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This & That

3 Soap Street, Manchester M4 1EW, England (Manchester City Centre)
+44 (0)161 832 4971
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Ranked #104 of 1,652 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $10
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Manchester City Centre
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Manchester City Centre
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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Rice and 3! The patron kindly obliges by laying a bed of rice upon your plate and spooning over 3 curries of your choice. Add a little extra chopped green chilli and coriander, grab a free pitcher of water, sit yourself down and enjoy. Leave stuffed with a smile on your face and a wallet lighter by only 4 quid.... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I am an Indian and I loved what This & That offers. It's really like home-made Indian food albeit a with a bit more oil. But that's ok for a canteen. Yes, it's not a typical restaurant. It's a canteen. But rice and three curry is really cheap and portion is very generous. If you want ambience of a restaurant... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Forget the surroundings, in fact don't because this adds to the character of the place. Don't expect matching crockery or cutlery but do expect good quality, tasty curry at exceptional value! Been a number of times over the years and love it and I'm yet to be disappointed. Plenty of choice for everyone, even children - mine love it!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This Manchester institution is no looker - tucked down a side street, the decor has seen better days. But don't let that stop you from going in - I'm glad I did. Numerous dishes served up, canteen style. For under a fiver I had a perfect plate of rice, dal, beef & spinach and keema matar. Great for cheap eats... More

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Ribchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is the place for a good cheap meal, the food is good and for a fiver you get a nice curry and nan and a drink, they give you a free jug of ice cold water which is what I think more cafe's/restaurants should do. The staff are also nice and friendly.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Fairly standard rice n 3. Food lacks punch. I found it bland and busy. Curries watery in consistency may suit a certain palate. Nice service however

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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Love this place. Basic (very) Asian cafe. Great for a quick lunch. Superb kebabs fresh salads and fresh breads. The traditional 3 and rice is also homemade and too notch and its for (virtually nothing)

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Prague, Czech Republic
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I used to eat in This & That very often as a student in the mid 90s and was knocked out by the quality and value then. Having lived abroad for 5 years I was interested to return and see how it was. I got a lovely welcome "How are you, where are you living now?" and enjoyed a classic... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is a great find but don't tell the world, the Northern Qt has already been invaded by those from down south in which I mean the Printworks. This is a great place just down the alleyway from Trof bar, to look at it from the outside you couldn't tell. Its very basic like a canteen in a factory but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Bean a number of times and each has been as good as the last!Is unusual and hidden and doesn't look like much but the flavours and variety of curry is amazing!

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