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Sampans Oriental Restaurant

Ringway Road | Crowne Plaza Manchester Airport, Ringway M90 3NS, England
+44 161 498 4000
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (8 reviews)
“dim sum” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Ringway Road | Crowne Plaza Manchester Airport, Ringway M90 3NS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a great meal here for two of us. Chicken and sweet corn soup was some of the best I had, and my sweet and sour chicken with beansprouts was fabulous. My wife's duck was excellent. Really couldn't fault it. Bit pricey, £74 for to...More

Thank PBPG
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sampans is in a mediocre hotel. It shines like a beacon above the mediocrity. On arrival, the menu was so enticing that decisions were difficult to make. The tuna with ginger and pak choi was a perfect choice. Service was sensational from start to finish....More

Thank Gavin70
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed at the Crown plaza tonight and thought we'd try the Thai restaurant. Had a set menu which was a) cheap and b) excellent. Service was good too, not what I was expecting at all. Reccomended if you like Thai food, also if you don't...More

Thank robin e
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Managed to get an early table here the evening before our very early flight out of Manchester. Table for two at 6.30. They pushed us in as the table was booked out later in the evening but that was fine for us. We really enjoyed...More

Thank Viewmytrip
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice food and good service but I have to say it is probably the most expensive Chinese meal I’ve eaten!

Thank Charles T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here several times over the years and the quality of the food has never failed us. Coupled with friendly and attentive staff makes for a great evening prior to our early morning flight out of MIA. We always see a stay at...More

1  Thank Paulusmc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Crown Plaza for the night prior to our outward flight and managed to get a table at Sampans following a cancellation - please note that the two restaurants at the Crowne Plaza always seem to be operating at full capacity, with a...More

1  Thank john t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Crowne Plazza the night before our flight and booked in for our evening meal. Staff were really friendly and helpful. Prompt service. We had vegetarian tempura each to start and then chilli tofu and stir fry vegetables. All fresh and tasty....More

Thank UKSnorkeller
BoontaE, Manager at Sampans Oriental Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear UKSnorkeller, thank you for your kind review. and recommendation. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be fare I am not really a lover of oriental food, but we stay in the Crown Plaza every time we fly from Manchester and have never tried this place. I found the food no better than my local takeaway, which is average at...More

Thank steerpike01
BoontaE, Manager at Sampans Oriental Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear steerpike01, Sorry that you did not enjoy your Sampans experience. We are competitively price within the airport area.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited here whilst staying at the Crowne plaza for the nite before going on holiday. The staff from the start were really friendly and welcoming. The food was delicious for starters we ordered chicken and sweet corn soup Tempura king prawns and vegetable spring...More

Thank Kelly E
BoontaE, Manager at Sampans Oriental Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kelly E Thank you for taking the time to review our Sampans restaurant. Much appreciated. I am so glad that you enjoyed the meal and were happy with staff service. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Many thanks

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Jimmy H
25 August 2018|
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Response from BoontaE | Property representative |
Of course, you can. Many thanks
Rebecca S
13 June 2018|
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Response from Boonta M | Property representative |
Yes, you can. We have dinner inclusive menu provided. You also can order from the main menu and use your package allowance against your expenses. If any extra then you pay direct to the restaurant.
Fair H
1 November 2017|
Response from Boonta M | Property representative |
Sorry, no our meat is not halal. Many thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ringway Road | Crowne Plaza Manchester Airport, Ringway M90 3NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Ringway
  • Phone Number: +44 161 498 4000
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Crowne Plaza Manchester Airport
Sampans restaurant brings you the very best Pan-Asian cuisine with a collection of dishes to suit all tastes. We also have a great selection of desserts and teas that have been carefully selected to offer you the best Far Eastern culinary experience. I grew up in Chumphon, South Thailand and was fascinate by the sights and aroma of cooking from early childhood. I would help my mother in the kitchen, learning about the fresh herbs and spices that use in Asian cooking. My passion for food led me to travel extensively across the Asian continent to China, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Japan. During my journeys I worked in restaurants, learning my craft and fusing the foods of the various cultures to bring an authentic taste of the Far East to my style of cooking. These skills are reflected in creating Sampans menu. I hope you enjoy your dinning experience with us. Boonta English and Team
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