Drink at El Gato Negro. Good food works even better paired with an equally good drink, and at El Gato Negro Manchester there are more choices than ever to match flavours and enjoy the pleasure of a glass of something great. Our accomplished bartending team provide the perfect foil for Simon’s culinary style, and they’ve expertly crafted a selection of tonics and cocktails which embrace Spanish flavours and give El Gato Negro an unique identity in the city. There’s a perfectly-curated selection of beers, ciders, spirits and sodas as well. Whether it’s a gin and tonic al fresco in our pavement seating area, or a unique cocktail in our bar, we’ve always got the right drink for the occasion.

We’ve long prided ourselves on a strong Spanish wine list to accompany our food and we believe we’re now offering our brightest and best range ever. Expertly selected by Master of Wine Miles Corish to pair with our dishes, it showcases some of the most exciting independent producers in Spain and highlights just how good the country’s wines are. We’ve always been fans of Sherry in all its forms, and offer a perfectly-appointed selection ready for any occasion. Join us with a copita, a cocktail or a carafe to enjoy the perfect drink at El Gato Negro.

Bar drinks at El Gato Negro
BAR DRINKS LIST
HOUSE TONICS
Portobello Road Gin & Fever-Tree Indian Tonic
Grapefruit, juniper, viola flowers
9.5
Sikkim Bilberry Gin & Fever-Tree Elderflower Tonic
Blueberry, rosemary, lime
10.5
Broker’s Gin & Fever-Tree Indian Tonic
Lemon, red apple
9.5
Bloom Gin & Fever-Tree Mediterranean Tonic
Strawberry, mint, lemon
10
Manchester Gin & Fever-Tree Indian Tonic
Orange, cinnamon, nutmeg
10.5
Berliner Brandstifter Gin & Double Dutch Indian Tonic
Orange, viola flowers
12
Hayman’s London Dry Gin & Fever-Tree Indian Tonic
Lime, juniper berries
9.5
Daffy’s Gin & Fever-Tree Mediterranean Tonic
Mint, lime
10.5
Manchester Three Rivers Gin & Fever-Tree Indian Tonic
Lemon, basil, pink peppercorns
10.5
Fair Barrel Aged Gin & Fever-Tree Mediterranean Tonic
Orange, thyme
10
HOUSE COCKTAILS
Fool’s Gold
Genever, Amaro Meletti, Lustau Vermouth
9.5
La Palabra
Portobello Road Gin, Pedro Ximénez, Green Chartreuse, lemon, black walnut bitters
10
Winter In Oaxaca
Vida Mezcal, Pampelle Ruby L’Apéro, agave, cava
9.5
Lemon Sherbet
Bobby’s Gin, lemon, apricot, peach, egg white
9.5
Ginseng Sling
Manchester Three Rivers Gin, Kamm & Sons liqueur, five spice syrup, lemon, ginger ale
10.5
Blackberry Beret
Portobello Road Gin, Fair Açaí liqueur, Chambord, mint, blackberries, egg white
9.5
Fig Bellini
Espirit de Figue, honey, lime, cava
9.5
Padrón Margarita
Herradura Plata Tequila, Padrón pepper liqueur, lime, agave
9
Clearly Espressed
The Lakes Vodka, espresso liqueur, sugar, coffee beans
10.5
Bermudan Toddy
Gosling’s Black Seal Rum, Espirit de Figue, five spice syrup, lemon
9.5
BEERS AND CIDERS
Draught
Cerveza El Gato Negro: Vier (4.6%) (Spain)Half 2.25 / Pint 4.5
Cerveza El Gato Negro: Pilsner (5.2%) (Spain)
Half 2.5 / Pint 5
Bottles
Dos Equis (4.5%) (Mexico)

4.5
Estrella Inedit (4.6%) (Spain)
330ml 4.8 / 750ml 10
Estrella Daura GF (5.4%) (Spain)

4.8
Alhambra Reserva (6.4%) (Spain)

5
Ciders
Avalon Sidra (5.5%) (Spain)

4.5
Maeloc Strawberry (4%) (Spain)
4.8
Craft Ales
BeerCat: Barcelona Blonde (5%) (Barcelona, Spain)5
La Pirata: Deep Inside Porter (6.8%) (Barcelona, Spain)
5.5
Squawk Brewery IPA (6%) (Manchester, UK)5.8
La Soccarada – Artesanal Rosemary Honey Beer (6%) (Valencia, Spain)5
WINES
WHITES125ml / 175ml / 750ml
Campo Azafran Airen Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Castilla​
Citrus, apple, zesty
3.95 / 4.95 / 18
Bodegas Gotica Badajo 2015, Rueda
Aromatic, pineapple, lemon zest
4.95 / 6.50 / 26
Navajas Crianza 2013, Rioja​
Creamy, almonds, full bodied
5.50 / 7.50 / 31
Bodegas Calazul Albariño 2015, Rias Baixas
Stone fruits, apple, crisp acidity
5.50 / 7.50 / 31
Celler de Roure ‘Cullerot’ 2013, Valencia​
Floral, pear and apricot, mineral

6.50 / 8.50 / 36
ROSÉS

125ml / 175ml / 750ml
Campo Azafran Rosado 2015, Castilla
Red fruits, juicy, crisp

3.95 / 4.95 / 18
Oscar Tobía Rosado 2015, Rioja
Intense strawberry, floral, rounded.

4.95 / 6.50 / 27
REDS
125ml / 175ml / 750ml
Campo Azafran Tempranillo Syrah 2015, Castilla​
Fresh, cherry, light

3.95 / 4.95 / 18
Monfil Garnacha 2015, Cariñena
Juicy cherry, soft spice, smoked paprika
4.50 / 5.95 / 23
Angelitos Negros 2014, Toro
Blackberry, liquorice, hint of spice
5.50 / 7.50 / 33
Cap de Ruc Criança 2013, Montsant
Blueberries, creamy oak, spicy
5.95 / 7.95 / 34
Luis Cañas Crianza 2014, Rioja
Hints of vanilla, dense dark fruit, crisp
5.95 / 7.95 / 34

RESTAURANT WINE LIST
SHERRY AND DESSERT WINES
Fresh & TangyGlass / Bottle
Rodriguez La-Cave Manzanilla ‘Barbiana’, Sanlúcar de Barrameda (75cl)4 / 39
Equipo Navazos ‘I Think’ Manzanilla En Rama 2017 (37.5cl)6 / 28
Emilio Lustau ‘La Ina’ Fino, Jerez (75cl)4.50 / 40
Dry, Rich & Complex
Emilio Lustau ‘Los Arcos’ Solera Reserva Amontillado, Jerez (75cl)4.50 / 45
Emilio Lustau ‘Don Nuño’ Oloroso, Jerez (75cl)45
Equipo Navazos La Bota 52 Palo Cortado ‘Sanlúcar’ (75cl)15 / 85
Medium to Sweet
Viña el Alamo Cream Oloroso, Jerez (75cl)4 / 45
Emilio Lustau Oloroso Añada 1997, Jerez (50cl)8 / 55
Ximénez-Spínola Exceptional Harvest 2015, Jerez (75cl)58
Emilio Lustau Oloroso VORS, Jerez (30 year old Oloroso) (50cl)95
Sweet
Alvear Pedro Ximénez de Añada 2013, Montilla Moriles (37.5cl)9 / 40
Alvear Pedro Ximénez Solera 1927, Montilla Moriles (37.5cl)11 / 50
Emillio Lustau Moscatel Emilin, Solera Familiar, Jerez (75cl)7 / 55
Bodegas Itsasmendi Txacolí Uretzi 2011, Bizkaiko Txakolina (37.5cl)55
Toro Albalá Don PX Gran Reserva 1986, Montilla Moriles (37.5cl)15 / 60
SPARKLING WINE AND CHAMPAGNE
125ml / Bottle
Bodegas Sumarroca Cava Brut Reserva, Penedès6 / 29
Juvé y Camps Rosé 2012 Cava, Penedès37.5
Bodegas Laxas Sensum Brut, Rias Baixas42
Juvé y Camps Reserva de la Familia Gran Reserva 2011 Cava, Penedès49
Billecart Salmon NV Brut Reserve, Champagne12 / 72
Billecart Salmon Rosé, Champagne16 / 90
Vilmart & Cie Grand Cellier d’Or 2009, Premier Cru, Champagne103
Dom Perignon 2006, Champagne180
WHITES
Crisp Dry Whites125ml / 175ml / 750ml
Campo Azafran Airen Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Castilla3.95 / 4.95 / 18
Navajas Blanco 2015, Rioja4.50 / 5.95 / 23
Quintas do Homem Vinho Verde 2015, Portugal30
Bodegas Calazul Albariño 2015, Rias Baixas5.5 / 7.5 / 31
Itsas Mendi 2013, Bizkaiko Txakolina46
Soft Rounded Whites
Casal de Arman Eira Dos Mouros 2014, Ribeiro6.5 / 8.5 / 36
Oller de Mas Blanc de Picapolls 2014, Pas de Bages6.95 / 8.95 / 39
Ermita Veracruz Verdejo 2014, Rueda41
Albariño de Fefinanes 2015, Rias Baixas8.50 / 10.95 / 46
Aromatic/Fruity Whites
Bodegas Gotica Badajo 2015, Rueda4.95 / 6.50 / 26
Lagar da Xestosa Godello 2015, Monterrei5.5 / 7.5 / 32
Bodegas Gotica Trascampanas 2013, Rueda34
Abel Mendoza 5 Varietal 2015, Rioja11 / 16 / 59
Rich full-bodied Whites
Navajas Crianza Blanco 2013, Rioja5.5 / 7.5 / 29
Celler de Roure ‘Cullerot’ 2015, Valencia6.50 / 8.50 / 36
Oscar Tobía Reserva 2012, Rioja45
Alfredo Arribas Blanco ‘Gotes’ 2016, Montsant45
Viña Tondonia Blanco, Reserva, Lopez de Heredia 2003, Rioja14 / 19 / 74
Ximénez-Spínola Fermentación Lenta 2015, Jerez15 / 20 / 80
ROSÉS
125ml / 175ml / 750ml
Campo Azafran Rosado 2015, Castilla3.95 / 4.95 / 18
Oscar Tobía Rosado 2014, Rioja4.95 / 6.50 / 27
Leyenda del Paramo El Aprendiz Prieto Picudo Rosado 2015, DO Tierra Leon
5.95 / 7.95 / 34
REDS
Soft Easy Reds125ml / 175ml / 750ml
Campo Azafran Tempranillo Syrah 2016, VdT Castilla3.95 / 4.95 / 18
Monfil Garnacha 2015, Cariñena4.5 / 5.95 / 23
Viña Rufina Tempranillo 2014, Cigales26
Petit Bernat Negre Oller del Mas 2014, Pas de Bages5.95 / 7.95 / 34
Spicy rounded Reds
Angelitos Negros 2014, Toro5.5 / 7.5 / 33
Cap de Ruc Criança 2013, Montsant5.95 / 7.95 / 34
Luis Cañas Crianza 2014, Rioja6.5 / 8.5 / 36
Celler del Roure Parotet 2012, Valencia58
Full-bodied Reds
Bodegas Ribas del Cua Oncedo 2013, Bierzo5.5 / 7.5 / 29
Floris Legere Alaviana 2012, Calatayud5.95 / 7.95 / 36
Bodegas Navajas Reserva 2010/11, Rioja6.5 / 8.5 / 38
Buil & Giné, Giné Giné 2015, Priorat6.95 / 8.95 / 45
Maurodos Prima 2012, Toro50
La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 2005, Rioja85
Rich powerful Reds
Dominio de Cair Cuvée de Cair 2014, Ribera del Duero8.5 / 10.95 / 47
Bodegas Amaren Reserva 2006, Rioja16 / 21 / 85
Bodegas Mauro 2013, Castilla y Leon85
Clos del Portal ‘Somni’ 2014, Priorat90
Alvaro Palacios Gratallops 2012, Priorat90
Valbuena, Bodegas Vega Sicilia 2009, Ribera del Duero180
Reserve reds
Macan 2012, Rothschild and Vega Sicilia, Rioja125
Alvaro Palacios Finca Dofi 2013, Priorat135
Viña Tondonia Tinto Gran Reserva 1981, Rioja225
Unico, Bodegas Vega Sicilia 2007, Ribera del Duero325

E&OE. Unless otherwise indicated, single prices indicate bottle prices. Vintages and prices are subject to change without notice. As we prefer to work with smaller wine producers, there is the odd occasion when a wine is unavailable.