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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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“brunch” (48 reviews)
“lamb burger” (19 reviews)
“burgers” (56 reviews)
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Bar, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WW, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my boyfriend and his 8 year old daughter before going to watch a show at the palace for her 8th birthday. The staff were really nice and went out of their way to make her birthday special, they brought her...More

Thank Helen L L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've just been to Gorilla with my best mate for Sunday roast and can honestly say it's the best I've ever eaten in an restaurant. I normally avoid eating out for a roast as I've got high standards and been let down so many times...More

Thank Laurz C
Reviewed 1 week ago

January is the time for great offers in the restaurant trade and it was a great offer that had us booking Gorilla for Friday night with friends. We have visited before for breakfast but never for an evening meal. We arrived for our 7.30 booking...More

Thank Metrox
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here to try for the first time for food and was not left disappointed. I had the Sunday Roast Belly Pork which I have to say is probably the best Sunday Roast I have had in Manchester. It’s a must try! My girlfriend has...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, even better cocktails!!!! Always a friendly lively atmosphere. My favourite bar in the city

Thank Shay M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here before the Palace Theatre show because they were offering 50% off food prices as a January offer. Had a bit of trouble finding it as we walked the wrong way up Whitworth Street.I just wish they would put on their website,OPPOSITE RITZ !!...More

Thank TommyG171
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being unfamiliar with central Manchester we chose this restaurant based on Trip Advisor reviews and its close proximity to both the Palace Theatre and Oxford Road station. We pre- booked a table which turned out to be a good move as they were busy and...More

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Manchester with 4 teenagers (8 of us in total) who are normally hard to please food wise. No trouble here. The milkshakes went down a storm and they still had room for the chicken pancakes and fries! Love the fact that you can...More

Thank Annette W
MissionMars, Public Relations Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for a great review Annette. We're so happy to hear how much you enjoyed it and we're super happy you loved our Christmas Burger with all it's trimmings! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous birthday lunch for myself and a friends daughter. Warm welcome from the manager who arranged a table to accommodate our party of 9 at short notice. Gorgeous food. Particularly note worthy are the turkey burger and pulled pork sandwiches. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Helen B
MissionMars, Public Relations Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Helen for such a lovely review. We're really glad we could accommodate your party and you all had a great time. Hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked Gorilla for our works Christmas meal following a recommendation and found the staff on booking very helpful and accommodating with changes to numbers etc. On the night we had a private room with our own bar which was an added bonus!! When the...More

Thank Andrew D
MissionMars, Public Relations Manager at Gorilla, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for a great review! We're so happy to hear how much you enjoyed it. Look forward to seeing you back again soon.

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Miss C
15 August 2017|
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Response from MissionMars | Property representative |
We do welcome animals yes.
23 April 2017|
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Response from MissionMars | Property representative |
11.30am Mon-Fri and 9.30am Weekends
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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