survey result

Summary

£42
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A good-value short menu, which makes clever use of seasonal produce, plus an imaginative wine list” have created a strong local reputation for this restaurant, wine bar and bottle shop (named for the Edwardian creamery it occupies), where you eat on benches. Many of the wines are of the hip, low intervention variety.

Summary

£39
    £
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Former Aumbry owner “Mary Ellen McTague is no longer cooking but she has left the stoves in excellent hands” at this award-winning two-year-old – a restaurant/wine bar/bottle shop, in an Edwardian creamery, with “basic” school benches. By day, the focus is on cakes, breads etc courtesy of co-owner/baker Sophie Yeoman. Come the evening, “small, light dishes from the minimal menu are cleverly executed” – albeit “not for those expecting a robust plate of food”.

Summary

£39
    £
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Former Aumbry owner “Mary Ellen McTague is no longer cooking but she has left the stoves in excellent hands” at this award-winning yearling – a restaurant/wine bar/bottle shop, in an Edwardian creamery, with “basic” school benches. By day, the focus is on cakes, breads etc courtesy of co-owner/baker Sophie Yeoman. Come the evening, “small, light dishes from the minimal menu are cleverly executed” – albeit “not for those expecting a robust plate of food”.

Summary

This minimal-looking, spring 2018 newcomer in Chorlton in a converted Edwardian creamery – a crowd-funded venture from former Aumbry owner Mary Ellen McTague and baker Sophie Yeoman – opened too late for survey feedback, but has set Manc’s foodie media abuzz, winning best newcomer at Manchester’s Food & Drink Awards. Although there are a few ‘proper’ dishes on the minimal menu and there’s more ambitious cooking in the evenings, its prime strengths especially by day seem to be its baked goods (cakes, breads, pastries, etc), cheeses and coffee.

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Restaurant details

Highchair
No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£6.50 £15.00 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £17.50
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Bread £3.00
406 Wilbraham Road, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 0SD
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2:30 pm

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