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Jilanis Cafe

155 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, England
+44 161 948 1019
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible22%
Travellers talk about
“lamb chops” (39 reviews)
“cakes” (11 reviews)
“sheek kebab” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Pakistani, Fusion, Halal
$$ - $$$
155 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Regular visitor to Jilanis - the grilled food is amazing, especially the minted lamb. However the mix grill is value for money. Atmosphere is cosy & the price of the food is really cheap (£4 for a starter can chips or naan bread) considering other...More

Thank Minni1811
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here over many years as this place was first opened when starting university many years ago I used to always get the lamb chop platter which came very well presented with some slices of naans and the chips in the little fryer I’d like...More

Thank GinoTheWaiter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant quick service and great affordable food. The atmosphere is nice and the staff are very welcoming. They offer a great selection of both food and desserts.

Thank Getty123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Started badly and ended worse. No waffles (claim to be home of waffles). Ordered the melo mango which didn't taste right. The ferrero lux wasn't right either. My friends told me afterwards that it was too soft without the rocher crunch! Either the chocolate or...More

Thank Soyf
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Jilanis ( first time visit) last week and was great ! We ordered lamb chops and chicken tikka. I ordered fries with mine however there was an option to either have fries or rice. I ordered a ferror rocher milkshake to go with that...More

Thank aleeyahx
Mehmood J, Manager at Jilanis Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thanks for your feedback we hopw to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

There were 4 of us went to Jilani's for lunch. Our friends live in Manchester and this is one of their favorite restaurants. Everyone else got lamb kebabs. I got chicken, which was a bit spicy. The food and service were good. This is located...More

Thank BeckySD
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Definitely drop in standards. Made a visit after a year. Food old and dry. Rice inedible. Asked for fresh naan, was advised that we would get the one last cooked even if it was cooked half an hour ago. Shame, it was a nice place...More

2  Thank Manibilli
Mehmood J, Manager at Jilanis Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

We do apologise for this we strive to give everything fresh. Please note all our food is cooked fresh. But we will look into that matter. We do hope to see you again

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Jilani’s after a year. The quality of food has dropped massively. Who puts ketchup in Golgappay and Somosa Chat? Yes Bloody Ketchup. Absolute Joke and disappoitment. Lamb Burger is not fresh at all, I specifically asked the waiter before I ordered and I was...More

2  Thank Muhammad A
Mehmood J, Manager at Jilanis Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Sorry to hear about your experience.All of of food is made fresh on a daily basis. The sauces that we put in our channa chaat and gol gappay have been the same from day one. Further, we only use fresh burgers handmade in our kitchen....More

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We visited jilanis cafe in Manchester today and I must say it's not the best place to go to. First impressions for us was awful especially when there's no You toilet roll on washroom and the best thing about it is....... That the ladies washroom...More

3  Thank Naveeda K
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Recently visited Jilanis. Food was ok. Nothing extravagant. Drinks weren't cold considering the soaring temperatures recently. Seating is poor. Tables are too small especially for the side cusioned areas.

Thank M0hamm3d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 948 1019
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