Manchester offers up some great places to eat & Alston aims to raise the bar for meat lovers even further by serving the best steak the city has to offer. Choose from a selection of 35 day dry-aged steaks, including the Chateaubriand to share or the fillet, which we’re confident with become a favourite in Manchester.
Our beef is supplied by John Gilmour & Co Ltd, an independent family run business established in 1946 specialising in the supply of high quality meats and more specifically “Tweed Valley” from the Scottish Borders.
John Gilmour, believes in the importance of a healthy livestock market and to really buy the best, so it’s essential to see the cattle before they reach the abattoir. Which is why, every Monday, he attends the St Boswells livestock market in the Borders.
Their “Tweed Valley Beef” is aged for 35 days so it can achieve the tenderness that is needed for the beef to reach perfection, however J. Gilmour also dry hang their beef. Using chilled dehumidified air, they can take the moisture out which allows the beef to mature for much longer.
Traceability is an important part of the industry so all J. Gilmour meat comes with detailed information so they can tell us the farm it came from, the market and abattoir used.