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16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF, England
+44 161 819 1966
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“noodles” (33 reviews)
“nasi goreng” (8 reviews)
“prawn crackers” (10 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

very good service,staff all helpful and knowledgeable about the food.We were a group of 8 people and we all thought our food was lovely.The atmosphere was very lively when we visited on a Friday evening

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for dinner, but didn't want to feel stuffed or have to be in the place for a long time as we were going on to the theatre. We shared a Thai Green Curry noodle dish and a plate of 5 Gyoza pork dumplings....More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really delicious food and fast attentive service. Good selection of menus as well as nice relaxing atmosphere. Tampopo's website and Facebook page is always up-to-date and they always have great new offers and events. Would definitely recommend it to others!

Thank Nazu11
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been visiting Tampopo for many years and have always found it to be good. Service is efficient and friendly. Food choices are wide ranging and tasty; since it is cooked to order it is always fresh. There is an open kitchen where you...More

Thank whiteknight56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd got into the habit of eating at another, similar place, beginning with a W, which has gone so horribly downhill lately we won't be eating there again. Let's try tampopo! And it was fab. The tom yam was hot and sour and delicious, the...More

Thank julie s
TampopoAlbertSquare, General Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Julie, Thank you for your lovely review! We are glad that you have given us a try and are impressed with the food and service we deliver. If you like prawns perhaps try our delicious coconut prawns instead which are served with a sweet...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

We were looking for some tasty food on the way to the station and someone suggested Tampopo. I hadn't been before, I like Thai food and so it seemed a smart move. I have to say that the service was friendly and efficient and there...More

Thank Philip_Marsh
TampopoAlbertSquare, General Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Philip, Thanks for your review! We aim to provide friendly and efficient service. Our layout is designed to maximise the use of the limited space we have and the canteen style is reminiscent of how people dine in East Asia, however, if you would...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The service was spot on, very efficient and welcoming. The food came fast so ideal if you are heading off to the theatre or live music. We had tempura prawns and they were simply lovely. The red Thai chicken curry though for main course was...More

Thank Sue R
TampopoAlbertSquare, General Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Sue, Thank you for your feedback! We are very proud to offer great, fast service, it is very important to us. Based on comments like yours we are currently looking at altering the way we present all of our curries. As standard we use...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I visited with a colleague based on their recommendation. I wasn't disappointed a good choice and service that felt just a little too full on but just on the right side of ok. We were seated quickly and drinks order taken. The starter and main...More

Thank Hoptonjohn
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Have been coming here for years been hadn't been in ages when I booked it for my birthday. Free bottle of prosecco as I'm on the mailing list - veeeery nice - and everything we ate (veg tempura, chicken satay, nasi goreng and chicken katsu)...More

Thank BridgetandAlbert
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We have been to Tampopo a few time but not for a year or so. We were really looking forward to this meal and service was to its usual slick and efficient manner. Food was served quickly, however, I was amazed by the portion sizes...More

1  Thank flyboy1000
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22 May 2015|
Response from Rick A | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if you've asked the question on the review you'd have liked here....Tampopo is a restaurant in Manchester. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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