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portland street, Manchester, England
0161-228-3388
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
best buffet in Manchester

Having visited most of the Chinese buffets in Manchester, this is the best. Nice décor and friendly staff. The food is varied and plentiful with a much bigger range than most. Lunch for £7.20 is excellent value.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Stephen E
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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Gaydon, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

First time here Fanatic selection of food all you eat very good quality A little disappointed with Wong ton soup as it was not hot in taste and a bit sweet for me . But a great place and staff !!! Go for it

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

You will not be dissapointed with the quality of food and the choice of desserts!! Its fast, friendly and clean. You will find large group or families celebrating a birthday or just having a family day out. However theres plenty of choice and the foods cooked just like eating in a restraunt!! This place is a hidden gem in chinatown... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Having visited most of the Chinese buffets in Manchester, this is the best. Nice décor and friendly staff. The food is varied and plentiful with a much bigger range than most. Lunch for £7.20 is excellent value.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Superb location as it was only 2 minute walk from hotel and chinatown. Wasn't thoroughly impressed with the food, was a variety of food available but for a chinese buffet not to have fried rice, proper noddles, chicken chow mein or beef curry it wasn't great. However the desserts were delicious and wide variety of them too which was good.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from. Buffet city,we went with a party of 27people including children.everyone thought the food and service were tops,staff very polite and friendly.food there was a good selection of mains,and sweets available,really liked the mussels and beef in black bean sauce,children loved the help yourself sweet counter.we.booked a table for 27 a week in advance.this was duly ready for... More 

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Burscough, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

its a large chinese buffet place, with cold starters and cold desserts lots of choice eat what you like not everything was red hot

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Rowley Regis, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Meeting friends from Manchester and they suggested this place. Lovely decor and friendly staff. Very good selection of food available, especially desserts. We thought this we very good value for money. The place was quite empty when we arrived (around 12.30 on a Saturday) but there were queues by the time we left so it pays to go away from... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

plenty of choice of chinese food for an all you can eat buffet and a very good selection of desserts and a good location in manchester can be a very busy place and if you like to watch the pennies then check out the dining times and prices I will always go again ;-)

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My wife and I went to have lunch in Buffet city. The restaurant had very limited option for vegetarians, was bit crowded (could be a factor of it being a Saturday), too small to accommodate the number of guests.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

I came to eat with my friends for lunch last Wednesday. The restaurant was a little quiet when I arrived but shortly a crowd of people charged in after! All I can say is the food was great, amazing selection of food and customer service is exceptional! Thank you for a good time, we'll be back to visit with more... More 

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Additional Information about buffet city

Address: portland street, Manchester, England
Phone Number: 0161-228-3388
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: portland street, Manchester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 0161-228-3388

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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