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Middle Kingdom

86 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6NG, England
0161 228 7060
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“kidney” (2 reviews)
“hot pot” (2 reviews)
All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
86 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6NG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food and service - Hot & Sour soup the best in Manchester if not in UK. Please open a branch in my home town Windsor.

Thank Kanwar S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here a couple weeks ago and the food quality was absolutely amazing. We tried three mains to share and each one was completely unique and full of flavour. The staff were extremely friendly and as we had lots left over (as the portions...More

Thank tiffanytoomey97
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Food is excellent and delicious. Authentic Chinese food is served. Spice level might be slightly higher than average but the savoury food is definitely worth the aftermath. Highly recommended to all(: Recommended food: 功夫水煮鱼 (hot and numbing sliced fish) and their hot pot (buffet style,...More

Thank juzzzzzzzzzz
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I hadn't been here for a couple of months and have been eating here for several years. Today I walked in and it was just chaotic. I didn't recognise any of the staff (except for one very briefly when I was leaving). I was asked...More

1  Thank Nimitta
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Fantastic food and good service , my partner and I were the only English customers on a Saturday evening , opted for the set meal and it was superb . our only comment was that the vast room was cold , November please put on...More

Thank CaroledeMoncy
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Middle Kingdom is the only Sichuan place that we visit with any degree of regularity. And even that “regularity” is relative as our previous visit was last November. That tends to mean you look at the menu and just want to eat whatever was really...More

Thank harters
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My wife and I dined here at lunchtime and the vast majority of customers, just about everyone but us, were Chinese which we took to be a good omen. The food was fantastic and the portion sizes were such that two people could share one;...More

Thank RossendaleRed
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Only 2 minutes walk from our hotel on Princess Street this was a good place to eat. It is authentic Chinese food with an excellent and diverse menu. The menu was in Chinese and English with photos of all the dishes (most helpful). It was...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this little gem when I saw load and loads of Chinese people going in so thought it must be good, OMG the best I have ever eaten, great price and the quality and quantity is 10/10, I would like the to deliver to...More

Thank hornsterKentUk
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner went there after it was recommended to us from a work colleague. I'm so god we tried it out. After reading some of the reviews and people saying the portions were big we thought we we would just order and see...More

Thank Emma W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 0161 228 7060
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