Isinglass

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Suburban Urmston is the unlikely home of Isinglass, one of Manchester's most impressive restaurants. The name refers to a gelatin-like substance made from fish bladders used to clarify beer and wine - but don't let that put you off.

This idiosyncratic establishment takes the oft-empty promise of using only local ingredients, and shows what can be achieved when experts hold themselves to it.

Salad leaves from Chat Moss, rich Dunham Massey ice-cream, meat from Knutsford… the menu doubles up as a local geography guide. Most impressive of all, the evident quality comes at very affordable prices.

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Isinglass details

Address
46 Flixton Road,
Urmston,
M41 5AB

Area South Manchester

Transport Bus 22, 23, 23a, 46, 47, 84, 85, 270, 297, or Urmston rail

Telephone 161 749 8400

Open noon-2.30pm, 6-10pm Mon-Thur; 6-11pm Fri, Sat; 6-10pm Sun

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