MARY-Ellen McTague, owner and head chef at the award-winning Aumbry in Prestwich, is launching her first city centre venture, 4244 Edge Street on 23 September. Aumbry will close on 30 August for refurbishments and is due to re-open before Christmas.
philosophy is to serve exciting, fine dining in the heart of the city without pretension.
The restaurant is a place for diners to relax and socialise whilst enjoying the very best cuisine and most importantly, somewhere they can return to regularly."
All 4244 Edge St bookings will be taken via the website www.4244.co.uk from 1 September.
Confidential's excited about this news.
We also wonder whether the allure of the city centre, if this project is a success, might encourage McTague
to take up permanent residency - along with a return to Aumbry
after the refit.
We've also just had to throw cold water over the editor's head and slap his
face a couple of times because he
collapsed in happy joy at the words 'snails' and 'oysters' on the sample menu below.
and the team turn out some incredible food; exciting and inventive.