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Address: Manchester, England
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Description: Manchester’s Chinatown is one of the largest outside of China. It’s home...
Manchester’s Chinatown is one of the largest outside of China. It’s home to shopping and restaurants and is the center of the city’s Chinese community.
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Plenty to choose from

Plenty of different resturants to choose from. Also there is this lovely gift shop called Art and craft gallery which sells all sorts of ornaments, jewellery etc. I bought a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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County Durham, United Kingdom
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County Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Plenty of different resturants to choose from. Also there is this lovely gift shop called Art and craft gallery which sells all sorts of ornaments, jewellery etc. I bought a beautiful doll in traditional clothes as a present for someone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

May look untidy and disjointed but what a fantastic place. Living in Manchester I ALWAYS got to China town for lunch. The mixture and number of restaurants has a price and taste for everyone. Go there with an open mind and enjoy the culture.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I love visiting Chinatown in Manchester. Some good Chinese, Vietnamese & Thai restaurants, & some really good Asian supermarkets, to stock up your store cupboards.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

i just when there for lunch and my wife spot this "try thai" and she like fly going to the fly trap.. we dining there with basic variety food.. mine is "rice with omelette" , and my wife is "fried green curry rice" rice with omelette "simple look, take perfection to cook" - perfect snap 2 scoop from my wife... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It's a good area to wander around, and it's right in the city centre. I bet there are excellent authentic restaurants, but I've only tried one, which wasn't not very good... So next time I'll have a look on TripAdvisor before ;)

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

As you would expect this place is great for the Chinese New Year festivities but all year round it is a good place to visit and as you would expect there are some good restaurants around.

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Prestonpans, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

this place is a nice experience to many nice places to eat to mention good place to walk around not to big but nice area ps great supermarket

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Nice area to wander around - it offers a lot of colours and authenticity, although it is smaller than expected. There are a lot of nice eateries and cheap eats. And the supermarkets are awesome - walking in for a browse is a great experience.

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nottingham
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Quite disappointing we where expecting a lot more to say it was the weekend of the Chinese new year celebrations, we did plan to eat here on the Saturday night but after walking down the back streets of the restaurants decided against it (see my photos), we did enjoy the walk around the Chinese supermarket.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

It has an archway and that's about it, around 4 restaurants and 1 supermarket. It isn't exactly a 'town' and half of the restaurants are a rip off anyways

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