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“yang sing”(22 reviews)
Manchester’s Chinatown is one of the largest outside of China. It’s home to shopping and restaurants and is the center of the city’s Chinese community.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Manchester, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’ve been coming to restaurants here for 30 years. They have been excellent but the owners tell me that all the changes to Manchester’s traffic system (it’s a nightmare) has meant that many have moved out of Manchester centre. There are still a few left...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fundindelve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I guess it's different if you know the good restaurants. We went into one supermarket which said they have new Filipino products... We couldn't find much. Not much to see unless you came for dinner.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank charlottelotus
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

This place should to be good but now it is full of drug users and homeless people near the car park area . Most building looks very old and need to be improve. Car park visits are rediculously expensive !

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Joyzaii12
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Was looking forward to a little wander around Chinatown as we were staying at the nearby Princess Street hotel. As other people have mentioned there isn’t really much there in the way of shops to visit. Plenty of places to eat but the area is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank Melaniej3008
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Small town, and not organized in proper way. Except the beautiful gate, and some market signs here and there. You can't feel its different or its Chinese town.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 418tamk
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Visiting Manchester, China Town was the first place on my list to visit. Luckily it was walking distance from my hotel (Britannica). However, I was surprised to find that is was smaller, ok way smaller, than I had anticipated. I visited around 9:00 on a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 December 2018

Not the largest one if compared with other China Town areas in other European cities, however it was OK, what we found mostly were restaurants and shops, busy at the day time, but not at night, well it just average we reckoned. At least we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed 30 November 2018

My friend and I visited Chinatown on Friday 23rd November 2018 in the evening to explore the area and grab a meal. When we got to the area it was quite smaller than expected, however there is plenty of restaurants around to choose from and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank vinchau9
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

We went about 9:45pm and it was not lividly actually very quite There was a small park like place however looked like it was a hang out for thugs alike Plenty of places to eat but no markets or shops so not what we imagined...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 16 November 2018

The area is very neglected with many drug addicts living in the car park and sleeping on the benches. The decor is broken and old with many shop owners loading the goods on the streets and storing food on sidewalks. The selection of restaurants is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Christine C
9 February 2019|
Response from Lina-Anna R | Reviewed this property |
MEI DIm and Young Sing are pretty traditional and have wast menus with plenty of choise. With regards gluten free Chinese do not usually mention on the menus but you can speak with waitresses and I believe they know... More
21 August 2018|
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Response from MatthewS3547 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend 'Yang Sing' (Princess Street).
John C
30 June 2018|
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Response from mikkjel_dag | Reviewed this property |
Ocean Treasure comes out top of an online poll. I'm not one for classiest, but more for the cheap and cheerful, so I'm not the best person to answer! But good luck.