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“Very expensive service charge”
Review of Pinchjo's

Pinchjo's
Ranked #446 of 2,344 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $30
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed February 24, 2013

Food was ok but the layout of the restaurant was very cramped. Service was fine, however when the bill came they slapped on a 10% service charge and someone from my party informed me that you 'must' pay this if you are in a party of over 6 (we had 7). I am pretty sure you are under no legal obligation to pay a service charge and do not appreciate being told how much I must tip someone, in our case it was £22.50!

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Thank ManchesterMelB
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Reviewed February 14, 2013

If you cook tapas at home, then don't expect anything great.

Average food, ambiance was ok, wine nice.

Staff excellent friendly

We just found we could cook better at home that's all

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Thank RussMcC
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

We were a large table for the small restaurant.
We ordered drinks and The cocktails were nice, I would perhaps just go for cocktails if we were in the area.
As far as the meal was concerned: We had ordered in advance. They bought the tapas out on big plates, the waitress informing us (not very confidently) this is two portions, or three. This multiple portions idea was terrible. No one knew how much of what we had actually received. It seemed like Very small portions for the price. Two people paying £20 for three prawns and to pieces of calamri each. Plus drinks, this seemed very expensive. The good was fine, but nothing extraordinary or special. We were all still hungry afterward and our bill came to over £250 with a compulsory 10% service charge, which for the service we received, seemed s bit steep!

Needless to say we won't be going again!

We would recommend Namaste Nepal down the rd for something different and authentic, as we all agreed afterward that we wished we'd stuck to the fail safe option for a big group, and gone there instead!

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Thank Biscuit555
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

Ate here on a couple of ocasions food well cooked and well presented sangria big favourite of mine! Service exellent! Cozy little place and most of all my daughter loved it here and that is rare.

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Thank Bogeyman07
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

In the heart of Didsbury, we dined at Pinchjo's on a Friday evening. The restaurant was full and the atmosphere was typically lively and what you would expect from a tapas restaurant. We were really well looked after by our server. She was very friendly and took an interest in our visit from Sussex. The food was fantastic. We shared 7 dishes between two of us and it was the perfect amount. There was no room for dessert although my Wife worked her way through the cocktail menu before we left. Thank you for a lovely evening and we will definitely book when we are next in the area

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