A vibrant neighbourhood eatery in the heart of Ancoats, Manchester.
 

Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving the best in comfort classics and health inspired dishes. All day, every day.


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Phone
0161 414 0065
 

Email
hello@thecounterhouse.co.uk
 

Location
35 Blossom Street, Manchester, M4 6AJ
 

Hours
Monday - Thursday 11am - 11pm
Friday - Saturday - 11am - 12am
Sunday 12pm - 9pm

 

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Daytime

Monday to Saturday 11am - 5pm

Brunch

poached eggs and avocado v - £11.5

calabrian chilli, crispy chickpeas, sourdough

california hash gf - £12.8

streaky bacon, potato and onion hash, smoked cheddar, sliced avocado, fried egg, chilli oil

baked shakshuka, sourdough v - £10.8

counter full - £13.8

farmhouse sausages, streaky bacon, eggs, hash brown, field mushroom, tomato, beans, sourdough

vegan full vg - £13

hash brown, smashed avocado, mushroom, rocket, tomato, chickpea salad, beans, sourdough

american pancake stack v - £12.5

choose from:

- vanilla ice cream, butterscotch sauce

- yoghurt, summer fruit coulis

- maple syrup, butter

add bacon - £2.8

Light Starts

chargrilled padron peppers vg gf - £6.9

korean chilli and lime salt

hummus vg - £7.8

olive oil, zaatar, flat bread

halloumi chips v gf - £7.6

firecracker dip

blue corn chips vg gf - £11

mango pico, smashed avocado, cucumber, coriander, lime

Plates

counter club - £15.8

panko chicken, streaky bacon, apple slaw, fried eggs, gochujang aioli, spiced fries

steak and egg gf - £18.5

7oz rump, crushed confit garlic new potatoes, fried egg, chermoula

counter burger - £16.9

american cheese, butterhead lettuce, onion, pickles, french's mustard, ketchup, confit garlic mayo, southern spiced fries

• add streaky bacon / fried egg - £2.8 / £1.5

beef short rib taco gf - £9.8

mango pico, blue corn tortilla, birria dip

alhambra reserva battered fish and chips - £17.9

mushy peas, tartare sauce

pan fried salmon gf - £19.8

soy, ginger and mirin glaze, basmati rice, charred tenderstem, black sesame

lentil dahl vg - £15.5

steamed basmati rice, coconut raita, flat bread

cajun fish tacos gf - £12

guacamole, mango salsa, spicy mayo

king prawns - £12.9

plum tomato, garlic and chilli, sourdough

spiced chickpea croquettes vg - £8.6

smoked garlic dip

sweet potato and spinach tortilla vg gf - £9.8

tomato salsa

Sides

fries, or southern spiced fries vg gf - £4

tenderstem broccoli vg gf - £6.5

chilli oil, garlic

courgette fritters v - £5.8

Sweet

black forrest gateau v - £7.8

dark chocolate and cherry torte vg gf - £8.7

biscuit base, coconut sorbet

panna cotta gf - £7.6

summer fruit coulis

sticky toffee pudding v - £8

butterscotch sauce, honeycomb, vanilla ice cream

affogato v gf - £5

double espresso, vanilla ice cream

• with amaretto - £9.5

Ice Cream/Sorbet

choose 3 - £5.6

vanilla, stem ginger, strawberries and cream, chocolate chip cookie dough v

vanilla, chocolate vg gf

raspberry or coconut sorbet vg gf

*for allergen information please speak to a member of staff

Dinner

Monday - Saturday from 5pm

Light Starts

charred padron peppers vg gf - £6.9

chilli and lime salt

crispy cauliflower bites v - £8.2

sweet chilli, soy and honey dip

hummus vg - £7.8

olive oil, zataar, flatbread

halloumi chips v gf - £7.6

firecracker dip

blue corn chips vg gf - £11

mango pico, sliced avocado, cucumber, coriander, lime

Small Plates

firecracker chicken skewers - £9.8

aji verde dip

cajun fish tacos gf - £12

guacamole, mango salsa, spicy mayo

garlic and honey chicken bites gf - £9.8

aioli

beef short rib taco gf - £9.8

mango pico, blue corn tortilla, birria dip

king prawns - £12.9

plum tomato, garlic and chilli, sourdough

pulled lamb flatbreads - £13

grilled courgette, minted yoghurt

spiced chickpea croquettes vg - £8.6

smoked garlic dip

sweet potato and spinach tortilla vg gf - £9.8

tomato salsa

Large Plates

coconut, lemongrass and ginger chicken curry gf - £18.7

chicken thigh, baby aubergine, steamed basmati rice

pan fried salmon gf - £19.8

soy, ginger and mirin glaze, basmati rice, charred tenderstem, black sesame

lentil dahl vg - £15.5

steamed basmati rice, coconut raita, flat bread

alhambra reserva battered fish and chips - £17.9

mushy peas, tartare sauce

counter burger - £16.9

american cheese, butterhead lettuce, onion, pickles, french's mustard, garlic mayo, ketchup, southern spiced fries

- add streaky bacon / add fried egg - £2.8 / £1.5

12oz sirloin - £34

triple cooked chips, peppercorn sauce

paprika, honey and oregano half roast chicken - £19.6

slow cooked new potatoes and chorizo, onions and sweet peppers

vegan sweet potato, coconut and lemongrass curry vg gf - £16.8

new potato, baby aubergine and roasted sweet potato

Sides

fries, or southern spiced fries vg gf - £4

slow cooked new potatoes and chorizo - £8.6

onions and sweet peppers

tenderstem broccoli vg gf - £6.5

chilli oil, garlic

courgette fritters v - £5.8

Sweet

black forrest gateau - £7.8

dark chocolate and cherry torte vg gf - £8.7

biscuit base, coconut sorbet

panna cotta gf - £7.6

summer fruit coulis

sticky toffee pudding v - £8

butterscotch sauce, honeycomb, vanilla ice cream

affogato v gf - £5

double espresso, vanilla ice cream

• with amaretto - £9.5

Ice Cream/Sorbet

Choose 3 - £5.6

vanilla, stem ginger, strawberries and cream, chocolate chip cookie dough v

vanilla, chocolate vg gf

raspberry or coconut sorbet vg gf

*for allergen information please speak to a member of staff

Sunday

From 12pm

Light Starts

hummus vg - £7.8

olive oil, zataar, flatbread

crispy cauliflower bites v - £8.2

sweet chilli, soy and honey dip

charred padron peppers vg gf - £6.9

korean chilli and lime salt

halloumi chips v - £7.6

firecracker dip

blue corn chips v gf - £11

mango pico, smashed avocado, cucumber, coriander, lime

Small Plates

firecracker chicken skewers - £9.8

aji verde dip

cajun fish tacos gf - £12

guacamole, mango salsa, spicy mayo

beef short rib taco gf - £9.8

mango pico, blue corn tortilla, birria dip

king prawns - £12.9

plum tomato, garlic and chilli, sourdough

garlic and honey chicken bites gf - £9.8

aioli

spiced chickpea croquettes vg - £8.6

smoked garlic dip

Large Plates

alhambra reserva battered fish and chips - £17.9

mushy peas, tartare sauce

coconut, lemongrass and ginger chicken curry gf - £18.7

chicken thigh, baby aubergine, steamed basmati

pan fried salmon gf - £19.8

soy, ginger and mirin glaze, basmati rice, charred tenderstem, black sesame

lentil dahl vg - £15.5

steamed basmati rice, coconut riata, flat bread

vegan sweet potato, coconut and lemongrass curry vg gf - £16.8

new potato, baby aubergine and roasted sweet potato

Roasts

lemon, thyme and garlic half roast chicken - £19.5

dry aged lancashire roast sirloin of beef - £21

sweet potato, baby spinach, black bean, chickpea and red onion wellington vg - £16.5

• all served with roast potatoes, carrot and swede mash, savoy cabbage, parsnips, carrots, yorkshire pudding, gravy

Sides

cauliflower cheese v - £6.2

roast potatoes vg gf - £5

yorkshire pudding v - £2

extra gravy - £1

fires, or southern spiced fries vg gf - £4

tenderstem broccoli vg - £6.5

chilli oil, garlic

courgette fritters v - £5.8

Sweet

black forrest gateau - £7.8

dark chocolate and cherry torte vg gf - £8.7

biscuit base, coconut sorbet

panna cotta gf - £7.6

summer fruit coulis

sticky toffee pudding v - £8

butterscotch sauce, honeycomb, vanilla ice cream

affogato v gf - £5

double espresso, vanilla ice cream

• with amaretto - £9.5

Ice Cream/Sorbet

choose 3 - £5.6

vanilla, stem ginger, strawberries and cream, chocolate chip cookie dough v

vanilla, chocolate vg gf

raspberry or coconut sorbet vg gf

*for allergen information please speak to a member of staff

Drinks

Pressed Juices, Smoothies & Shots

Pressed Juices

THE HEALER - £5.9

orange, pink grapefruit, honey, lemon, ginger, cinnamon

STAND TALL - £5.9

pineapple, cucumber, mint, lime

THE AWAKENER - £5.9

apple, pineapple, cranberry, lemon, ginger

Smoothies

ALL NIGHTER vg - £6.5

double espresso, coconut milk, maple, vanilla, cacao

INVINCIBLE vg - £6.5

avocado, pineapple, cucumber, lime

Shots

GINGER SHOT 50ml - £2.5

ginger, lemon, cayenne

Kombucha

HIP POP ORGANIC - £5

ginger & yuzu

HIP POP ORGANIC - £5

apple & elderflower

Soft Drinks

coca cola / coke zero / lemonade - £3.6

old jamaica ginger beer - £3.9

pressed fruit juices - £3.9

orange, pineapple, apple, cranberry, pink grapefruit

san pellegrino blood orange / limonata - £3.9

fever tree tonics - £3.6

belu still / sparkling 330ml - £3.2

belu still / sparkling 750ml - £5.9

Beer & Cider

Pint
½ Pint

Draught – Pint / ½ Pint

COUNTER HOUSE LAGER 4%

- £6.3
- £3.3

SHINDIGGER SESSION IPA 4.2%

- £6.9
- £3.7

Bottles & Cans

LUCKY SAINT - £5.2

unfiltered lager 0.5%

DAURA DAMM gf - £6.1

pilsner 5.6%

BEAVERTOWN NECK OIL - £6.3

session ipa 4.3%

TINY REBEL CLWB TROPICA - £6

tropical ipa 5.5%

ALHAMBRA RESERVA 1925 - £6.5

amber lager 6.4%

ASAHI - £6

super dry lager 5.2%

MAELOC CIDER - galicia gf vg - £5.5

dry apple/strawberry/pear and pineapple

Wines

125ml
175ml
500ml
BTL

White

PECORINO - AMODO

- £5
- £6.4
- £18.2
- £26

abruzzo - italy

CHENIN BLANC - PLANET BEE

- £5.4
- £7.4
- £20
- £28.6

western cape - south africa

TREIXADURA - NEREIDA - organic

- £6.3
- £8.3
- £22.4
- £34.8

galicia - spain

PICPOUL - LE SAUTERELLE

- £7
- £9.6
- £26.4
- £39

languedoc - france

SAUVIGNON BLANC - TAUMATA

- £8
- £10.8
- £30.4
- £44

gisborne - new zealand

GRUNER VELTLINER - MK

- £8.5
- £11.8
- £33
- £48

wachau - austria

Rose

GARNACHA - COSTA CRUZ

- £5.3
- £7
- £19.5
- £29

la mancha - spain

CINSAULT - PERE ET FILS

- £6.9
- £9.4
- £26.5
- £38.6

languedoc - france

GRENACHE - H&B PROVENCE

- £48

provence - france

Red

TEMPRANILLO - FINCA LA CARRASCA

- £5
- £6.4
- £18.2
- £26

la mancha - spain

MERLOT - EL COSTILLAR

- £5.4
- £7.4
- £20
- £28.6

central valley - chile

RIOJA - VALLEMAYOR

- £6.1
- £8.2
- £23
- £32.8

la rioja - spain

GARNACHA - LUZADOR - organic

- £6.8
- £9.4
- £26
- £38

navarra - spain

CORVINA - NEROPERSO

- £7.4
- £10.2
- £28
- £42

veneto - italy

MALBEC - ARUMA

- £9
- £12.5
- £35
- £51

mendoza - argentina

Natural

PIXEL

- £42

pedro ximenez/moscatel - andalusia - spain

CHATEAU DE CARAVETTES

- £52

grenache/syrah/mouvedre - languedoc - france

PETNAT SPARKLING WINE

- £43

l'apical - penedes - spain

Sparkling

PROSECCO

- £7.2
- £39

campo del passo - veneto - italy

POL ROGER BRUT NV

- £110

champagne – france

LAURENT PERRIER ROSE

- £120

champagne - france

Cocktails

CHOCOLATE NEGRONI - £12

gin, campari, sweet vermouth, chocolate liqueur, bitters

PARMA VIOLET - £11.5

gin, creme de violet, lemon, soda

CHERRY BAKEWELL MARTINI - £11.5

vodka, amaretto, cranberry, lemon, vanilla

AFTER EIGHT - £11.5

vodka, baileys, creme de menthe, chocolate, cream

WINTER RUM PUNCH - £12.5

spiced rum, amaretto, cranberry, orange, almond, lime,

RASPBERRY APEROL COLLINS - £12

gin, aperol, raspberries, lemon, blood orange soda

STRAWBERRY FIZZ - £11.5

vodka, strawberry liqueur, campari, lemon, prosecco

BANOFFEE PIE - £11

white rum, banana liqueur, caramel, almond, cream, chocolate bitters

ESPRESSO MARTINI - £11.5

vodka, double espresso, kahlua, vanilla

LIMONCELLO SOUR - £11

limoncello, aperol, apple, lemon, bitters

CHILLI MARGARITA - £12

tequila, anejo chilli liqueur, lime, chilli, agave

Spirits

House Spirits

absolut - £5.3

beefeater - £5.3

olmeca blanco - £5.3

brugal blanco - £5.3

johnnie walker black label - £5.3

jim bean - £5.8

martell - £7.2

Vodka

belvedere - £7.5

absolut citrus - £5.6

cariel - £5.5

Gin

brockmans - £6

hendricks - £5.9

plymouth - £6.2

manchester pink raspberry infused - £6.5

plymouth sloe - £4.5

warner's rhubarb gin - £6.5

Tequila

herradura blanco - £6.6

tequila rose - £5

cazcabel coffee - £6

mezcal - £6.5

Rum

havana especial - £5.2

gosling black seal - £5.2

koko kanu - £5.2

appleton signature blend - £5.2

havana 7yr - £5.2

wray & nephew 63% - £5.8

bacardi spiced rum - £5.8

Scotch Whisky

glenmorangie 10yr - £7

chivas 12yr - £8.4

laphroaig 10yr - £7.8

highland park 12yr - £9.4

Irish Whisky

jameson - £5.2

dubliner honeycomb liqueur 30% - £4.8

American Whisky

maker's mark - £7

woodford reserve - £7.4

bulleit rye - £6.3

Brandy

hennessy xo - £28

Hot Drinks

Coffee

espresso - £2.8

americano - £3.2

flat white - £3.4

cappuccino - £3.5

latte - £3.5

iced latte - £3.8

hot chocolate - £4

Tea

english breakfast - £3.2

earl grey - £3.2

mint matcha green - £3.2

wild apple and cinnamon - £3.2

vanilla chai - £3.2

organic three mint - £3.2

supreme matcha green - £3.2

lemon, ginger, manuka honey - £3.2

fresh mint - £3

spiced chai latte / dirty - £3.4 / £4.4

*for allergen information please speak to a member of staff