Harden's says

This branch of the growing group of Indian cafés was the fourth dining venue to open in Manchester Hall, a Grade II listed building in the Spinningfields area of Manchester. It opened alongside Masons Restaurant Bar, pan-Asian restaurant Fable and Leeds-based Basque-inspired Pintura.

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£44
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4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In a “fabulous” grade II-listed former Freemasons' lodge, this northern outpost of the upwardly rising street food chain is “the high-end Indian Manchester needed!” by all accounts; “excellent 'Wrestler’s naan'” and “there is no better biryani” – with “superb and genial” service to round out its charms.

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£36
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“An outstanding addition to Manchester” – Shamil Thakrar’s phenomenal Indian street food chain is creating just as much of a stir up north, as it did in the big smoke, with its “refreshingly different, tasty and interesting” street food and “sumptuous” interior which makes “stylish use of an interesting space” (a grade II listed former Freemasons’ lodge). The “very unusual breakfast” goes down well too.

Summary

£36
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“An outstanding addition to Manchester” – JKS Restaurants and Shamil Thakrar’s phenomenal Indian street food chain is creating just as much of a stir up north, as it did in the big smoke, with its “refreshingly different, tasty and interesting” street food and “sumptuous” interior which makes “stylish use of an interesting space” (a grade II listed former Freemasons’ lodge). The “very unusual breakfast” goes down well too.

Summary

The famous bacon naan will finally hit Manchester in early December 2018 as this Mumbai-inspired chain opens in the grade II-listed Manchester Hall. This new addition has gone down a storm in Edinburgh – it will be bizarre if it doesn’t here too.

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Dishoom Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Dishoom Restaurant in M3, Manchester by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Dishoom restaurant.
Noah T
Great food, you always know what you are ge...
Reviewed 6 days ago

"Great food, you always know what you are getting. - Flavoursome, fresh and on point Indian cuisine. Standard casual dining service - pleasant enough! Not over bearing but lacking detail. Water top-ups. Not the most comfortable setting, chairs are not comfortable, although the incense burning around the building smells great! Great Negronis! The broccoli salad is a sure winner and the Chicken Ruby is a staple, aromatic, full of flavour and a little heat. You want Indian food this is the place to go!"

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David J
The Millenial metropolitans (my daughters) ...
Reviewed 3 months,

"The Millenial metropolitans (my daughters) may have decided that it is overrated, but for me it is a wonderful experience, and the Manchester site is no different."

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Jonathan B
A fun place to eat: an atmospheric room, wh...
Reviewed 5 months, 5 days ago

"A fun place to eat: an atmospheric room, where Manchester history meets something akin to an Indian stage set and produces an ambience that just works. Add to that great service and food that is well above the usual standard for this genre and you have a place we'd go back to every other week. Great biryani, fine chilli broccoli are amongst a raft of dishes worth trying. Surrounded by lunching lawyers and second and third generation Indians in a place joyfully packed on a Tuesday, we just bathed in the great atmosphere."

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David B
Previously dined at Carnaby and Kensington ...
Reviewed 10 months, 28 days ago

"Previously dined at Carnaby and Kensington branches. Treat yourself to the Dishoom cookery book and try your hand at Chicken Ruby or House Black Daal."

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Prices

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£3.50 £12.00 £4.50 £3.90
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £2.90
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Opening hours
Monday8 am‑11 pm
Tuesday8 am‑11 pm
Wednesday8 am‑11 pm
Thursday8 am‑11 pm
Friday8 am‑12 am
Saturday9 am‑12 am
Sunday9 am‑11 pm

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