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La Bandera

2 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EQ, England
+44 161 833 9019
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (242 reviews)
“pigs cheeks” (35 reviews)
“octopus” (44 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 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 723 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked through Living Social, Tapas Deal. Was very good food. Paid extra to upgrade plate to prawns, not a problem. Place is clean and the waiter very knowledgeable although runs through the menu very quickly and at first we were a bit bewildered and rushed....More

Thank OneShaz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Possibly the best tapas outside of Barcelona! The service was perfect, staff knew the menu. Warm, welcoming, a find in the middle of Manchester Recommend the octopus and the prawns were amazing! Give it a try!!

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best meal I have ever had in 40 years. Was blown away with how good everything tasted. Presentation was great too and staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank Gemma W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st visit and impressed with restaurant, lovely staff and food. Had a good selection on the menu so plenty to chose from.

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tapas and reasonable prices with good portion sizes. Service was excellent. Would definitely recommend.

Thank emma p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time good food.. excellent table service by Nur definately recommended and will be visiting again

Thank Gemma K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked & arrived on time, only to be told we couldn't be seated for 20 minutes. Decided to get a drink at the bar, albeit we weren't impressed. Within a couple of minutes one of the waiters, Marc, said a table was ready & we...More

Thank TheBode
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place. So relaxing and inviting. The waiters were very friendly, helpful but not overbearing. We chose 6 tapas dishes and the waiter suggested which order he'd bring the food in, grouping flavours together. Two fish dishes came out first and were lovely....More

1  Thank emmap-b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just been for a meal and experienced the best service we've had in a long time. Nur was charming and attentive with a wicked sense of humour. Muchas Gracias guapo!

Thank benni_hoffa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant little restaurant, the food was amazing, the service brilliant and the menu was excellent. We had the sea bass and duck, both were delicious. Our waiter was called Nur and was extremely friendly and had an excellent knowledge of the menu. Have recommended to...More

Thank fraserkelly01
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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
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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