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La Bandera

2 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EQ, England
+44 161 833 9019
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (228 reviews)
“octopus” (47 reviews)
“pigs cheeks” (35 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EQ, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a great meal we had tasted so good! Highly recommend this place. Staff were great checked we were ok but weren’t hovering!

Thank Sheryl D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited in April on a Friday evening and had the tasting menu with wine flight. All courses were beautifully served and tasted very good, the wines that were served with each course complimented the food and were very enjoyable. The staff were very attentive and...More

Thank manchester-cas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for the Pre Theatre Menu. The waitress was friendly and helpful. All three of us was had the pigs cheeks to start and they were delicious. I then had the flat iron steak which was very tender. We shared the baby potatoes for...More

Thank Cath K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my daughter (22) for lunch, a lovely friendly guy showed us to a booth, left us to ponder a few minutes then returned to explain the menu as it was our first visit. We opted for the lunch special, 3 Tapas choices plus...More

Thank Halelg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on Monday for my birthday and loved it! Our waiter Pete was highly professional and passionate about the place. The tapas was really great quality, we had 7 dishes which was more than enough! Sangría was delicious and probably the best calamari of...More

Thank brammers_12
Reviewed 15 March 2018

God just one-word bloody marvellous!! Loved all the tapas and would highly recommend Thank you for beautiful food

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We booked it very last minute and were only able to get bar table. Not bad but short skirt and high heels don’t like those high chairs! Anyway got a bottle of wine, meat and cheese platter for a starter and I think 6 tapas...More

Thank A1983Manchester
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Squid ink croquettas 5 star Octopus 5 star Patatas Bravas 5 star Pigs cheek 5 star With such great food and sauces it is a shame the bread is quite dire.

Thank pam_summers1
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Called in here for a light bite while shopping in the Arndale. A surprising little gem inside the mini market, The nicest patatas Bravas and Albondigas zI have had for a long time.

Thank BenJohnson66
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We were looking for something different than the same old same old formulaic lunchtime meal Boy did we hit gold. A tapas and lunch menu of the highest quality. All expertly served by Georgia whose informed advice helped us choose wisely with service out of...More

Thank Philip W
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21 September 2017|
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Response from RachelRaven | Reviewed this property |
Two hours, I'd say.
12 July 2017|
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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|
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Response from Joanna K | Reviewed this property |
its a good walk but worth it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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
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Authentic Spanish cuisine in Manchester city centre.
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