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Cafe Marhaba

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36 Back Piccadilly, Manchester, England
+44 161 228 7377
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a Manc and yet I only discovered this place a couple of years ago (it's been open since the 90's) and I no longer eat anywhere else, on the curry front. For a fiver, you really can't beat the authenticity, taste and price of three unbelievable curries on a bed of rice. Ignore the unassuming off-putting exterior, in a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Tucked away on a little street behind Piccadilly, this is a place which I have been going to for quite a while now. I probably pop in for lunch twice in every 3 weeks or so. I've been meaning to get a review done for the last two years and have only just got my backside into gear to get... More 

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Thank Neville G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Tiny takaway/ cafe in back piccadilly ,brilliant choice of curries and rice with freshly made on th spot Naan .As good if not better than the other curry cafes around Thomas st .For two of us £10-90 rice and threes all absolutely delivious . Manchester great.

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Thank John W
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Not so much a restaurant just seats adjacent to a take out counter, however the food is of an excellent quality every mouthful is a delight. I have visited Mumbai and Goa and sampled the food there and this is the closest most authentic taste of India that I have yet encountered in the UK. Do not be put off... More 

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Thank Pererin2014
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Friends of mine have been coming here on a Sunday for over 20 years This was my second visit What delicious food is offered by Naz and Abdul Chicken Seekh followed by the famous Lamb Nihari served with chappatis Truly awesome again. Fresh, spicy, succulent and certainly memorable A hidden gem in Manchester

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Thank Mike B
manchester
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Visited very recently with two friends we had a selection of currys and 2 chilli nan breads and 1 paratha. All were incredibly tasty and well cooked. Completely authentic. Would definitely be back and excellent hosts. A must visit if in Manchester. A little gem.

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Thank GAAManchester
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Fantastic home cooked curry. Would definitely recommend the rice and three, get a garlic naan bread with it. Portions are more than enough for one person.

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Thank nikhil t
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Absolutely my favourite food. I tend to get the lamb jalfrezi - it doesn't taste like any other jalfrezi I've had from anywhere else, but it's amazing. Naans are delicious and fresh, incredible value for money. Absolutely recommend 100%

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Thank JDL1988
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Being visiting this gaff since my days working on Newton St and it never fails to impress. My tip The Lamb & Pumpkin Simply the best.

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Thank Neil C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

As others have said, not the best decor but the food more than makes up for it. 3 curries and rice is great, as is the individual curries and naans. Just get yourself here and give it a whirl

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Back Piccadilly, Manchester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 228 7377

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