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Cafe Marhaba

36 Back Piccadilly, Manchester, England
+44 161 228 7377
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“curries” (34 reviews)
“naan” (10 reviews)
“rice” (35 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
36 Back Piccadilly, Manchester, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Possibly the best 'rice 'n three' joint in town, tucked away down a back alley. Its an unassuming set-up with only 5 tables seating 2 people each but there's a nice little limited menu of North Indian/Pakistan classics freshly prepared that seem to pack more...More

Thank Kingoftheslums
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Don't judge a book by it's cover. The best Manchester 3 and rice, by far. A gem of a lunchtime place.

Thank McGinty15
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Despite living in and around Manchester for 12 years, It was only recently I found this place. Both the exterior and inside are very unassuming, but don't let that put you off. Of all the Manchester rice n 3 curry cafes, Marhaba knocks up the...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

3 curries for £5! You can't argue with that. Delicious curries and really fresh naan which I saw cooked in front of us in the proper oven (don't know the technical name). Fish curry was delicious, the mushroom curry wasnt my cup of tea but...More

Thank rebeccalw21
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to Cafe Marhaba since the late 90's and it is as close to home cooked food as you can get. Its amazing to think that with the literally zero footfall it gets its still going strong having opened in 1992. The...More

Thank Omar A
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Good menu, great food, decent portions and solid value: three curries, rice, naan bread and a can of pop came to £6.50. You can see them cooking the food just over the counter, proper home made. Clean inside. Only enough seating for six people (three...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The Marhaba Cafe offers truly, the finest Indian Cuisine. It is without doubt my favourite place to eat in Manchester. It is a small place that is always bustling with people who come from all over the world, I know, I have met them in...More

Thank Gebrano
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I must have walked past here hundreds of times over the years but never went in - until today! Feeling under the weather, I wasn't up to cooking so decided to pop in and get a takeaway - spinach chicken and 3 (!) of the...More

Thank adeandyo
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Whenever I'm feeling tired, hungover, sad, lonely or just desperately hopeless, I head down to Marhaba and order a curry. Not just any of the curries on the wall of this tiny unassuming backstreet gaff - it has to be a mushroom curry. It arrives...More

Thank stevesmith127
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Visited Cafe Marhaba on a weekday lunchtime. Food was cooked to order and staff friendly. Food was tasty though salty. Good value for money.

Thank huge_appetite
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17 October 2015|
Response from sheplobsters |
I'll answer my own question: a quick Google search suggests it's 7.30!
Peter C
14 September 2015|
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Response from TamesideStalker | Reviewed this property |
You want it to be cheaper than £5 for 3 curries? Getouttahere
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Restaurant Details

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Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Back Piccadilly, Manchester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 228 7377
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