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El Gato Negro

52 King Street, Manchester M2 4LY, England
+44 161 694 8585
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb skewers” (74 reviews)
“tapas” (418 reviews)
“octopus” (75 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Spanish, Bar, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
52 King Street, Manchester M2 4LY, England
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1 - 10 of 1,227 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Called for lunch today, lovely staff and the food was excellent. The Jamon Croquettes were the best I’ve tasted in Manchester. The mini Scotch Eggs were a joy, highly recommend this place for authentic Spanish food.

Thank daz1967Stockport
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited as a group of 8. Great selection of Tapas, all very tasty. Sunday Meat Sharer Board is very good value for money. Drinks very good. Would return.

Thank Liam0161
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a must go to if visiting or you live in Manchester. This is bar far the best restaurant in Manchester. I wish I could change all my other reviews to 4 stars now. The food had really passion behind it. Highly recommend the...More

Thank jake p
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We don’t visit here as often as we’d like, but we have been a few times and our experience was superb as always. The staff are friendly and efficient and the environment is fantastic. These are simply the best tapas- bloody delicious.

Thank Jo K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my friend there for birthday dinner and they brought a nicely decorated slice of cake for her. Very thoughtful! I ate it tough 😂 very nice food. Little pricy but occasionally it is worth going to.

Thank Kärt L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited as a couple late afternoon. Good choice of tapas on lunch menu so picked six different ones to try and share, offer was three tapas for £15. All the waiting on staff were pleasant and attentive. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant after a lot of great feedback and being extremely fond of Tapas food we thought we had to give it a try. I had to book far in advance due to it being a busy restaurant which resaasured me that it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for Saturday lunch and selected 6 dishes from the menu. All were excellent including the pardon peppers, the lamb skewers, the manchego and figs and the Patatas. We quaffed it down with a nice full bodied red and finished with desert. The lemon...More

Thank Garry C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for lunch about a week ago. Really loved the food and would like to return on my next visit to manchester! Tried lots of plates but particuarly enjoyed the aubergine, sweet potato, lamb skewers, cod croquettes and ham croquettes. Everything good tho. It...More

Thank helzbelz082
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited for my birthday and loved the decor inside. We were seated on the top floor which had an open roof and bar, ideal as it was a sunny day. Staff were lovely and the food came out really quickly. The cocktails were delicious...More

Thank Gabby J
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Questions & Answers
16 July 2018|
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Response from JBH1975 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i took ages to reply. Look for cheapside just off kings street. Disabled parking on there but few mins walk from restaurant.
20 January 2018|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
The menu is available on their website.
23 November 2017|
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Response from Alan C | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is -family tables available and various seat settings upstairs too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$79
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 King Street, Manchester M2 4LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 694 8585
Award-winning city centre tapas restaurant and bar. Serving seasonally-influenced dishes, inspired by modern Spanish cuisine.
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