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If you live in Manchester, you already know of the institution that is Almost Famous. I call Almost Famous an institution because it intrigues me – I didn’t understand how an unadvertised small ‘room’ located up a staircase behind an unmarked door, made such amazing burgers. Almost Famous was the city’s worst kept secret and boy was it good! But then, the unthinkable happened – this Northern Quarter institution burnt down last summer. But for its loyal burger fan base (including me), they are back with a vengeance and I couldn’t be happier!
You probably know that I love a good burger, and when I heard that the new Almost Famous was opening in the Great Northern, next to where I live, I shed a tear of joy... More from Champagne and Chutney »
The inspiration for the name of the blog was derived from our visit to Almost Famous so it is apt that this is the debut post. After a half an hour wait in the cold we were summoned to climb the stairs to the second floor by the doorman. At this point we were famished and looking forward to destroying the infamous delights that has caused frenzy among the burger loving scene. If we had given in to the menu of Luck, Lust, Liquor and Burn at the ground floor whilst patiently queuing and awaiting our turn then this blog may have never been as it took us an eternity to come up with the name... More from Nomface »
I’ve sort of wanted to eat at Almost Famous for a long time, sort of. I was certain that i’d love the food (based on photos, reviews and general reputation) but equally sure that I wouldn’t be able to deal with that whole ‘oh so cool’, ‘hey look at us, we’re so frickin edgy’ attitude. Not to mention the hipsters that eat there... More from Food Geek UK »
Essential Details for Almost Famous Burgers
Address:100 High Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, Greater Manchester M4 1HP