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Afflecks

Address: 52 Church St.., Manchester, England
Phone Number: 0161 839 0718
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Ranked #23 of 112 Activities in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Game/ Entertainment Centers, Shops, Flea/ Street Markets, Malls, Specialty Shops, Nightlife, Fun & Games, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Owner description: Buy the latest dance floor and street fashions from young designers and second-hand stalls at this...
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Type: Bar/ Clubs, Game/ Entertainment Centers, Shops, Flea/ Street Markets, Malls, Specialty Shops, Nightlife, Fun & Games, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Buy the latest dance floor and street fashions from young designers and second-hand stalls at this exciting arcade.

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Manchester
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Many a day, one hundred years ago, I would wander into Afflecks, in tow of my sister, both of us dressed in baggy pants, baggy tops, and Doc Martins, to buy some more baggy pants and more baggy tops and, possibly, some curious trinket to wear around one's neck to impress or worry one's school friends and teachers the next... More 

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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review, we are glad to know that you enjoyed your visiting Afflecks back in the day and present, Thanks for sharing your experience with others through Tripadvisor, we really do appreciate it. More 

Chester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Great place to go and visit if you're into the alternative scene and aren't phased by goths ect. Some real hidden gem shops and goods - will be visiting again :)

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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, we really appreciate people taking the time to share their positive experience of Afflecks with others as it encourages visitors to Manchester to come and shop with us. Hope to see you again next time you are in Manchester. More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

Afflecks palace is such a great place is caters in such a great way to the alternative community full of different shops and the kindest retailers I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. There is absolutely nothing I can complain about at afflecks and it truley is one of a kind in more ways the one. My favourite shop here... More 

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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Kimberley, glad to know that you are a fan and particularly enjoy shopping in Extreme Largeness. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Monterey, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Afflecks is a wonderful place to visit for something unusual. Three floors packed full to bursting of clothes, gifts, shoes, vintage clothing, fancy dress. Tarot readers. Bright and cheerful cafe on the top floor. Clean toilets. When you visit, use the lift..... From screaming witches, to cats meowing and dogs barking on each floor you visit. lt is usual busy... More 

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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Debbi, it is great to know that you enjoyed your trip and took the time to share your experience with others. We hope you visit us again next time you are in Manchester. More 

Trondheim, Norway
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you have teenagers that loves the black metal, rock style, this is the place! It`s a lot of shops in the same building that sells all kind of stuff and both expensive things and more cheap. It`s not my place, but I loved to walk around with my daughter.

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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, I am pleased that your daughter enjoyed her trip to Afflecks. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with others. More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

About 70 independent retailers spread over a market style mix of new and old businesses. Spread over 3-4 floors you do have to have a really good search to find everything but it is worth the effort. I managed to find a couple of totally unique Christmas presents hand crafted for very reasonable cash. There is niche, fetish, dress up... More 

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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! we really appreciate when people take the time to write a review and share it with others. See you again soon. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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159 reviews 159 reviews
55 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I spent many hours here in my younger days in the Madchester era, it's great to see the variety of shops inside is still quirky.

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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, glad to know that you enjoyed your trip. Thanks for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
29 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Independent shopping paradise, many family-run businesses or recently founded startups. A good place to find eccentric clothes, niche items, or high quality second hand / vintage. Helpful tips: The place is a bit of a maze if you've never been before, so work your way through systematically if it's your first time. Things you may miss: There is a cafe... More 

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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Jonathon, it's great to know that you enjoyed your visit and shared your experience on Tripadvisor. More 

Tampere, Finland
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205 reviews 205 reviews
135 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I really enjoyed visiting Afflecks! Lots of fun and quirky shops. Atmosphere was just great and it was so much fun to just browse through all the stuff the different small shops are selling here. You could probably get anything from Afflecks and I ended up spending quite a while over there. All the staff I talked with were really... More 

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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review Misukkeli, great to know that you are a fan of what we do! Hope to see you again next time you visit Manchester. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I love it, probably the only thing in Manchester I'd go back for 😍 The vintage shops are amazing it has ALL the hell bunny i could ask for and the prices are reasonable <3

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Tony M, General Manager at Afflecks, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Lisa, it means a lot to us all at Afflecks that people support independent trade and share their experience of Afflecks with others encouraging further visits. See you again soon. More 

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