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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” (328 reviews)
“dim sum” (82 reviews)
“sizzling lamb” (16 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 via mobile

Went here with my family on St Patricks day for a meal. The service was fantastic and the food was amazing. The prawn toast and dumpling starters were delicious and everyone loved them. Everything was really fresh even the egg fried rice. Definitely planning another...More

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit for lunch,excellent dim sum good service we wish we had ordered more dishes!!very attentive staff will definitely return for more

Thank 6ics6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Liked the venue, felt warm and welcoming. Food was very good- service a little slow, but they addressed this when pointed out.

Thank petesloth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this busy restaurant after reading the reviews and were not disappointed. The service was really good, the staff friendly and the food was perfect. Would highly recommend it if you are in Manchester City Centre.

Thank Ojl123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Rice Bowl with 3 children early on a Sat evening. It was brilliant!! Service was very friendly, attentive and efficient. Dim sum was the nicest we have ever eaten and kids loved it. Can’t fault the place!

Thank vik1971141
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had chicken in black pepper and garlic sauce and shared the mixed meat chow mein. Really excellent food.

Thank Ross I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here a couple of Saturdays for lunch. Called in without booking and just got a table. I have eaten here on several occasions over numerous and food is always delicious. Service is great and all staff friendly. Would recommend booking if you go at...More

Thank kathryn l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Often go to this restraunt when I come to Manchester, went on Saturday afternoon it was very busy good atmosphere service and the meal was top notch, both of us had the same spare ribs and beef curry very nice, will be back

Thank Alexjames99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really nice birthday meal here, the food is amazing and the service was good. Nice restaurant and atmosphere. Would definitely recommend

Thank oliviahogan99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked by phone by leaving an answerphone message but when we arrived there was no record of our booking. The lady in charge was also telling people that they were fully booked and would need to wait until at least 9pm for a table....More

Thank lyegreen
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Questions & Answers
8 January 2018|
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Response from Jellybear22 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure sorry ,we went as guests and it was already booked.
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.
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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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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