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

house beans on sourdough v - £11.8

sliced avocado, crumbled feta

poached eggs and avocado v - £12.2

calabrian chilli, crispy chickpeas, sourdough

huevos rancheros v - £13.4

fried eggs, house beans, smashed avocado, pico de gallo, baby spinach, melted cheddar, sour cream, soft tortilla, chilli flakes

california hash gf - £13.5

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

counter full - £14.5

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

vegan full vg - £13.7

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

Light Starts

chargrilled padron peppers vg gf - £7.5

korean chilli and lime salt

crispy cauliflower bites v - £9

sweet chilli, soy and honey dip

hummus vg - £8.6

olive oil, zaatar, flat bread

halloumi chips v gf - £8.1

firecracker dip

blue corn chips vg gf - £11.7

pico de gallo, smashed avocado, cucumber, coriander, lime

greek salad v gf - £12.2

Plates

counter club - £16.6

panko chicken, streaky bacon, apple slaw, fried eggs, baby spinach, confit garlic mayo, sriracha, spiced fries

steak and egg gf - £19.4

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

counter burger - £17.8

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

• add streaky bacon / fried egg - £3 / £1.6

beef short rib taco gf - £10.8

pico de gallo, blue corn tortilla, birria dip

alhambra reserva battered fish and chips - £18.9

mushy peas, tartare sauce

thai jackfruit curry vg gf - £16.8

steamed basmati rice

pan fried salmon gf - £21.3

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

lentil dahl vg - £16.4

steamed basmati rice, minted coconut yoghurt, flat bread

cajun fish tacos gf - £12.9

guacamole, mango salsa, spicy mayo

pil pil prawns - £13.8

confit garlic, chilli, lemon, olive oil, paprika, sourdough

spiced chickpea croquettes vg - £8.8

smoked garlic dip

Sides

fries, or southern spiced fries vg gf - £4.3

tenderstem broccoli vg gf - £6.9

chilli oil, garlic

courgette fritters v - £6

Sweet

warm dark chocolate brownie vg gf - £7.9

vanilla ice cream

creme brûlée v gf - £8.2

sticky toffee pudding v - £8.5

butterscotch sauce, honeycomb, vanilla ice cream

affogato v gf - £5.5

double espresso, vanilla ice cream

• with amaretto - £10

Ice Cream/Sorbet

choose 3 - £6

vanilla, strawberries and cream, chocolate chip cookie dough v

vanilla vg gf

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 - £7.5

chilli and lime salt

crispy cauliflower bites v - £9

sweet chilli, soy and honey dip

hummus vg - £8.6

olive oil, zataar, flatbread

halloumi chips v gf - £8.1

firecracker dip

blue corn chips vg gf - £11.7

pico de gallo, sliced avocado, cucumber, coriander, lime

greek salad v gf - £12.2

Small Plates

firecracker chicken skewers - £10.8

aji verde dip

cajun fish tacos gf - £12.9

guacamole, pico de gallo, spicy mayo

garlic and honey chicken bites gf - £10.4

aioli

beef short rib taco gf - £10.8

pico de gallo, blue corn tortilla, birria dip

pil pil prawns - £13.8

confit garlic, chilli, lemon, olive oil, paprika, sourdough

pulled lamb flatbreads - £14

grilled courgette, minted sour cream

spiced chickpea croquettes vg - £8.8

smoked garlic dip

Large Plates

chicken katsu - £19.6

stir fried rice, pak choi, edamame

pan fried salmon gf - £21.3

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

lentil dahl vg - £16.4

steamed basmati rice, minted coconut yoghurt, flat bread

alhambra reserva battered fish and chips - £18.9

mushy peas, tartare sauce

thai jackfruit curry vg gf - £16.8

steamed basmati rice

counter burger - £17.8

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

- add streaky bacon / add fried egg - £3 / £1.6

12oz sirloin - £37

triple cooked chips, peppercorn sauce

Sides

fries, or southern spiced fries vg gf - £4.3

tenderstem broccoli vg gf - £6.9

chilli oil, garlic

courgette fritters v - £6

Sweet

warm dark chocolate brownie vg gf - £7.9

vanilla ice cream

creme brûlée v gf - £8.2

sticky toffee pudding v - £8.5

butterscotch sauce, honeycomb, vanilla ice cream

affogato v gf - £5.5

double espresso, vanilla ice cream

• with amaretto - £10

Ice Cream/Sorbet

Choose 3 - £6

vanilla, strawberries and cream, chocolate chip cookie dough v

vanilla vg gf

coconut sorbet vg gf

*for allergen information please speak to a member of staff

Sunday

From 12pm

Light Starts

hummus vg - £8.6

olive oil, zataar, flatbread

crispy cauliflower bites v - £9

sweet chilli, soy and honey dip

charred padron peppers vg gf - £7.5

korean chilli and lime salt

halloumi chips v - £8.1

firecracker dip

blue corn chips v gf - £11.7

pico de gallo, smashed avocado, cucumber, coriander, lime

greek salad v gf - £12.2

Small Plates

firecracker chicken skewers - £10.8

aji verde dip

cajun fish tacos gf - £12.9

guacamole, pico de gallo, spicy mayo

beef short rib taco gf - £10.8

pico de gallo, blue corn tortilla, birria dip

pil pil prawns - £13.8

confit garlic, chilli, lemon, olive oil, paprika, sourdough

garlic and honey chicken bites gf - £10.4

aioli

spiced chickpea croquettes vg - £8.8

smoked garlic dip

Large Plates

alhambra reserva battered fish and chips - £18.9

mushy peas, tartare sauce

counter burger - £17.8

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

- add streaky bacon / add fried egg - £3/£1.6

thai jackfruit curry vg gf - £16.8

steamed basmati rice

pan fried salmon gf - £21.3

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

lentil dahl vg - £16.4

steamed basmati rice, minted coconut yoghurt, flat bread

Roasts

lemon, thyme and garlic half roast chicken - £20.5

dry aged lancashire roast sirloin of beef - £22

sweet potato, baby spinach, black bean, chickpea and red onion wellington vg - £17.6

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

Sides

cauliflower cheese v - £6.8

roast potatoes vg gf - £5.4

yorkshire pudding v - £2.2

extra gravy - £1.2

fires, or southern spiced fries vg gf - £4.3

tenderstem broccoli vg - £6.9

chilli oil, garlic

courgette fritters v - £6

Sweet

warm dark chocolate brownie vg gf - £7.9

vanilla ice cream

creme brûlée v gf - £8.2

sticky toffee pudding v - £8.5

butterscotch sauce, honeycomb, vanilla ice cream

affogato v gf - £5.5

double espresso, vanilla ice cream

• with amaretto - £10

Ice Cream/Sorbet

choose 3 - £6

vanilla, strawberries and cream, chocolate chip cookie dough v

vanilla vg gf

coconut sorbet vg gf

*for allergen information please speak to a member of staff

Drinks

Pressed Juices, Smoothies & Shots

Pressed Juices

THE HEALER - £6.2

orange, honey, lemon, ginger, cinnamon

STAND TALL - £6.2

pineapple, cucumber, mint, lime

THE AWAKENER - £6.2

apple, pineapple, cranberry, lemon, ginger

Smoothies

ALL NIGHTER vg - £7

double espresso, coconut milk, maple, vanilla, cacao

INVINCIBLE vg - £7

avocado, pineapple, cucumber, lime

Shots

GINGER SHOT 50ml - £2.6

ginger, lemon, cayenne

Kombucha

HIP POP ORGANIC - £5.3

ginger & yuzu

HIP POP ORGANIC - £5.3

apple & elderflower

Soft Drinks

coca cola / coke zero / lemonade - £3.8

old jamaica ginger beer - £4.2

pressed fruit juices - £4.2

orange, pineapple, apple, cranberry

san pellegrino blood orange / limonata - £4.2

fever tree tonics - £3.8

belu still / sparkling 330ml - £3.3

belu still / sparkling 750ml - £6.2

Beer & Cider

Pint
½ Pint

Draught – Pint / ½ Pint

COUNTER HOUSE LAGER 4%

- £6.5
- £3.4

SHINDIGGER SESSION IPA 4.2%

- £6.9
- £3.7

Bottles & Cans

LUCKY SAINT - £5.5

unfiltered lager 0.5%

DAURA DAMM gf - £6.3

pilsner 5.6%

BEAVERTOWN NECK OIL - £6.6

session ipa 4.3%

TINY REBEL CLWB TROPICA - £6

tropical ipa 5.5%

ALHAMBRA RESERVA 1925 - £7

amber lager 6.4%

ASAHI - £6.3

super dry lager 5.2%

MAELOC CIDER - galicia gf vg - £5.8

dry apple/strawberry/pear and pineapple

Wines

125ml
175ml
500ml
BTL

White

PECORINO - AMODO

- £5.4
- £6.8
- £19.6
- £28

abruzzo - italy

CHENIN BLANC - PLANET BEE

- £5.8
- £8
- £21.5
- £30.8

western cape - south africa

TREIXADURA - NEREIDA - organic

- £6.8
- £9
- £24
- £37.5

galicia - spain

PICPOUL - LE SAUTERELLE

- £7.5
- £10.3
- £28.4
- £42

languedoc - france

SAUVIGNON BLANC - TAUMATA

- £8.6
- £11.6
- £32.7
- £47.5

gisborne - new zealand

GRUNER VELTLINER - MK

- £52

wachau - austria

Rose

GARNACHA - COSTA CRUZ

- £5.6
- £7.3
- £20.5
- £30.5

la mancha - spain

CINSAULT - PERE ET FILS

- £7.3
- £9.9
- £27.8
- £41.5

languedoc - france

GRENACHE - H&B PROVENCE

- £52

provence - france

Orange

GARNACHA BLANCA - skin contact

- £7
- £9.6
- £27
- £39

rioja - spain

Red

TEMPRANILLO - FINCA LA CARRASCA

- £5.4
- £6.8
- £19.6
- £28

la mancha - spain

MERLOT - EL COSTILLAR

- £5.8
- £8
- £21.5
- £30.8

central valley - chile

RIOJA - VALLEMAYOR

- £6.6
- £8.8
- £24.7
- £35.4

rioja - spain

LUZADOR - GARNACHA - organic

- £7.3
- £10.2
- £28
- £41

navarra - spain

CORVINA - NEROPERSO

- £8
- £11
- £30.5
- £45

veneto - italy

MALBEC - ARUMA

- £9.7
- £13.5
- £38
- £55

mendoza - argentina

CHATEAU DE CARAVETTES

- £55

natural - grenache/syrah/mouvedre - languedoc - france

Sparkling

PROSECCO

- £7.4
- £41

campo del passo - veneto - italy

POL ROGER BRUT NV

- £120

champagne – france

LAURENT PERRIER ROSE

- £130

champagne - france

Cocktails

SUMMER RUM PUNCH - £12.6

white rum, overproof rum, orange, pineapple, almond, lime

APEROL SOUR - £12.2

aperol, gin, lemon, prosecco, orange bitters

PARMA VIOLET - £12

gin, creme de violet, lemon, soda

CHERRY BAKEWELL MARTINI - £12.3

vodka, amaretto, cranberry, lemon, vanilla

ENGLISH GARDEN - £12

gin, elderflower, apple, cucumber, lime, soda

SKINNY COLADA - £12.5

spiced rum, coconut rum, pineapple, lime

RASPBERRY APEROL COLLINS - £12.8

gin, aperol, raspberries, lemon, blood orange soda

VIMTO SUMMER CUP - £12.6

gin, blackberry liqueur, vimto, mint, lime, prosecco

WATERMELON COOLER - £12.2

vodka, midori, apple, watermelon, cucumber, lime

ESPRESSO MARTINI - £12.4

vodka, double espresso, kahlua, vanilla

LIMONCELLO SOUR - £11.8

limoncello, aperol, apple, lemon, bitters

CHILLI MARGARITA - £12.8

tequila, anejo chilli liqueur, lime, chilli, agave

Spirits

House Spirits

absolut - £5.6

beefeater - £5.6

olmeca blanco - £5.6

brugal blanco - £5.6

johnnie walker black label - £5.6

jim bean - £6.2

martell - £7.6

Vodka

belvedere - £8

absolut citrus - £6

cariel - £6

Gin

brockmans - £6

hendricks - £6.2

haymans - £6.4

plymouth - £6.5

manchester pink raspberry infused - £6.8

plymouth sloe - £4.8

warner's rhubarb gin - £6.8

Tequila

herradura blanco - £6.9

cazcabel coffee - £6

mezcal - £6.5

Rum

havana especial - £5.6

gosling black seal - £5.6

koko kanu - £5.6

havana 7yr - £5.6

wray & nephew 63% - £6.2

bacardi spiced rum - £6.2

Scotch Whisky

glenmorangie 10yr - £7.5

chivas 12yr - £8.8

laphroaig 10yr - £8.2

highland park 12yr - £10

Irish Whisky

jameson - £5.6

dubliner honeycomb liqueur 30% - £5

American Whisky

maker's mark - £7.4

woodford reserve - £7.8

bulleit rye - £6.6

Brandy

hennessy xo - £30

Hot Drinks

Coffee

espresso - £2.9

americano - £3.4

flat white - £3.6

cappuccino - £3.7

latte - £3.7

iced latte - £4

hot chocolate - £4.2

Tea

english breakfast - £3.4

earl grey - £3.4

wild apple and cinnamon - £3.4

vanilla chai - £3.4

organic three mint - £3.4

supreme matcha green - £3.4

lemon, ginger, manuka honey - £3.4

fresh mint - £3.4

spiced chai latte / dirty - £3.6/ £4.6

*for allergen information please speak to a member of staff