Many cities have a Chinatown neighborhood, where you can be guaranteed to find quality Asian fare, and Manchester is no exception to this rule. We’ve trawled the town and picked the best of the best from the city’s colourful and flavourful Chinatown restaurants.
Looking for a place to try authentic Cantonese cuisine? Yang Sing serves up delicious meals in the heart of Manchester’s China Town. Five floors of colourful decor are home to an extensive menu of some of the best Chinese food in the city. Be sure to try the dim sum.
Yang Sing, 34 Princess St, Manchester, UK, +44 161 236 2200
The Little Yang Sing
Owner of Little Yang Sing, Warren Yeung, wants provide his customers with an elegant dining experience, serving gourmet Chinese cuisine at affordable prices. There’s an extensive banquet menu, and it’s worth supplementing it with some of the delicious dim sum.
The Little Yang Sing, 17 George St, Manchester M1 4HE, United Kingdom, +44 161 228 7722
Siam Smiles Thai Supermarket & Café
Though you may not have headed to Chinatown with in the intention of finding authentic Thai food, Siam Smiles Cafe may just change your mind. Spices here are taken very seriously—even the salads have a bit of a kick. Connected to a Thai supermarket, the restaurant is the perfect place for people to find Thai flavors in Manchester.
With two locations in Manchester, Red Chilli is serving up the best of Beijing and Szehuan food at affordable prices. If you prefer to cook for yourself, you can also cook raw vegetables and meats in oil or broth at your table. The place is always a bit busy, but once you taste the dishes you will understand why.
Red Chilli, 70-72 Portland St, Manchester M1 4GU, United Kingdom, +44 161 236 2888
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