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Carluccio's - Spinningfields

3 Hardman Square | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3EB, England
+44 161 839 0623
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (41 reviews)
“arancini” (5 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
3 Hardman Square | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3EB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just back from a memorable evening. After a visit to the theatre with a couple of neighbours we went to Carluccio's for a meal. The service from Maria and her colleagues was outstanding and the food was excellent, as usual. The staff made an enjoyable...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ploddy
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good Afternoon Ploddy, I am extremely pleased to hear that you enjoyed your evening last week. I agree that nothing beats a nice meal after an evening at the theatre. Thank you for your kind comments on the service, Maria never falls short with her...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a party of 12, so before hand we pre ordered. A few ordered the steak which was meant to come with potatoes, only to be told on the day at 7:30pm there were no potatoes left.... So 8 of us had to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Danielle412
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Thank you for your feedback regarding your visit with us the other Friday. The team working that day had mentioned the problems you highlighted. I have spoken the kitchen team at length and pointed out that its simply not good enough. I am...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Saturday 1st December and town was very busy and so was the restaurant. However the service was amazing. I could not believe how quickly the orders were taken and food delivered. Much appreciation for our waitress Toma. She was very prompt and nothing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Peter H
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Peter H, Firstly I would like to thank you for your fantastic review. We are very busy at this time of year as you witnessed on Saturday and so feedback like yours means a lot to us, it also gives us confidence in maintaining...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fancied Pizza so went to an Italian that doesn't serve pizza!!! Ordered chicken which was good. Reasonable price. Good ambience. Won't return as other restaurants nearby worth a try xx

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sue1775
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you for your review. Thanks for the nice comments and apologies that we don't do pizza, its something we may go back to do in the future so keep an eye out. Enjoy your day Gareth

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked a table for 5.15pm before the theatre. As we'd wandered round the Christmas market first we arrived at the restaurant early, approximately 4.50pm. The restaurant was a third full and staff were happy to seat us early. We ordered 2 drinks, 2...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sarah L
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you for giving us feedback regarding your visit with us. Firstly please accept our apologies for what was clearly a very good experience. I would very much like to get some more information regarding your visit and would be very grateful if...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited prior to going to the theatre and were happy we got a table without a booking for the 4 of us and the staff were really friendly. However when our starters arrived 30 seconds after ordering we could see it was more like...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank andrew m
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you for taking time to write a review and giving us feedback. we are always disappointed when we receive such poor reviews as it is always our intention for our guests to have the best time and experience. I have spoken to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here for a business meeting so just wanted snacks/drinks which once they arrived were perfect but it was a bit of a struggle to get somebody’s attention to serve us It was early- ish 1000 but if you’re open for business in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Drumaqueen_MW
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Drumaqueen_MW, Thank you for your feedback, It is always greatly appreciated. My apologies regarding the slow service, This is something in which we usually pride ourselves on and so it's quite disappointing to hear. I am however happy to hear that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

what can I say about this place but that it's an absolute disgrace to Italian cuisine! I went in thinking it is Italian the building looks nice so it should be ok .....very wrong! we was served by a young girl who seemed lost and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank johnchef25
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Good Morning Firstly thank you for giving us feedback from your visit to us. I am very sorry that your experience with us last Friday was a long way from what we would expect in our Café. The manager on duty that evening had already...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Good, but not outstanding food, for the price. Good snd friendly service and the restaurant is clean and attractive.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paula M
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Good Morning Thank you for taking the time out to write a review. I am very happy that you enjoyed certain aspects of dining with us, friendly service and the environment. This great news. Disappointed that the food didn't wow you. Please next if you...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We didn’t get off to the best of starts here, first when we had to reach out to place our order, as we were being ignored, and secondly when the waitress knocked over our bottle of water (she reacted rather slowly to it but did...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jeff1894
Gareth W, General Manager at Carluccio's - Spinningfields, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi jeff1894, I am sorry to hear about the start of your meal with us and my sincere apologies regarding the water incident. Your feedback is very important to us and I have spoken to the waitress in question. In light of your review we...More

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SuenAlanMorecambe
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$31
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
07:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 23:00
Thursday
07:30 - 23:00
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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