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8 & 9 Catalan Square, Manchester M3 4RU, England
+44 161 839 7099
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Staff training needed - Urgently!

Most of the door staff were very unwelcoming and seemed more like henchmen than someone who cared... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2016
Syreeta H
Miami Beach, Florida
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 22 February 2016
barry t
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
29 Nov 2016
“Staff training needed - Urgently!”
21 Feb 2016
“Valentine's Day a good effort ”
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8 & 9 Catalan Square, Manchester M3 4RU, England
+44 161 839 7099
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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 22 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

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 28 October 2014

I have been here twice having a fun, expectially on a party with my work friends. The canal around it's an awesome background and also the pub is very nice, but I think is too axpensive to pay a pint of San Miguel for 5£!

Thank Stefan987928
Reviewed 27 April 2014

We came here after a long walk through the city on a warm sunny day. We just needed to sit down and have a drink. In hindsight we should have walked just that little bit further on to The Wharf. The drink selection was disappointing...More

Thank Iammmattdoran
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Sunday afternoon with a gentle drizzle, well we are in Manchester. We reserved a table for 2 and that is what we got. For starters we both had sticky ribs. My partner had lots of sticky sauce I had none. None the less they were...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

Really pleasant afternoon, helped by a warm sunny afternoon. Drinks slightly expensive, but nice to sit outside and take in the views of quays. Great atmosphere with friendly bar staff. Definitely be back.

Thank dotcom149
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