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Carluccio's - Spinningfields

3 Hardman Square | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3EB, England
+44 161 839 0623
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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3 Hardman Square | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3EB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to this restaurant for a birthday celebration- it was nice. There was a large group of friends, but were placed in front of the door.. too cold!! Bit of confusion with the food order to start, but was soon rectified. Had calamari and the...More

Thank nicmad1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate in this restaurant last night with friends. Like every where on a Saturday night just before Christmas it was extremely busy! Service was really attentive but we did have a couple of issues - we ordered bread and Olives to start off the meal...More

Thank Carl B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With the new adjacent buildings now dwarfing this restaurant, they had to do something to entice customers back in through the doors and a makeover has done the job. Moving slightly away from the traditional Italian look and more into modern fittings, in-keeping with spinningfields...More

Thank Metrox
Gareth W, Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Metrox, Thanks so much for your feedback on our festive menu and the new look restaurant! Always good to hear of a good experience, especially regarding our new Menu Festivo. Again thanks so much much for the feedback and see you soon! Regards, Luke...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

My meal was absolutely delicious. I had Vegan choices with a mushroom starter and followed by best pizza i have ever tasted, Also the Pecorino wine was lovely. The waiter was outstanding with his help. The ambience of the restaurant was brilliant. I would definitely...More

Thank cazste2013
Gareth W, Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hi Cazste2013, Thanks so much for your feedback, we appreciate feedback in any form but knowing it was as positive as this makes us very happy! The vegan options we serve are something we here are very proud of and so happy you enjoyed them....More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Vegetarian options. Fantastic mocktails for drivers. Also a shop to take away goodies to enjoy at home or gifts.

Thank Terisa T
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hi Terisa T, We appreciate Feedback in any form especially feedback as positive as this! We pride ourselves on our service and also the services we provide and especially proud of our Vegetarian/Vegan menu. Looking forward to seeing you soon, Regards, Luke Jakeman Assistant Manager

Reviewed 1 November 2017

A lovely restaurant near to the Opera House. We have visited several Carluccio's in the North West and so we knew we would get a high quality meal. I had booked although it was probably not necessary on this occasion. A very varied menu with...More

Thank Janet H
Gareth W, Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hi Janet H, We are very proud to hear about your experience here. Jon Is one of the most valued members of our team and I cant wait to share this with him! We will amptly reward him. Look forward to seeing you soon, Regards,...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Normally hate eating out alone, but had a craving for Pasta Giardiniera. Was greeted by Gemma who made me feel welcomed and took my order. Then I enjoyed probably the largest and tastiest bowl of pasta I’ve had in a long time! Really satisfied my...More

Thank Garyb76
Gareth W, Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hi Garyb76, Our pasta gardiniera is one of our personal favorite dishes, so happy to hear it was as good as it should always be! Thanks so much for your feedback, we are very proud of Gemma here and we will make sure she is...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Myself, husband & daughter arrived in Manchester last night (storm Brian was at its peak!). Wanted to have a meal before a show so choose Carluccio's which is close to Opera House. Door was opened to us (soaked through!) by a welcoming member of staff....More

Thank Steffi262
Gareth W, Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi Steffi62, So happy to hear about your experience here with us. I was working on the evening and after seeing this we have rewarded Alberto for delivering what we all strive to achieve. Thanks so much for the feedback, see you soon we hope!...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful restaurant. Love the new look, came in with my partner for food and drinks and the service was ace. The staff working were very kind, helpful and happy. Giacomo, Jay, Goda and Andrei came to our table and were each very attentive....More

Thank Gordon R
Gareth W, Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hi Gordon R, Apologies about the late response but thanks so much for the feedback! We appreciate all feedback especially feedback this positive! Also thanks for naming our amazing staff so i can make sure they are amply rewarded. Look forward to seeing you soon,...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Eaten here many times and it has been a dependable family choice. Menu has changed and the quality of food was very poor - focaccia was dry and hard and the carbonara inedible - overpowered by a tonne of black pepper and dripping in fat,...More

Thank robsheldon
Gareth W, Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Hi Rob, I'm very sorry to hear you had such a poor experience here on Friday. The quality of the food is something we pride ourselves on and their is no excuse for the food you were served. For this we apologize. If you could...More

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29 November 2015|
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Response from clivew130 | Property representative |
Hi there thanks for your question. As some of our guests have kindly responded, we have a great range of fantastic vegetarian dishes which you can find on our menu online or pop into any Restaurant to ask for details and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Hardman Square | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 839 0623
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Carluccio's in Spinningfields is located in the heart of Manchester's financial district between Deansgate and Leftbank, overlooking Hardman Square. This branch of the famous Italian café chain combines a gourmet deli with a chic white dining room that is popular for business breakfasts, working lunches, and romantic evening meals. Carluccio's has an authentic contemporary Italian ambience, and favourite items from the classic menu include Bistecca di bue con patate - 8oz, 21 day aged West Country rib eye, served with rosemary potatoes and marinated peppers and the gamberoni alla griglia - grilled king prawns marinated in chilli and lemon, served with a green salad. Carluccio's is famous for their gourmet groceries, Italian roasted coffees and fine Italian wines.
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