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Mughli Charcoal Pit

) #136 of 1,817 Restaurants in Manchester €€ - €€€ Indian, Asian,
30 Wilmslow Road | Rusholme, Manchester M14 5TQ, England
+44 161 248 0900
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
30 Wilmslow Road | Rusholme, Manchester M14 5TQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

went here with friends ,lovely place warm atmosphere low lighting great staff very helpful. lovely food something a bit different , slightly more expensive than some but worth it would recommend

Thank Juliekev1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went into simply have a meal as a group of 4 & it turned into a "wow" fest when we stayed the food, simply superb is the best I can give it. Khale Pakora starter was utter brilliance, followed by the Butter Chicken, taste...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautifully decorated restaurant on Manchester's famous curry mile. Excellent curries and grilled meat, interesting drinks and very good service.

Thank Travellfann
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited on a Sunday afternoon, having previously visited a number of years ago. This is not the same mughli. We ordered one starter to share, 2 mains, one rice and one bread. The food average at best, throughout the meal we...More

Thank ManchesterRaven
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself, my partner and our two friends visited Mughli yesterday and we really impressed. The decor looks great and atmosphere was good. We were really impressed with the curries that we ordered and the naan is soft and slightly crispy which I prefer to heavy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here yesterday after work with friends from where I used to work. It was recommended. I had no idea where it was. the SatNav directed me right there but when I parked my car round the corner it was difficult to note which...More

Thank Jaygee02
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently changed their menu, so the usual old school dishes weren't strictly available but they were accommodating all the same. Service was gd, very attentive. Starters were tasty but the main dishes( apart from the tikka, were far too saucy with not much veg. Prices...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly the place was buzzing. Prices was high considering it's on wilmslow road and there's restaurants on the same road with better food with much reasonable prices. Food was decent the butter chicken was very good. However the place is so loud that can't even...More

Thank Badz7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2 of us turned up without a reservation on a Friday evening but we got seated straight away. A few soggy popadums to start with and 2 pints of not bad lager to start. We shared a mixed grill (17 quid for two) and it...More

Thank OX10bloke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place yesterday with my 2 month old baby and husband. There weren't any baby changing facilities and no solution offer waiter. He just looked at as if I was asking the most strangest request. Poor air conditioning, my baby because extremely distressed....More

Thank verushap84
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Questions & Answers
4 August 2017|
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Response from Haz A | Property representative |
Hey JayTee, there are a number of pay & display car parks around Rusholme with limited spaces so, depending on the time of your visit, they can get quite congested! The largest of them is directly behind the restaurant and... More
Margaret D
11 November 2015|
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Response from Jill B | Reviewed this property |
What is your question
20 December 2014|
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Response from Haz A | Property representative |
Just out of interest, you say "not many great reviews", but from TA's count, it reads: 245 Excellent 133 Very Good 53 Average 52 Poor to Average No restaurant wil l ever be perfect but they're some pretty good odds!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:15
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 00:15
16:00 - 00:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Wilmslow Road | Rusholme, Manchester M14 5TQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 248 0900
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The Mughli Restaurant + Charcoal Pit is a family-run restaurant serving home-style Mughlai cuisine since 1991. Recently voted as 'One of Manchester's Best Restaurants' by the Telegraph, the restaurant was also featured on Nigel Slater's show on the BBC and has had visits from sports personalities as well as the Prime Minister himself. The restaurant features a 'Refreshment Room' waiting area and a fully licensed cocktail bar, with the main restaurant set around an open charcoal pit and tandoori clay oven.
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