Gaucho Manchester
Gaucho Manchester

Gaucho Manchester

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.gauchorestaurants.co.uk/
  • Phone: 01618334333x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday-Sunday 12:00PM-5:00PM;

    Dinner: Monday-Sunday 5:00PM-10.30PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Argentinean, Steak
  • 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, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private Dining
  • Private Party Contact: Zeri Burt-Skeete 016-183-343-33 x
  • Special Events: 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

  • Cross Street: Deansgate
  • 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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Gaucho Manchester reviews from OpenTable diners
483 reviews since 2 June 2014
Average Rating4.2
  • Food4.4
    Service4.2
  • Ambience4.2
    Value3.6
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasions (359)romance (251)business meals (181)fit for foodies (167)group bookings (118)pre/post theatre (81)outstanding value (28)sunday lunch (17)afternoon tea (13)disabled access (12)brunch (10)child friendly (8)outdoor eating (6)good vegetarian options (4)Show More
  • Birthday
    Filippo
    Dined on 28/9/2014
    I've booked a table for Sunday evening for my wife's birthday. I did it a couple of week before, so in advance, in order to have even a special cake and a better table: they satisfy my requests, so we've been satisfy and my wife happy. Of course the very good service comes with a price! :-) Sunday dinner much better than Saturday night because less crowded.
    Special Features:
    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Go for the Steak
    Sudip49
    Dined on 28/9/2014
    The food was incredibly mouth wateringly good, particularly the steak (medium rare). Good variety and choices. The Monk fish and the Lamb were just average to good. The Dessert of the day (white chocolate soufflé with dark chocolate crumble) was just right and really satisfying (presentation as well taste). A little too expensive when the rest of the experience is taken into account. OK! for special occasions (Son's Birthday). Service and friendliness were good but average. Good location however, evening parking could be a problem.
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    fit for foodies, special occasions
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  • Fancy
    Norwegiantourist
    Dined on 27/9/2014
    Good Food... good looking waitrises and good Food... Yeah.. Ofc its a little price compeard to some other Places.... so this is not a Place i would dine twice a week.. but when im on holiday to see my favorite football Club play... this is a must destination... Im from Norway and i have been to much poorer resturants and payed more Money for the same meal in my country.... Thumbs up!
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, romance
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  • Birthday treat
    Allenandlisa
    Dined on 27/9/2014
    I booked the restaraunts for my wife's 40 birthday, we had a great time and the food was lovely but shame about the service. They took a while to take our order and it was over hour before we got our starter. It took quite a bit after to get our main course. There wasn't enough staff to service the amount of people in the restaraunts.
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    special occasions
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  • Disco or restaurant?
    BjBibGourmand
    Dined on 27/9/2014
    The restaurant is very trendy with a nice bar area. Inside the restaurant the Music is playing way to loud. When dining I would like to be able to talk to my friends and have a Nice conversation without shouting. If I was looking for a disco I would NOThave gone to a restaurant!!! And it is so hot inside - I had to go outside twice during my meal! The staff is very helpful and gives good service. The meat is perfectly cooked and tastes great. However, in the end it is not worth what you have to pay for it.
    Special Features:
    business meals, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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  • Nitynora
    Dined on 27/9/2014
    The food was fantastic we couldn't fault it but the service was very poor. The waiter forgot our wine and then said it was not available so by the time our food arrived we had no wine. It spoilt the night slightly, we would have liked the wine straight away so that it would have time to breath before our steak arrived. Also our side salad dish never came despite asking for it twice, we gave in in the end. Such a shame as the food is fantastic. A similar thing happened the first time we visited. I don't think we'll rush back and we won't be recommending it to friends. It also feels like you're being rushed so that the next table sitting is available. Great building though.
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  • Best Steak ever
    Boroboy
    Dined on 25/9/2014
    I went with my wife for our Anniversary, the food and the service provided by Kris was outstanding.
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    VPatel
    Dined on 24/9/2014
    Took my partner for his birthday- food, service absolutely everything was perfect! Some may think it's pricey for a steak but the whole experience is worthwhile!!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    Paulo
    Dined on 20/9/2014
    Having arranged a hotel to stay in Manchester, we were very excited to get a table at the hyped Gaucho. The arrival experience was very poor, we were sat in what felt was a busy cloakroom corridor and not informed we could have sat within the restaurant to have pre dinner drinks. We waiting over 45 mins before we got to our table. The cheaper wines started at £35 and we were recommended one for £38 which tasted horrible. The steaks at best were good but considering the price and the hype they were very disappointing. I had the rib eye which was not very tasty. The ambience was very disappointing - loud music, not relaxing - overall hugely disappointing.
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    group bookings
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  • lovely Place
    Nads
    Dined on 20/9/2014
    We have been to Gauchos in Leeds before, so when we visited Manchester we thought we'd give the Manchester one a go as well. the ambient is outstanding and the service is absolutely lovely. the food was just as tasty and quality as is Leeds. would certainly recommend it to anyone who appreciates good quality food and doesn't mind to spend a tiny bit more. it's definetly worth every penny!
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    afternoon tea, romance
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  • Martyn
    Dined on 20/9/2014
    Attentive friendly staff and steaks to die for - perfect meal as always
    Special Features:
    business meals, disabled access, fit for foodies, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Loved it in London ...
    Liberty109
    Dined on 18/9/2014
    Loved gaucho in London, had to take my boyfriend to the one in Manchester as he loves steak and what better place to go? Very disappointed. Steak was really chewy, I left half of mine due to all the unedible fat, it didn't even have the usual immense flavour like in London(for two days marinated in garlic you'd think it'd have lots!) Got our drinks, without even taking a sip our steaks were down on the table (there's fast and then there's fast). Having worked in hospitality for years I understand food being fast especially medium rare but this was too much. Felt more like a fast food restaurant than a nice little date restaurant. For £40 per head disappointing
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    romance
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  • Can better
    Belgium1971
    Dined on 15/9/2014
    The food was in general good; very good starters, very good meat but the sides were not good. Our fries were not baked properly and the salad was not good either, they should pay more attention to that.
    Special Features:
    group bookings, outdoor eating, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cold food and poor service
    Danielle
    Dined on 13/9/2014
    We have been to Gaucho's several times in Manchester and we have been to the tower bridge one in Longon and always been great service and great food. however on this occasion we was very disappointed. Firstly, we booked a table for 9.45pm we did not get seated until 10.15pm. Then our mains rushed out without any bread. The steaks were cold. The pepper sauce felt like it had just come out the fridge. We had the trio of madilions and the big 450g tasting platter. I usually have rump and is usually lovely but on this occasion I could not cut the rump it was that tough so ended up leaving most of the rump. The rest was nice just cold.
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    fit for foodies
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  • DonCicci
    Dined on 13/9/2014
    THE best fillet steak I have ever tasted. Great value for money considering the quality of the food.
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    group bookings, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely evening
    bennens
    Dined on 12/9/2014
    We went to Gaucho on friday evening to celebrate my husbands birthday and had a lovely evening. We requested a table on the mezamine which they sorted out for us. This is the third time we have been and enjoyed it as much as the past two occasions. The staff are very attentive and helpful, the food is amazing and it is one of our favourite places to go. having said all that it is an expensive evening and something that we cant do unless it is a special occasion so we tend to go for a birthday.
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    special occasions
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  • Steve14
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    Excellent, attentive staff delivered a fabulous ceviche, a very good steak and a wonderful dessert. Not the best steak I've ever had though and £5 for three mushrooms, what's that all about? I'll definitely go back back but only for a special occasion and primarily for the ceviche and the great customer service, despite the accident with the wine and proffiteroles, handled brilliantly by our waiter Darren and other members of staff!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First date
    Adybrady
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Fantastic venue to take my new girl. Both thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Service was impeccable
    Special Features:
    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Attention .. To detail
    Razmaries
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    It's easy to review Gaucho as it was superb. The attention to detail in the ingredients cooking and service was second to none. Any review that says less is probably just trying to stand out as is human nature ... They can't be serious .. The cow hide decor 'does' work because it's funky yet monochrome and contemporary. The building is beautiful in its architecture, and the staff and management are friendly and yet clearly trying to serve which is paramount when steaks have to arrive as ordered on time and to the right person in a group of 8 people ... And they all did :-) We wanted to rebook there and then .. Congratulations to Angus the manager and his staff ... Superlative !
    Special Features:
    business meals, group bookings, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rachael
    ladyRack
    Dined on 3/9/2014
    The service was amazing. Such a friendly atmasphere, you felt welcomed as soon as you walked in. The meats were explained to us and they even helped us choose a wine from their entensive collection. Cood was amazing.
    Special Features:
    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb
    Sam46
    Dined on 31/8/2014
    We were there on a Sunday eve so was quite busy but it was excellent! Went to the Leeds one few weeks ago and same superb service etc. will return
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • amazing
    kirks23
    Dined on 30/8/2014
    Food was lush, the restaurant is beautiful & staff are friendly and answered questions we asked.
    Special Features:
    afternoon tea, business meals, good vegetarian options, group bookings, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • geodav92
    Dined on 30/8/2014
    I had a great time celebrating my birthday at Gaucho, our waitress was pleasant start to finish and did a great job explaining the menu to us! All food and drink was lovely and the overall restraunt was well presented and energetic!
    Special Features:
    group bookings, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, terrible service
    jdm1
    Dined on 30/8/2014
    We went for a late afternoon meal and the restaurant was pretty quiet. Despite the fact that it wasn't busy, and there were plenty of staff on duty, the service was very poor. In general the staff seemed far more interested in talking amongst themsleves rather than serving customers and one of the waitresses was so brusque in her manner, it made us feel that we were unwelcome. Not once did we have our wine glasses topped up, we repeatedly had try and gain attention in order to obtain service and everything took ages. Fortunately the food was good but the lousy service spoiled the experience. We did complain to the manager at the end but all he did was say that it would be better next time!
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  • A little pricy but worth it!
    Sruiz
    Dined on 29/8/2014
    We had a fantastic dinner at Gaucho. The drinks were quite expensive though. However, the food was briliant and it made us forget about the bill. I will definitely recommend it and come back.
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    group bookings, romance
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  • Superb Steaks, Great Atmosphere
    SteveD
    Dined on 28/8/2014
    Invited American Business Guests to dine with with us. They loved it. Choice of steaks is impressive, not somewhere you would naturally take a vegetarian, though with a bit of searching we got him fed. Wine list is extensive but pricy, Somelier very knowledgeable and we enjoyed his suggested Malbec and Sauv Blanc. All agreed steaks were cooked to perfection. Notwithstanding the wine still a 5* experience
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  • beautiful
    kingsdiner
    Dined on 28/8/2014
    had an early dinner, first in, service excellent food even better, we shared 600 gram spiral cut rib eye, cooked to perfection.restaurant is gorgeous
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  • Fantastic
    goodfoodmatters
    Dined on 27/8/2014
    We received first class service followed with fantastic wine and some of the best food eaten in manchester, we will be returning and recommending to everyone to visit.
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    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, romance, special occasions
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  • Steaks Great
    ermintrudeismad
    Dined on 23/8/2014
    Third visit in past 2 years - food consistently very good. Rump steak was very thick and tasty, cooked as requested. The marinaded sirloin too was perfectly cook and bursting with flavour. Whilst the wine is always good - the prices are excessive and take the gloss off an otherwise very enjoyable experience.
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  • Visually stunning
    Supercala
    Dined on 22/8/2014
    Always wanted to try Gaucho just because of the pictures I'd seen. It met all my expectations and more. The food is stunning. Great flavours. Service was a little slow at first (sat half an hour with just a bottle of water before anyone asked us for our wine order) but after this, perfect. Loved the fact that the waitress brought a board of all the different steaks to us so the we would understand what we were ordering. A little too dark to read the menu but if it were brighter I think the ambience would be lost.
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    pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing food
    Sarahm
    Dined on 22/8/2014
    Went for anniversiary meal as my husband loves steak. He was not disappointed. They explain all the steaks and wines and are very accommodating lovely service and food. Loved the house music too on background!
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    MPeople
    Dined on 22/8/2014
    We hade a magnificent time at the Gaucho, probably one of the coolest restaurants I have ever been in.
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    business meals, group bookings, special occasions
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  • Meat Heaven
    artieshaw
    Dined on 22/8/2014
    If you're a meat lover, then this is the place for you! The best steaks I have ever had and the service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    FoodFanatic
    Dined on 20/8/2014
    We love gaucho, not only is the food excellent but the service is of the highest quality. They cater for food intolerances. The staff are friendly and attentive and the restaurant has a nice atmosphere. Definitely worth the price tag, we will be coming back here again. Thank you #Gaucho Manchester
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    business meals, fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for steaks
    Luv2dine
    Dined on 16/8/2014
    Lovely meal in a lovely venue with excellent service and good value. What more could you want to celebrate 4 birthdays.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mostly Good
    ecreview
    Dined on 16/8/2014
    Food was excellent, completely worth the hype. Music was a bit loud, so I personally do not think it's suitable for a romantic night which was what I had planned, but I can imagine atmosphere being great had I gone with a group of friends. Service from the waiters could be a bit better for a restaurant of this calibre, but the head waiter was very warm/friendly and made up for it.
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    business meals, special occasions
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  • Lovely place
    Ccreamegg2
    Dined on 16/8/2014
    We celebrated a birthday here last week. The good was amazing. The staff were very attentive and they even put a candle in the ice cream for us. Lovely evening. We will be back
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    group bookings, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic meal
    Holleahy
    Dined on 16/8/2014
    Excellent service and perfectly cooked steak, a great way to celebrate our anniversary.
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    business meals, fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • amazing!!!
    foody
    Dined on 15/8/2014
    Wow food atmosphere everything about gaucho was amazing. Service was outstanding! 10/10 overall
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Embarrassing and disappointing
    Skh90
    Dined on 14/8/2014
    Couldn't fault the food or Lydia, our waitress. The other members of staff ruined our evening. My dad was NOT acting like a drunken lout or out of order whatsoever, he was in no way "intoxicated" but the staff insisted on telling a 57 year old that they were "just Going to fill up his glass with water" and then upon his asking for a 4th beer, they brought shandy (still charged for beer). When leaving, my dad patted down his coat and the male waiter asked if he needed to call him a taxi - maybe just polite but given the rest of the evening, it did leave a bitter taste. This was he first time I'd seen my dad in a year and the start of his first holiday in 11 years. An embarrassing and disappointing start for him.
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