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Red Chilli Chinese Restaurant

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70-72 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GU, England
+44 161 236 2888
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our meal here on a Sunday evening. Service was attentive and efficient. All the dishes we had were good and portions were reasonably sized - not too big or too small. Huge variety in the menu. Decor was pleasant.

Thank mn99
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great find, the restaurant was busy but we didn't have to wait long, great service and the food was not expensive.There was a large menu catering for lots of popular Chinese dishes however there was lots of the more traditional/unusual choices. The food was really tasty and the place has a nice atmosphere, the staff were really attentive... More 

Thank Lisagx
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Solo dinner on a work trip. I don't usually like to go into places where you can't see the restaurant from the street but took a risk (this restaurant is at basement level). Bigger inside than it looks from street level, simply decorated. Menu is intimidatingly large - a whole book of laminated pages with illustrations. Not a huge number... More 

Thank mcr14
Kilcreggan, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed our first Chinese meal in Manchester . I had a Great oyster dish with peanuts and chilli flakes . Taste. Would recommend

Thank skerr395
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having seen always people inside, with my girlfriend we decided to test it, being Chinese and Asian food fans in France, it interested us. The service was very good and the staff also, the menu looks like a tomes of Harry Potter. After hesitation we opted for the fried crab and pork slices. The crab didn't exist, only an oil... More 

Thank Alexis B
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Usually go with work colleagues as it is just near our work. Can be within your budget for lunch time. It is really nice place.

Thank Abdelrahman A
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Best Chinese food I've ever had !! Ordered off menu but was no problem - huge portions at great prices but unbelievably tasty !! Definitely a must visit 👍🏼

Thank jean_barber
Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

After hearing lot about this Chinese restaurant, we finally tried it. At £20 vegetarian option, it was complete shock of my life. I might have selected wrong stuff, but all I could see was boiled food. We just left food as it is. They offered to pack it in doggy bag, but we refused. They are so busy that they... More 

Thank Danny M
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Looks a bit dodgy from the outside, but you should really give the place a chance. Great food with excellent service, as we got our drinks and food in a blazing pace. We ordered the Sizzling Beef, which tasted excellently. Would definitely visit again to try some more delicious dishes, as well as some Chineese beer!

Thank Jokkepotte
Halifax, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Visited as a party of 5 on a Saturday evening. No problem in being seated, not empty but definitely not busy. We opted for mixed starters to share and then individual mains. The food generally wasn't very good, the starters were dry and tasteless, the chicken must have died of old age it was so tough, and the seaweed was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 65 - USD 65
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?