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Red Chilli Chinese Restaurant

70-72 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GU, England
+44 161 236 2888
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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70-72 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely surprise. Meal for 11 people. We were all really impressed with the quality of the food. Like a traditional restaurant in Shanghai the food came out gradually and we all shared as it arrived. The food was hot and all of...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful little restaurant with very basic- non flash decor. The food is authentic and delish (having travelled China). Minor criticism is that more spice needed in the chilli dishes- I like it hot! The fixed meals are probably slightly more expensive than they should...More

Thank Wilkie87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for an early dinner on Thursday evening. Very friendly and attentive staff. Unfortunately no dumplings available. What we did have was very nice though. Chicken and beef mains were well cooked. Best Chinese I have had in a while. Large selection with some...More

Thank Morgi_1
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Was impressed with this place. I didn't really know what to expect but it far succeeded my expectations! I liked everything about it....the atmosphere, the style of the place itself, the attentive service and mainly the very authentic food. A far cry from western gloopy...More

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 2 June 2017

There's a lot of competition surrounding them so they need to be a cut above to make a mark. And generally speaking they are. The preparation of the food takes that bit longer than you expect in other Chinese restaurants but the food is fresher...More

Thank Nirinmart
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We called in here for a quick bite having previously eaten at the Oxford Road branch. The Portland Street restaurant is smaller and doesn't offer as extensive a menu but what we did have - salt and chilli beancurd and a chilli mutton dish -...More

Thank Emma N
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The menu here is somewhat different to the normal Chinese takeaway, I went in for a very nice meal, the service was excellent and the food was fresh. It was a little spicy for me but that is not the fault of the restaurant that...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Went to the Portland St location and after deciding what we wanted from the menu we were told that more than half of what we wanted was not available at the Portland St location. Disappointing and wouldn't it be easier to provide a menu with...More

Thank Tboz68
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I last visited this restaurant last June for a Chinese banquet meal with family to celebrate a wedding of a cousin, and I wasn't disappointed the food was fresh and delicious also the levels of service was excellent I would recommend this ace to anyone...More

Thank Kwan Ming
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We were staying in Manchester for a Saturday night and was looking for a nice Chinese restaurant. We were not disappointed, my husband found this online and we booked for 8.30pm that night. It is set in a basement of a large old building and...More

Thank jolleygirlc
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Nearby Attractions
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1,800 reviews
.45 km away
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.30 km away
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163 reviews
.95 km away
O2 Apollo Manchester
424 reviews
.88 km away
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Adele B
14 May 2017|
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Response from edm0n | Reviewed this property |
In line with the others, I suspect it does but phone them and ask.
3 April 2017|
Response from _normanjones260 | Reviewed this property |
it would probably take about half an hour to walk from Chinatown to the Apollo. Alternatively you could get a bus from Piccadilly bus station or take a taxi. If you want to be sure of getting to the show for 7 I'd aim to sit... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 65 - US$ 65
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70-72 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 2888
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