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16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF, England
+44 161 819 1966
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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12:00 - 22:30All hours
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My colleague and I decided to try the Albert Square restaurant, a little bit of trepidation as we went downstairs to a basement which was lined with plain tables and stools with disposable menu's in front of you. However the staff were attentive and not...More

Thank Yorkshirebird27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with reservation but weren't asked for one, as it wasn't very busy. The waiter was really nice and told us more about the vegetarian specialties. Both me and my friend had large portions and we almost did not finish the dishes. The starters,...More

Thank Andreea D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I keep going back to Tampopo! Not only is the food delicious, but the service is always great too. Our waiter this visit, Nick, was a top guy! Always making sure we had everything and were happy. You'll be sure to see...More

Thank Brieana T
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Brieana! Brill to hear you loved our food and that Nick looked after you so well. See you again soon :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From a young age my mum has taken me to this restaurant and after a few years of not going, plus finding ourselves in Manchester again, I decided to treat her. Immediately I was greeted with nostalgia. Quality service, an array of authentic dishes, typical...More

Thank olihargreaves
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow! What a review! Thank you very much! Great, authentic food and service that goes above and beyond are what we aim for. I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to our chefs and wait staff, I'm sure they'll be extremely flattered. Hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in with my son for a quick birthday meal when visiting from Suffolk and wasn't disappointed. We were greeted straight away by very pleasent staff and looked after throughout our visit - based on our experience the staff at this restuarant really should be...More

Thank Ken H
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ken, We're so glad that our staff made you feel welcome and were helpful to you on your first visit to Tampopo. The Asian Platter offers a little taste of everything so it's a great way to introduce yourself to our menu. We take...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here for over 15 years and it never disappoints. It's probably my favourite place to eat. We had the sharing platter for starters and I had the Thai red curry. My other half had the Pad Krapow. All was delicious. To...More

1  Thank Rachel P
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rachel, Thank you for your review! Lovely to hear that you had a good birthday dinner and even better to hear that we are your favourite spot! What an honour! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I got an email saying that we could get 25% off at Tampopo, Albert Square, if we show our number to the server when we ask for the bill. My boyfriend was running the Manchester 10k and I love Tampopo so I decided to book...More

1  Thank Ctlp
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for your review. Glad we could give you a good meal after such a big day! Congrats to your boyfriend for completing the 10k. Brilliant to hear you raised money for such a great cause. Hope to have you dine with us...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Tampopos for a friends birthday and with a voucher received a complimentary bottle of prosecco, and have to say was very impressed by the quality it was light and fresh. We chose a chicken katsu curry and also a thai red chicken noodles...More

Thank jenniec66
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jennie, Thanks for the review! If you go onto our website and join Tampopo Club, you will also get a voucher for a free bottle of bubbly on your birthday as well as lots of other exclusive offers throughout the year. We look forward...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Very good dining experience,quality Asian cuisine served in a relaxed atmosphere and both my friends we're happy too which pleased me as I was the one that suggested we dine here. Will return some time in the near future hopefully.

Thank scowy68
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Hello! Thank you for the review. We're thrilled that your suggestion to dine with us went down well with your friends. Look forward to having you in again soon. See you then!

Reviewed 15 May 2017

I've been here numerous times (most recent visit February 2017), and have always had a great meal. Pan-Asian cuisine, served with style and efficiency, friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, really tasty food, which feels healthy as well. Can't recommend it enough.

Thank Fiona S
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hi Fiona! Thanks for the review. Glad to hear you keep coming back for more. We hope to have you in again soon :)

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Hello Is it possible to play in August-I know it will be very hot. What time of day is best-early morning or evening?
22 May 2015|
Response from Rick A | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if you've asked the question on the review you'd have liked here....Tampopo is a restaurant in Manchester. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 819 1966
  • E-mail
The original Tampopo: small, but perfectly formed. On Albert Square and overlooked by the impressive Manchester Town Hall. Popular for work lunches, after work eats or gig and theatre dinner. Seats 64. Solo diners, couples or small groups all welcome. For enquiries and bookings please call the restaurant directly.
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