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“Proper brekkie and burgers” are what’s promised at bar/diner/music venue/disco The Deaf Institute, courtesy a takeover by the NQ’s Koffee Pot, “creating and curing hangovers since 1978″ and serving up freshly cooked scran from early morning until late.
There’s something for everyone, as the vast array of fry-ups testify. There’s a veggie choice, a vegan offer, gluten-free options… and there’s a full English, and Irish, and Scottish, for the meat-eaters. An American-style start to the day also gets a look-in, and pancakes include a buttermilk version heaped with smoked streaky bacon and maple syrup or a full-on sweet stack loaded with fresh berries, fruit compote and cream. Various bennies include two poached free-range eggs on toasted muffins with homemade hollandaise sauce and Mcr Smoke House salmon or the Reuben, with house cured pulled salt beef, Swiss cheese and sweet pickle relish. There’s also a Reuben burger, with salt beef and a beef patty, made from 35-day aged Aberdeen Angus x Herefordshire cattle ribeye steak trim from Littlewoods butchers in Stockport, or head the other way with a plant-based V-burger on vegan brioche. Also on brioche is the Mancmuffin “brekkie burger” – sausage patty, American cheese, smoked streaky bacon, potato rosti, runny egg, Bloody Mary ketchup and pickle spear. That should set you up.
Drinks really don’t need explaining here, but house cocktails include a blood orange margarita or a concoction of Beefeater Gin, crème de mure, lemon, sugar syrup and, er, Buckfast, “Yer aff yer wee heid!” says the description of Blame It On The Bucky. Indeed.
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