27 Nov 2017

El Gato Negro Tapas

First visit 4/4/2017   -   Second visit 25/11/2017

Simon Shaw opened El Gato Negro Tapas in a empty former pub in Ripponden in 2005. With a view to good luck and a nod to a favourite old shop in Madrid, he named it El Gato Negro (Spanish for the black cat). Strangely, it later transpired the pub had been called the Black Cat many years before.

El Gato Negro’s move from the Pennine village of Ripponden to Manchester has proved a great success story. Simon, whose love of Spanish food was formed during earlier visits to the Basque country and Catalunya, whilst working for Havey Nic...

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