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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” (76 reviews)
“tapas” (420 reviews)
“octopus” (75 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just a brief one, popped in here following a recommendation from a friend. Probably worth booking but managed to get a table (lucky) at the last minute. Staff are attentive, knowledgeable and super polite. So the food, well just awesome, we had about 7-8 dishes...More

Thank Anon23
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited for a birthday meal as two female friends on a Saturday night but were seated on the top floor, which appears more for couples and lacks the atmosphere of the first two floors. I imagine it’s lovely in the summer when the roof...More

Thank BecNorthWest
Reviewed yesterday

Its the first time we have visited but it will not be the last, of that I know for sure, the 4 of us who dined here will be back again as individual couples and also as a group again. We had been told before...More

Thank Denise W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food in El Gato Negro is amazing with a wide selection of Tapas I highly recommend it if you are looking for that Spanish feel. The food is perfect to share between yourself and the person or people that you are there with. My...More

Thank Athina E
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visit here often and the food and service is always amazing. Ideal place for a romantic night or to go with friends and family. If you can book chef's table then do as this is a real treat watching the food being cooked and...More

Thank Kat H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Drinks on a Thursday afternoon, 3pm. Receptionist telephone upstairs bar, 4 barstools available. Thinking we would arrive to a busy full restaurant, due to the telephone call, arrived to find we were the only ones up there. Asked if we could sit around one of...More

Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As a Wednesday night walk in we were pleased to be on the kitchen bench. Fascinating kitchen and great food, service was attentive until we had to ask for the bill 3 times! Food is worth going back for... But may be we won't be...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a great atmosphere in here . Our return visit for a birthday celebration meal. Menu less extensive than last year but still enough variety & top quality food & drink. Enjoyed two different Spanish Beers & lovely Rioca wine . Spanish meat starter excellent...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meeting up with friends we always look for somewhere different and this time we picked on El Gato Negro. Fabulously relaxed on a Sunday afternoon with good service and great food. Up on the second floor, looking out over King St it is a lovely...More

Thank JanetC2029
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super place ! Early evening dinner with a couple of mates. Vibrant atmosphere, great service, food good, wine good What more do I need to say.... Give it a go !

Thank exit666
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Questions & Answers
July 16, 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.
January 20, 2018|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
The menu is available on their website.
November 23, 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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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