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Red Chilli Chinese Restaurant

70-72 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GU, England
+44 161 236 2888
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
70-72 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was impressed with this place. I didn't really know what to expect but it far succeeded my expectations! I liked everything about it....the atmosphere, the style of the place itself, the attentive service and mainly the very authentic food. A far cry from western gloopy...More

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's a lot of competition surrounding them so they need to be a cut above to make a mark. And generally speaking they are. The preparation of the food takes that bit longer than you expect in other Chinese restaurants but the food is fresher...More

Thank Nirinmart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in here for a quick bite having previously eaten at the Oxford Road branch. The Portland Street restaurant is smaller and doesn't offer as extensive a menu but what we did have - salt and chilli beancurd and a chilli mutton dish -...More

Thank Emma N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu here is somewhat different to the normal Chinese takeaway, I went in for a very nice meal, the service was excellent and the food was fresh. It was a little spicy for me but that is not the fault of the restaurant that...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Portland St location and after deciding what we wanted from the menu we were told that more than half of what we wanted was not available at the Portland St location. Disappointing and wouldn't it be easier to provide a menu with...More

Thank Tboz68
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I last visited this restaurant last June for a Chinese banquet meal with family to celebrate a wedding of a cousin, and I wasn't disappointed the food was fresh and delicious also the levels of service was excellent I would recommend this ace to anyone...More

Thank Kwan Ming
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We were staying in Manchester for a Saturday night and was looking for a nice Chinese restaurant. We were not disappointed, my husband found this online and we booked for 8.30pm that night. It is set in a basement of a large old building and...More

Thank jolleygirlc
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Shared a 'Courtship' banquet meal (26 pounds per head) with three friends and we all enjoyed this evening meal. All of the dishes were very interesting but the beef dish and the fried prawn were very good although we couldn't finish all of the dishes,...More

Thank edm0n
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Went for lunch. Had a huge plate of prawns fried rice and it was amazing. some of staff wasn't very polite but the food made up for it.

Thank AnnaLondra
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food and service. You wouldn't go wrong dining here the quality if the food is excellent and the service outstanding. Also very good atmosphere

Thank Chunky1874
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Adele B
does this chinese restaurant use MSG? As I am sensitive to it I need to know before I go!
15 May 2017|
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Response from edm0n | Reviewed this property |
In line with the others, I suspect it does but phone them and ask.
How far is the restaurant from The Apollo? We are seeing a show, starting at 7pm, whAT WOULD BE A GOOD TIME TO BOOK A TABLE FOR EARLY EVENING?
4 April 2017|
Response from _normanjones260 | Reviewed this property |
it would probably take about half an hour to walk from Chinatown to the Apollo. Alternatively you could get a bus from Piccadilly bus station or take a taxi. If you want to be sure of getting to the show for 7 I'd aim to sit... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$65 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, 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 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70-72 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 2888
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