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3 Soap Street, Manchester M4 1EW, England
+44 161 832 4971
11:30 - 16:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 16:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 20:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the authentic Manchester "rice and 3" experience. It never changes, it does the same food all the time and is always great. Rice and 3 shops are uniquely Mancunian - were originally for South Asian textile workers to get a cheap fast lunch. Not many textile workers now but some of the food shops still going strong. You... More 

1 Thank Ibbo B
Aix-en-Provence, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I worked in Manchester 1989-92 and spent several enjoyable lunches at the Shudehill outlet along with other curry fans including business people. Simple, quick, wholesome and tasty curries and naan washed down with water from the Pennines. Brilliant. Glad to see its still operating. Must try and visit sometime.

Thank Nrthnwills
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

This and That, by far has the best curry dishes in Manchester. Every day is a different menu. Lunch wont cost you more than £6, and will fill you up for the rest of the day. Its great for a team lunch, or pre shopping fill up. The que's at lunch are large but are quick to dissipate. Pre Warning... More 

2 Thank Sam H
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Amazing, delicious, hearty food served quickly. Modest but warm and friendly atmousphere. Very friendly and kind staff. Would recommend to all and any!

Thank Greg L
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Fed for a fiver. I had two meat, one veg and rice, then a bit of roti and baji. Canteen style dining. Served fresh, fast and cheap. That doesn't mean they skimp on quality. This has to be the best place to get a quick and delicious lunch in Manchester, possibly the U.K. In and out in half an hour... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

You know those places that locals don't like letting people know about because it's fantastic but it doesn't LOOK like it should be fantastic. This & That is that. I loooooooove it.

1 Thank Bernadette K
Manchester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I've been a few times, usually on a Saturday evening after quite a few beers. (I'm sure my judgment isn't too distorted). The foods very nice and cheap. The Curry's themselves are ok, some may say are a little bland at times but I like them still. There's a pretty good selection of Curry too, meat and vedge options. It's... More 

1 Thank ath18
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

When I'm in town I like to pop into This and That for lunch. A couple of weeks ago i called in with my daughters,we had a great meal the keema is second to none and the dhal is delicious. My only problem was I couldn't eat it all the portions are very generous for that fab prices

1 Thank lizy0374
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Cheap, friendly and authentic food, I can't believe it took me this long to try this place! Recommend the 3 curries and rice. Would like to go back and try other food!

Thank Sadia W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had a load of food, really tasty and the team were friendly and chatty. I'm used to the London curries of brick Lane, this compares well with that. Very cheap, canteen style seating.

Thank David B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$5
Indian, Fast food, Asian, Pakistani, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?