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Gaucho Manchester
Gaucho Manchester

Gaucho Manchester Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.gauchorestaurants.co.uk
  • Email: manchester@gauchorestaurants.com
  • Phone: 0161 833 4333
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday-Sunday 12:00PM-5:00PM;
    Dinner: Monday-Sunday 5:00PM-10.30PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Argentinean
  • Executive Chef: Fernando Trocca
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private Dining
  • Private Party Contact: Zeri Burt-Skeete 016-183-343-33
  • Special Events & Promotions: Beef Master classes are available for guest of 9 guests or more in the private dining room. Champagne, cocktail, wine and cheese master classes are also available on request, please contact Zeri.burt-skeete@gauchorestaurants.com

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Tram stop 10 minute walk away. free local bus from Piccadilly train station drops off 1 minute away. Victoria train station 10 minute walk away.
  • Parking: Private Car Park
  • Parking Details: NCP on Black Frairs Road. Gaucho Manchester does not have parking vouchers. Disabled parking opposite of the restaurant.
A word from Gaucho Manchester
Argentine casual fine dining restaurant, specialising in steaks. The most extensive Argentine wine list in the uk. With Private dining and corporate facilities available. Beautiful, newly refurbished listed building, centrally located.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambience
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "Overall a great experience, decoration down to the fine detail was very good. This was my second time at Gaucho Manchester and I will be looking out for Gaucho Dubai when I visit later this year to compare."
    dined on 05/04/2014
  • "Gaucho is an excellent restaurant for beef. Juicy, tender, flavorful, unlike tasteless British beef. The only problem is that the food is so expensive! I can understand that the beef is imported. But can the beef come with an option for one or two side dishes? Or the side dishes be half the price? Everything else about Gaucho is great...but the price makes a once-every-5-years event."
    dined on 20/04/2014
  • "The main dining area amazing, decieving as you walk in, allblack and white cow hide chairs. Reception excellent, taken to our table, everything explained and time to look at menus. A lot of wine choice, but suggest you read up on the Argentine wines, unless you have experienced could be confusing, but the waiting staff are very knowledgable. Starters good, we had the sausage platter, other than the black pudding which we both are not keen on, tasty. Mains, again, all explained before you chose, even a visual tray of staek cuts explaining each and what the best cooking should be. "
    dined on 19/04/2014
  • "Great steaks and starters are not really needed. Great setting for a special occasion. Only downside is why they have to bump up the bill with very expensive , over priced drinks. A good house red for £15-£17 , given its Argentinian should be ok, but an average wine here costs £35-£40. "
    dined on 19/04/2014
  • "I took my 14 year old son to try and really good steak - we had the lunch menu - the service was fabulous and the ambience is good, though the restaurant was cold - I really wanted to put my coat on: in the end we missed coffee and just went early. My son enjoyed his steak - however I had a chicken dish which was dry, on soggy lettuce, and there was little of it. For a price of £23 for 2 courses it was very overpriced. The best part was the bread and dips which were brought before the main meal. I was disappointed - Gaucho has a good reputation and the surroundings are lovely, and service impeccable - but the food was mediocre. "
    dined on 18/04/2014
  • "The fillet steak was superb, the service was spot on, the restaurant was really nice, but far to expensive for what we had !"
    dined on 12/04/2014
  • "This is my favourite restaurant in Manchester. We tend to go for special occasions as it can be quite costly (although worth every penny). However, we went to try the lunch menu which was outstanding value for money at £26 for 3 courses. With three choices for each course, I thought there was a good range, but of course we both plumped for the sirloin - how could we not! The food was, unsurprisingly, absolutely gorgeous, and the service was, as always, Fantastic. One minor downside was that there wasn't the usual vibrant atmosphere at 3pm on a Monday lunchtime as we were the only diners there! Also, at £6.10 for a pint and £8.50 for a gin and tonic, having any drinks at all can bump up your bill quite significantly! We will return though! "
    dined on 14/04/2014
  • "We came here to celebrate my birthday and weren't disappointed! Great place, scallop starter was cooked perfectly. Sirloin steak was mouthwatering, little gem and almond salad very tasty. Chips a bit of a letdown- nothing special. Atmosphere very buzzy for a Wednesday evening! Birthday plate with truffles and a candle very nice touch! Katie, our main waitress very attentive, friendly and helpful when it came to closing wine and steak - definitely knows her trade! Great for a special occasion. 2nd visit in 4 years - (live in Sussex) and would definitely come back!"
    dined on 10/04/2014
  • "I have been here several times and still love it. Although my latest experience wasnt very great as the chips served with my beef werent nice as usual at all, the others were great. Friendly and lovely staff, great service, quality food"
    dined on 12/04/2014
  • "I booked Gaucho to celebrate a significant birthday with a dear friend. From the second we walked in the staff were friendly, helpful, efficient and slick - a fabulous mixture. Our food was superb - sharing a 300g steak that was one of the best we've ever tasted...they certainly know how to source and cook their meat to be authentically Argentinian - and the accompanying Mauricio Lorca Malbec was great value for a delicious wine. With little room the chocolate truffles accompanied by a couple of different dessert wines was perfect. And our waitress was fun and appropriately unhassling as we were the last o leave...."
    dined on 11/04/2014
  • "I took my girlfriend here on our one year anniversary as a surprise because I wanted somewhere special she would remember and also enjoy the food. I must of got it right because she loved the food (so did I) and told all her friends about it. The service was impeccable (waiter was peter) and the steaks we had were cooked exactly how we asked. Would definitely go again."
    dined on 09/04/2014
  • "Great dinner for brothers birthday. Super service and fabulous food. Portions just perfect size so as not too full but definitely satisfied."
    dined on 08/04/2014
  • "This place has a great atmosphere and the food is really suberb. Our waitress was very nice to talk to and gave us a great experience. A bit long waiting time for the starters, but the rest of the meal was without any problems. Recommended!"
    dined on 06/04/2014
  • "We had a gift card from Christmas and when we presented it to find out the amount the waiter joked, asking did we find it in the street. This would have been fine only apparently after several attempts and three staff members later, they were not able to find a balance on the card. The manager informed us there was no way to check the card as head office was closed and asked us to call the family member that bought us the card for Christmas and ask how much they had given us. Not only was this bad service, it was embarrassing both at the table and on the phone! We were there for our anniversary and it tarnished the whole evening being treated like we'd found the card or didn't own it. It was pretentious and I wouldn't recommend."
    dined on 04/04/2014
  • "Went for my birthday with my boyfriend. Steak was absolutely faultless. Very pricey but so worth it, will definitely be returning!"
    dined on 05/04/2014
  • "Had an ok meal on Saturday night there. It was about 8 years ago when i last went to gaucho grill. Reminded me why i dont go there. Service was very slow, my chicken was dry and my partners Steak wasn't cooked to how he wanted. Far better restaurants in Manchester to go to."
    dined on 05/04/2014
  • "We booked Gaucho for my husbands birthday on recommendation. When we first arrived we were taken into the bar area and waited quite awhile for a drink which we had to eventually ask for apart from this and a waiter practically running by us several times we had no other critisism. Our waitress was lovely, Kate from Cambridge. Very polite and made us feel welcome, talked us through the menu and made recommendations. We all thoroughly enjoyed the food and as we were so full we didnt even look at the dessert menu!! Next time we will give the starter a miss and have a main and dessert! As I was driving I didnt get the chance to sample the wines/cocktails on offer but I will make sure I do when I next visit.All in all a very good experience."
    dined on 03/04/2014
  • "Really enjoyed the food but my only complaint would be that the food and plate could have been hotter. In my opinion, your food should always be too hot rather than not hot enough and especially when you are paying premium prices in Manchester City Centre..."
    dined on 03/04/2014
  • "I had the fillet steak and it was the best I have eaten to date."
    dined on 30/03/2014
  • "The service from the team was excellent. Very attentive without being over-powering. Great job!"
    dined on 30/03/2014
  • "I went to Gauchos in Manchester with my partner for our 7 year anniversary. Although it was full and busy it was not noisy or cramped. We sat on the first floor which over looks the kitchen and had a great waiter. His hair was a tad interesting and rather wild but none the less he was accommodating, informative and knew the menu and wine list well. He qualified what I liked and made genuine recommendations from it. The Chilli rump was fantastic and very well priced for the quality. The wine was so-so but I would put that down to my own selection. The wine list is vast as well so you wont be short. To end they brought a glass of champagne each as a congratulations. A really nice touch. Foodies, I would seriously recommend this restaurant!"
    dined on 28/03/2014
  • "Having eaten at the Gaucho restaurants in London numerous times, I was really pleased with the Manchester one! If I'm completely honest, I didn't expect it to be up there with the London restaurants, but it was! AND cheaper! In London you have to pay for a side of chips/salad and sauce (peppercorn, bernaise e.t.c) In Manchester you get chips/salad and sauce FREE with your steak! Amazing! Food was divine, services was spot on, location is also good for parking! You also get some complimentary breads to start with dips and butter! mmm... ENJOY!"
    dined on 30/03/2014
  • "Gaucho is not cheap but I did not mind paying for the quality dining experience and nearly four hours went in a flash .My favourite restaurant ."
    dined on 30/03/2014
  • "Food was great, service was great and the atmosphere was great! I will definitely be going back"
    dined on 28/03/2014
  • "We dined on Saturday evening with a couple of friends. The place was packed. We were shown straight to our table and given the menus. This is were we thought things were going to go down hill. None of us could read the menu because it was so dark. On looking around the three tables next to us all had the torch on their cameras lit to read the menu ! The lady at the table next to us had to lend us her phone. In the end I asked to speak to the manager as I didn't want our guests to have to use a phone torch to choose the food. The manager came straight away and moved us up on to the next floor where there is light ! Our waiter up there was excellent and the food was top class."
    dined on 29/03/2014
  • "Been to Gaucho before and booked for my wife's Birthday meal ! Great choice and a treat for us both , food is brilliant , service is very friendly , attentive and intelligent Can not find fault with Gaucho great atmosphere, food and service"
    dined on 28/03/2014
  • "Fantastic food and great service. Lots of nice little touches that make a visit special. Very expensive wine options though which isn't ideal for everyone."
    dined on 28/03/2014
  • "Came to Gaucho as part of a trip to Manchester for my boyfriends birthday and it really did top off a perfect day for him!! The restaurant itself was stunning and the food really was outstanding! The staff were very attentive and very knowledgable about their menu and we went with their recommendations and was extremely pleased!! :o)"
    dined on 22/03/2014
  • "Excellent steak and fantastic waiter. Have advice on cut, cooking style and wine to accompany. Very helpful."
    dined on 22/03/2014
  • "Food was gorgeous as usual but unfortunately the service let the whole experience down on this occassion. We were 10 mins early and instead of being asked if we would like a drink at the bar we were made to wait at reception. We were not offered the option of leaving our coats and were taken to the worst table in the restauraunt (little round table on the stage next the the waiters station) which was like a corridor as people were walking past constantly.We could not order the chatubriand as planned as the table was so small and there would not have been enough room. We had only just got our bread and dip when the starters came out and the second my husband had put the last piece of steak in his mouth the waiter was there with tooth picks."
    dined on 22/03/2014
  • "I personally like this restaurant because its steak is one of the best at least in Manchester. But this time,I was very disappointed at poor service. The waiter in charge of our table was just concerned about another big table(group) too much and did not care another tables at all. I have been this restaurant several times but I am not sure after such a bad experience."
    dined on 19/03/2014
  • "Amazing steak, amazing wine, amazing cheesecake. What more can you ask for?"
    dined on 18/03/2014
  • "Went for partners birthday and what a great night yes it is a bit pricy but is well worth it for the food quality and level of service was defiantly one of if not the best steak we have had"
    dined on 15/03/2014
  • "Food is good but expensive for what it is. Steaks Excellent. Staff are uncoordinated at times. Menu should be explained better."
    dined on 16/03/2014
  • "4 couples went for a surprise 30th birthday meal, everything from start to finish was great the waiter was very polite & organized, the good was to die for, definalty will be visiting again!"
    dined on 15/03/2014
  • "Went to celebrate my birthday with my wife. Great service, great food but definitely overpriced for the food and the wine (great selection just very expensive). Having said that, we would go back because it was overall an enjoyable experience and very knowledgeable service I really liked the fact that you could order the size of steak you liked rather than just what was on the menu"
    dined on 15/03/2014
  • "Quality service, amazing food and a classy ambient restaurant!"
    dined on 12/03/2014
  • "Enjoyed the experience, Food great, Bonardo wine very tasty, only fault a little dark could not read menu. Service good."
    dined on 07/03/2014
  • "As usual, the most attentive staff, great ambience and fantastic food and wine. Never, ever disappoints."
    dined on 08/03/2014
  • "Absolutely stunning, looks nothing from the outside but inside it is beautiful and the food was awesome"
    dined on 08/03/2014