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Middle Kingdom

86 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6NG, England
+44 161 228 7060
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“kidney” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
86 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6NG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a cold damp midweek evening so no great surprise that the place was almost deserted so not much of a buzz. The food, however, was great and reminded me of meals in China. When the dishes arrived we realised we had over-ordered as...More

Thank Travlintone
Reviewed 28 October 2017

There were many Chinese restaurants to choose from in this part of Manchester, given that we were in China Town! However as a tourist they all looked the same and had similar prices so we referred to TripAdvisor and were not disappointed. At the moment...More

Thank 49sunshine
Reviewed 2 October 2017

There were only a few people in there when we went on a Saturday afternoon, so I can't comment on teh atmosphere but the food was gorgeous and the staff attentive and friendly. Will definitely return.

1  Thank Peter E
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Middle Kingdom is my favourite Chinese restaurant in Manchester. it serves authentic Sichuan food, really spicy and numbing. The price is very friendly to students, and low to the portion! It took me over two years to discover it though. Its location isn't easy to...More

Thank YR X
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, service & atmosphere. They altered a dish to make it vegan for me and gave me lots of options. There was no difficulty in finding vegan food.

Thank Loly1979
Reviewed 15 June 2017

With quite short notice I brought a party of 8 late on a Monday night and we got incredible service. We got extra mains dishes, fast courteous service and the food tasted great. I've eaten plenty of Chinese food - including in China and Hong...More

Thank SarGG2013
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Amazing food and service - Hot & Sour soup the best in Manchester if not in UK. Please open a branch in my home town Windsor.

Thank Kanwar S
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I visited here a couple weeks ago and the food quality was absolutely amazing. We tried three mains to share and each one was completely unique and full of flavour. The staff were extremely friendly and as we had lots left over (as the portions...More

Thank tiffanytoomey97
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Food is excellent and delicious. Authentic Chinese food is served. Spice level might be slightly higher than average but the savoury food is definitely worth the aftermath. Highly recommended to all(: Recommended food: 功夫水煮鱼 (hot and numbing sliced fish) and their hot pot (buffet style,...More

Thank juzzzzzzzzzz
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I hadn't been here for a couple of months and have been eating here for several years. Today I walked in and it was just chaotic. I didn't recognise any of the staff (except for one very briefly when I was leaving). I was asked...More

1  Thank Nimitta
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 228 7060
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