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Summary

“Although it’s in a seedy part of town” and “looks a bit worn” (even after a refurb’), this “cheap and cheerful” curry café elicits only raves. Expect a “massive whack of flavour for very little cash” (“no menu, just point at the dish and you get a dollop”) – “a fiver gets you a plateful, three curries rice and naan”. Top Tip – “go there before the office crowd”.

£24
    £
4
Very Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Filling up for a fiver on the most deeply flavoursome food this side of the indian ocean” has made “a Manchester institution” of this “reigning cheap-eats champion” in the Northern Quarter. “A remodel has turned the space from a rather down-at-heel caff into a perfectly pleasant canteen”, but while “the new Scandi vibe and improved toilets make it a more enjoyable experience”, the “location remains a bit dodgy… but that’s part of its character!”

£24
    £
5
Exceptional
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“In a slightly dubious (Northern Quarter) location”, this canteen-style Indian “remains a bastion of cheap heartiness” (“get well fed for a fiver!”) – and it’s “even better with the new Scandi-influenced décor” (“new Formica tops!” and “the prices haven’t gone up…”); on the menu? – “great, enormo-flavoursome, home-style dishes”.

£12
    £
5
Exceptional
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu
60

Prices

Traditional European menu

Main
£7.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £16.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Bread £3.50
Service 12.50%
3 Soap St, Manchester, M4 1EW
Opening hours
Monday11:30 am-4:30 pm
Tuesday11:30 am-4:30 pm
Wednesday11:30 am-4:30 pm
Thursday11:30 am-4:30 pm
Friday11:30 am-8 pm
Saturday11:30 am-8 pm
Sunday11:30 am-4 pm

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