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Tampopo

16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF, England
+44 161 819 1966
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here for my daughters graduation meal - tucked out of the way with not the most inspiring entrance it hides away in the basement with an urban, funky vibe complete with bench seating and a huge upgrade on Wagamama. The service was slick&friendly,...More

Thank iandellow
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Iandellow, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review! So glad to hear we helped make your daughter's graduation a wonderful day! We hope to see you again soon! Riley & the team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't expect that this place, hidden like a little gem, almost underground serves such tastt food ! We just walked in and it turned out to be of our best dinners this week. Tamarind tofu recommended by our lovely waitress Karolina was 10/10, perfect...More

Thank Nelchaell
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Nelchaell, Thank you so much for your lovely review! Our place really is a little gem & Karolina is one of our stars! Our Tamarind Tofu is a really tasty dish - we're really committed to ensuring a good range of vegan options which...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve visited this restaurant a few times over the last few years and it never disappoints. We visited this weekend (Sept 2018) and the food was again beautiful. The beef rendang that I had was delicious, with fantastic layers of flavour. My husband had the...More

Thank AnnaYRK
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi AnnaYRK, Thank you so much for your lovely review! Our curries really do pack a punch & our pork belly starter is very moreish! We'd love to have you back again soon for your next East-Asian food fest! See you soon, Riley & the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We need somewhere to eat pre-Bridgewater Hall concert and this really fitted the bill. Great food served by the delightful Yasmin who went out of her way to explain the menu to us. Shared Asian platter followed by Thai red curry and spiced up Nasi...More

1  Thank GC0nn0r
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi GC0nn0r, Thank you for taking the time to review us! Yasmin really is a star and she was so happy to hear your lovely comments! The Thai Red Curry is one of my personal favourites, as is the Apple & Elderflower Lemonade! Make sure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my evening meal here, the staff were friendly and the food was delicious and served very quickly. I particularly enjoyed my chicken massaman curry, I was looking for other Thai restaurants in the area before I went and this was the only...More

1  Thank andy b
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Andy, We were all so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us - our staff are a lovely bunch! We are a pan-Asian restaurant so great if a few members of your party want to try a couple of different cuisines! Our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service as usual. We had a lovely meal and our waitress Yasmin was great. Thank you

1  Thank WAM1960
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi WAM1960, So great to hear you enjoyed your time with us & Yasmin was thrilled to hear she made your visit with us a fantastic one! Hope to see you again soon! Riley & the team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and great service! We were seated quickly and even the vegetarian menu had plenty to offer. Pew pew pew !

1  Thank Jack T
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jack, Thanks for your lovely review! We're so happy you enjoyed your time with us and think that our food is as delicious as we do (and for veggies!) Come back to see us again soon! Riley & the team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kaz was a great attentive waiter, all of the food was fantastic and we had a lovely evening, thank you!!

1  Thank lrice4392
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi lrice4392, Thank you for taking the time to review us! Kaz really is amazing and we're so glad you think so, too! Hope to see you again soon for your next Asian food fix! Riley & the team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and some of her friends who were visiting out of town went to Tampopo for a quick lunch on a Saturday afternoon. We had starters and drinks which were fine. When the main courses arrived my partner was eating her Pad Thai and...More

Thank Basnett
TampopoAlbertSquare, General Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

May I reiterate my apologies from the other day about what was clearly a distressing experience for your partner. As I'm sure you could sense from my reaction I too found it shocking and can empathise completely with your dismay. Whilst it was a deeply...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went for lunch during a busy Friday time slot. Whilst in some places this could affect the service, it definitely didn’t here. The food was great and we couldn’t have asked to be looked after any better.More

1  Thank Gelp1980
TampopoAlbertSquare, Manager at Tampopo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Gelp1980, Thank you for leaving such a lovely review! Our team is a lovely bunch and I'm so glad they looked after you well! Our midweek lunchtime Eastern Express menu is perfect for when you're in a bit of a hurry! Call back again...More

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Response from Rick A | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if you've asked the question on the review you'd have liked here....Tampopo is a restaurant in Manchester. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 819 1966
Description
The original Tampopo: small, but perfectly formed. On Albert Square and overlooked by the impressive Manchester Town Hall. Popular for work lunches, after work eats or gig and theatre dinner. Seats 64. Solo diners, couples or small groups all welcome. For enquiries and bookings please call the restaurant directly.
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