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Portuguese cuisine comes to Ancoats

Cooked: 02.08.18

New Portuguese restaurant Canto confirms September opening

Chef patron of El Gato Negro Simon Shaw, has confirmed his new Portuguese restaurant, Canto, is set to open it’s doors this September.

Heading up the kitchen and menu creation is current head chef of El Gato Negro, Porto-born Carlos Gomes (left with Simon). Focussing on modern Portuguese dishes, Carlos wants to ensure the new venture is similar to neighbourhood restaurants in Portugal.

Simon and Carlos from Canto
Simon and Carlos from Canto

Manchester is very vibrant and a great destination for food, yet Portuguese dining is yet to be explored, so it’s great to be part of the team bringing it to the city. I’m currently putting all of my time into the creation of dishes, to ensure we bring something really special to the table.

Head Chef – Carlos Gomes

Simon and Carlos will be opening Canto in Ancoats, Manchester.

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