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16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF, England
+44 161 819 1966
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 22:30
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Herentals, Belgium
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111 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Typical Asian fusion cuisine. Dishes taste very well though soya souce seems to be everywhere ;) good fast dinner.

Thank miloszek
Hatfield, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went while on a couple of days businees in Manchester. Decent location but a bit hidden. It was a very quiet Monday night with only a few seats taken. The emptiness did result in a bit of a lack of atmosphere. As I was on my own, it was nice that it was so quiet, seems a laid back place,... More 

Thank leeboy88
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks for taking the time to write us such a lovely detailed review. I'm happy that you enjoyed your visit to Tampopo. We always aim to provide our customers with a fast, efficient service so I'm glad that this is what you received. You're definitely right about the Thai Red Curry - it is deceivingly filling and the lychee... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been a Tampopo regular now for about 6 months, usually corn exchange site (which has always been awesome) so I decided to show some of my work colleagues what I'm always raving about and get a Deliveroo order in, and was severely disappointed and a bit embarrassed at the food in all honesty, gyosas were really good as always,... More 

Thank prescottnwx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent meal in a hurry. Service bob on. Really tasty and very quick. Ideal for quality meal when you've a gig or the theatre later and not much time to spare.

Thank Ollie M
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect mid range place to grab a bite of south East aisian food. It's a small chain but it does what it does well, quickly and for a price that's not going to break the bank. We had a starter sharing platter which was more then enough for 2 and then a main each with beer and spent just over... More 

Thank ndadillon
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

My fiancé and I love fresh tasting Asian foods and wanted to try Tampopo purely on the basis that it was a stones throw from our hotel. We were not disappointed. Whilst the set up of benches/long tables, almost communal eating, is used at other well known chain alternatives, I have to say the food tasted fresher and was larger... More 

Thank Drive_Tardy86
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116 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

It has been a couple of years since we have visited Manchester and eaten in tampopo. Was excited to eat there again but slightly disappointed that the menu has changed. The Tom Yum soul is no longer on the menu which was my favourite but the 4 meals we chose were flavoursome and very enjoyable. Staff were excellent and asked... More 

Thank Megron
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Myself and my wife have visited Tampopo several times over the past few years and used to really enjoy the food, the staff's enthusiasm and helpfulness and the menu choices available. Unfortunately the last couple of times we have visited them the quality of all of the above has gone down. The staff no longer ask you if you have... More 

Thank Mark R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been to tampopo for a couple of years and then went back last night: the quality of food is not the same (it used to be much better, at least for the dish I got) but the service was very good.

Thank AnnaMichela2015
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Found this place by chance and so glad we did. Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff and great food. Prices were very reasonable and would definitely visit this place again.

Thank alison w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vietnamese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 819 1966
The original Tampopo: small, but perfectly formed. On Albert Square and overlooked by the impressive Manchester Town Hall. Popular for work lunches, after work eats or gig and theatre dinner. Seats 64. Solo diners, couples or small groups all welcome. For enquiries and bookings please call the restaurant directly.

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