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The Rice Bowl

33A Cross Street | City Centre, Manchester M2 1NL, England
+44 161 832 9033
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“rice bowl” (312 reviews)
“dim sum” (77 reviews)
“sizzling lamb” (15 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33A Cross Street | City Centre, Manchester M2 1NL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited with family for birthday meal ,great selection of gorgeous food .attentive staff and well priced.

Thank Jellybear22
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with 2 girlfriends we had the lunchtime menu. 2 courses £9.95. Very nice food it was. I had the chicken and sweet corn soup then chicken with a black bean sauce. After the meal we were given a slice of orange and...More

1  Thank Glenys85
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here with my son on Saturday Nov 11th and had a mixed experience......Firstly the food is GORGEOUS. We initially made our way down the stairs and the host said it will be about 20 minutes for a table so we instantly said "we'll...More

1  Thank kmyers2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picked this Chinese for the reviews on TripAdvisor. Was a bit disappointed to be honest after how highly rated it was. The service was poor. The woman who looked like she ran it was rude at times. The food we had (Set menu B) was...More

Thank Blake P
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the 9th November my husband and I went for dinner at The Rice Bowl. We have been there before and love it! the food is fantastic was always. I had the lamb with ginger and spring onions, rice and chips and it was so,...More

Thank PR089
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the sizzling king prawns in chilli black bean sauce with egg fried rice. The combination of flavours was excellent and I enjoyed every mouthful. To accompany this I had a glass of Pino Grigio which was just right. I’ll certainly be back on...More

Thank Edwin1957
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rice Bowl really is the quintessential Chinese Restaurant. From arrival to departure you will be living in dreamland whilst experiencing mouthwatering delights from a most extensive variety of truly tasty dishes. My particular favourite is the sizzling mixed skewer. The layout and ambience are...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I dont always try chinese food, just once or twice in a lifetime, lol. It was good though. I liked it

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner ordered a banquet A “to be shared between 2 or more people”at the price of £21.50. Soups were inedible.. moving swiftly onto a deep fried assortment of spring rolls, chicken etc (bland and low quality but edible 2/5) and finally a...More

2  Thank Joshua W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a meal after being to the matinee performance of Sunset Boulevard. We were seated straight away. We didn't have to wait long for our drinks and starters which were delicious! Our sizzling platters were served with just the right amount of time...More

Thank Samantha S
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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
Shabana B
29 April 2017|
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Response from Adrian-CheadleHulmeC | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not Halal , but you can order vegetarian.
18 January 2017|
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Response from ramilevyy | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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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