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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%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (40 reviews)
“tiramisu” (9 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 23:00 Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3 Hardman Square | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3EB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely people very friendly and professional: we had some amazing mix antipasti and lovely pasta Alla Norma: very authentic ( I am Italian 😀) Lovely dessert too .,,! I will go again!

Thank 1664barbara1664
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Carluccio's Spinningfields for the first time a couple of Saturdays ago. We hadn't booked but were seated fairly quickly. We had the early evening set menu which was really good value. The portions we not scaled down from the Main menu. The waiter that...More

Thank ljd814
Gareth W, Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi lj814, Thank you so much for your feedback, they are all very important to us. I would personally like to thank you, specially for the comment on our way to deal with allergy or dietary needs. This things are showing that our operation is...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018

We decided to eat here after our theatre visit. I did book but that was probably not necessary. We were given a choice of table and picked one in the window. The menu is very varied and has changed since our last visit. The drinks...More

Thank Janet H
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Good Afternoon Thank you so much for the review. Makes it all worthwhile when we get it right like this. Very happy and we hope to see you again soon. Many thanks

Reviewed 15 July 2018

We recently ate here to mark our wedding anniversary. We made a reservation but despite it being a Friday night it was relatively quiet. This was explained by the fact that is currently building work taking place adjacent to the restaurant which has apparently affected...More

Thank Peter J
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Good Morning. What a great way too start the week. So happy that you have enjoyed your visit with us. Particularly pleased that the waiter came across in such a great way. We take pride in our customer service and its always nice to hear...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Been in many times before, usually very good. This time shown to a dirty table and proceeded to stand in some chocolate sauce on floor. The food was good, although the potatoes were overdone. My wife's steak was tough and chewy. There was plenty of...More

Thank Trevor_Peel
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Hi. Apologies for the slow response to your comments. I have gone through your comments with the management team here. It is a great shame that your visit with us on this occasion was so below what I would of expected of the team here....More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Came for a meal here in May and I have to say it was really nice! There was a couple of vegan options and I really enjoyed it !

Thank Hollie B
Reviewed 9 June 2018

The service and customer experience was excellent. Very attentive. Staff are pleasant and accommodating. The restaurant is very clean. Though for a Carluccios the portions are very small. My Caprice salad had six slivers of tomato and half of a ball of mozzarella. Good for...More

1  Thank tufla
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Recently visited here for lunch with some work friends. Jay’s service was fast and friendly and the food was excellent. We all had very different meals and everything arrived at the same time. Very good, would visit again.

Thank Joanne D
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Didn't realise they did a breakfast menu , many items to choose from and I decided to order the french toast with honey and maple syrup , yogurt and berries just right for mid-morning ( loads of other options ) pleasantly surprisedMore

Thank S5237HTtima
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Good Morning Such a great review and really happy that you have enjoyed our new breakfast menu. We are really proud of our breakfast menu especially the new vegan and vegetarian option. Anyway if you enjoyed that you should check out our new menu that...More

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely evening meal: great food, atmosphere and service. Toma was very efficient and attentive. Only negative was surly welcome by management.More

Thank Julie H
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Good Morning Thank you for the lovely comments regarding Toma. Its always great to get feedback about our staff and I am sure she will be over the moon when she reads this. Apologies that the you felt the manager was being surly will definitely...More

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Questions & Answers
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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
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
  • E-mail
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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