety of drinks including Club Mate, Whole Earth cans and Fentimans.

Vegan Beer, Wine, Ale & Cider

We serve alcohol from 11am, our budding selection includes Fentimans & Bloom Gin and Tonic, Giol Prosecco, Natural Star Shiraz & Chenin Blanc, Sam Smiths Organic Pale Ale and Lager. Ciders include Dunkertons Black Fox Organic Cider and Perry Farmhouse varieties. Look out for guest ales and lagers from local breweries.

daily menu


If you like cooking or are just looking for a bit of inspiration, take a look here for a wealth of healthy, veggie, vegan and specialist diet recipes, tried and tested over the years.

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