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98 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GX, England
+44 161 236 1313
13:00 - 22:00
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Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked on recommendation and we were not disappointed. Staff friendly and welcoming, excellent menu selection and well priced! Food was beautiful and really good portions! If we lived in Manchester this would definitely be our regular curry house! Excellent 10/10. Thank you 😊

Thank NornIron123
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the 3rd visit to Swadesh for my husband and I. The restaurant is situated next door to the Premier Inn we stay in when going to gigs at the 02 Apollo. The food has always been delicious and served quickly. The staff are attentive, polite and approachable. We would recommend Swadesh to anyone looking for a good Indian... More 

Thank Justine L
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really nice meal this restaurant. Service was excellent and every course was tasty. We would definitely return.

Thank Ev R
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Considering the only reason my colleagues and I chose this restaurant was that it was near to our hotel, we were extremely lucky. On entering, the stylish decor and calm atmosphere was immediately pleasing. The menu was varied, with some obvious favourites but also more individual dishes. The lamb I had was so tender, beautifully cooked. Excellent flavours too. The... More 

Thank Katy G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazingly delicious! Staff were super friendly and professional. Everything arrived in a good time and the price is very reasonable. Good value for money. Totally recommend it.

Thank Marcia B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I celebrated my brithday party with friends in Swadesh it was a memorable experience with staff providing excellent service along with a wide selection of authentic indian cusine. Looking forwad to my next visit.

Thank Ragi S
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in here because it was next door to the Novotel where we were staying for one night on business. Papadoms with pickles and a chicken curry (Sawadi Murgh) with draught Cobra. The pickle tray didn't include lime pickle which is a shame as it's the only one I really like. Despite this the beer and the papadoms were fine.... More 

Thank abigdog
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Querky changes to dishes and great service. Only indian I will go to. Very enjoyable atmosphere and staff

Thank Billy R
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not the cheapest of places but the service and food are always very good and consistent from one visit to the next. Recommend it.

Thank Trebor100
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed poppadoms followed by chicken mango korma, spinach and lamb with butter naan and saffron rice. Have enjoyed eating here many times. Staff are great and helpful. Environment is really comfortable. When you want a curry I'd recommend Swadesh as your first choice.

Thank Simon T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 37
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 1313

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?