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Way smaller than expected.

Visiting Manchester, China Town was the first place on my list to visit. Luckily it was walking... read more

Reviewed yesterday
thisisyumna
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Dallas, Texas
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China Town - not the largest one

Not the largest one if compared with other China Town areas in other European cities, however it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
santo-trainsspotter7
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Auckland, New Zealand
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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visiting Manchester, China Town was the first place on my list to visit. Luckily it was walking distance from my hotel (Britannica). However, I was surprised to find that is was smaller, ok way smaller, than I had anticipated. I visited around 9:00 on a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the largest one if compared with other China Town areas in other European cities, however it was OK, what we found mostly were restaurants and shops, busy at the day time, but not at night, well it just average we reckoned. At least we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I visited Chinatown on Friday 23rd November 2018 in the evening to explore the area and grab a meal. When we got to the area it was quite smaller than expected, however there is plenty of restaurants around to choose from and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went about 9:45pm and it was not lividly actually very quite There was a small park like place however looked like it was a hang out for thugs alike Plenty of places to eat but no markets or shops so not what we imagined...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CLAIRESAEED
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The area is very neglected with many drug addicts living in the car park and sleeping on the benches. The decor is broken and old with many shop owners loading the goods on the streets and storing food on sidewalks. The selection of restaurants is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is where a lot of the chinese community of Manchester gather together. The famous chinese arch welcomes people into Manchester China town. There are a variety of chinese restaurants from across the different regions of China, selling different chinese food. Alongside this there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Well do not expect something big. It is only few streets, but full of shops and restaurants. The food is really tasty. I personally prefer the place called Happy Seasons. It is crowded and food is tasty. A good sign for quality

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 353deyanb
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

After reading up on Chinatown, we were incredibly disappointed with the reality. It’s one square block, with a car park in the middle, the pagodas and decorations are old and tired or even broken, and the only things there are restaurants and late night adult...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Friendly people. Lots of good places to eat and shop. Really enjoyed it. Wish it was bigger and had more shops to buy trinkets

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Chinatown is always busy and this occasion was no exception. We arrived to find that one of the restaurants I used to go to (Hong Kong) was closed and mothballed sadly.....but the one we went to across the road was really expensive and the staff...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Pioneer564715
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Response from MatthewS3547 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend 'Yang Sing' (Princess Street).
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Response from mikkjel_dag | Reviewed this property |
Ocean Treasure comes out top of an online poll. I'm not one for classiest, but more for the cheap and cheerful, so I'm not the best person to answer! But good luck.
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MandyP336
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Response from kinghatfood | Reviewed this property |
Anytime during the day if you on tour take the city explorer bus Liverpool that u can use for 24 hours and tour around the city as much as you like.
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