Simon Shaw at Exchange Flags

It’s official… El Gato Negro Liverpool at Exchange Flags opens on Friday 2nd August

Friday 2nd August sees El Gato Negro Liverpool at Exchange Flags open… and you can make reservations right now!

El Gato Negro returns to Yorkshire with plans for new Leeds restaurant

Chef Patron Simon Shaw confirms a third El Gato Negro, securing 35 Park Row, Leeds – formerly Jamie’s Italian – with plans to open winter 2019.
Chef patron Simon Shaw of El Gato Negro

El Gato Negro is coming to Exchange Flags in Liverpool later this year

We are delighted to confirm that we're opening a second El Gato Negro later this year, bringing our award-winning tapas restaurant to Liverpool.

Our new seasonal spring menu is here

Flowers are blooming, blossom and buds are appearing on trees, and the days are (finally) getting longer. All that means spring is coming, and today we're unveiling our mouthwatering new spring menu.
City Life Best Restaurant award square

El Gato Negro awarded City Life Awards 2019’s ‘Best Restaurant’ accolade

El Gato Negro has been voted 'Best Restaurant' at City Life's 2019 Awards at the Deaf Institute, an annual event with the cream of Manchester's entertainment scene
Autumn 2018 dishes at El Gato Negro ©Joby Catto

New menu dishes, desserts and drinks for autumn 2018

As the leaves change colour and the days draw shorter, Chef Patron Simon and Head Chef Antony have introduced our new restaurant menu, celebrating flavours and techniques which are perfect for the time of year, all using the very best ingredients.