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Address: Manchester, England
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Manchester’s Chinatown is one of the largest outside of China. It’s home to...

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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I am a huge fan of this place and cannot praise it enough. Love Asian food, love the selection of authentic cantoneese restaurants Chinatown in Manchester offers. Recommended

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am a huge fan of this place and cannot praise it enough. Love Asian food, love the selection of authentic cantoneese restaurants Chinatown in Manchester offers. Recommended

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is considered an attraction? Maybe I do no appreciate it because I'm local, but to me it has nothing. It's smelly and dirty and there's always bin bags on the street. Do not waste your time here.

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Thank Ian_h1980
Hereford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent ages trying to pick the best of the restaurants but they were all quite full so must have all been good! We eventually settled on one and had an excellent evening with great food, excellent service and a surprisingly good choice of wines!

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Thank RamblingRon69
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Limited variety out there, few Chinese restaurants and cash n carry, very small square garden, not much to do, the only recommended time to go there is in the Chinese new year, apart of that.. its a bit dull !!

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Thank Bader A
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is amazing! When i first moved to manchester i was so excited there was a china town. I mean they have them in all the big cities which is great :) So the best things about this place is that if you're trying to recreate asian/oriental dishes then theres a few Chinese supermarkets which sell ingredients & Products... More 

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Thank Jade P
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've always loved Manchesters Chinatown, I remember when the gateway was built and it is still a wonder to behold! Shopping and eating in Chinatown is a fabulous experience and the smells take me back to my visits to Hong Kong over 30 years ago! You can always find something unique in the Chinese arts and craft centre too, the... More 

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Thank Heather J
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been through Chinatown many times over the years. Whether it be eating im Restaurants or shopping in the Supermarkets. It used to have a buzz about this place that seems to be diminishing. This for me is partly down to Restaurants closing and a number of trendy bars nearby. It is still worth visiting if you are in... More 

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Thank Dave R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was lost in Manchester & discovered that ChinaTown is close to the bus station. I walked into the area & discovered that the people are extremely friendly especially if you know the language & pronounce the words correctly. The food is great & extremely delicious. I've had Chinese food before in London & Sheffield, but the food here in... More 

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Thank Al A
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Manchester's Chinatown is probably as good as any of the equivalent places in UK cities as it is very concentrated. There are many places to eat, most OK but like anywhere, some to avoid. Look for a place busy with Chinese locals dining there.

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Thank StanleyBumfluff1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like Chinese food you must go here. I love it and never had a bad meal in any of the places I visited.

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Thank Mark W

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