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Thomas’s Chop House Est. 1867 manchester

“Probably Manchester’s most venerable pub. It is a Victorian fantasy of terracotta tiles, roof gables and curved leaded windows… known for its first-rate English food and vast selection of beer and wine.” Barbara Cansino, The New York Times



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The Restaurant Party Menu & Pre-orders For Groups of Eight (or more) The Christmas Party Menu Smaller Groups Are Also Welcome To Select From The Full À La Carte Menu

Vegan, Before ordering Vvegan && Vegan

For Groups of Eight (or more) & Pre-orders Seasonal StartersThe Full Smaller SmallerGroups GroupsAre AreAlso AlsoWelcome Welcome To Select From The Full ÀÀLa LaCarte CarteMenu Menu

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Celeriac & Garlic Soup

Seasonal Starters Creamy celeriac soup with slow-roasted Isle of Wight smoked garlic & thyme, garnished with shredded smoked chicken & toasted hazelnuts London Particular Split after

yellow pea & flaked ham hock soup Baked Mushrooms Victorian-era London’s famous thick

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Portobello mushrooms with Ribblesdale goat’s cheese Corned Beef& Bramley apple ‘Waldorf ’ salad (v)

Our own

famous brown

home-made pressed salt-cured brisket of beef with sauce, home-pickled onions Pâté & sour dough bread Smoked Mackerel


Warm, creamy vanilla

Steamed tradit served with Traditiona

Tom’s Sam’s crisps

Warm vanilla Layered orange bread & Man in &

black Quickes’ pudding, Cheddar served with soft poached egg topped & grain sauce aged from a Newton St Cyres withmustard breadcrumbs

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Potted smoked mackerel pâté served with pickled Yorkshire gooseberries, gooseberry ketchup & Arbroath Smokie Pot Stovie A ‘leftovers’ made granary with toasts flaked ham made hock & own Baked, flaked potato smoked cake haddock, tomato, cheese sauce withTom’s 12-month

Winter Salad

Stuffed Field Mushrooms Stuffed Field Honey-roasted figs, Claire Burt’s blue cheese fromMushrooms Altrincham, crispy Woodall’s Cumbrian ham, Roast flat mushrooms, with& Rosary goat’s cheese from Landford chicory, filled radicchio pickled cranberries & candied walnuts on the edge of


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the New Forest - dressed with garlic spinach, Ormskirk kale pesto & walnuts (v)

Steamed light Baked, cinnamon crumbled flapjack

Potted Cheese Ham Hock & Mackerel AleTerrine Fondue Ham hock with a green bean toasted almond salad, piccalilli dressing & sourdough Smoked Melted mackerel 12-month & cream aged & cheese Quickes’ pâté with Cheddar gooseberry Cheese ketchup from & sourdough Newtontoasts toasts St Cyres & our own Manchester ale with toasted wholemeal soldiers (v)

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Main Courses Main Courses

Traditional Turkey Dinner

Cod in Salmon Parsley Spiced Award-winning English Rose free-range turkey breast, honey-roast Wiltshire ham, goose fat Prime westcreamed cod fillet ‘Pigs cooked inroast parsnips, a creamy parsley A fillet coast ofsprouts Scottish salmon rolled in hand-ground tikka spicescarrots, with roastpan-fried potatoes, & chestnuts, in blankets’, buttered sauce served with fried Ormskirk & squeak’ puréed cauliflower, braisedcranberry lentils stuffing & spinach, served ‘bubble with minted yoghurt & roast kale gravy

Traditional Turkey Dinner

Chop House Curry Sliced award-winning English Rose Lamb free-range turkey breast, honey-roast Slow-cooked, aromatic lamb & butternutBrussels squash curry, served with chestnuts, steamed basmati Wiltshire ham, gooseCumbrian fat roasted potatoes, sprouts with ‘Pigs rice, pickles & chutneys in blankets,’ roast parsnips, buttered carrots, cranberry stuffing & a jug of gravy BraisedSausages Beef in Ale Glamorgan & Gravy

Blade of Lancashire beefsausages braised for ‘punch-neep’, eight hours inswede, ourpotato own Pan-fried Caerphilly cheese & leek served with smashed & Manchester ale with mash (v) & parsnip crisps turnip, horseradish tomato & shallot gravy

Mutton Chophouse Lamb Henry Curry

Hake & Lentils Slow-cooked Cumbrian Cumbrian lamb mutton shoulder, in served hand-ground with Lancashire spices with hot Hake with braised & roasted turnips, crispy Cumbrian & baypoppadums leaf sauce pot steamed potatoes, basmatilentils home-made rice, Sam’s pickledOwn redWoodall’s Chutney cabbage & & ham crispy rosemary sauce Glamorgan ‘Sausages’ Braised Beef in Ale

The traditional Welsh vegetarian classic: fried Caerphilly cheese, leek & Blade of beef cooked in our ownspicy ale with horseradish vegetables & parsnip breadcrumb sausages with tomato buttermash, beansroast & root toasted parsley crumbscrisps (v)

Dukesmoor Rib Eye Steak † Suffolk ‘Pork & Beans’

28 day dry-aged 8oz ribwith eye Yorkshire with chop housesausage, chips, spicy slow-roasted tomato & a stew, field Slow–cooked pork shoulder chorizo tomato, bean & potato mushroom, served with a choice of peppercorn béarnaise sauce or chop house butter garnished with parsleyorbreadcrumbs

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Christmas Do,

With Season’s Greetings

from all of us at Mr Thomas’s Chop House. Please contact our Christmas Co-ordinator to discuss your party’s needs.

£10 pp Deposit


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, kosher & gluten-free options are available on request g please speak to our staff if you have a food allergy or intolerance && gluten-free gluten-free options options are are available available on request

please speak Seasonal to our staff Puddings if you have a food allergy or intolerance

r. Lowry’s Rice Pudding & ‘Boozy Dates’

rice puddingSeasonal with brandyPuddings & orange-soaked dates, dipped in dark chocolate

Plum Pudding

tional hand-made Christmas plum Plum Pudding a ‘boozy’ dark Jamaican al Christmas pudding served with a dark Jamaican rum rum sauce

pudding sauce

Mr Lowry’s FestiveFestive Rice Pudding Rice Pudding ‘Soreen’ Bread rice pudding& Butter with Pudding boozy

dates soaked nchester’sbrandy very own malt butter & in raisins cooked egg & thenloaf with dipped dark in vanilla chocolate

ustard served with poached apricots, vanilla ice cream

Dark Christmas Chocolate Mess Cheesecake

e-made tion on honeycomb the classic pieces &Eton Horlicks Mess,malted featuring chocolatesugared sauce Dark Chocolate Cherry whipped cream,& Black meringue & Terrine mulled cranberry sauce

mousse, studded with black kirsch-soaked cherries served with whipped Upside-down Bramley Apple Sponge Winter Fruit Flapjack Crumble cream, chocolate shavings & candied walnuts

Bramley apple sponge with plums, stem n-spiced apple, pear & k & served with thick, warm

The Great British Cheeseboard †

ginger topped custard with vanilla custard

The Great Cheeseboard itishBritish artisan cheesesBritish served with hand-made & Manchester ale artisan cheeses served with applehand-made apple grapes, celery & Carr’s Water British artisan cheeses served with apple alechutney, chutney, grapes, celery & Biscuits Carr’s hand-made Water Biscuits ale chutney, grapes, celery & Carr’s Water Biscuits

Sharing Cheeseboards Cheeseboards From From £9 £9 Sharing

To Secure Your Booking We regret that this is usually nonrefundable. Please make sure you visit our website for full terms & conditions and an insight into why it is always best to book early.

Off-peak Offers

Enjoy two courses for only £20 pp during off-peak times in November and on some Mondays and Tuesdays. Table return times will apply.

10% off Pre-ordered Wines

From the Christmas Party Wine List only, chosen specially by George to match & enhance the menu. He is also happy to recommend wines from our full list, including bin-ends, which can represent exceptional value for some very fine wines.

Party Organiser


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We are well acquainted with the trials and tribulations involved in organising large numbers of people for an event. So, as a thank you for making our load that much lighter, we would like to give you a little Christmas gift in return. Your Reward

Free bottle of wine

Meal for two in January

10-24 people

25-49 people

50 people plus

Christmas Day Lunch Menu A Leisurely Gastronomic Journey Around the British Isles in the Heart of Manchester


Glass of Award-winning English Festive Fizz on Arrival Carr Taylor Brut from Sussex has won over 150 medals in its short history, proving itself the equal of many top Champagnes •

The GREAT BRITISH Parsnip & Apple Soup

Creamy roast parsnip & apple soup with mini duck sausage rolls


Scottish Smoked Salmon & Crab

Award-winning Scottish smoked salmon from Bleiker’s Smokehouse in DESERVES North Yorkshire served with hand-picked west coastVENUE. crab & pickled A GREAT BRITISH samphire on pumpernickel toast

THE FEAST, which is or now known as Christmas Lunch, has its origins in both pagan and The Game Terrine Christian celebrations. Henry VIII is credited A mosaic of seasonal game wrapped in RB Woodall’s Royal Warranted with being the monarch to District, have Air-dried Cumbrian hamfirst from English Waberthwaite in the Lake turkey forclassic Christmas – sauce, almost 500 years ago.& served with the Cumberland home-made fig chutney toasted potato brioche

OLIVER CROMWELL made Christmas • illegal in 1647. His puritan parliament Chocolate & Bitter Orange Sorbet banned all festivities on the holy day. •

TraditionalCHRISTMAS, Roast Free-range Dinner it, WHILST as Turkey we know Sliced award- winning free-range turkey breast, Chestnut derives from English QueenRoseVictoria’s reign, when stuffed goose fatThe roast potatoes, & bacon, ‘Pigs it thighs, became Seasoncreamed of sprouts Goodwill andin blankets’, roast parsnips, buttered carrots, cranberry stuffing & roast gravy a day to present gifts to our loved ones. •

MR THOMAS’S will celebrate The GreatCHOP BritishHOUSE Cheeseboard A its selection of the finest season regional British artisanEstablished cheeses, served by with 150th festive next year. home-made chutney,itgrapes, biscuits Thomas Studdwinter in 1867, was celery then& at the very • Manchester, facing the heart of the Victorian-era Chop House Toffee Christmas Pudding original Town Sticky Hall on the corner of King Street Steamed dateyards & plum pudding with sticky toffee sauceChurch, & Cornish and just from the tower of St Ann’s clotted cream the marker from which all signpost distances or are measured. Tom’s sits in the city’s first Day Trifle Conservation Christmas Area and remains largely unaltered White chocolate custard, raspberry compôte, vanilla sponge soaked in a in its third century as a Manchester institution. complex and intriguing amontillado dry sherry with fresh raspberries & whipped cream in the North Nostalgic | Proper | Made •

Freshly Brewed Coffee & Handmade Mince Pies


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Vegetarian, vegan, kosher & gluten-free options are available on request Before ordering please speak to our staff if you have a food allergy or intolerance Please note a discretionary 10% Service Charge may be added to bills – if you are unhappy about this for any reason, please strike it off

£80 pp £35 for 3-12yrs FREE for under 3 s ‘

Mr Thomas's Chop House - Christmas Brochure 2017