After emerging as the city’s first dedicated ‘lasagneria’ in Ancoats over lockdown, Lazy Tony’s is getting a new home. It’s set to move into the basement space below Alvarium on Brightwell Walk, formerly the Cord Bar just off Tib Street, in its first ever ‘dine in’ spot.
It’ll take over from Black Leaf, the vegan fine dining restaurant which will be moving on to a new spot, and will land at Alvarium on April 29th.
In a social media post speaking about the new arrival, the folks at Alvarium said: “From Friday the 29th of April, we will be welcoming Lazy Tony’s Lasagneria into our restaurant downstairs. Lazy Tony’s are hyped for this opportunity and we’m excited to bring them in and see where we can take the Alvarium brand alongside their partnership.
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“Although we will be sad to part ways with Black Leaf, our space has always been one which allows small brands to grow into their own. Lazy Tony’s started in lockdown and immediately gained a great following.
“Each section of their menu has both veggie and vegan options and they, like ourselves and Black Leaf, are focused on becoming a concept that you know and love. We look forward to seeing what Black Leaf will become in the future, and what Lazy Tony’s Lasagneria has in store for us! ”
Lazy Tony’s teased a move on its Instagram page last week, announcing a two week closure and a ‘new dine in spot’, as well as a new concept in the offing called LittleDumplinMCR, which judging by its Instagram page – no pics yet – is dim sum-based.
It serves ‘slabs’ of three lasagnes, a ‘classic’ with pork, beef and pancetta, a vegan version and a changing weekly special. It also serves up mac and cheese, and meatball and fried chicken subs.
Tony’s has also become renowned for its giant mozzarella sticks – huge pieces of mozzarella cheese, fried in panko breadcrumbs and served with a dipping sauce.
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