El Gato Negro


El Gato Negro brings its critically acclaimed menu of tapas dishes and Iberian wines to Manchester. Having spent the last few years adding all sorts of accolades to the trophy cabinet, the team in charge have taken the decision to leave their West Yorkshire base and take up residency in King Street.

Manchester’s latest tapas sensation stays true to its roots by serving fresh Spanish fare comprising of local and authentic Mediterranean ingredients. Cured meats, cheeses and fish dishes play an important role, and there’s a strong focus on top of the range wines to match.

With interiors that are styled around comfort, intimacy and embodying some rustic Spanish character, El Gato Negro champions casual dining with an urban edge. Boasting a three floor spread, this venue has a dedicated bar as well as a charcuterie counter serving a a classic and hand picked spread of Spain’s best cheese and cured meats.

The top floor is dedicated to The Black Cat, El Gato Negro's very own bar where a retractable roof reveals the best of views over Manchester's skyline. Up here is a collection of junkyard cool with antiques, unique furnishings and reclaimed features adding to its distinct character. 

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  • Happily Affordable ££
  • No door charge
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 11:30 22:00
Tuesday 11:30 22:00
Wednesday 11:30 22:00
Thursday 11:30 22:00
Friday 11:30 23:00
Saturday 11:00 23:00
Sunday 11:30 21:30



El Gato Negro, 52, King Street, M2 4LY


Central Manchester


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves International and Tapas food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Top of the range, responsibly sourced tapas will be the order of the day at El Gato Negro.

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El Gato Negro - Restaurant Bar Review

Having heard an award-winning tapas restaurant had relocated to Manchester’s King Street, we popped along to see what all the fuss was about. The Venue Because of its unassuming, black exterior, my companion and I actually walked past El Gato Negro about two or three times before…