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24 Devastating Northern Quarter Problems

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1. You go out for a few beers and realise everyone has your Harrington jacket.

Is it worth going home to change?!


3. Your healthy eating New Year's resolution is ruined by the Northern Quarter's seriously instagramable cakes.

4. You suspect that beards might be becoming passé.

But yours took two whole years to grow and you don't remember what your face looks like without it.

6. Your man bun never looks quite as good as that guy's over there does.

This is you. This is him.

7. You just want to window shop for shirts but there's an ironic doggy in the window.

9. The feeling of intense, spiritual disappointment when you haven't got time for a lazy afternoon tea.

delicious afternoon tea at @RockPaperLinc, like having a small piece of the northern quarter in Lincoln <3


delicious afternoon tea at @RockPaperLinc, like having a small piece of the northern quarter in Lincoln <3

3:21 PM - 03 Aug 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. Not being able to choose between a flat white and a decaf soy latte.

12. Dogs that are more fashionable than you taking over Northern Quarter.

"My favourite band is Neutered Milk Hotel."


13. The bars tell you exactly how you should feel about your weekend excesses.

17. You decide to have a meal in Lust Liquor & Burn, only to find that they’ve trendily dimmed the lights so you can’t actually see what you’re eating.

The torch on your phone becomes really useful in this situation.


18. There's always someone with a better bicycle than you

19. If you’ve got your first Manchester gig in Northern Quarter, don’t expect anyone to care.

Night &#x26; Day Cafe in Northern Quarter, Manchester for tonight&#x27;s gig with @martinsmithtv and @chaoscurb

David Evans@devs1980Follow

Night & Day Cafe in Northern Quarter, Manchester for tonight's gig with @martinsmithtv and @chaoscurb

6:09 PM - 10 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

There are way too many new bands and gigs to keep track of.

20. Having your meal go cold because Instagram took too long to load.

21. The amazing graffiti changes so often that sometimes you don't get a photo in time.

22. Realising that vinyl shops have got wise and started charging proper prices.

Good times in @piccadillyrecs Manchester. #vinyl #northernquarter #recordshop

Crazy Animal Face@CrazyAnimalFaceFollow

Good times in @piccadillyrecs Manchester. #vinyl #northernquarter #recordshop

12:25 AM - 18 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Because everyone in NQ is collecting it now.

23. There's no point getting excited about a new bar or restaurant opening.

Because another one will pop up within a week.