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222 Burton Road | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2LW, England
17:30 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 17:30 - 22:30
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014

worst chinese food we have ever had. tasted like mixed from packets and jars , tasted artificial , poor service long wait , very disapointed - not cheap either. will never go again.

Thank John O
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

Green Tea has unfortunately closed. A sad loss to West Didsbury. Was hoping that a more loyal customer base could save this cosy and friendly restaurant but it was not to be. RIP GT

Thank Paulus1203
Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

Green Tea is a cosy Chinese Restaurant on Burton Road in the trendy West Didsbury. The food selection is amazing. I have tried a variety of dishes and they have all been sensational! As it is an intimate restaurant, it makes a perfect choice for a romantic meal, but I would definitely recommend booking beforehand...it does get quite full!

Thank Jenzibar
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

My boyfriend and I often frequent lovely, little Green Tea as a choice when we don't feel like cooking or haven't booked anywhere else on Burton Road... or often a few other restaurants don't have spaces. That's quite a long list of "or's" but to be honest that might be because we don't see Green Tea as a special occasion... More 

1 Thank TheGreatTripsby
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

Walked in and despite two staff being on the floor nobody approached us even when we said 'excuse me'. We then asked if there was a table and the waiter just said 'i think that one's free'. So we sat down and waited a further 5 mins before anyone brought us a menu. The food was pretty disappointing... extremely salty,... More 

1 Thank Evie2492
Manchester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

This intimate restaurant is great for anyone wanting a more authentic chinese experience away from the mass fried wontons and MSG gloop China Town has to offer. the prices are reasonable, even before we used our 50% Taste card discount the feast of dishes we ate between the three of us was less than £50. The dishes were all freshly... More 

Thank 1909mw
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

We visited mid week. The restaurant was empty whilst other nearby eateries were busy which was worrying. I suspect the rather basic decor puts people off. Whilst dining we noticed a handwritten sign requesting cash only payment meaning one of us had to rush off mid meal to find a cash machine. These issues aside, the food was really good.... More 

Thank Madge61
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

i kept walking by this restaurant and reminding myself to visit, but it took me over a year to finally try it. we really enjoyed the food - had Crispy Deed Fried Seaweed (EXQUISITE), Cashew Nuts dish with pork, and Braised Belly Pork Stew along with Fried Crispy Noodles. i drank lovely rose tea and my partner had 2 varieties... More 

Thank me e
Rome, Italy
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

Food is ok here but can't recommend as service is poor. We were the only people in the restaurant. One of the chairs collapsed while a member of our party was sitting on it! We suggested that they might like to take a glass or bottle of wine off the bill at the end - given that it's unusual, embarrassing... More 

Thank Crocodile442
Congleton, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2014

We enjoyed the food despite the salt and pepper combination dish not having enough chilli and also not having the ribs and having extra chicken instead....they did not really bother to offer any sort of apology hence only an "average " score. Otherwise the food was very good with good quality meat and vegatables cooked really well and a very... More 

Thank CheshireDes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Burton Road | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
A refreshingly different Chinese restaurant
Green Tea opened a few years ago and after my first visit I was reminded why I loved Chinese food so much. The food was contemporary in style, with only a short menu, with out the usual long list of meats and sauce combinations. So when this delightful little restaurant recently had a refurbishment I was keen to visit. The new interior is now as contemporary as the food. The updated menu has got even better, with just a few starters and mains. We shared starters of “Bang Bang Spicy Shredded Chicken Salad” and “Steamed Beef Jiaozi”. Both were really tasty, with the chicken salad having a real kick. My husband had “Braised Belly Pork Stew” for his main and it was so good I kept steeling it. My main of “Fire Cracking Chilli Chicken” was equally good, but lucky for me a little too hot for my husband. All the dishes on the new menu looked interesting and original and we will be back to try more. There is also a health eating menu which looked good. As the name suggests there is a range of interesting teas, with Eight Treasure Tea being my favorite, these arrive in a little glass teapot kept warm by a tea light. This a lovely relaxing little restaurant with very good interesting food and definitely worth a trip to West Didsbury for those who are weary of Manchester Chinatown’s “run of the mill” restaurants.

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