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Australasia

1 The Avenue | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3AP, England (Manchester City Centre)
0161 831 0288
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Ranked #43 of 1,647 restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $82
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manchester City Centre
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manchester City Centre
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Yes it's full of girls from Coronation Street in tiny dresses and probably half of Manchester's football clubs - but it still manages to oooz white linen chic and an almost Art Deco glamour without being pretentious. This is paired with a lovely bar and the use of technology to mind boggle IPads for menus and DJ decks are flat... More

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Norfolk Uk
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We dropped in for lunch , without a reservation, attracted by praise for this restaurant in the media. We were not disappointed: quite simply, this was one of the best lunches ever- historic as the much missed Michael Winner would have said. After a warm welcome, we were ushered to a small, romantic side booth and given lots of good... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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7 reviews 7 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Liked - everything ! The cocktails were amazing ! Food was Delicious. Fusion between everything ! Well done.

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UK
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

It's nice enough, but seems almost to be mandatory for the clientele to be shallow hipsters with silly beards. Cocktails were nice albeit expensive, beer selection a little limited, but the spirits selection was exceptional - again, with the caveat that it was ridiculously expensive. If I wanted to show off, I would probably come here, but it's just not... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

A really excellent dinner - great food, great atmosphere, great service. Expensive but absolutely worth it. Small dishes to share is the way to go, hard to think of a bad one, and we had lots! Ideal venue for special occasions.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

A graduation dinner with ace cocktails and delicious food. The Wasabi tini was unusual but eyewateringly refreshing, others didnt disappoint. Surprisingly, after a few cocktails and a glass of complimentary fizz because we were late getting our table, the 'music' provided an agreeable backdrop. The Japanese/ fusion worked very well - the suggestion to have small dishes and share being... More

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UK
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Just to endorse what David said in the review below ( we actually met at the the same graduation cermony!) Really good food and great atmosphere. The service was excellent and attentive and they made some really good recommendations on what to order for us. Don't forget to put a tenner on Brentford for promotion David.

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Worcester
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Went here with wife and daughter as a graduation celebration and it was just amazing. The layout/ambience has a real Wow factor and the food is imaginative, beautifully presented and very tasty! We had a taster menu which was a good choice as it gave you a real flavour (no pun intended)of what's on offer. Its also reasonably priced ,... More

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Second visit and still my favourite restaurant. Went on Saturday night and there was a great atmosphere, excellent cocktails and delicious food. Favourite is the mixed sushi and the scallops, and the steak! It takes ages to order as you'll take ages deciding what you want. Only downside is booking, you do have to book in advance especially if you... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Being a Londoner it's a real treat when I get the chance to go to Manchester and experience going out to a nice restaurant that's not over run with Russian oligarchs or diners paying for their company by the hour! Okay maybe I'm over dramatising a bit but being a southerner I must put my heart on my sleeve and... More

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