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The Rice Bowl

33A Cross Street | City Centre, Manchester M2 1NL, England
+44 161 832 9033
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rice bowl” (312 reviews)
“dim sum” (77 reviews)
“sizzling lamb” (15 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Value
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LOCATION
33A Cross Street | City Centre, Manchester M2 1NL, England
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1 - 10 of 1,366 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked for four people Friday early evening but friends had to cancel so just the two of us ! Restaurant was very busy as Christmas party season and markets make city even more popular. Choice was limited to a smaller number set menus due to...More

Thank Shufflebothams
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the set Christmas menu for £25 and it was delicious. Great selection of starters followed by the pancake with crispy duck, which was just yum! There was also a great selection of main courses. It was great to share and have a selection...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came here with party of 8 tonight to celebrate a birthday the food was delicious but the portions were small, I've had a bigger plate full from my local Chinese chippy for a fiver.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked a table for 4 a week in advanced, knowing it will be busy with the Christmas markets. Lady I spoke to on the phone stated they were only serving the Christmas menu in the evening, I had a look on their website and confirmed...More

Thank KinnyMafia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a Saturday lunchtime prior to going to the palace theatre for the Saturday matinee, also it was a snowy day and wanted to get somewhere warm fast, and as visited several times before knew I would get a good meal. Only had a...More

Thank Trehwfa38
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favourite restaurant in Manchester. Always very busy so try and book before hand. Really authentic food, reasonable prices and in an ideal location

Thank MartinM636
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly, I would like to apologise for marking it down. Just want to clarify that there was nothing wrong with the food nor the service but it is simply due to the rowdy large group at the back & table arrangement. It was our first...More

Thank Airowin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in to he Rice Bowl last Saturday after experiencing the Christmas Market in Albert Square, which was very, very busy. Jenny's place was not much less busy but a table for two was found in seconds and a welcome drink on it within 5...More

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit, to what is a very compact and busy restaurant, however, despite the numbers within the room, the food was quickly served up and everything in the way it was expected. The quality of the food was extremely good, but we...More

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wasn't able to book this place last Friday as they told me that they just take walk ins on that night for couples. We arrived at 6.30 and got seated straight away, although the place was busy. We later discovered that The efficiency of staff...More

Thank Sue H
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Adele B
14 May 2017|
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Response from Alexjames99 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, but maybe best to check
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Shabana B
29 April 2017|
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Response from Adrian-CheadleHulmeC | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not Halal , but you can order vegetarian.
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tony503
18 January 2017|
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Response from ramilevyy | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33A Cross Street | City Centre, Manchester M2 1NL, England (Formerly Golden Rice Bowl)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 832 9033
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