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This & That

3 Soap Street, Manchester M4 1EW, England
+44 161 832 4971
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (135 reviews)
“rice” (168 reviews)
“keema” (21 reviews)
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Indian, Fast food, Asian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
3 Soap Street, Manchester M4 1EW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had seen a fantastic review of this place from Giles Coren. Is it cheap? Yes. Is it clean? Yes. From the outside, would you go in? No!! A traditional Manchester 'rice and three' where you have rice and then pick three curries. The curries were...More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Needed food pretty fast before a gig in Manchester and had been meaning to try here out from friends recommendations. Called in at 7 on a Friday evening, think it only stays open until 8 Friday and Saturday and just lunch the rest of the...More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

the decor is pants and the seats are uncomfortable but the food is unbeatable , tasty authentic and good sized potions , there is a good atmosphere among the customers as if we are all sharing in some well kept secret ,take your mates and...More

Thank peteupManchester
Reviewed 1 week ago

This & That is a small restaurant, a little bit hidden in the Northern Quarter. Don't get discouraged by the outside, just enter the restaurant and smell the diversity of their delicious homemade curry's. It's a small place, you take your place at the long...More

Thank inekevanhal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for a quick lunch while in Manchester. Opted for the rice and 3. I had lamb & liver, lamb & carrot, lamb & spinach, all for just £6.50. Free water on the tables. Very tasty food

Thank LoweDB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This and that is a good institution. The staff are also fantastic we have been eating here for a years and they never fail. Try the cabbage curry it's amazing or the Keema and peas and relax as the world goes around. Awesome and amazing

2  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This & That is a great cafe for an easy going lunch. Food is great quality for the price. Good choices and good range of sides / sundries. Really recommend. (Soft drinks only)

Thank Rachoud1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place will never let you down if you're looking for good old fashioned authentic Asian home style cooking. The 3 curry on rice is spot on. Kebabs are nice too. Not to pricey either

Thank Usman H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't visited in a while but it was reassuringly delightful - rice and 3 meat in my case and 2 meat and a veg in the better half's. All was perfectly cooked and with bread, samosas snd a drink for £15 who can complain /...More

Thank marktraveller112
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was hungover as hell walking around Manchester looking for a cheap place to re-energize, when me and a friend decided on This & That upon the recommendation of of of our lecturers. Cheaper than all other NQ eats, quick and good quality authentic food. The...More

Thank James P
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you need to book a table?
6 December 2016|
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Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
They don't take bookings - just turn up.
Are you dog friendly?
21 July 2016|
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Response from Ibbo B | Reviewed this property |
don't think so - have never seen a hound in there. They prefer Winalot to Keema.
Do you do Vegan food?
16 February 2016|
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Response from angemala |
They do. If you visit their website, the curries listed in green colour are vegan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$5
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
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
  • E-mail
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.