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149 Oxford Road, Manchester M1 7EE, England
+44 161 273 2300
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12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing particularly pleasant about this place, but nothing too awful either. It's your bog-standard noodles and some extras chucked in a bowl and served by waiters who probably don't want to be there. Prices aren't too bad. Shame as it could be a lot better with a bit of TLC.

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Thank eatmorecake
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a Uni student not looking to break the bank from a meal, it's a really solid spot. Student discount is lovely and the fact it's a 5 minute walk from my house is just a bonus!

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Thank Kieran A
Manchester
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The food here is great, always well presented. The waiting on staff are the most sour faced lot I've ever encountered. If you don't like waiting on tables....go work somewhere else. To whoever owns this place....sack this shower and get some cheerful waiting staff in. I've NEVER seen any of them engage in the slightest way with any customer. No... More 

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Thank Shane
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

If you don't find out about this place from the internet, you probably wouldn't notice it from the street! Hidden away in the basement; the neon sign above simply indicates 'Noodles'...but don't be put off by the slightly shabby staircase, for the restaurant below is a very pleasant surprise! Having to shoehorn dinner in between commuter train & concert at... More 

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Thank BettyShmem
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I have visited this place various times for a lunch. The last time we visited for a mid-week relaxing dinner with my partner (it wasn't busy at all). The food was nice, really good value for the price. The only thing that put me off was the service. Even though the waiter wasn't particularly rude he wasn't nice either he... More 

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Thank georgio g
Manchester, UK
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

love the food in Umami, but every time I go, the staff put me on edge. You can't ask them a question without getting your head bitten off, and you end up eating dead quickly so you don't have to spend any time in there.

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Thank xeqx
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, food all arrived correct. Very quick, and all plates cleared fast. Food tasted good. Good lunch deal, £5.95 for 2 courses. Perfect! Will be back again!

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Thank Jess W
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Taken out to lunch by hubby who loves this restaurant. Fantastic meal and soooooo tasty. Salt and pepper tofu starter and seafood udon for main ( added hot sauce for a little kick). Toilets were clean and even though I didn't see the bill husband was smiling when it arrived.

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Thank Sam M
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Really nice food. Comes out quick but tastes really fresh. Service isn't amazing...but it's quick and efficient. Hot fresh food!!!

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Thank keeneater2015
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The food (ramen and noodles) is very tasty and I will be coming back for sure, but I believe it should not be expensive.

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Thank Andreina C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese, Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Oxford Road, Manchester M1 7EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 273 2300

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?