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Mum and daughter date

We paid for the wowcher deal, £18 for a pizza each and a bottle of prosecco. The food was good... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Michaela R
via mobile
Valentine's Day a good effort

This special day was marked with a set offering that was a reasonable menu. How ever the wording of... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2016
barry t
via mobile
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28 Oct 2018
“Mum and daughter date”
3 weeks ago
Try the Spanish tapas or order from the a la carte menu at this chic balcony restaurant and bar, located on the Rochdale Canal in the upscale area of Castlefield.
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8 & 9 Catalan Square, Manchester M3 4RU, England
+44 161 839 7099
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here this weekend with friends. We had tapas which was amazing. Friendly staff and lovely cocktails, will definitely visit again!!

1  Thank Dreamer574907
BarcaM2014, Social exec at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for your lovely review - be sure to visit us again soon! Best wishes from all at Barca!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went in and was ignored by the bar staff while they all sat looking on their phones. After a while I mentioned that I had been waiting 15 minutes and the male barman argued that it hadn't been a full 15 minutes. I conceded...More

Thank Erin_Elizabeth88
BarcaM2014, Social exec at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Erin, We're sorry you felt this way about your experience at Barca. This is currently being looked into by the bar manager as we take reviews like this very seriously and intend to treat it with the best possible care. We will be in...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We paid for the wowcher deal, £18 for a pizza each and a bottle of prosecco. The food was good, however, the restaurant was freezing cold so we found that our food went cold extremely fast. We asked for a cocktail menu and were told...More

Thank Michaela R
BarcaM2014, Social exec at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Michaela, Thanks so much for your review. We're glad you enjoyed the pizza and prosecco. Thank you for the feedback about the heating, we're on it! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Friday lunchtime. Restaurant very quiet. Chose 6 tapas and Prosecco between two of us and my, were they delicious. We had patatas bravas, beetroot and feta slider, beef slider, lamb kofta, chicken with chargrilled corn slaw and salt and pepper chicken. All...More

Thank Heather R
BarcaM2014, Social Exec at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Heather, Thanks so much for your lovely review, it's always great to see someone enjoying such a variety from the tapas menu. We're running a tapas and prosecco offer at the moment, ask us about it on your next visit! Thanks again Heather, see...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Just come back from here. Sat at a table in the sun so moved maybe 10 yards to the shade. Having waited 40 minutes for 2 salads that we had to go back in to ask for we were told “ we cant serve food...More

Thank Mrfinnjaradd
BarcaM2014, Executive at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Hello, We're sorry to hear about your experience on this occassion. Thank you for leaving a review, we're always listening out for feedback and ways we can make your visits excellent. If you would like to forward this review to management please email us on...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Spent several hours here when complained about an issue harry the manager was happy to help. Mother best part if this place is the manager! Security staff great a nice place to visit

Thank Kimberley T
BarcaM2014, Manager at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi Kimberley, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. I will pass on your kind words to the team, we really do hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Stephanie Cheadle Business Development Manager

Reviewed 29 November 2016

Most of the door staff were very unwelcoming and seemed more like henchmen than someone who cared for the safety of paying customers. The cloakroom staff struggled massively with the function of the cloakroom. After realising I hadn't been given a ticket for my coat...More

Thank Syreeta H
BarcaM2014, Manager at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Hi Syreeta, I am very sorry to hear that your recent experience with us didn't meet your expectations. We do appreciate all the feedback we receive and will use it to improve, we would like you to re-visit Barca bar – Please email info@barca-manchester.co.uk to...More

Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

This special day was marked with a set offering that was a reasonable menu. How ever the wording of the menu looked as if it had been penned by an estate agent. There was poetic license being used to over egg the offering, the kebab...More

Thank barry t
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Really impressive when I first looked at my fiancées 30th birthday suprise venue overlooking the canal decorated well very modern the food was really nice everybody really enjoyed !! Would recommend !!

Thank Leanne f
Reviewed 25 July 2015

During a day trip to Manchester with friends we found this place opposite Alberts Shed where we'd had lunch. We did have to wait a while for cocktails but that was the only downside although it was busy. I can imagine this place having a...More

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