Bundobust shares glimpse at new restaurant in one of Manchester’s most majestic buildings – Manchester Evening News

Bundobust has shared a glimpse at its second , with the Indian street experts set to take over a in the St James building.

‘The Cartway’ within the Grade II-listed building on Oxford Street also be to the very Bundobust brewery.

The space was previously an indoor , but will a 150-cover restaurant as well as brewing tanks for Bundobust’s foray into craft brewing.

In keeping with their first Manchester location, the restaurant will be topped by a glass ceiling, as well as enhancing the features left behind from the room’s original use as a road for horse-drawn carts.


Expected to open in , Bundobust’s new will be a ‘south the Indian street food palace’, serving up their signature vibrant vegetarian menu.

Since opening in Leeds in 2014, Bundobust has earned glowing reviews from both national and local – including the M.E.N.

It joins Ditto and Robert & as the latest independent operator in the remarkable St James Building, which neighbours the Palace .

The brewery launch – including the brewer reveal and of beers – will be teased over the coming months through collaborations with high-profile international breweries.


Bundobust recently opened its third site on Bold Street in .

Marko Husak, Bundobust , said: “The Cartway is an space, and it’s the most ambitious and exciting project for Bundobust so far.

“It has so many amazing original features which we’ retained and restored to incorporate into the new .

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“The similarities to our current Manchester site (the beautiful glazed white brick, and a skylight/atrium) make it feel like it’s a natural sibling – and will be similar design cues – but this site will have its own and vibe.

“Based on locals’ to in the past three years, we feel that Manchester is big enough to warrant two Bundobust sites, and Oxford Street is the perfect place, as a busy link between the student area and the city centre.

“There are plenty of amazing indies already (Gorilla, The Refuge, Leaf, Deaf Institute, ), as well as offices, theatres, and hotels in the area.

“We’re excited to be bringing something new to the which complements the existing offering, and for this venue to be the birthplace of Bundobust’s brewery.”

Andrea , of and leisure at Bruntwood, which owns the building, said: “We’re over the to be working with Bundobust on this , which will add to the vibrancy of Oxford Road and further enrich the offering at this exciting and constantly evolving quarter of the city.

“We’ve been looking for the right operator for this fantastic space for some . The character and original features of this building have potential, which we know in Bundobust’s creative hands will be turned into an amazing concept.

“Bundobust’s and imagination will ensure that the transformation is truly magnificent – theirs is a that is made for this extraordinary .”

Bundobust’s new restaurant in the St James Building on Oxford Road is due to open this May.

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