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Rajdoot Tandoori

18 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PE, England
+44 161 834 2176
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“curry” (94 reviews)
“poppadoms” (57 reviews)
“chicken” (67 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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18 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PE, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Accidentally stumbled upon the curry house whilst aimlessly walking around town looking for a place to eat. Really nice setting, lovely atmosphere. My chicken tikka masala was pretty average, it was lacking in any sort of flavour? My partner loved his curry and said it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank somewheresun
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

At £15 for vegetable biryani, I’d say it was the most expensive veg biryani I’ve ever had in my life. And it was nothing to write home about. In fact, all our dishes were overpriced and completely underwhelming. Also, the gleefully staff adds a 10%...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank shanghaiXL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly reception spotlessley clean and beautify decorated, very good food the Corbra Beer was excellent and reasonably priced the wine is not cheap by the glass, will be back again soon.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one we'd been really looking forward to, especially as it opened in 1966, biut I'm afraid that as far as we were concerned, this was a very average, run of the mill Indian that left a lot to be desired. Service was sort...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank James H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just off Albert Square, in an underground space, Rajdoot has been in Manchester for 50 years. I went for a very late dinner (around 10pm). After walking down the stairs, you are taken to a seating area and given a chance to enjoy a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EricG141
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the minute we reserved the table this was nothing but a pleasurable experience. Service was fantastic the food was authentic and delicious. I highly recommend the Thali the tandoori meat starters were exceptional. Great choice of mains and deserts. Staff where attentive, polite and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Stu1312
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went out for a family day in Manchester and decided to go for a curry. We decided to go to Rajdoot as we wanted to go there a few weeks ago but they weren't open at the time we wanted. We ordered drinks while...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 477gwenr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I plus 2 friends came here on New Year’s Eve for a meal and we really cannot wait to come again! The layout itself looks beautiful with traditional Indian decor and ornaments. We arrived early and were seated on comfortable and spacious...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 815declanh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rajdoot just keeps on getting better went back recently Imran was fantastic again really looked after us and suggested we try different menu choices so glad i did lamb was excellent fell apart looking forward to another great meal.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 1999kirkw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to this place for years. We come every Christmas Eve. The staff are fantastic, imran and sant make sure to look after every guest. The lamb chops are phenomenal The chicken shashleik is unreal the peshwari nan is by far the best I’ve...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:45
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 834 2176
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Rajdoot Manchester has been serving delicacies to customers for nearly 50 years and was the first Tandoori restaurant in Europe to open in 1966. Located under the depths of Albert Square, Rajdoot Manchester gives a sense of escapism to Moglai inspired interiors, where guests can enjoy an authentic dining experience in an atmospheric and ambient setting. With a central Manchester location, Rajdoot can also be adapted into a space for your corporate event or office party. We specialise in delivering great value, high quality 2-3 course menus and have delivered to the likes of Co-operative, BMW, PwC, United Utilities and many law chambers. Additionally, we host the annual Curry Club networking event and have been for the last 33 years.
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