8 Of The Best Asian Restaurants In Manchester

8 Of The Best Asian Restaurants In Manchester

8 Of The Best Asian Restaurants In Manchester

From beautifully created Japanese sushi platters to the delicacies of Thai cuisine, Manchester is awash with Asian restaurants including modest all-you-can-eat Chinese buffets to Vietnamese gourmet four-course meals that will cost you a small fortune. But, with so many options out there, it can be hard deciding where to go, which restaurant is the best and which will give you the most out of the evening. To make your choice a little easier, here are the eight best Asian restaurants in Manchester.


  1. Chaophraya

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What We Say:

Chaophraya's excellent cuisine and fabulous flavours are something not to be missed when staying in Manchester. Enjoy a range of Thai dishes, from traditional Pad Thai to hand-rolled spring rolls.  We had the pleasure of visiting Chaophraya and we can't wait to go back!

Spring rolls
What The Restaurant Says:

"Escape the bustle of the city with a visit to Chaophraya Manchester. Accommodated in a heritage building, tucked away on Chapel Walk close to Cross Street, the restaurant takes inspiration from Thailand in its style. Our culinary team bring together classic Thai and distinct signature dishes, accompanied by a fantastic range of cocktails, wines and beers."

Number of Excellent reviews on Tripadvisor: 1,006 Citybase Rating: 9/10


2. Tattu

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What We Say:
Tattu is the perfect place for a romantic evening out with flavourful bursts of modern Asian dishes and glasses of wine. Founded in 2015 by two brothers, this restaurant has come a long way in a short amount of time, and we can see why. The food is exquisite along with the dining experience and atmosphere.
What The Restaurant Says:
"Tattu delivers contemporary Chinese cuisine, fusing traditional flavours with modern cooking methods and exquisite presentation to create a unique and exciting dining experience. The venue, set in Manchester’s bustling Spinningfields district, takes inspiration from body art and its rich history, inviting guests on a sensory journey from East to West, through its award-winning interior design and an astute attention to detail. Relax in stunning, immersive surroundings and enjoy passionate customer service, delivering an experience unlike any other."
Number of Excellent reviews on Tripadvisor: 1,796 Citybase Rating: 9/10

3. Tampopo

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What We Say:

Situated in the heart of Manchester's shopping district, this East Asian restaurant allows guests to explore all the delights and tastes of the region. From Thailand to Indonesia, this restaurant provides a great variety of curries, meat dishes, and vegan and vegetarian cuisines. The staff are brilliant and are always happy to help.

What The Restaurant Says:

“It’s time to take a Taste Tour

The world’s most exciting cuisines come from East Asia, where food is fresh, healthy and delicious. Each country has developed its own unique dishes, and sampling them is a culinary adventure. So come with us on a taste tour and explore the fantastic food of this region.”

Number of Excellent reviews on Tripadvisor: 233 Citybase Rating: 9/10


4. Asha's


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What We Say:

With restaurants worldwide, from the UAE to Manchester, Asha's charming atmosphere and flavourful food really does have that wow factor. Asha's provides a beautiful range of both meat and vegetarian dishes bursting with different flavours and tastes.  On the lower ground floor, guests can even find the stunning BolliBar, which offers an array of drinks and canapés in a glamorous Dubai themed atmosphere mixed with European taste.

What The Restaurant Says:

“ Since first opening in Dubai in 2002, our restaurants around the world have enjoyed a wealth of critical commendation and industry accolades with the guidance of Bollywood royalty Asha Bhosle. Respecting tradition and authenticity whilst pushing the boundaries of contemporary cuisine, Asha's multi-award-winning formula combines heritage with innovation and fresh, locally sourced ingredients of the finest quality.”

Number of Excellent reviews on Tripadvisor: 636 Citybase Rating: 9/10


5. Try Thai

Try Thai is known for being one of the most popular Thai restaurants in Manchester, and it is not hard to see why. Located in the lively and vibrant Chinatown, Try Thai provides incredible food combined with flawless service. Nothing is too much trouble for this fantastic restaurant.

Number of Excellent reviews on Tripadvisor: 1,265 Citybase Rating: 9/10


6. Sakana

After a full refurbishment, Sakana will be reopening in November 2018, and we can't wait to see what they have done to the raise the bar. Sakana pride themselves on being "more than sushi." So, will their food be even better than before? Despite their motto, the sushi here is definitely worth sampling, with rave reviews it is claimed to be the "best sushi in Manchester".

Number of Excellent reviews on Tripadvisor: 354 Citybase Rating: 7/10


7. Thaikhun

Thaikhun has to be on the list of the best Asian restaurants in Manchester. Its great food and atmosphere is perfect for any occasion. The restaurant also hosts cooking classes where you can learn how to cook the best Thai food using fresh ingredients.

Number of Excellent reviews on Tripadvisor: 519 Citybase Rating: 8/10


8. Lotus Vegetarian Kitchen

Although situated just outside of Manchester city centre, on Wilmslow Road, this restaurant definitely deserves a mention on this list. Lotus Vegetarian Kitchen offers so much more choice than your usual vegetarian restaurant. With veggie prawns, beef, and even duck, this restaurant has gone all the way with creating the perfect Asian dishes with bursts of flavour all suitable for all palettes.

Number of Excellent reviews on Tripadvisor: 207 Citybase Rating: 8/10


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