<div style="display:inline;"> <img height="1" width="1" style="border-style:none;" alt="" src="//googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/viewthroughconversion/1028731116/?value=0&amp;guid=ON&amp;script=0">
6 ISSUES FOR £6 Subscribe to Cheshire Life today click here

Allium by Mark Ellis launch party, Tattenhall

PUBLISHED: 12:48 22 May 2017 | UPDATED: 12:48 22 May 2017

Megan Lester, Garry Clark (Food & Beverage Manager), Mark Ellis (Chef Patron), Debbie Cruse (Restaurant Manager) and Jasmine Latham

Megan Lester, Garry Clark (Food & Beverage Manager), Mark Ellis (Chef Patron), Debbie Cruse (Restaurant Manager) and Jasmine Latham

Archant

Guests toast the arrival of Mark Ellis’s lovely new restaurant and rooms in Tattenhall.

The sun shone as guests gathered to celebrate the opening of the beautiful new Allium restaurant in the idyllic Cheshire village of Tattenhall.

Great British Menu chef Mark Ellis’s exciting new venture was toasted with bubbly, cocktails and delicious canapés, including mini burgers, treacle trout, asparagus and peas in creamy cheese and beetroot lollipops!

Mark, who was head chef at the three AA rosette restaurant at Peckforton Castle opened his own restaurant and bar with rooms at Lynedale House, a stylish destination for anything from afternoon tea to a chic wedding.

Before joining Peckforton Castle, Mark, from the Wirral, trained in some of the country’s most respected hotels and Michelin-starred properties including with Simon Radley at the Chester Grosvenor and at Gordon Ramsay’s Pétrus.

He says the name Allium is derived from the idea that there are different layers to the restaurant.

‘This is a place people can come to that’s a little bit special but not impersonal. I wanted to achieve a high, high level of food but without being pretentious. We want to be as relaxed as a pub but not as formal as a five star hotel. That’s the ethos,’ explained Mark.

‘So many places these days distance themselves from their customers. They’ll never get to speak to anybody or get that personal interaction so it’s a kind of personalised luxury - that’s what I think.’

More from Out & About

Friday, April 20, 2018

If you’ve never owned a motorhome before, the sheer array of makes and models on offer can be overwhelming. Taking your time to think about how you holiday and what is important to you is key to making the right choice for you.

Read more
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

We’ve all taken an aimless Sunday stroll in Lyme Park, but this month we take a more purposeful ramble around this old favourite, writes Howard Bradbury

Read more
Lyme Park
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Hills with stunning views, beautiful woodland and the famous Sandstone Trail are all easily accessible to this Cheshire market town.

Read more
Frodsham
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

A Knutsford horsewoman who has Russian Cossack blood in her veins, says her job specialising in equine law is just perfect, writes Mairead Mahon.

Read more
Equestrian
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Coffee and croissants in a buzzing local deli on a lazy Saturday morning give way to the sights and sounds of the weekend street market. A stroll through a secluded square leads to a chance find in a neighbourhood art gallery. A long lunch follows in an old, wooden-timbered pub before a wander through a centuries-old churchyard and a scour of the blue badges showcasing famous former residents. Finally, a spot of retail therapy across a clutch of smart boutiques then it’s back to unload and unwind in the sanctuary of your chic hotel…. bliss.

Read more
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Nick Rowles from Cheshire Wildlife Trust on the work being done to encourage young people to be passionate about their environment.

Read more
 
Great British Holidays advert link

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Topics of Interest

Food and Drink Directory

Subscribe or buy a mag today


Local Business Directory

Cheshire's trusted business finder

Job search in your local area



Property Search