Stockport's Award-Winning Handmade Pies & Wigan Kebabs are coming to the City Centre

Ate Days A Week's pies, Wigan Kebabs and more are coming to Manchester!

By Ben Brown | January 13th '22

Is 2022 set to be the Year of the Pie here in Manchester?

With a recent influx in seriously good pastry peddlers, from Patel’s Pies, Potter’s Pies, Great North Pie Co. heading to KAMPUS, The Black Friar‘s daily pie offerings, and now – Stockport’s excellent Ate Days A Week are coming to the city centre.

Chef and Owner Andy James has taken the decision to re-name and re-position his old site in Stockport into Notion a late-night venue and dive bar, while simultaneously bringing an adapted version of Ate Days A Week into the city centre, after securing a spot “close to Albert Square” which is yet to be revealed.

Andy said on his Instagram: “This wasn’t an easy decision to make but the way the last year has panned out it just makes sense for us to move Ate Days A Week to a site that allows us to continue to push on with what we do, get bigger and better and fully flourish as a seriously good restaurant in a location that will also play a vital part to that

The new venue will be called ‘Come Together‘ and will see an expanded menu of pies, sandwiches, fish & chips and Sunday roast dinners on the weekend. The 36-cover restaurant will also include a Pie & Pastry Counter for a quick lunch, and to service deliveries.

@beckbitesback // The Wigan Kebab

Trading in Stockport since 2020, Ate Days A Week have managed to impress and delight us all with their award-winning pies and sandwiches, each one given a musical-pun name, such as their bone marrow cheeseburger toastie (Live Forcheddar) and their Wigan Kebab pie in a muffin ((I Just) Died In Your Barm).

I’m personally a massive fan of their ‘Bartender & The Beef’ sandwich, a huge slab of rosemary focaccia which is sliced in half and then stuffed with a wonderful slow-cooked ale beef, red wine sautéed onions and Welsh rarebit – oh, and a pot of red wine gravy on the side for dipping.

The Bartender and the Beef

@beckbitesback // The Wigan Kebab

There’s also their Beer Battered Fish & Chips (with minted mushy peas, triple-cooked chips and homemade curry sauce) and the classic ‘Don’t Look Back in Banger’ – Grandad’s Sausages, chips and gravy!

After a stint at city centre urban village Hatch, Ate Days A Week returned to Stockport, but it looks like a proper bricks and mortar site will suit Andy and the concept much better. Good luck to him – we cannot wait to get down there when it opens!

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Keep an eye on their socials (below) for developments and news on where the new site is going to be and when they’re set to open.

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