Top 10 Best Takeaways Manchester Has To Offer

Playing home to more than 650 restaurants, Manchester offers something for everyone. Whether you’re visiting the city or calling it home, we’re sharing some of the best takeaways in Manchester that are a foodie’s delight. Whether you’re in search of a delicious Thai or a hearty pasta dish, you’ll be spoiled for choice! So, without further ado, we present you with some of the best takeaways in Manchester. 


Rosa’s Thai Café, Deansgate 

When it comes to Thai, Rosa’s Thai Café is one of the best of the bunch. Serving up a delicious all-day menu full of aromatic curries, noodles and starters, you may struggle to narrow down your options. If you’d like a hand making your choice, the chicken satay, drunken noodles and Panang curry come highly recommended! 

Opening hours

Monday – Thursday 12-10.30pm

Friday – Saturday 12-11pm 

Sunday 12-9pm 


Peck & Yard, Chorlton & Ancoats 

Self-dubbed as a ‘Pan-Asian Chicken Shack’, we’d argue that Peck & Yard is home to some of the best wings in Manchester. Ideal for when you’re craving an upmarket fast-food type of takeaway, take your pick from spicy chicken & chip combos, bao buns, burgers and more. 

Opening hours

Sunday – Thursday 4-9.30pm

Friday – Saturday 12-10.30pm  


The Sparrows, Green Quarter

Proclaimed as a ‘glorious carb-fest’ by Guardian restaurant critic Jay Rayner, The Sparrows serves the ultimate comfort food. Fusing Italian with German and Polish influencers, The Sparrows menu will take you on a journey of flavours. From crab ravioli to goulash and focaccia, you can expect plenty of hearty dishes to indulge in at The Sparrows. 

Opening hours

Tuesday – Friday 5– 11pm

Saturday – 12-11pm

Sunday 12-10pm 


Mughli Restaurant & Charcoal Pit, Rusholme 

 There’s no way we can round up the best takeaways in Manchester without mentioning Mughli. If you’ve been along Manchester’s famous Curry Mile, chances are, you’ll have smelt the aromas coming from the much-loved Mughli. Serving up Indian & Pakistani street food, chargrilled and rustic dishes, Mughli is home to Indian soul food at its finest. While we don’t like to have favourites, the tuk-tuk thali, fish pakora and lamb chops come highly recommended. 

Opening hours

Monday – Thursday 5.30pm – 12am

Friday 5.30pm – 12.30am

Saturday 4.30 – 12.30am 

Sunday 2.30 – 10.30pm 


Yang Sing, Chinatown

When it comes to the best takeaways in Manchester, we have to take you to Chinatown too. As one of Chinatown’s highest-rated restaurants, Yang Sing is an excellent choice indeed. With an extensive dim sum menu, bespoke banquets and much-loved classics like won ton soup, Beijing-style duck and wok stir-fried dishes, you are truly spoilt for choice at Yang Sing. But don’t just take our word for it; you need to try it for yourself. 

Opening hours

Monday – Thursday 12 – 11.30pm 

Friday – Saturday 12pm – 12am

Sunday 12 – 10.45pm 



Rudy’s, Peter Street & Cutting Room Square 

When we’re talking pizza joints, you’d be hard pushed to find somewhere as good as Rudy’s. In fact, we’d be surprised if you haven’t already heard of it. As the Neapolitan pizza masters, you’ll soon see why Rudy’s was voted the 10th best pizza in the world back in 2019. From indulgent burrata to portobello and capriccioso pizza and tiramisu, Rudy’s will hit the spot every single time. 

Opening hours

Cutting Room Square

Monday – Saturday 12 – 10pm

Sunday 12 – 9pm 

Peter Street

Sunday – Thursday 12– 10pm

Friday – Saturday 12 – 11pm 


The Spinn, Gatley 

Brought to you by Manchester native and former soap star Adam Thomas and his best friend Scott Graham, The Spinn deserves to be mentioned. Serving up signature burgers like the Mac & Cheese and Chicken, fries, wraps and wings, you’re in for a treat if The Spinn tickles your fancy. 

Opening hours

Tuesday – Thursday 10am – 10pm

Friday – Saturday 10am – Late

Sunday – 10am – 8pm 


The Allotment Vegan Eatery, Deansgate

Whether you’re a plant-based eater or not, the allotment vegan eatery is undoubtedly one of the best vegan takeaways in Manchester. Offering up a fixed priced menu for lunch & dinner, the allotment uses the freshest, local ingredients from sustainable growers wherever possible. As a result, there’s much to be enjoyed at the allotment, from satay skewers and cauliflower wings to mushroom ramen and jackfruit tacos.  

Opening hours

Monday – Saturday 12 – 9pm

Sunday 12 – 6pm 


The Hip Hop Chip Shop, Blossom Street

No one makes a chippy tea quite like the Hip Hop Chip Shop. While we highly recommend going to one of the events, a takeaway is the next best thing. So, whether you opt for a classic fish & chips dubbed ‘The Feastie Boys’, or you opt for halloumi, the bratwurst or the ‘Plant-tast-tic’ vegan fish, you’re in for a treat. In a nutshell, the hip hop chip shop is a chippy on steroids.  

Opening hours

Tuesday 5 – 9pm

Wednesday – Thursday 12 – 2pm, 5 – 9pm

Friday 12 – 2pm, 5 – 10pm

Saturday 12 – 10pm

Sunday 1 – 9pm

Monday – Closed 


Dishoom, Bridge Street

 If you don’t know about Dishoom already, you better get to know. There was no way we could showcase the best takeaways in Manchester without an honourable mention to Dishoom. Serving up classic Indian dishes with a modern twist, Dishoom is a delight for the tastebuds. From a delicious breakfast menu featuring Parsi omelette and bacon naan roll to an all-day menu with the likes of paneer tikka, chole puri and house black daal, it’s a must-try. 

Opening hours

Monday – Thursday 8am – 11pm

Friday 8am – 12 am 

Saturday 9am – 12am

Sunday 9am – 11pm 


So, there you have it. Our top picks of just 10 of the best takeaways in Manchester. No matter what you fancy, you’re sure to find a top-class takeaway to suit your mood and budget in Manchester. Furthermore, when you’re ready to venture out, you’ll have hundreds of restaurants, bars, and clubs at your disposal so you can enjoy the very best of the friendly northern city. Bon Appétit!  


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