September 4th, 2013

Manchester House Opens 17th of September – A Place You Belong

Posted on: 3rd September, 2013 by Chris Greenhalgh, I Love MCR

Manchester House Opens 17th of September – A Place You Belong

Manchester's anticipated Manchester House will offer a 76-cover restaurant and unique drinking and dining experience headed by the youngest ever Michelin starred chef Aiden Byrne, who has developed modern British menu.

"...a long awaited collaboration with Aiden Byrne - the youngest ever chef to earn a Michelin star..."

New fine dining experience, Manchester House Restaurant and Lounge, opens on the 17th of September with a fresh and innovative menu boasting modern British cuisine with a twist.

Manchester House aims to fill a gap in the market and reflects a long awaited collaboration with Aiden Byrne - the youngest ever chef to earn a Michelin star - to develop a menu designed to delight culinary aficionados but also win further food accolades.

"...Aiden and his team on view in an open kitchen at the centre of the action."

Aiden who has been experimenting with new menu ideas for the past 12 months, originally found fame as Head Chef at The Commons restaurant in Dublin and has also worked at a number of Michelin-Starred establishments alongside making numerous TV appearances.

"Manchester House is all about pushing the boundaries, delivering our interpretation of fine dining and staying true..."

The BBC have also commissioned a documentary following the Manchester House launch and its quest to be awarded a Michelin star to be aired in the Spring of 2014.

The menu goes something like this:

STARTERS
Prawn cocktail 12.50
Truffle-poached chicken with baby artichokes 15
Frogs legs Kiev 12
Butter-poached langoustines with carrots 12.50
Sea and soil with oxtail 13
Squab pigeon with cherries, pistachio and violet mustard 16
Roasted scallops with pearl barley 18

MAINS
Belted Galloway beef and mushrooms (for 2 people) 57
Boddingtons steak and ale pie 24
Roasted cutlet of middle white pork 25
and salt baked pineapple
Fire-roasted lamb rack, pine stock and sheep's cheese 27
Poached lobster tail with smoked apple purée 50
Turbot cooked in fermented cabbage with morteaux sausage 29
Beer can chicken with onion macaroni 24
Wild sea bass, shrimp chorizo and red pepper 26
Belted Galloway Rib-eye 35
Belted Galloway Fillet 38

DESSERTS
Manchester tart 8.50
Peach, pistachio and milk chocolate 8.50
Blackberry and beetroot cannelloni 8.50
Milk and honey 8.50
Szechuan, lychee and rose 8.50
Granny Smith with maple cream 8.50
Cheese selection 12

OTHER MENUS
A La Carte Extended 15
12 Course Taster 95
Fixed Price Lunch 27.50
6 Course Lunch Taster 50

You can find the full menu here >>

Manchester House will be located centrally on two floors of Tower 12 in Avenue North Spinningfields. The restaurant is situated on the second floor with Aiden and his team on view in an open kitchen at the centre of the action. The 12th floor is a lounge bar with a unique 360 view of the city, floor to ceiling, and includes a 15 meter bar and external terraces.

"I want our customers to feel as if they belong..." Tim Bacon

Tim Bacon, CEO of Living Ventures, said "It's great to be doing something that is not being driven by commerciality. Manchester House is all about pushing the boundaries, delivering our interpretation of fine dining and staying true to that endeavour. I want people to come here and enjoy the experience in both the restaurant and lounge in a relaxed environment. I want our customers to feel as if they belong - and if we manage to get a star along the way that would be marvellous."

Head Chef, Aiden Byrne said "This is a fantastic new challenge for me and my team. We have been very working hard to ensure Manchester House will be a memorable dining experience and we're excited to finally unveil it on the 17th."

Pictures and food review coming next week...

www.manchesterhouse.uk.com

Tags: Aiden Byrne, Manchester, Manchester House, Opening, Tim Bacon
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