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$5 - $5
Indian, Fast Food, Asian, Pakistani
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not been in a number of years but still great value and good food. Had 3 and rice comprising lamb steak, lamb and carrot, and potatoes with spinich. Lovely fluffy rice and all for 6 pound. Still a busy place at lunch and still basic...inside which adds to its legend. We'll worth finding up an alley in the northern quarter.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 5 days ago

We are no strangers to Indian cafe type restaurants & this one did not disappoint! It’s basic, nothing special but the food is bang on home cooked Indian food & the prices are incredibly good value. Love the concept of Rice & 3 we opted...for two veggie & one meat dish each. The bill, with one can of coke came to £11.00 Husband was delighted! 😆More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is close to Shudehall tram stop on Manchester. Indian cafe style . The staff were friendly It was clean. Seems popular with the locals. I had 2 meat and 1 veg with rice dish £6. Nice and spicy. I would recommend

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quality curries, top value, friendly staff, can't knock it at all. Would recommend any day of the week

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Don't be put off by the façade, internal décor or the fact that it's located in a tiny backstreet. The food here is really good and amazing value. The bhajis and samosas are big and the breads are cooked to order. All the curries I've...tried - chicken dishes and all the veggie options are lovely, who knew CABBAGE curry could taste so good? There's always a warm welcome too!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 26, 2021

As ever, the food is very good and reasonably priced. Basic facilities are more than compensated by the great grub. Avoid busy lunchtimes and you'll enjoy it even more.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 8, 2021 via mobile

Always enjoy This & That. Great value rice and three curries. Nice chapati and friendly staff. Can get very busy at peak lunch times.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 2, 2021 via mobile

This & That had been recommended to us by two separate friends, they had pre warned us about the appearance of the restaurant (thankfully) and the latest food hygiene rating (from 2016) gave This & That 5 stars. So we thought we would chance it!...But I’m sat here now with my fingers crossed hoping for a problematic free 24 hours! Customer service was non existent, decor wise they’ve left it simple to say the least. But the big worry for me is from a food hygiene point. Maybe it’s my HACCP training kicking in, but the food was luke warm and had been left stored in the temperature danger zones. There were no lids on the hot plates, no temperature probes in sight, no hand washing facilities for staff (both sinks are labelled for pot washing only), the grease vent was uncleaned and personal belongings were scattered on the worktops. Then there were the toilet facilities… unclean, no soap and no paper towels! Hence why i’m hoping for a problematic free 24hrs…. The luke warm food was actually decent except for the dry tasteless onion bhaji. I don’t want to put others off… but I don’t want to leave untruthful feedback! So maybe like us, you should give it a try and hope for the best! After all they have 20+ years behind them and faithful regulars.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed June 17, 2021 via mobile

Went there based on the reviews but not impressed. Food was luke warm and Not spicy. Naan bread was worst we have ever had. Maybe it was an off day. That said if you are strapped for cash it is value you for money at...a fiverMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed May 4, 2021

Fantastic - lovely people and delicious food! Best curry I've had in Manchester and i've lived here for 8 years.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Response from Muffintopsrule | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I was confusing this with another restaurant. Yes the food is all cooked so you get in a queue for about 2 minutes
December 6, 2018|
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I think you just had a bad server.
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Yes, This & That offers takeout services.

This & That is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4