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Kings House 40-42 King Street West, Manchester M3 2WY, England
+44 161 834 6226
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have eaten at San Carlo many times over the years; sadly for me the quality is declining and the service is either over attentive (I like to pour my own wine please!!) or you have to wait for some time to order additional courses or sweets.

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service, fantastic food of an exceptional quality and very reasonably priced if you want it to be...simply THE best!!! So good in fact we went on two consecutive nights. The fist night we really pushed the boat out as we were celebrating and the second was more low key. The price we paid on the second night for a... More 

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Thank BajanSpice
Wigan, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food and ambience is very good. It uisso sad to see poor service in what seems to be a good qualitiy restaurant. Visited twice on business. First time overcharged by around £65. Mainly due to a bottle of Sancerre being charged twice. Waited for a table 2nd visit 30 mins despite bring booked in got over 4 weeks. My colleague... More 

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Thank JandBonhols
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have eaten at San Carlo many times and have enjoyed every visit. Great modern Italian food, attentive service and super atmosphere every time.

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Thank Roger S
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere....good food....friendly and attentive staff.....San Carlo never fails to impress me. Maybe I'm biased because I spend a lot of time in there. Yes it's busy at times....but that's simply indicative of how popular it is. In the centre of Manchester where there are lots of restaraunts to choose from,new and old,for me San Carlo is simply the best... More 

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Thank Phil C
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the liver was probably the best I have ever tasted. The atmosphere was great fun lots of people like us celebrating birthdays. Well worth a visit.

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Thank roberts755
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hosted a party for my close family , ten of us, we have a great time, the atmosphere was electric , the Amarone proved the perfect lubricant for the birthday party machine . Food is good considering how busy the place is and arrives quite quickly, there was no pressure to finish even though we had started at seven ,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was very much looking forward to going to San Carlo and I wish I did not. I am not so sure why it is so popular, as the atmosphere was pretty much non existent. The tables are very close one to another, extremely noisy, service is very average and we had to wave at a waiter to order drinks... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks you so much for an amazing meal and a wonderful experience. It's quite daunting going to restaurants with a young baby but the entire team at San Carlo were so accommodating and helpful. They found us a table wth room for the buggy and couldn't do enough to assist us. The food was superb and the service faultless. Thank... More 

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Barton-under-Needwood, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here Service was impeccable so many smiling faces courtesy was the order here nothing to much trouble staff were very attentive. Food was unbelievable good fresh well cooked altogether a superb evening of superlatives

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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Manchester, United Kingdom
bolton
Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?