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Gorilla

54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WW, England
+44 161 826 2998
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (51 reviews)
“lamb burger” (19 reviews)
“burgers” (56 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WW, England
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1 - 10 of 683 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Callum and Josh did a great job looking after our rabble. The studio was set up for us with crackers and festive lights and having pre-ordered meant when the food came out our names were called, which was a lovely personal touch. Great food and...More

Thank teaplease100
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Party of 6 booked for Sunday lunch. It was very busy, and we were shown straight to our table. Quickly offered drinks, which roommate while to do e but 3 of us ordered Bloody Mary's. They put a lot of effort into them which is...More

Thank lsjhu02
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were walking along near Oxford Road Station when a large, striking marquis on Whitworth Street bearing the legend "Gorilla" struck our interest. So we ducked in for a bite to eat. We were hoping for a table near the window, but we could only...More

Thank BMaugham
MissionMars, Public Relations Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you SO much! What a great review. We're so happy to hear this! Hope you get a chance to come and visit us again! Team Gorilla.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here to Betsy concert and booked a table prior to it. We both ordered the Le Big Mac which was delicious but very small. Staff where lovely and enjoyed the atmosphere. Disappointed that we had to go outside and through the tunnel for the...More

Thank Lisa H
MissionMars, Public Relations Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for a great review! Regarding entry to the club, it does need to be through the club entrance to ensure all tickets can be scanned and also for security to ensure public safety. We do hope you still had a great night. Hope to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see an artist called betsy,the sound and the venue were great and after the gig visited the bar/restaurant which was relaxed,lively and good value for money.highly recommended for those who enjoy friendly good times

Thank Simon M
MissionMars, Public Relations Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much Simon! Really happy to hear how much you enjoyed the gig and the bar. Hope to see you back again soon. Gorilla

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi, had amazing cocktails by sian and thom tonight! Sian used to make me espresso martinis but we missed her for a while.i love gorilla and the staff! 3 years and counting amazing service. Will be back for many more

Thank Jake M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for Sunday lunch and cocktails and it was absolutely amazing the waiter was so polite. The food was absolutely superb loved everything about this place 100% be back!!

Thank DaintyNikx
MissionMars, Public Relations Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for a great review! Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We asked a taxi driver for a recommendation of somewhere for drinks and food, he dropped us here; how lucky were we. Lovely atmosphere, good music, excellent cocktails and the food was really good; we had bit of a wait for the desert we ordered,...More

Thank Denise L
MissionMars, Public Relations Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for a great review. Really pleased to hear how much you enjoyed it! Hope to see you back again soon. Thanks, Gorilla.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in here instead of queueing in the rain for a concert at the O2 Ritz, over the road. We ordered cocktails (£5 before 8pm). Quite quirky place, with a limited but good cocktail bar. We chose gorilla biscuit cocktails - very decadent and...More

Thank The_Gilberts_SAUK
MissionMars, Front Office Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for a great review! Really happy to hear you enjoyed our cocktails - hope to see you back for more soon. Gorilla

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see Fink play here at the weekend, so booked in advance for the Gin parlour upstairs. staff were excellent , and very helpful. they even remembered it was my wife's birthday and had complementary drinks. Left the bar tender too his own devices...More

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Thank Phil B
MissionMars, Public Relations Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much Phil! So pleased to hear how much you enjoyed it :) Hope to see you back soon. Next time you're in you can have a gin on us!

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Miss C
15 August 2017|
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Response from MissionMars | Property representative |
We do welcome animals yes.
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23 April 2017|
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Response from MissionMars | Property representative |
11.30am Mon-Fri and 9.30am Weekends
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 826 2998
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