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Swadesh Manchester

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
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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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
98 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4GX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We were a group of five ,visited Saturday early evening dinner the whole meal experience was fabulous.Beautiful decor, extensive menu also had good range of gluten free dishes. Our entire team had a great time, the staffs were all friendly and welcomed us with a...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just finished a meal for two here. Went at 4.30 with only a couple of tables in. Service was very slow. Took forever to get served. Staff were too busy eating cake behind us. Food was nice but wasn't impressed about being charged a 10%...More

2  Thank John S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

after a mediocre visit over a year ago, we decided to give it another go seeing as it had a name change and a refurb. Apart from the beautiful plush decor which reminds me of the restaurants here in Qatar, it also reminds me of...More

1  Thank prinnyabroad
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Okay Indian food... Service is a bit slow but ambience is good. Tried it a couple of time and the experience was okay...

1  Thank Ajay K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

friendly and attentive, they adapted my curry to exactly the heat I wanted. Lime pickle was good and the desert excellent - nice to see real Indian sweets. Bengali street food starters were great too.

Thank Independent_Joe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thought I would try the new lunch time menu Seafood Special Thali, great variety of dishes, great flavours, super quality!! Salin the manager took the time to my visit faultless. Thanks guys I will be back!

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a treat whilst in Manchester. Mixed veg starter was lovely, and the mains were very filling. It was all pretty spicy so make sure to ask for a jug of water. We had cocktails after. Never had them before at a...More

Thank stephenn687
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smart sophisticated tasty Indian food . The gentleman who served us was extremely knowledgable. I am following a diet of no eggs or dairy and he was able to advise exactly what dishes would suit me. Reasonably priced also

Thank janey078
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Came up to Manchester from south coast for a couple of days. Was sceptical that an Indian restaurant so near our premier inn would be so nice but it was. Recently refurbished, it was so pretty, and the food was also gorgeous. I recommend the...More

Thank laurahbryant
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We met here for convenience due to where we were arriving from. It looks a bit dull and corporate on the outside but don’t be put off. The food was absolutely delicious and the service friendly and efficient. Portions generous. What more would you want?

Thank myrtle04
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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$9 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
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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