We were lucky to be at the brilliant Kala for a last supper on the last night before the enforced closure. It was poignant but delightful
Fabulous food. Despite not being a vegetarian, the cauliflower dish was so rich, filling and above all tasted amazing.
A really enjoyable meal. My friend and I were celebrating our birthdays - in advance. We're so glad we chose to do so at Kala. ❤️
Absolutely amazing food and service. Best Sunday dinner I’ve had in a long time. Will be back soon!
Amazing food and service
Great atmosphere. Friendly service. The food was delicious. Very tasty, and interesting ingredients. Would recommend as great value for money.
had a very enjoyable evening
food was tasty and well presented but maybe a bit on the large side which I found over facing
would definitely return as it was a lovely atmosphere
Some of the best service I’ve had in the UK. The food was lovely and on point, but I’d return because the team is fantastic and really makes the experience.
Terrific as before - food, service, pace. Now favourite manchester restaurant and can’t wait to return!
On a busy Saturday evening service excellent, effective but unobtrusive. All three courses excellent. Wine recommendation brilliant- white Rioja - lovely. Was a little noisy, soft furnishings might soften this.
Lovely service, chatty and friendly waiter. Gorgeous food. 100% recommend this restaurant.
Excellent service and fantastic food. Will be back again.
Inventive mix of flavours and textures, excellent cuisine, very tasty. Very enjoyable. Attentive and friendly and efficient service.
Brilliant service and equally brilliant food. Will return for sure.
Fabulous ... and really appreciated the happy birthday plate . Will def return when in the area . Front of house were exceptional
From start to finish, our visit to Kala was superb. All of the staff were very welcoming and personable, attending to us without being overbearing, and interacted with our 3 year old too. The mackerel starter was well balanced and extremely tasty, and the mains (beef) were perfectly cooked and well-portioned. I had parkin, which was rich and indulgent, my wife had the donut with honeycomb ice cream which was lighter than expected in a good way.
Overall, an excellent experience that we look forward to repeating soon.
the menu was concise and interesting, food beautifully presented and very tasty. The Crocera Barbera red wine was very nice and the staff both friendly and professional. A really nice atmosphere
Kala was a bit of a lucky choice. I was looking for a restaurant in town and while searching found it related back to Hispi which I had heard of.
The menu offers a good choice without overwhelming you with options. Each course has a good variety of options with little similarities. I'd say this is one of the few menus where I struggled to choose from a handful of options and would gladly returned the next day for a completely different meal! Each of us had something different and were all delighted.
The staff were excellent, always nearby but never on your shoulder. Served and cleared without feeling like you were waiting or being pushed.
The restaurant is really a nice size, low light and nice atmosphere.
Outstanding food, service and value. Great menu, quality ingredients, nothing fussy: Kala delivers on all fronts. Highly recommended.
We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The staff were so friendly and the atmosphere lovely
Great food in a lovely restaurant. I would certainly return.
Excellent food and service. Being a fan of sticky walnut I was excited to try Kala and im pleased to say it did not disappoint. Staff were excellent when they discovered my little girl has allergies. We will be back 100%
We went for pre theatre/ early evening food and drinks. The food and service were excellent! I would recommend without hesitation!
Overall a good experience but not like we are used to at Hispi. Some of the meat was disappointing, the rolled belly had crackling that was so chewy and hard it would have damaged a tooth.
An issue with undercooked chicken on a children’s plate was dealt with really well.
Won’t be returning as Hispi has a better atmosphere (the noise level is too loud) and also has better food. Never ever had a bad meal there and this just doesn’t match up.
Would suggest if you hadn’t been to Hispi then perhaps you might feel different...
Amazing team in an amazing restaurant. Perfect for a romantic meal or a family dinner. Would recommend to everyone!
Fantastic service and great lunch menu with the choice of 2 or 3 courses.
Our visit was absolutely fantastic. The food was amazing and the staff particularly played an important role in making the visit outstanding. All members of staff were friendly and the the manager went out of his way to make our time at the restaurant special. Thank you very much.
Visited here having been to one of their other group restaurants in Liverpool (Wreckfish Bistro). Very impressed with the quality of food and the relaxed but attentive service and, in my opinion, slightly better than the Liverpool restaurant.
Faultless and incredible food, fantastic value for money.
The food as ever at a Gary Usher restaurant was first class, consistently interesting and more to the point, very tasty. But the service raised it to another level. Very knowledgeable and approachable staff, happy to indulge as we debated the merits of Croatian wine ( an excellent white) for far too long! Can’t wait to go back.
Great food, friendly service, good value, good location
Parkin ! After that Featherblade Oooft.
Great meal at Kala, attentive service and great quality food produced. Perfect place for a date night with the Mrs.
From the warm welcome received to stepping out of the door into the predictably wet Mancunian afternoon, Kala was a joy. The name might mean black in Urdu but this was a bright meal full of colour and flavour, with standout moments including unctuous pork knuckle and a honeycomb dessert ‘like a giant Crunchie’ and the excellent service to boot.
Superb service, and the lunch menu must be some of the best value in the country.
Lovely lunch, food was delicious & great value with excellent service
Fabulous. Outstanding food in a relaxed setting. Very attentive and efficient service. Highly recommended.
What a setting for a romantic meal. The service, food, and overall vibe in Kala was fantastic!
We’ll definitely be coming back. Excellent food recommended by Adam Reid (The French @ The Midland) himself ... and who can argue!
Fine dining experience at affordable prices. A must for everyone to try!
Excellent food. Pate was top drawer - perhaps the best I've had.
As always with any of Gary Usher’s ventures, the food was incredible and the service top notch. The ambience was relaxed, courses weren’t rushed and overall we had a fantastic evening. Will be back very soon.
Second visit. Great food, good portion sizes. Generous. Friendly staff.
Kala is rated 4.7 stars by 488 OpenTable diners.
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