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3 Soap Street, Manchester M4 1EW, England
+44 161 832 4971
11:30 - 16:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 16:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 20:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

I've been eating at This and That for years and it has never changed. Food has always been tasty and you get a diverse mix of people all enjoying the food side by side

2 Thank d3an0
Seville, Spain
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178 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

A veritable jewel in Manchester's Northern Quarter long before it was the Northern Quarter - Approached via a distinctly unsavoury narrow alley way, the steamed-up windows give little away of the delight to be had inside. Its rudimentary decor, its usually quite long, but quick-moving canteen style queue, are all part of the charm. The house staple is the rice... More 

5 Thank mabinho
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649 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

I've been going to This and That for over twenty years now which, I guess, shows I like the place. My latest visit was a bit disappointing though as the place feels a it complacent. I suppose it keeps busy and has being going forever but that's no reason to ease off effort wise. As usual I had the great... More 

2 Thank Off their P
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

This place is amazeballs. You have to visit this place at least once in your life. It looks and feels grotty. But take my word for it when ever I'm on manchester I make the extra effort to visit.

3 Thank ragingtomtom
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

Veggie platter for £3.60! From local folks, in a cute backstreet eatery. This is for the budget traveller who likes their food with some zing.

2 Thank JBHill
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

My cousin took us to the best kept secret in Manchester. The look outside and inside could put you off but the food is authentic and probably the best currys I have ever eaten. 3 x Currys from a choice of 8 all pot boiled so not a wok in sight or any lurid brightly coloured sauces, rice and a... More 

3 Thank Simon S
North Wales
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

Before going to the MEN we wanted to go for food but did not want to walk very far. So 0.3 miles away was this little place. Yes it was very much like a small school dinner hall with plastic plates and cutlery in the plastic trays. But the food was very fresh and served with very helpful staff who... More 

3 Thank Choco-Maverick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

East here about twice a week as I work nearby. Don'y be put off by the back alley setting or the basic decor as this is tastier more authentic curry than most restaurants. It tastes fresh because they make up around 8 dishes freshly each day and you pick 3 scoops + rice which costs £4 (all veggie) to £5.50... More 

3 Thank satchmo999
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Went with a friend to eat on Friday evening before heading out for the night, we arrived at about 7:15 so not too long before they close at 8. It's down a dodgy looking alley and the decor is that of a rather shabby cafe but it is all very clean inside. The food is served from metal tins, sundries... More 

3 Thank feralglow
Manchester, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

This is great cheap food.yes it's simple and abit like a school dining hall but the food is tasty and great! It is always busy with office workers on a dinner time and they were taking phone orders too when I went.........says it all!

1 Thank stinger81

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$5
Indian, Fast food, Asian, Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Halal
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?