Zitano Chorlton

3.9
39 reviews
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£25 and under
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Mediterranean
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  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
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Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mediterranean, Turkish
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Sunday:
12pm- 12pm
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Phone number
0161 804 2425
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AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Cross Street
Stockton Lane
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Cocktails, Full Bar, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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1,000-Point Tables

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Sun 4:00PM - 6:00PM 8:15PM - 10:00PM
Tue - Thu 4:00PM - 6:45PM 8:15PM - 9:00PM
Fri - Sat 4:00PM - 6:00PM 8:15PM - 10:00PM

What 39 People Are Saying
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3.9based on recent ratings
4.0
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3.8
service
4.0
ambience
3.6
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76% of people would recommend it to a friend
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SP
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time visit to this establishment but it won't be my last,excellent food and service, attention to detail is spot on.Well worth the money I visited with my family on this occasion.

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GE
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great friendly service, really enjoyed the live music and a very relaxed Sunday lunchtime atmosphere. Food was tasty and our children enjoyed themselves too. We'll be back soon.

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SJ
Manchester
9 reviews
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The atmosphere was lovely and the lamb shank I had from the specials board was absolutely delicious. The waitress was attentive and we had a very enjoyable evening.

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Order was taken wrong and children were running around the restaurant screaming!
Otherwise a lovely meal, very tasty and once children left, a better experience.

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JM
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Have been before. The food, again, was excellent and the service very good. Will go again.

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M
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really enjoyed Sunday lunch and ambience was lovely and my cocktail was fab will defo retutnx

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RG
Liverpool
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

On a hot Wednesday, eating lunch on the large deck was most enjoyable. The food was excellent and this made up for the fact that it cost a little more than we normally spend on our weekly lunch out.

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WR
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Choose to visit based on a recommendation, was a get together with friends for a birthday celebration. Easy online booking. The weather was great so we had a table outside which was great. Service was not the best, we were not offered the drinks menu while we waited for the rest of the group to arrive. They didn't bring one of the mains dishes..think they had forgot but offered no apology. It was a different waiter each time they came to the table, despite this we had to ask a number of times for table water. The food was average, donor kebab was very greasy, not the best value for money considering the fabulous choice in Chorlton

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n
London
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 2

main meal came out literally with the starter,under 10 seconds,if its cold chicken you want,this is the place.

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CH
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

just right for the pre concert dinner for a group we needed

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JC
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Couldn't do enough for us from the moment we arrived to leaving.

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AD
1 review
Dined on 29 April 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Enjoyed our visit but found the service poor. Kept having to catch the waitress eye for service and drinks are very expensive compared to other places on Beach Road.

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R
London
1 review
Dined on 21 April 2018
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 5

Food quality was very good but we experienced very disappointing service. We waited 30 minutes after being seated and had to ask to place our order. The waitress said they had a large group upstairs and we would have to wait 15 more minutes. She got our drinks and gave us one portion of hummus for the wait but only one small piece of pita each, which wasn’t much consolation. After 45 minutes we finally placed our orders and the starters came quite quickly. They were nice. Later on, one of the main courses was forgotten due to a ‘system error’ and would take another 15 minutes. Given the time we had already wasted, we cancelled it which meant one of our group didn’t eat. When the bill came it had incorrect items on it (overcharging us for 4 items) and they had to correct it twice. Eventually they knocked 1 drink off the bill and gave us 30% off which was appreciated but didn’t make up for the poor experience and the fact one person hadn’t eaten. The restaurant looks nice and the food was good but unfortunately I wouldn’t return because of the numerous service problems.

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a
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 5

Great atmosphere. We did arrive late on Saturday.
Had lamb koftas but was only served up two, each those size of a small cocktail sausage. For £7.50 I felt as though this was slightly on the expensive side - considering the last time I had ordered this place I was given 4.

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JK
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 2

Average food and awful service. Took 40 minutes to get a drink never mind the food.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

2nd time eating here and noticeably poor compared to last time. Waiting staff running around like no one was in control, missing food off orders and the bar area looked like no one had washed a glass all day. Massively disappointed and as a local resident I hope this place improves otherwise it won’t be long before people avoid it.

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SS
1 review
Dined on 24 March 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

We went for lunch at Zitano to see if it was a good spot for a family celebration later in the week. We had looked on another website and it had got mixed reviews. We were sufficiently impressed by our meal to book a family dinner for six of us.
Service was efficient, friendly and quick. The house wine was very acceptable and, for a restaurant, not expensive.
I had steak, which was cooked to perfection and came with the usual trimmings, plus a sauce (even though I had not ordered one), the sauce was not charged for. The steak was supposed to come with chips but these did not arrive with the meal. I mentioned this to the waitress, who said that they were on their way. When we were asked, after a few minutes, if everything was OK, I asked about the chips again and they arrived shortly afterwards. They were very fresh and had obviously just been cooked, I was half-way through my steak by this time.
My wife had the Donner Kebab, something that she had not eaten since Prego closed in the 1980s, an unpretentious Greek restaurant (cafe really) that set a very high culinary bar. She thought that it was sliced rather thinly, which resulted in it being a bit too dry. The seasoning was perfect but the boiled rice was plain and came without any sauce.
Despite my criticisms, which I hope are taken as being constructive, we enjoyed our meal.
At less than £60 for both of us, including steak, one dessert and several glasses of wine we thought that pricing was reasonable.
The atmosphere was good and the background music was low enough not to inhibit conversation or be intrusive. I'll be happy to go again.

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m
1 review
Dined on 18 March 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

This restaurant was recommended by a colleague. We all ordered the Sunday Lunch and was told the beef would be rare ( which is great) 2/3 came rare but mine was very very tough and over cooked. The rest of the food was luke warm. It seemed it had been left on the side for quite a while. We were upsold the cauliflower cheese which was awful, frozen cauliflower (you could tell, it was rubbery and full of water when you bit or cut into it) and there wasn't really any cheese on it, it was just watery cauliflower.

My son had the kids meal which was great, it was the tastiest meal out of the lot. I had subscribed to the mailing list for 30% off but did not get the discount so we paid over £60.00 for cold food really!

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MG
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very nice place with good quality and interesting enough food. Seezling is highly recommended.

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DA
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Really great service and very friendly staff , lovely cocktails and great food 🤗

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WA
1 review
Dined on 18 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great good and plenty of it. Will be going back soon.

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KK
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 10 February 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

The staff were helpful and attentive. This made for a lovely anniversary meal, especially as they offered us a complimentary drink (thank you!). Good food, nice ambiance and setting, helpful staff.

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w
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 13 January 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

good food good staff very good portions also the decor is pleasing to the eye, which creates a feel good factor

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food , Great service, Lovely decor ... Fab cocktails , Fab Dj ... can not recommend it enough !!!

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2017
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 2

Visited on NYE, the place was cold as was my meal which had to be sent back to the kitchen. This was the third visit and the menu seems to have shrunk from the fist visit in October which was disappointing. There was a shortage of staff. We were seated downstairs and we were showered wit broken glass from upstairs. The bill was adjusted to take into account the cold meal. Would have to think carefully before visiting again.

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and scenery with good music playing in the background

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S
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2017
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

We were given a gift groupon voucher which stated we could choose a starter and main course up to a specific value plus a glass of wine. We arrived to be told that wasn’t the case and had to choose from a set menu. Service was very slow and meals came out at different times. The place is nice but seems very disorganised

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J
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really enjoyed the evening. Zucca pasta was great, then the wood fired pizza was delicious. My only criticism is that the dessert menu is a bit limited. Service was very good and I would definitely go back.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always this place never disappoints only one slight complaint was that the rice is now not included in the sizzling dishes which I think is a mistake on a positive when I mentioned this to a member of staff we were given 2 portions of complimentary fries

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The pizza was really tasty and the atmosphere was great, having a live DJ.

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Manchester
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2017
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 1

Unfortunately we were unaware of a charity evening that was a tickled pink theme that had a very loud dj and music. This wasn't the date night we were after and so left after 20mins as no-one had come to take a drink order. Unfair to report on food or value, but service and atmosphere weren't great when we were there. 😕

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 1 October 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely meal

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I would highly recommend Zitano, they made my birthday meal very special! The waiting staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Manchester
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Worth a visit.
Thoroughly enjoyed it, but expensive. Would I go again, hmmm on a special occasion.

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service, really lovely food! Friendly staff and a great atmosphere in the restaurant

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Manchester
1 review
Dined on 19 August 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service & lovely food great choice on the menu the only fault was the portion sizes were really large & I couldn't manage it all. Will definitely be paying another visit but won't have a starter next time!

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p
London
1 review
Dined on 21 July 2017
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 5

Good atmosphere but disappointing food. Calamari were tough like elastic bands and chicken kebab consisted of bland pieces of chicken drenched in too much piri piri sauce. Waiters were over enthusiastic, taking plates and glasses away before necessary so we felt rushed.

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ST
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 18 June 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brought my dad for Father's Day, it was our 1st time here. Lovely food, great service , good price. Will deff return

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Manchester
1 review
Dined on 18 June 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely impeccable was a perfect location an beautiful spot staff was incredibly polite and food was amazing definitely recommend and will be returning again very soon

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