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“Worth a visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Chinatown

Chinatown
Manchester, England
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Ranked #70 of 317 things to do in Manchester
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Wigan
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“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Really comes alive at Chinese New Year when there's processions and stuff. Other times, there's restaurants, shops etc

Visited March 2013
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fermanagh
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“Disappointing visit”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Ate in restaurant in china-town and it was disappointing, it was like we were not welcome. Service was very poor and everyone's meals arrived wrong and at different times, with some cold and some lukewarm. Had to wait ages to get a drink and there were no prawn crackers or anything like that appetizers wise whilst we awaited our food. The chicken didn't taste like chicken and there wasn't enough rice for everyone.
I am a huge fan of Chinese food and this was particularly disappointing and hopefully it was a one off as have been before and it was good and been to china-towns in other cities and they are usually good, however this review is based on my most recent visit.

Visited April 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Fine”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

It was okay. Nothing to rave about. We had a meal at I think the Hot Chillie or the Red Chillie or something. That was good.

Visited May 2012
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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“Interesting and small enough to walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

As you'd expect, lots of opportunities to buy anything and everything which has a 'Far East' feel. The restaurant Yang Sing was once voted the top Chinese restaurant in the U.K. There is a vibrancy to the area and it is particularly exciting during Chinese New Year.

Visited February 2013
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“The variety of Restaurants is unbelievable.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Chinese, Thai, Malaysian Restaurants abound. Great for inexpensive meals and buffets lunchtime. Chinese and Far East Supermarkets make this a special place. Said to be the largest UK Chinatown outside London and an unbelieveable Chinese Arch

Visited November 2012
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