Best Tapas Bars in Manchester

Manchester has a wealth of tapas restaurants and restaurant bars originating from all over the world, some of which we have compiled into a handy list for your personal perusal. Slurp on that Sangria and Rioja whilst munching on Patatas Bravas with chorizo in one of the hotspots from our catalogue. From authentic Spanish wine merchants to Latin American energy and Cuban spice, Manchester can accommodate your every tapas oriented requirements.

Last updated on 15th May 2016

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Join the Cuban Revolution and drink some rum, peck on some dishes from Latin America, the Caribbean and beyond, whilst swinging along to live music in their Havana Club Bar. Their colourful, Cuban-inspired tapas choices are a perfect complement to the all-round lively Cuban experience. Manchester is truly blessed to have such a spicy gem in the middle of its city!

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Bar San Juan

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One of the most charming independent tapas restaurants in Manchester, Bar San Juan keeps its interiors stylish and minimal, proposing a full focus on the plates. Boasting five stars across the board, head back for laid back tapas in a friendly enviroment.

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A name face on the Manchester tapas scene, and boasting a top roster of restaurants the UK over, Iberica is at the forefront of contemporary tapas dishes. A must-try for those looking to indulge in something a little different, make haste for Iberica. 

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Situated in an old bank building in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, Evuna Tapas Restaurant Bar is the sister restaurant to Evuna Deansgate. Park yourself by one of the outdoor tables and enjoy a splash of red, white, or whatever takes your fancy, that can be sampled along with your tapas dishes or ordered by the bottle to take home with you.

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Northern Quarter


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Alongside their impressive range of cocktails and spirits, Sandinista boasts an array of Spanish style tapas and sharing dishes such as the much loved classic – paella! Simple, fresh and great tasting Latin cuisine in a lively Latin hub of camaraderie.

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King Street

Serving up the ultimate Spanish dose, La Vina is one of the best tapas restaurants in Manchester thanks to their nod to classic dishes and regional favourites. A laid back restaurant with the right romantic nods, date night at La Vina is the ultimate. 

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Sure, by trade, Molly House is in fact a pub, but did you know that their menu is almost strictly tapas orientated? Brimming with sauces, bites and small plates, indulge in some of the best prawns and patatas bravas in the business in a pub setting.

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Canal Street

One of the best tapas restaurants in Manchester, and the perfect nod to gastro dining, El Gato Negro is the ultimate must-try in the city. Not only do their cocktails pack a punch, their tapas bites are known for clever flavour combinations and finesse.

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Central Manchester

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