We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Bandera

2 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EQ, England
+44 161 833 9019
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (247 reviews)
“pigs cheeks” (35 reviews)
“octopus” (45 reviews)
Closed Now
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EQ, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (791)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 742 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Will definitely visit this restaurant again. We had a voucher, but we’ll worth a visit even without the discount. Marc made us very welcome. Friendly staff and the tapas was amazing. Looking forward to our next visit

Thank Edith B
Reviewed today

First visit to La Bandera and it certainly won't be the last. Decoration is very clean and modern and situated just off Deansgate in Manchester. Salvador was our "host" and took us through the various options on the Menu. He explained that the owner was...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed today

Leaving our choice of tapas to Marc ..our waiter..was the best decision we made.His knowledge of each dish..his friendly manner and attentive service added to our tastebud sensation.Looking forward to returning very soon.

Thank neuville
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved this place, the atmosphere is relaxing, the place is well maintained and clean, the food is very delicious (tasting menu) and the service is fantastic, in particular a gentleman called Salvador hosted us for the night and he is a great chap adding to...More

Thank Edward D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came here for lunch on Sunday and were very impressed. It’s a fairly small place but decorated colourfully and with lots of comfortable booths. The food was excellent; the Iberica pork and squid croquettes were highlights. It’s priced reasonably - similar to the other...More

Thank Sam17491
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Second time here. First time tasting menu which was well worth it. Second time here, just as gorgeous, Marc was a super server and very knowledgeable about the food and wine. Really enjoyed it here, def fine again.

Thank AngelWilmslow
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had been waiting years to get to visit this place and I was not disappointed! A fabulous authentic menu; fresh, hot, delicious food; friendly and fun service (Mark!); it was a perfect family night out for our special occasion. Having recently visited a stack...More

Thank ravensyve
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was as fabulous as the food. The attention to our needs from booking and creating a party menu that kept everyone satisfied - including the big eaters and a Vegan - to the entertaining way we were looked after by each member of...More

Thank 138Mike
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the tasting menu and wine flight for my Birthday and it was excellent. First visit but will defiantly be going back. Staff were great and very helpful. Food was very Spanish with a top quality twist, highly recommended.

Thank Lord_Wadworth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, if you read past reviews from our adventures, most are extremely positive.....however just this one time I want to offer some advice to maybe avoid the nightmare that we faced booking this restaurant. It was to be a celebration meal for both my wife...More

Thank BrianAnnManchesterUK
Nearby HotelsSee all 123 hotels in Manchester
Pad Hotel
3 reviews
.06 miles away
Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange
336 reviews
.14 miles away
King Street Townhouse
950 reviews
.18 miles away
Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel
1,811 reviews
.18 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Salvis Cucina
383 reviews
.04 miles away
Al Bacio
531 reviews
.03 miles away
La Vina Manchester
1,648 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby Attractions
The John Rylands Library
4,690 reviews
.10 miles away
St. Mary's Church
168 reviews
.07 miles away
St. Ann's Church
132 reviews
.07 miles away
St. Ann's Square
284 reviews
.09 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
20 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from RachelRaven | Reviewed this property |
Two hours, I'd say.
11 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Doris d | Reviewed this property |
I love both these places. Both have great lunch deals. I would agree that La Bandera has a more modern twist based on Canaries dishes and La Vina has a less pricey wine offering and more casual feel.
10 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Joanna K | Reviewed this property |
its a good walk but worth it
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 833 9019
  • E-mail
Authentic Spanish cuisine in Manchester city centre.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing