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This & That

3 Soap Street, Manchester M4 1EW, England
+44 161 832 4971
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (150 reviews)
“rice” (205 reviews)
“keema” (26 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM Hours
Indian, Fast food, Asian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
3 Soap Street, Manchester M4 1EW, England
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Had the standard menu (three types of dish on the menu. Very simple menu). You could go elsewhere If you wanted to get more, i.e more service, wider chioce of dishes, etc., but you don't need to. Simple menus, food cooked in front of you,...More

Thank L0Ver_Of_Ch0c0late
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Visited This & That for lunch on Saturday after a busy day of shopping. Good and fast service. Nice rice & curry options - good price.

1  Thank F_Jn_reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Big portions, add extra chillies & coriander, tamarind sauce & spiced yoghurt to your taste, for free! Great value & yummy!

Thank SandyMcr
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Loads of swanky NQ places to eat, but few better than this place. Simple menu, changed daily. Food is not the best you can get but it’s nourishing, tasty and for a pre night out stomach filler, it’s just the job. Be prepared for basic....benches...More

Thank chulsk
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

LOVE LOVE LOVE. I don’t think I’ve had such authentic Indian food until this meal. It tasted amazing, right amount of salt and spice. No frills, no fancy garnishes or decorations, just a pure focus on the food. It being cheap is a bonus!

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 January 2018

This & That is an oxymoron; It is probably the most well known of the secret curry cafes of the Northern Quarter. Tucked away on a little side street, it's easily missable. It took me nearly 10 years of living in and around Manchester to...More

3  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Very good concept for a quality meal at low price. The menu changes every day and is rather limited. You queue to make your choice of the day's dishes and get served. Portions are rather big. The taste is great. We were a group of...More

Thank pilipili2009
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Ive been here about 4/5 times now. The food generally is pretty tasty, you get big plate fills too. However, the seating is very limited due to the size of the restaurant, quite often you are squeezed up close to other people and don’t have...More

1  Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Lovely, friendly staff and amazing fresh classic food. I go here for the wonderful vegan curries and the chilled out atmosphere. A must if you're in Manchester

3  Thank Becky F
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

In town, and need a hot, tasty meal, without any fuss, then this is the place you need. Rice n’ three, are all ready to be served, for approx a fiver. They fix their menu on their website each week, so you can see what...More

1  Thank marie_biscuit77
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Abdul K
5 March 2018|
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Response from Canicanti | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure it is . They are muslims who own and serve you
steve w
20 July 2017|
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Response from Ryan C | Reviewed this property |
No they serve soft drinks
7 December 2016|
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Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
They don't take bookings - just turn up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 6
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Soap Street, Manchester M4 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 832 4971
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A family run business established for over 20 years, we're one of Manchester's favourite Indian Curry Houses. We offer a huge choice of delicious curries and are located in the heart of the Northern Quarter, tucked away on Soap Street.
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