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Swadesh Manchester

98 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GX, England
+44 161 236 1313
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“curry” (86 reviews)
“poppadoms” (83 reviews)
“lamb” (60 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
98 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Decent food with lamb biryani, 2 chicken dishes, rice and nan. Drinks order got mixed up but all was sorted. Adding 10% to the bill is out of order when it's only a small group.

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was very good in generous portions and the staff made a great job in keeping us comfortable in a nice atmosphere.

Thank ericnordvik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Swadesh at the suggestion of a colleague. The restaurant was pretty empty when we arrived, but they still told us to wait for a minute in the lounge area, which was really strange. We ordered the mixed grill appetizer and the popadoms....More

Thank expateurotraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have seen a few reviews here about bad service but found them attentive and immediately explained how they could help make the menu gluten free. Delicious curry and the chana saag side was exceptional. Only missed out on 5 stars because atmosphere a bit modern...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was here with my girl last Saturday night, the service was great and excellent food. Already two times I've been here, and always I enjoy to come here my self or with someone, for just only drinks or something to eat. If someone live...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By recomondation of my friend , In early evening at Saturday with my family. we order 4 starters and 4 main meals. The food was so yummy, we had chicken tikka massala, karahi paneer, and 2 biryanies , all was excillent. Great service. we will...More

Thank 771moonlight
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was superb!!! Such a gem to find in Manchester, one of the best Indians I have had in a long time!

Thank Jae R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited on a Monday evening, restaurant was not over busy, took a while for the first waiter to arrive, so placed drink order, he arrived back 15 minutes later with my drink and took my food order. The starter took about 20 minutes to...More

Thank ColinJames-UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So it’s my own fault, other reviews said the service isn’t great. The couple who arrived after us got both their starts and main courses before us. Eventually the waiting staff noticed we were watching them bring out take away food and other peoples food....More

Thank RuislipSteve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here with a group of about 15 people and were disappointed by the extremely slow and not particularly attentive service. After sitting down it took over 45 minutes for the appetizers to arrive and the main course didn’t follow for a long time...More

Thank cascience
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Paul S
2 December 2017|
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Response from Stephen R | Reviewed this property |
We had a meal off the menu in the evening....gorgeous
6 July 2017|
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Response from MDTBedford | Reviewed this property |
they also do excellent mango lassi by the glass or jug. jug is good quantity and good for sharing!
Annette W
12 October 2016|
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Response from Mohamed S | Property representative |
A little late, I'm just getting used to social media! We do have a restaurant very close to the airport. Please search for Sangam Heald Green.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 1313
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