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La Bandera

2 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EQ, England
+44 161 833 9019
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (247 reviews)
“pigs cheeks” (35 reviews)
“octopus” (45 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EQ, England
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1 - 10 of 773 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ate here for the first time a few nights ago. The food and was fantastic and I will definitely be returning! The service was excellent too, particularly our waiter Salvador who was friendly, knowledgable and attentive. We had such a wonderful meal - I can’t...More

Thank Clair G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very few times can a person say that the pictures do not do the place or the food justice. Firstly you are greeted with a smile, you are made to feel welcome and the owner is very proud of the restaurant and attentive to the...More

Thank theitalian2018
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved the squid croquetas in particular. Will definitely visit again next time we are in Manchester.

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve been a few times with friends colleagues and family. Always great food and service. Our waitress today Lorena was lovely

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Decided to try La Benders as had heard so many good comments. We weren't disappointed! Modern contemporary decor, really friendly staff, great food and great value. Our waiter Salvador was really helpful and offered recommendations to make sure our dining experience was as good as...More

Thank Pioneer237964
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From the moment we walked through the door at La Bandera, we were treated like royalty. We visited mid week and the restaurant was quiet, so we were able to chat to our fantastic waiter Edd and find out a bit about the restaurant. The...More

Thank dhall140
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday night and the restaurant was practically empty. The staff were friendly without being too “in your face.” It’s not the cheapest place and the portion sizes are not huge, but what we had was very nice. If you are very hungry...More

Thank MiffysMum
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Party of 3 for lunch on a Sunday. It was quiet and we were served by Salvador who was excellent. The croquettes and sautéed garlic potatoes were my favourite. The restaurant is lovely as they have round booths. Would highly recommend for a tapas!

Thank melissanicola
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited on a quiet Tuesday evening for my sons 21st Birthday. Family of four. The restaurant has an intimate feel. It was comfortable with bright decor. We didn't have to wait long to be seated We were guided by the waiter on what to order...More

Thank Smeonesmum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

he stopped in here for lunch after stumbling upon it whilst out walking. we were greeted with a nice friendly welcome and our waitress was extremely friendly, welcoming and helpful. we chose 9 tapas dishes and each one was amazing especially the calamari, steak with...More

1  Thank tammeldrum99
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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.
11 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, Brunch, 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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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