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54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WW, England
+44 161 826 2998
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Review for the Music Venue, not the food part. Attended a Monster Magnet gig in May 2018. Small venue squeezed into some railway arches, lots of narrow corridors and a couple of very small bars, not a massive amount of choice for drinks. Place gets...More

Thank Hal_Chase
MissionMars, Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

HI Hal Thanks for leaving a review for a gig back in May- As Im sure you remember, we were enjoying one of the warmest summers we've had in Manchester, and the UK. We have an AC unit, fans and an extractor- sadly because we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice venue in Manchester. We came to see Her's as part of the Neighbourhood Festival. Great gig and the venue was a huge part of it as it was the perfect setting for the band. Great crowd.More

Thank Samuel Y
MissionMars, Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Samuel! Ah neighbourhood is and will always be one of our fave festivals. It is a pleasure to have bands like Her's on our stage, a truly brilliant band. I am so glad yourself and a lot of other people (myself included) had a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I attended Gorilla for a gig in late 2017, but it still remains one of my all time favourite venues. I was super impressed by the small venue: it was cosy, not cramped, and pretty indie and interesting. There was a certain...More

Thank xgeorgia_jonesx
MissionMars, Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Georgia! Thank you for such a lovely review, we are very biased but we totally agree with you. Our venue is brilliant. The staff are also a brilliant bunch of people, I think its because we always get to see bands we love whilst...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here tonight with my healthy halo on having ordered my meal in advance. To be fair, it all looked healthy, even the burgers but whoever lucked out on the salad choice? Well...here! The superfood salad is AMAZING with a basis of spinach leaves ,...More

Thank mesanders28
MissionMars, Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mesanders28! We are so glad you enjoyed the Superfood Salad, it is amazing. Maybe next time if you're feeling a little bit wild you could add a bit of Halloumi, Chorizo or Chicken to it too. Pop back in soon :) Team Gorilla x

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good atmosphere, the music was OK for a after work drinks and a few later on even thought it gets a little cramped. They have a happy hour 5pm to 8pm during the week, cocktails are all £5 which in my opinion is the max...More

Thank mrh102018
MissionMars, Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI Sorry to hear you didnt enjoy your cocktails- grounds for divorce is a bitter drink, (clues in the name) with smokey mezcal, an acquired taste for the discerning drinker. Our cocktails all use homemade, crafted and quality ingredients with generous servings of alcohol- which...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi, the first thing we did on landing in Manchester was head straight to Gorilla & boy was it worth it. Amazing staff made us feel very comfotable & to top it all what burgers they make, lip smacking. If you are in Manchester this...More

Thank Akhil S
MissionMars, Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Akhil Thank you for the awesome review about us and our lip smacking burgers. We hope Manchester treated you as well as we did! See you again soon when you're in the city Team Gorilla x

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can you say about Gorilla? It has some of the best gigs in town. With great food and drink in the bar, it is worth checking out!

Thank Patrick M
MissionMars, Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow what a review That caption is something else! Thanks for the awesome feedback Patrick See you again soon, we'll save you a seat at the bar Team Gorilla

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for food prior to seeing Cam Country last Wednesday night. The place was busy but the service was great - we had booked which I would recommend, especially if there is also a gig on in the hall. More expensive that I would normally...More

Thank Setchy
MissionMars, Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Setchy! Thank you for the great feedback! im glad you enjoyed the vegan special and hope you enjoyed the gig just as much! ill pass on your compliments to the chef hope to see you again soon Team Gorilla

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We saw this restaurant and looked OK, was we surprised. The menu was small in size but big in detail food looked good venue looked current. We ordered it took a little while to come but it was worth waiting for. Service good, food great...More

Thank omaga2013
MissionMars, Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hey Omaga2013! Thank you for such a lovely review from your trip to Gorilla, We pride ourselves on quality over quantity here and we are so glad the food was worth the wait! We hope to see you back soon with friends or family for...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

So, we were a mixed group heading to the bottomless brunch, two retirees, four forty-somethings! It took me asking after we had been there for 30 mins what was the score with the prosecco as no-one on the upstairs had any. We had booked for...More

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13 August 2018|
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Response from Kath M | Reviewed this property |
It’s closer to Oxford Road station so that would be best.
Georgina F
23 January 2018|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
I would say they would’ve fine but would depend on what type of people are attracted to that music. But if your considering taking a child then it’s not going to be a drug fuelled rave, etc lol 😂
Miss C
15 August 2017|
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Response from MissionMars | Property representative |
We do welcome animals yes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 826 2998
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