There's No Taste Like Home with the Sunday Roast at The Counter House

Sunday's are all about relaxing, recuperating and tucking into a deliciously comforting Roast Dinner.

By Manchester's Finest | Last updated 28 August 2019

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For most of the population, the only cure for a hectic week and perhaps one too many drinks on Saturday night is a beautiful Sunday roast.

Lucky for us northerners who are very much accustomed to the combination of meat and gravy, Manchester is home to a plethora of fantastic Sunday dinners, but this week, I happened to find the roast that knocked all my previous experiences out of the park.

In case you are unaware of The Counter House, it is fantastic all-day restaurant and bar that aims to promote wellness, sustainability and locality in everything they do. They bring their A-game to everything they do from cocktails to brunch to dinner and everything in-between.

Clear your calendar, a Sunday trip to The Counter House is on the cards, and their Sunday menu features an eclectic mix of Brunch dishes, Small & Large Plates and the obligatory Sunday Roast to suit everyone’s needs.

Focusing on the roasts however, there’s a choice of three. Roast beef, an enormous half roast chicken (which is beautifully charred and tender) or a lovely Nut Roast for anyone who doesn’t partake in the meats.

Served up with a side of fluffy and crispy roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, carrots, savoy cabbage and my favourite – parsnips – it was basically happiness on a plate.

A cheeky little side of Cauliflower Cheese (£3) on the side is always a Tighe family requisite and I’m pleased to say that The Counter House offers a wonderful, creamy bowl of the cheese and veg delight andI’m still thinking about 5 days later.

They are now taking bookings for groups of 4 or more and I expect it will be pretty busy when you visit this launch weekend (and every weekend hereafter) so I’d suggest you get yourself booked in before going to avoid disappointment.

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The Counter House, 35 Blossom Street, Manchester, M4 6AJ