Opening its doors on June 17th in the bustling Kampus Garden neighbourhood, this 90-seater restaurant and bar is set to become a haven for lovers of Mexican cuisine.
The brainchild of the talented team behind London’s renowned Breddos and Liverpool’s beloved Belzan, Madre draws inspiration from their countless journeys to Mexico over the past 15 years.
Their experiences immersed in the diverse street food and restaurant scene of Mexico City have culminated in the creation of a menu that showcases the best of Mexico’s culinary heritage.
Prepare your taste buds for a feast of mouth-watering delights that will transport you to the bustling streets of Mexico City.
The menu at Madre is a homage to street food culture, featuring tantalising dishes such as authentic tacos, wood-grilled seafood, succulent steaks, and a refreshing iced raw bar showcasing freshly shucked oysters and seasonal ceviches.
Complementing these culinary delights is a carefully crafted cocktail menu that pays homage to Mexico’s iconic spirit, agave.
Step inside Madre, and you’ll be greeted by an open kitchen, where the fast-paced action unfolds before your eyes.
The inviting ambience is enhanced by comfortable booths and large communal tables, inviting friends and families to come together and savour the authentic flavours, aromas, and atmosphere reminiscent of Mexico’s bustling eateries.
Highlighting the culinary diversity of Mexico, Madre’s menu boasts a selection of tacos inspired by the vibrant street vendors found on every corner.
Classics such as pork carnitas and beef birria share the spotlight with contemporary creations influenced by the innovative restaurants of Mexico City.
The Parilla (grill) menu showcases wood-grilled delights like grilled Aubergine, tender lamb, and the famous Contramar Butterflied Sea Bass.
As you embark on your gastronomic journey at Madre, prepare to indulge in a sensory experience like no other. The drinks menu offers a tantalising array of flavours from all corners of Mexico.
From fermented tomatillos to pumpkin seed horchata, guajillo chilli tequila, and avocado leaf-infused concoctions, there’s something to satisfy every palate.
Spirits enthusiasts will delight in the extensive agave list, featuring thoughtfully curated ‘flights’ that invite guests to embark on a tasting adventure through Mexico’s rich heritage.
The design of Madre pays homage to the cherished Mexican tradition of Sobremesa, where a meal extends far beyond the last bite.
The restaurant’s ambience encourages guests to revel in the company of others, engaging in lively conversations, enjoying signature cocktails, and savouring delightful desserts.
Madre’s dessert menu features delectable treats such as Happy Endings Ice Cream Sandwiches, Churros, and Cakes, designed to leave a lasting impression on even the most discerning sweet tooth.
Co-founder Nud Dudhia shares his vision for Madre Manchester, stating, “We hope to bring to Manchester a taste of the generosity and spirit we have experienced on our adventures and to welcome guests back time and time again.”
The team’s passion for Mexico’s people, food, and culture shines through every aspect of Madre, promising an unforgettable dining experience that captures the essence of Mexico.
Madre Manchester is set to open its doors on June 17, ready to enchant guests with its authentic flavours, vibrant ambience, and warm hospitality. Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur of Mexican cuisine or simply looking to embark on a culinary adventure, Madre promises to transport you to the heart of Mexico, one bite at a time.
To secure your place at this eagerly anticipated culinary destination, click here to make a reservation.
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