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Pastel de nata overhead

Grab one of our pastel de nata and a hot drink for just £3.50*. You may already know we make our delicious and extremely moreable pasteís de nata daily on the premises… and they never last for long. And with this special offer, they’ll go even faster! Available to eat in or take away. If […]

New menu dishes at Canto

Carlos has updated the menu recently, with some popular specials being promoted from the boards to the main menu, along with a selection of new and old favourites. Inspired by Carlos’ culinary influences you’ll find plates from Portugal and further afield, adding a modern take on traditional Iberian dishes as he does so well. There’s […]

Canto sprint interior 1

If you’ve visited us recently you may’ve noticed we’ve subtly updated our interior, and expanded our opening hours as part of a spring update. With recent glorious sunshine streaming through the full-height windows overlooking Cutting Room Square and Blossom Street, you’ll be glad we’ve added some frosting and curtains to make sure the light’s welcome, […]

Today we’re thrilled to announce Canto opens on Thursday 20th September, bringing modern Portuguese food and drink to Ancoats in Manchester. Advance bookings now open for our casual neighbourhood restaurant.

Portuguese food is shaped by geography and history: the land, the sea, and the flavours of countries on the trade routes opened up over centuries. Here’s a taste of some of the staples you’ll find in Portugal.

Mercearia do Galo grocery in Porto

When we visited Porto recently, we stopped in at the neighbourhood grocery owned by the Head Chef Carlos’ godfather.