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This & That

3 Soap Street, Manchester M4 1EW, England
+44 161 832 4971
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curries” (139 reviews)
“rice” (172 reviews)
“keema” (21 reviews)
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Indian, Fast food, Asian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
3 Soap Street, Manchester M4 1EW, England
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great home cooked curries can not complain at all. Portion size excellent not expensive would have liked something a bit more spicy but I understand you have to cater for the masses as it's always busy unless you go after 3pm when it's quite. But...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tucked away down a grotty little side street near Shude Hill this place is an absolute diamond. Absolutely no frills but the best value curry you will ever get anywhere. Under £4 for 3 veggie curries and rice and around £5 for a meat curry...More

Thank Roy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here with my hubby over the last 20 years. The food is always amazing, the service is fantastic and the staff are always friendly. They serve vegetarian and vegan options, and I've never had a bad meal here yet. The nan bread and...More

Thank MrsScouse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Could not fault this excellent cafe. The staff welcomed a stag group of 16 (half cut and dressed up as the village people). They charged £7.50 to fill a huge plate of whatever took our fancy from a good selection of superbly cooked curries. The...More

1  Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off here for a quick lunch - what a bargain! For the same price as a supermarket meal deal you get a proper home cooked, really tasty huge plateful of rice and 3 curries! Based on other reviews I was expecting a bit of...More

Thank cm509
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been visiting this place for the last 30 years. They are quite simply the best. No frills, just great tasting food. If I could only have food from one place for the rest of my life, I'd choose This & That.

1  Thank HRA82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had seen a fantastic review of this place from Giles Coren. Is it cheap? Yes. Is it clean? Yes. From the outside, would you go in? No!! A traditional Manchester 'rice and three' where you have rice and then pick three curries. The curries were...More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Needed food pretty fast before a gig in Manchester and had been meaning to try here out from friends recommendations. Called in at 7 on a Friday evening, think it only stays open until 8 Friday and Saturday and just lunch the rest of the...More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

the decor is pants and the seats are uncomfortable but the food is unbeatable , tasty authentic and good sized potions , there is a good atmosphere among the customers as if we are all sharing in some well kept secret ,take your mates and...More

Thank peteupManchester
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This & That is a small restaurant, a little bit hidden in the Northern Quarter. Don't get discouraged by the outside, just enter the restaurant and smell the diversity of their delicious homemade curry's. It's a small place, you take your place at the long...More

Thank inekevanhal
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you need to book a table?
7 December 2016|
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Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
They don't take bookings - just turn up.
Are you dog friendly?
22 July 2016|
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Response from Ibbo B | Reviewed this property |
don't think so - have never seen a hound in there. They prefer Winalot to Keema.
Do you do Vegan food?
17 February 2016|
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Response from angemala |
They do. If you visit their website, the curries listed in green colour are vegan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$5
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Soap Street, Manchester M4 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 832 4971
  • E-mail
A family run business established for over 20 years, we're one of Manchester's favourite Indian Curry Houses. We offer a huge choice of delicious curries and are located in the heart of the Northern Quarter, tucked away on Soap Street.
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