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University Green

University Green is a vibrant area within the Oxford Road Corridor neighbourhood of Manchester. Restaurants and shops include: 

Blackwell’s (10% staff discount)

They offer a wide range of academic books, university textbooks and specialist books including medical books, law books, business books, science books and classics books. University staff can access 10% off at Blackwell’s and 10% off at Caffe Nero within Blackwell’s when showing staff ID.

Mowgli (10% staff discount Sun- Thurs) - temporarily closed

Has award-winning Indian street food. Features of the new Oxford Road restaurant include a floating Indian Temple inspired ‘door on the wall’, a living tree, as well as hand carved pillars and signature lighting. Staff can access 10% discount when showing valid Staff ID.

Co-Op shop (10% staff discount)

University staff can access 10% discount each time they shop if they purchase a Totum Card (£12 per annum). 

Five Guys

The formula was as uncomplicated as it comes. Burgers and fries – cooked to perfection – and that's it. 

Navarro Lounge

Has a huge glass wall and outdoor tables overlooking a lovely grassy area and clouds of lampshades float in the light and airy double height space. Theye serve a fantastic range of food and drink including full gluten free, vegan and kids menus.

Takk is a speciality coffee house, who started in Manchester’s Northern quarter before expanding. 

Visit our secure staff discounts pages for more information on food offers and other discounts.