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San Carlo - Manchester

Kings House 40-42 King Street West, Manchester M3 2WY, England
+44 161 834 6226
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“pasta” (194 reviews)
“lobster” (89 reviews)
“sea bass” (55 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kings House 40-42 King Street West, Manchester M3 2WY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

my wife and me have dined here a few times and found it most most rewarding good food pleanty of choice and fab service will be going again very soon

Thank wilbarted
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Never disappointed with the service or food at this fabulous restaurant, whether it's been with family, friends or colleagues - great restaurant, definitely one of the best in the area

Thank Dill
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had lunch here with my French supplier food was very good service was excellent cannot fault anything great meal in a lovely atmosphere!

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to visit, amazing food and the staff are always lovely! Always very busy so make sure you book in advance.

Thank jkh20172017
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I always go to Positano in Guildford but was told by a colleague that this place was better. I found this hard to believe but wanted to give it a go. We were put at a table for 4 when there were 5 of us...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On a very busy and loud Friday night we were found an empty table for two without a reservation. The pizzas are pretty big and there are two vegetarian options. They also have the half a bottle of wine choice. The waiters are pretty polite...More

1  Thank Andreea D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to entertain but I struggle with the staff that seem to tell the guest what to do and also the continuous pretend Italian that is spoken. I get that people go there just in case a famous footballer arrives, but I don't think...More

Thank Eubank0
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is good and the staff friendly. Can be pricey but you get what you pay for...Since this visit I have been back on a few occasions....which say a lot.

1  Thank est1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have t had Italian in a whole so headed here as heard it was very good Food was amazing and lovely had lobster and pasta, so rich and juicy one of the best Italians I have had in ages. Definitely worth a visit :)

Thank Bigdawguk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fraser a top class restaurant and needs a reservation. Superb food from a huge selection. Really high quality and a lot of fish to choose from. Tables a bit close if you are just a couple. The are booths for 5 or 6 which are...More

Thank HappyinCork
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Alec H
Hi taking my son here for his 21st birthday there is 14 of us going have heard its but is it very expensive and worth it . Thanks
23 June 2017|
Response from king2008 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's a little expensive ,,, But worth every penny !
Matthew W
Which of these san carlo restaurants serve lobster, I cant find any menus on their website
27 February 2017|
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Response from Whill27 | Reviewed this property |
I would contact them direct via phone. I had the same issue but found eventually. I'm pretty certain lobster pasta is on the menu but not sure if served in any other form . This restraunt prides itself on customer... More
jamie leigh g
Hi, have you got a set menu for mothers day this year?
25 February 2017|
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Response from Toffeeman48 | Reviewed this property |
Try San Carlo's web site. I was a customer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kings House 40-42 King Street West, Manchester M3 2WY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 834 6226
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Set in the hub of Manchester's King Street West, this brand-new concept restaurant is the feather in the cap of the San Carlo group's award-winning chain of Italian restaurants. A departure from the regular San Carlo formula, the dining room boasts an open, light and airy all-white space with red accents, and a stylish bar and lounge area perfect for pre/post dinner drinks. The menu is an lavish celebration of traditional seafood-led Italian cuisine, and favourite dishes include the Scallops San Carlo; Tagliatelle Monte Carlo – pasta served with sautéed shallots and diced monkfish in a creamy tomato and white wine sauce; and the traditional spiced Italian sausages cooked with Borlotti beans.
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