The NQ’s Home Sweet Home, famous for its generous helpings of comfort food and over-the-top indulgent treats, has got a new look.
“After being forced to close over the Christmas period due to COVID, we decided to take the downtime as an opportunity to give Home Sweet a complete restyle,” they said.
“It’s always felt scary to consider messing with an institution like Home Sweet Home, but what we’ve come back with is a fresher, more up to date version of itself.”
The aim, they say, was to retain as much of the charm as possible but to provide an exciting new hangout.
The space feels light and bright with concrete floors, bleached wood, tie-dye fabric, fresh art, terrazzo, plants for days and a big pop of sunshine yellow.
The once cake-counter has been transformed into a pop up space, changing periodically and aiming to showcase Manchester’s up and coming sweet talents.
Expect constantly changing delicious treats to delight your followers and upset your trainer.
The current pop-up resident is Disco Biscuit, bringing big, gooey, sweet-studded cookies to the NQ.
The menu features all of the favourites you know and love but better.
There’s a brioche breakfast bun stuffed with scrambled egg, melty cheese, roast tomato ketchup and hollandaise – you can add on sausage, bacon or salmon.
You’ll also find tender birria beef hash and eggs, and mile-high pancake stacks.
For lunch and dinner ‘til late there’s loaded sandwiches – fresh and big enough to share, with everything from chicken, bacon and avocado to a vegan option with fire roasted pepper, avocado, baby spinach and more.
There’s also a burger that they say “sets out to take Almost Famous down”.
As well as the much-loved buttermilk fried chicken, they also make claim to the “best Cubano in town” where they take a pillow soft ciabatta and toast it gently before piling it high with house roasted tender pork belly in mojo sauce, smoked ham, Swiss cheese, jalapeno mustard and pickles.
Everything is made in house using the best local ingredients.
The new Home Sweet cocktails are inspired by the neighbourhood hangouts of Hong Kong, they say, with each drink boasting a complex infusion which elevates the spirit to a new level, whilst keeping it super easy.
Think Breakfast Negronis (made with coffee infused Aperol), and Pineapple Whiskey Lemonade.
It’s a little ray of sunshine on the corner of Edge Street.