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“Good food but service could have been better.”

BBQ Handmade Noodles King
Ranked #1,830 of 2,528 Restaurants in Manchester
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

I have been to the place a couple of times.
I had dinner there and I always went for hotpot. I have always been a hotpot fan when I was in Hong Kong and the hotpot food here is close to home, yet the service drags the overall experience down.

The hotpot soup is highly recommended. If you accept lamb flavor, order the lamb spine soup base - my favorite. The food range was acceptable, however the quantity for certain things, e.g. fish balls/meat balls was too small. In the busy hours (night time), some food order was missing.

One of the highlights would be the BBQ meat. We could pick the maximum of 3 items on the menu. The serving time could be a bit longer sometimes.

The negative part of the experience was the service, especially during busy hours (night time). One waitress was impolite and used 'ordering' tone to tell us to leave as they were closing. The next time when I had lunch there, the situation was much better. Some other waiters/waitresses were polite and friendly yet the quality of service was in average dis-satisfactory.

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Thank Tiffany L
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

My friends went on a trip to Chinatown for a good Chinese meal . We were so regret choosing this place for dinner. The waitress at the bar was very rude and speak no English at all .When we told her that one of our friends were allergic to cumin, she didn't understand us at all and paid no attention to this issue even after some customer helped us interpret and explain this to her. The beef skewers we ordered were filled with cumin and they refused to give us a refund .The Dishes we ordered were either too salty ,or too bland. Customers were asked to go to the bar to pay for the bill, no matter you paying cash or by card. Will never come here again .

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Thank alitaliaA
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

My wife & I went here end if Jan 17. We waited in the queue for a table. The woman on the desk ignored us and went to the 3 Chinese people waiting behind us. After that we were escorted to a table and just ignored. 15 minutes later nobody had even acknowledged us. So... we got up and walked out! I'm not sure they even noticed. I wouldn't mind betting they think we're still sat there now.

Thank William R
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

Alright. I know full well that people in the restaurant business work hard, and EVERY business needs a good review, right? Sorry...not this time. Went with my mum to this establishment. It was actually busy, yes. But I don't know if it was our waitress who was just having a bad night or what. My mums order came, no problem. Mine was forgotten!! My mum had finished what she had ate, but where was mine!? The waitress apologised and my meal eventually came. Language barrier, or just a bad day? Who knows. I am not going back. Ever.

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Thank LunL31
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

We came here for an early dinner and although the place was fairly quiet there were Chinese eating here which is usually a good sign. Although my husband is Australian Chinese and we've come across some unusual menu items we were quite surprised by the menu here. The dishes seemed to be mainly from the Szechuan area where food is quite spicy. Although there was a huge choice we were confused about what to order. A friendly young waitress came to our rescue and suggested a hot pot which we ordered after she assured us that it didn't contain any of the more unusual menu items. She also recommended spicy stir fried beans with pork mince, a dish I often cook at home. The hot pot contained a variety of ingredients that were familiar to us and although the spicy seasoning was different to anything we'd tried before we enjoyed it, it was very tasty. The bean and pork dish was also tasty though the pork was a little too crispy. The place seems to be popular with Chinese students as the servings are huge and the prices very reasonable.

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Thank ozitripper
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