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Red Chilli Chinese Restaurant

70-72 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GU, England
+44 161 236 2888
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“red chili” (57 reviews)
“intestines” (5 reviews)
“minced pork” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
70-72 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve been eating at this restaurant since I was 21 and have never been disappointed. It’s my favourite restaurant in town. I even get my partner to order my favourite soup for when I finish work after a long day and I get two portions....More

Thank pauliephillips
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this restaurant in the hope if eating fine Chinese cuisine and we were not disappointed. It was fantastic. The staff could not do enough for us and made our visit all the more memorable. We will definately return. Well done Red Chilli full...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant offers a huge range of dishes, included specific pre-designed dinner deals for couples and groups, vegetarian, very hot, mild, meat, seafood and soups. The restaurant also is beautifully designed interior-wise. The music choice is a bit odd — sometimes it’s Chinese, sometimes American...More

Thank Arthur T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here two nights in a row as we enjoyed our meals that much. What we ordered wasn't on the menu but we were accommodated without any effort. Friendly staff and prices reasonable. We will be returning to this restaurant the...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is a fairly small and stylish 'basement' restaurant on the edge Manchester's Chinatown. Caution to people with limited mobility : There's a small flight of steps down from street level. I think the toilets are up a different set of stairs inside the restaurant....More

Thank David G
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Went to this restaurant quiet late by Manchester standard. It was raining outside and chilly. but we were welcomed by warm piping hot food and quiet tasty. The prawns we ordered were good, though the chicken were bit salty. Overall a good experience. Price reasonable...More

Thank susroy
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Went to Red Chilli last night with two work colleagues. Arrived just before 7pm and it was already buzzing. Whilst the decor may not be that salubrious, the welcome and the service overall was very good. Having heard the old mantra of not eating anywhere...More

1  Thank roroberts
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The place is a chain and I've dined at their york restaurant before now and had a pleasant experience; however, this was not the case here. Decent service; however the place itself is very lacklustre. The toilets were in need of a fire clean. Choice...More

Thank Pgdunnjones
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Have been a regular at both manchester red chillis for years. Will avoid the chicken dishes from now on as they seem to have made the decision to buy water injected poor quality chicken that lacks taste and texture. Despite mentioning this to the manager...More

Thank hardtoplease67
Reviewed 5 August 2017

extensiv menu but with no noting of whether anything contained gluten or indeed anything which might cause allergic reaction. Just a note saying ask the staff if you have an allergy. Not good enough. So we ask the staff who could barely speak english, after...More

Thank mike w
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Nearby Attractions
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.44 km away
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.31 km away
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.95 km away
O2 Apollo Manchester
477 reviews
.88 km away
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Adele B
15 May 2017|
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Response from edm0n | Reviewed this property |
In line with the others, I suspect it does but phone them and ask.
4 April 2017|
Response from _normanjones260 | Reviewed this property |
it would probably take about half an hour to walk from Chinatown to the Apollo. Alternatively you could get a bus from Piccadilly bus station or take a taxi. If you want to be sure of getting to the show for 7 I'd aim to sit... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$65 - US$65
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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 - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70-72 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 2888
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