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Iberica Manchester, Spinningfields,

Iberica Manchester

4.4
4.4
906 Reviews
£26 to £40
Spanish
Looking for Spanish tapas, a glass of wine or a G&T in Manchester? Ibérica in Spinningfields is the place to go in Manchester with a stunning bar, a restaurant and two-outdoors terraces open all year round. From main dishes like paella to signature tapas like ham croquetas, we have something for everyone’s taste.

Just drinking? We have a bar menu with Spanish pinchos (tiny tapas) to nibble while you drink. We have over 50 different wines in our wine list, and sourcing from small boutique wineries in Spain allow us to offer you Spanish wines that can’t be found anywhere else.

If you have no time to leave the office for lunch, all our menu is available to take away.

For more information, please visit: http://www.ibericarestaurants.com/restaurants/iberica-spinningfields-manchester/

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates, Mediterranean

  • Hours of Operation

    Tue–Fri 12:00–15:00 Tue–Fri 18:00–21:00 Sat 12:00–22:30 Sun 13:00–20:30

  • Phone number

    0161 358 1350

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive Chef

    Nacho Manzano

  • Catering

    Ibérica Inside Out is the service we offer for catering outside our restaurants.<br />If you need authentic Spanish food for your event at home or office, from canapés to paellas, and the best service in the industry, we’d like to hear from you! We can tailor menus and service depending on your needs.<br /><br />Contact us on reception.manchester@ibericarestaurants.com

  • Private party facilities

    Choose between the bar and lounge area, main restaurant upstairs and two-outdoors terraces open all year round to host any sort of group booking: after work drinks, personal celebrations, corporate events – all over authentic Spanish tapas!Events spaces & capacitiesWhole Restaurant: 116 guests seated – 190 guests standing upBar area: 26 guests seated – 90 guests standing upRestaurant area: 89 guests seated – 100 guests standing upSide terrace: 38 guests seated – 40 guests standing upFront terrace: 30 guests standing up

  • Private party contact

    reception.manchester@ibericarestaurants.com: 0161 358 1350

  • Area

    Manchester

  • Parking Details

    Car Parking:-NCP Car Park Manchester Bridge Street, Bridge St, Manchester, Salford M3 5AH (5 minutes away)

  • Public Transit

    Exit St Peters Square tram stop onto Oxford Road, turn right and head down to Quay street, then cross the road and take a right. At the Natwest bank take a left onto a pedestrian street “the avenue”, we are the last building on the left. For wheelchair access there is a lift at the side of the stairs on the avenue.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 906 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4Value

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  1. MH

    MattH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 March 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Twice cooked lamb is phenomenal; easily the best thing on the menu!
  2. D

    Donkey1

    Manchester

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 March 2020

    overall3food4service2ambience3
    Service was poor and very slow. I had to ask to see a food menu after we were first seated. Food and menu is not a good value for money.
  3. DH

    DaisyH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 March 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Despite a rocky start with confusion with my booking the staff were really helpful. I could not fault anything about this place, the food was amazing and my waitress Sara was so lovely helping us choose our food and was on hand whenever we needed her.
  4. L

    Lucy

    Edinburgh

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 7 March 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful food, lovely service and a very nice atmosphere - will definitely return.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 7 March 2020

    overall3food3service4ambience5
    We found the food uninspired and very mediocre. Even without looking at the bill we commented that the tapas we ordered seemed bland and not as good as any other tapas restaurants we have been to in the U.K. or Spain. When we saw the bill it really hit home how it was overpriced for the quality of food. It felt very much like a chain restaurant with ore-prepared food that had just been reheated, and not like somewhere we would spend £90 for two. The service was ok; they were cheerful and smiling and explained everything well, but it took a long time to get the bill and pay.
  6. J

    Jonpaul

    London

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 6 March 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always good quality food and wine albeit a little on the pricy side even for the quality.
  7. ND

    NeilD

    Manchester

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 4 March 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing authentic Spanish cuisine. Great service and stylish building.
  8. SP

    SarahP

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 February 2020

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Whilst the food was good, it wasn't worth £111 for 2 people. We were asked if we wanted water but were not given the option of tap, instead paid £3 for a bottle we barely touched. Fresh bread and olive oil was literally 2 slices, halved.
  9. ES

    ElaineS

    Yorkshire

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 28 February 2020

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    We had an Itison Voucher to use which was amazing value the food and wine was delicious and the waiter very helpful and attentive we will be back again even without the voucher
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 February 2020

    overall1food2service2ambience1
    Everything that’s bad about a chain. Over priced food, disinterested service and interior getting tatty.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 February 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a lovely evening here for Valentines Day! Sara was our waitress for the evening and she was very pleasant and friendly toward us! She is clearly well educated in her knowledge of Spanish cuisine and helped us to select the best tapas options (all was amazing).. we will definitely be back again soon! :-)

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 22 February 2020Thanks for your feedback! Its always great to hear such positive comments, we will make sure Sara sees this review! Many Thanks Again, We look forward to seeing you soon! Phil

  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I went with my partner for our first Valentines Day. The food was wonderful and we had excellent service. Really made our evening!

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 22 February 2020Many Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback! We hope to see you again soon ! Phil M

  13. S

    Samstoker

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 February 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    My partner and I had a lovely experience at Ibérica. We had a voucher bought as a present for us at this restaurant as it had been recommended to us for authentic for tapas. The food was very nice, well presented and served by very polite, attentive staff. Would visit again.

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 22 February 2020We are very glad to hear your comments ! We hope to see you again soon ! Regards Phil M

  14. M

    Marina

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 February 2020

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    First time here but will visit again. When we arrived bar service was slow, however once served the drinks were great. Lovely atmosphere and although we were booked in at 6.15 we got there to have a couple of drinks before dining. The menu is limited but very tasty.... especially the churros.... delicious.... food service was excellent.
  15. KH

    KateH

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 6 February 2020

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The service here is second to none. The friendly, professional staff clearly take great pride in their work. They are very knowledgeable about the food and wines on offer, taking the time to discuss the menu and make recommendations.
  16. m

    mrwilson1966

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 February 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Overall a good experience . We had a meal with friends over from Switzerland. Excellent atmosphere low noise levels so conversations were good. Good was excellent bar the paella . We sat down at 6pm and the seafood paella had already run out so we opted for the chicken . It was very salty . The rest of the food was excellent. Service was brilliant except they got our dessert order wrong which resulted in one of our party waiting for their dessert to arrive. The waiter apologised and apart from that one mistake he was pleasant,efficient and attentive.
  17. R

    Rodrigo

    Manchester

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 January 2020

    overall3food2service4ambience1
    Very standard food, much much flavour but quite pricey. Ambient was not great, the vibe was very serious and uneasy. But staff was nice.
  18. LB

    LucyB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 January 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place was fabulous. Really great service from the point of arrival and throughout the meal. Divinely luscious food. Staff were on point to provide advice and tips too. Really enjoyed the whole experience. Highly recommend.
  19. LA

    LeonAD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 January 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Consistently really good, great service team, child friendly
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 January 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Menu changed a lot since the last time we ve been. Missing some of the good things now
  21. JN

    JacquelineN

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 26 January 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I have already recommended Iberica to loads of people. It was lovely . The food was delicious and the staff attentive . Just perfect .
  22. EF

    EaterofFood

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 22 January 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I can’t rate this place highly enough. Best restaurant in Manchester in my opinion. Food is unreal.

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 26 January 2020Hi Natalie, Thanks for the amazing review! We love that we are your best restaurant in Manchester. We can't wait to see you again soon! :)

  23. SE

    SimonE

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 January 2020

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Yes definitely due to the wonderful twice cooked lamb and potato salad and the 50% discount in January whereby I could afford something I would normally struggle to.

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 26 January 2020Hi SimonE, Thanks for the 5star review! Great to hear there was a couple of winning dishes for you too! Don't forget we have another week of the January 50% off offer if you want to sample the food again before prices return to normal :). Kind Regards,

  24. J

    Jojo

    Manchester

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 21 January 2020

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great food, excellent value (50%January offer). Service was fantastic with a good voice of wines

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 26 January 2020Hi Jojo, Thanks for the 5 star review! Lovely to hear you enjoyed the service and our wine selection. We look forward to having you here again soon, Kind Regards,

  25. JW

    JackW

    Manchester

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 January 2020

    overall2food4service2ambience3
    Food was really good, but with a 10 minute gap between each dish (which was only about 2 mouthfuls each time) it was hard to feel satisfied. Wouldn't go again purely for this reason.

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 26 January 2020Hi JackW, We are glad to hear you enjoyed all your food! Sorry to hear there was substantial waits in between each of the dishes. All the tapas does come as and when it is ready but our apologies your dishes didn't arrive a little faster for you on your visit. Whilst we cannot plan for the to arrive all together, the waiters would be happy to advise you on dishes that have similar preparation times or work well together. We do hope that you do give us another try! Kindest Regards,

  26. BM

    BeckyM

    Manchester

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 19 January 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The waiter was great at advising on dishes and wine, food came quickly and was really tasty!

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 23 January 2020Hi BeckyM, Thanks for the 5 stars!

  27. LB

    LB11

    Austin

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 19 January 2020

    overall4food5service2ambience5
    Nice dinner. If not half price it would be too expensive for what you actually get

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 23 January 2020Hi LB11, Thanks for the 4 star review! Glad to hear you had a nice dinner with us, and we are sorry to hear you think that the food is a little expensive! Our prices are a reflection of the premium products we use, many imported directly from Spain combined with the skill and technique that goes into creating the menu, and every dish that arrives to the guests table. We hope that you'll visit us again throughout January, or for a special occasion at another point! Kind Regards,

  28. MM

    MakanMakan

    Manchester

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 January 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Very nice food, good environment / interior, good service

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 23 January 2020Hi Makan, Thanks for the 4 stars! Hope to see you again soon!

  29. JW

    JamesW

    Manchester

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 18 January 2020

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    Superb as always!

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 23 January 2020Thanks for the 5 stars James!

  30. KS

    KatherineS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 January 2020

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Lovely restaurant, amazing food and lovely staff. The only reason I haven't given 5 stars is due to the mandatory tip! Whilst I would have given a tip on this visit I am a little un happy about being forced into a mandatory value.

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 23 January 2020Hi KatherineS, Thanks for the 4 star review! Sorry to hear we lost a star for our service charge. We do automatically add service charge to our diners bills, however this is absolutely discretionary and the choice of the guest if they'd like to pay it. Our aim is that guests are so pleased with the service that paying it is a pleasure, but understand that sometimes this isn't the case, and are happy to remove it without any fuss. We hope to see you again soon! :)

  31. JH

    JoH91

    Manchester

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 18 January 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food and very attentive, friendly staff. Lovely ambience. Would definitely recommend!

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 23 January 2020Hi JoH91, Thanks for the 5 star review! So pleased to hear you loved everything and great to hear you'll recommend us to friends. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

  32. H

    Happytime

    Cheshire

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 17 January 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great as always food excellent service fantastic..... but please bring back the chorizo lollipops John

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 23 January 2020Hi Happytime, Thanks for the 5stars and lovely comments! Sorry to hear you were a fan of the chorizo lollipops, I hope that some of the new tasty tapas will be a new favourite :)

  33. EH

    EmmaH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 January 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Overall excellent place to eat. Food delicious and came out quickly. Attentive front of house team and excellent value for money. Would definitely recommend.

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 23 January 2020Hi EmmaH, Thanks for the 5 star review and lovely comments. Pleased to hear you think we are great value for money too! We look forward to welcoming you again soon" :)

  34. TC

    TangoCharlie

    London

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 12 January 2020

    overall4food5service3ambience3
    The food was excellent with some things we had not tried before and some more unusual ingredients. The service was great until we had had most of our initial order, then all of the staff bar one seemed to vanish for 30 to 40 minutes leaving us with a long wait for dessert.
  35. MW

    MichelleW

    Manchester

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 9 January 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Gorgeous food on a great january offer. Fab time to try it
  36. b

    bonnie

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 8 January 2020

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Always a big fan of iberica, the only downfall was that the chorizo lollipops were gone from the menu. One of the best dishes! Otherwise fantastic food, service and atmosphere as always
  37. AP

    AndrewP

    Manchester

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 January 2020

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    Overpriced, even with a 50% discount promotion. The food was tepid when reaching the table and of poor quality compared to my experience of Spanish Tapas in the UK. Cutlery had food stuck to it. Won't be going back.
  38. ET

    ElaineT

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was amazing and service was fantastic. Would definitely recommend the twice cooked lamb and the patatas bravas! Will definitely be returning
  39. t

    twohammers

    Manchester

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 31 December 2019

    overall3food2service1ambience3
    My wife and i had lunch on new years eve 2 of our dishes the twice cooked lamb and the pitu chicken were well below the standard expected i would suggest the top chiefs were not in they were chiefs learning at lunch time the twice cooked lamb was hard on the top so it was over cooked the pitu chicken was bone dry and not edible that is why i have said the top chiefs were not in they would not send that food out, then we get the bill we ordered wine which was £19 (red) on the bill £38 i was told that is what i ordered after some heated words the waiter apologised this is a top city restaurant i have sent an email to the restaurant asking for an explanation into the poor standard of food and service you are paying top money for food and service and you expect that they also put a service charge on the bill so no concern for the customer (i didn't pay) what i can't understand is why do that we have eaten there on a number of occasions and always in the evening and the food was good the service good i have never complained before had no need to they are willing to take your money for such poor standards they really need to look into why it was so bad to say we were disappointed spoilt our day i will be interested to see if i get any feedback off them. (well nearly a week now this part is my edited version and no response have sent 5 messages on there website all i want is a answer to my question why was the food and service well below there standard you just can't take peoples money and give them poor food and service which is not normal for the restaurant so why no REPLY

    Iberica ManchesterResponded on 6 January 2020Hi there, We do apologise for the delay in getting back to you. We will investigate where the emails that you sent through the web have been delivered. We understand how incredibly frustrating it must have been when waiting for an answer. We value our guests, and want everyone to be happy parting ways with their money in our restaurant. I believe that Phil has since been in contact with you and chatted through your visit. We do look forward to welcoming you back for a true Ibérica experience!

  40. V

    Viktorija

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 December 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were very happy with the food and outstanding service! Definitely going to visit again.

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Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Additional information

  • Area

    Manchester

  • Hours of Operation

    Tue–Fri 12:00–15:00 Tue–Fri 18:00–21:00 Sat 12:00–22:30 Sun 13:00–20:30

  • Cuisines

    Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates, Mediterranean

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Car Parking:-NCP Car Park Manchester Bridge Street, Bridge St, Manchester, Salford M3 5AH (5 minutes away)

  • Public Transit

    Exit St Peters Square tram stop onto Oxford Road, turn right and head down to Quay street, then cross the road and take a right. At the Natwest bank take a left onto a pedestrian street “the avenue”, we are the last building on the left. For wheelchair access there is a lift at the side of the stairs on the avenue.

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Nacho Manzano

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    0161 358 1350

  • Catering

    Ibérica Inside Out is the service we offer for catering outside our restaurants.<br />If you need authentic Spanish food for your event at home or office, from canapés to paellas, and the best service in the industry, we’d like to hear from you! We can tailor menus and service depending on your needs.<br /><br />Contact us on reception.manchester@ibericarestaurants.com

  • Private party facilities

    Choose between the bar and lounge area, main restaurant upstairs and two-outdoors terraces open all year round to host any sort of group booking: after work drinks, personal celebrations, corporate events – all over authentic Spanish tapas!Events spaces & capacitiesWhole Restaurant: 116 guests seated – 190 guests standing upBar area: 26 guests seated – 90 guests standing upRestaurant area: 89 guests seated – 100 guests standing upSide terrace: 38 guests seated – 40 guests standing upFront terrace: 30 guests standing up

  • Private party contact

    reception.manchester@ibericarestaurants.com: 0161 358 1350

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