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Swadesh Manchester

98 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GX, England
+44 161 236 1313
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“poppadoms” (103 reviews)
“curry” (80 reviews)
“lamb” (58 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
98 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GX, England
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1 - 10 of 885 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Once it arrived, the food was excellent but on a Saturday evening you can just do without a 75 minute wait from arriving to the main course being served. They seated about 40 people all at the same time, no spontaneous apologies for the wait...More

Thank MenthonSB
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went for buffet and in Veterinarian Samosa we found chicken. After pointing this to hotel manager, he shamelessly said "sorry this happens" its already been done so noting else I can do." and SMILING with staff. Go for RAJDOOT at Albert Square .. that's...More

Thank Deepak P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with some friends to take a break from the take aways we had been frequenting and have some traditional cuisine. The chicken curry was delicious and the biryani second only to mums own.

Thank Uday S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our night there, friendly staff and a good service, the food was lovely with a great menu and at a reasonable price. Will without doubt return on our next trip to Manchester.

Thank david T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant houses decent decor with vibrant canvas collection of Bollywood stalwarts which brings a glorious ambience for diners. Food is moderately priced and offers decent servings. Tastes good enough for leaving a come back feeling. Confusion exists among staff taking orders..we ordered a veg biryani..which...More

Thank rmohan73
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfull cooked indian dishes, very friendly staff - no words but perfection! Would travel to Manchester again just because of their Chicken Tikka Masala

1  Thank Mette Reus H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My fiance and I were staying at the rather-swanky The Townhouse Hotel (see separate review), also on Portland Street, about a two-minute walk away, and after a four-hour drive up from Oxfordshire to see John Legend in concert at the Manchester Arena, were starving. We...More

2  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends and enjoyed a good meal. Had set meal A giving the usual popadoms, mix starter, choice of lamb or chicken main with rice and naan. At £21 each, not much cheaper than choosing yourself but it's what we would have typically had......More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Working in Manchester for 4 days I thought I would have an Italian, a curry, a Chinese and a steak, the Chinese and the steak got blown out because the curry was so good I had to go back again and again, had a different...More

1  Thank tonyk70
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My husband is a regular here but this was my second visit and it was still good. Food was delicious.

Thank Pranjal P
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Questions & Answers
6 July 2017|
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Response from MDTBedford | Reviewed this property |
they also do excellent mango lassi by the glass or jug. jug is good quantity and good for sharing!
Annette W
12 October 2016|
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Response from Mohamed S | Property representative |
A little late, I'm just getting used to social media! We do have a restaurant very close to the airport. Please search for Sangam Heald Green.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 1313
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