Bar San Juan (Manchester)

56 Beech Road
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Mediterranean
Spanish
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Updated 2019-12-04
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The Chef reccomendThe Chef reccomend

  • Shrimp
  • Pork
  • Croquettes
  • Beef Cheeks
  • Octopus
  • Toasts
  • Ribs
  • Calamari
  • Fish
  • Patatas Bravas
  • Beef
  • Quail Eggs
  • Meatballs
  • Tortillas
  • Tapas
  • Lamb
  • Paella
  • Omelette
  • Prawns
  • Calamares

Description

  • Cuisine:
    Spanish
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    Vegetarian Friendly
    ,
    Mediterranean
    ,
    Vegan Options
    ,
    Gluten Free Options
  • Restrictions:
    Vegan Options
    ,
    Gluten Free Options
    ,
    Vegetarian Friendly
  • Meal types:
    Lunch
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    Dinner
  • Category:
    Sit down


Reviews

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    lolli796 2020-01-14

    We arrived 5 minutes before they stopped serving and they still found space for us. Our waiter was lovely and the food was amazing, especially the goats cheese dish!

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    Steve1221612 2020-01-13

    Tried their new menu items; the grilled leek and asparagus, the peppers stuffed with cod and the pork loin. WOW. amazing. They don’t seem to rest on their laurels and constantly change small numbers of items on the menu. Still the best tapas in Manchester.

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    107jonc 2020-01-09

    it's always encouraging to hear spanish being spoken by customers in tapas bars outside spain. bar san juan was full on the night we were there, with spanish being spoken at about half the tables. and right enough the food was brilliant. the 10 dishes we had were very high quality, standout were the fish (we tried anchovies, prawns, calamari). we'll definitely be back.

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    gtfcjo1992 2020-01-05

    Just incredible food and atmosphere at dirt cheap prices. This is the best place to eat in Manchester by far - better than any tapas I have had in multiple trips to Spain over the year.

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    HelenLC317 2019-12-29

    Delicious food, friendly staff. Would recommend the beef cheek and croquettes! The sangria was also tasty.

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    Dream759696 2019-12-26

    Fabulous bar which we have visited many times. Never disappointed by food or atmosphere. Typically Spanish menu. Small bar with outside, ‘pavement seating’. Often waiting time for a table but well worth the wait.

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    AlisonP810 2019-12-20

    Have wanted to try this place for ages and wasn’t disappointed! From such a tiny kitchen the chef prepares some great tasting tapas dishes full of flavour. The staff are good at not rushing you even though there aren’t many tables but it does get full quite quickly. Well worth a visit with a nice mix of menu to keep you wanting to try all the dishes.

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    Nadya G 2019-12-18

    This little bar is tucked away in the small streets of Chorlton and finding out about it was a great fortune. It is perennially and deservedly crowded, the food is exceptional and super varied. Perhaps based on the price, the quantity is a bit scarce but you know, tapas is like this. Small flaw, you cannot book and finding a place is really difficult since there are very few tables. I'll be back soon to see you!

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    willt936 2019-12-11

    The food was great, the staff even better. Properly done tapas with an incredible atmosphere. Lovely wine too!

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    JA_Gorman 2019-12-10

    We've been living in Chorlton for 3 years and have always been trying to eat here but it's always been packed when we walk past. With only a few days before we leave the City for good we decided a Monday night may be a quiet time to try and get a meal here. We were seating straight away and ordered a jug of Sangria. All our food was incredible, and the couple on the table next to us were crooning about all the great food as they seemed to be regulars. We had the lamb parcels, steak with padron peppers, gambas and monkfish, all were delicious and very moorish. We also had the potatas braves, which were some of the best I've had. In the end, we were sad we've not been dining here for the last 3 years as I would love to try everything on the menu. But if we ever move back to the area we'll be in here all the time!!

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    Linnjer 2019-12-08

    Left 10 pounds in cash the rest was to be paid by card - they took the 10 pounds and charged me in full for the meal. 😡😡😡😡😡 I have been visiting regularly the last 6 years but I will not be coming back again this is terrible service!!!

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    Steve1221612 2019-12-04

    The food had been at a stupidly high standard for years and nothing has changed in our last visit. The wines are excellent and reasonably priced. You just can’t fault the place!

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    Pedromidus 2019-11-30

    Dropped in here on the off chance. Stupendous food. Great Spanish wine and superb atmos. Will definitely be coming again.

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    nolly2101 2019-11-30

    We visited on a busy Saturday evening around 6:30pm after a recommendation from a work colleague. We were put on the waiting list for a table expecting to wait around 40 minutes so sat near part of the open kitchen at a couple of bar stools. We actually ended up eating in the same spot as we were happy with a small table and it felt like we were more part of the action! Food was amazing, the best tapas we have had in the Manchester area - particularly recommend the beef cheeks, chorizo and croquettes (chicken). Also had two delicious deserts and a nice bottle of verdejo. Service was excellent, food timings were great and we didn't feel rushed. We will definitely be returning in the new year. Thank you.

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    jasmineh110 2019-11-27

    Wonderful food and sangria on tap. What more could you ask for. Can be difficult to get a table during peak times as only about 4 available but well worth the wait if you have time to waste and get a drink with friends!

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    panchotooo 2019-11-25

    if you want to feel as if you were in Spain don't doubt, this is your place. Really authentic Spanish tapas, amazing food, better care from the staff. It even feels sunny whenever we go there on a rainy day. The croquettes are superb, the lamb saquitos are just madness, the special tapa of the day is always worth to try... simply, everything is good. Thanks for making us feeling at home every time !

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    uzumaki1107 2019-11-15

    Short and sweet review Good: the food- outstanding, the lamb parcels, stunning, the croquettes, great, the skirt steak and potatoes, moorish Average - the patatas Bravas Bad - small, long wait for a table at peak time

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    George G 2019-11-11

    Marie arranged for a trip out to San Juan (Malaga in Manchester). with Steve and Shiela. We love this place. This is well worth a visit if you've never been. The staff are fabulous and the food better than we've had in certain restaurants in Spain itself.

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    Clodagh M 2019-10-30

    I love this place!! Such amazing atmosphere, wonderful food and lovely staff. Always a great night here.

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    JohnCraigh1981 2019-10-30

    I have been there a few times... last one was months ago, and the waiter remembered even where we were sitting. Amazing food, and amazing tapas. We had also two gin tonics after the dinner and everything was perfect. Good job guys!

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Timetable:

  • Monday 12:00-23:30
  • Tuesday 12:00-23:30
  • Wednesday 12:00-23:30
  • Thursday 12:00-23:30
  • Friday 12:00-00:00
  • Saturday 12:00-00:00
  • Sunday 12:00-23:00

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