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East Lancashire Road, Astley M29 7HX, England
+44 1942 879292
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“curry” (37 reviews)
“poppadoms” (29 reviews)
“lamb” (10 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
East Lancashire Road, Astley M29 7HX, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wet windy night and what could be better than a tasty curry there were 4 of us and everyone chose different meal no one had any complaints.

Thank louoliver
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Had a few visits to Zest and always enjoyed. Went early evening last night sat in the corner next to what appeared to be a fire exit door, was enjoying the food then noticed a rat scurry past, then another,then another !!!!!!.By this time I...More

Thank Sonia D
Fotik M, Manager at Zest, responded to this review

Hi Sonia I can understand your concern, over the past couple of weeks, there has been increased activity, i think it might be because of the development work at the back by the canal as it's not been such a problem before, i have contacted...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I had chicken tika on bone with madras sauce pilua rice and naan bread and it was lovely. The madras sauce was spicy hot and i like it that way. My friend had lamb dopiaza and the lamb was very tender and she was very...More

2  Thank danbam13
Reviewed 27 March 2017

It's been a year since our last visit so we were really pleased that standards were just as high and it was another great meal. It took few minutes to get us seated as we'd turned up on spec on a busy Sunday evening but...More

Thank PNBJ
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

First visit to Zest. Absolutely delicious curry. Great service. Very friendly staff. Very pleasant surroundings. Value for money. Will definitely go again. Highly recommended. Thankyou.

Thank marmee095
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The best Indian food in Manchester, the closest we have got to since visiting india. Staff are really friendly and the prices are great, I can recommend trying the staff curry (on the bone) aboustley delicious. Plenty of parking. Definitely worth a try.

Thank joshy02
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The food and staff are brilliant. No other words can describe it. The staff are so friendly and helpful and the food is upto very high standards. Defo going to be visiting again soon.

Thank liya786
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Zest recently and had an enjoyable dining experience... the restaurant is located just off the East Lancs road near Boothstown and Astley... This modern Indian curry house offers a contemporary restaurant feel and vibrant, lively atmosphere... the service is also friendly, polite and...More

Thank Phil07Manchester
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Not sure if it was because it was busy, I've seen it busier, but our last meal wasn't quite as good as it has been previously, it was noisy and the staff were a little chaotic to be fair, service was slow, and my food...More

Thank Lou S
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

6 of us attended on a Friday evening at 7pm - have been before and returned as the last trip had been so good. They did not disappoint, surroundings are great, Staff fantastic and the food is exceptional. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank Eccles2914
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Susan P
Hi could you please tell me do you have entertainment, was thinking of booking for new years eve, thanks
9 December 2016|
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Response from Fotik M | Property representative |
Hi Susan We do have a singer performing at our new years party, unfortunately we don't have any spaces remaining. We do have tables available earlier in the evening, you can check our seating program for the evening on our... More
Asrar Y
Is it halal,?
1 November 2016|
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Response from Fotik M | Property representative |
Hi Asrar All the meat is Halal except for the sirloin and ribeye steak, we don't use any animal fats in the cooking process. Non of the dishes contain any alcohol but the restaurant is licensed. I hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Lancashire Road, Astley M29 7HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Astley
  • Phone Number: +44 1942 879292
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