Little Aladdin

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72 High St, Manchester, England, M4 1ES

Vegan fast food outlet offering around six curries daily with rice, vegan nann or roti. Also has Indian starters, burgers, chips, falafel and tofu wraps. Open Mon-Sat 12:00pm-9:30pm, Sun 12:00pm-7:00pm.

Categories: Vegan, Indian, Fast food, Take-out

23 Reviews

First Review by YabukiJoe

amazing selection of food! - Edit

Such amazing tasting food for so cheap! Had a 3-for-£4.99 plate - 3 curries and rice for £4.99! Also samosa and bhajis and brownie 😍 super tasty, great service - only gutted we don't have one in Derby! :(

Pros: lots of options, different cuisine's, cheap!

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Tasty, cheap and quick - Edit

Just discovered this vegan jewel. The curries are really cheap and filling, but most importantly super delicious! Samosa's were good too and oh my goodness don't even get me started on the brownies 😍😍

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Gorgeous - Edit

Since turning vegan I find it so hard to get a korma and naan bread but this place is completely vegan and it tastes AMAZING! They always have freshly made brownies too which I highly recommend.

Pros: All Vegan

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Awesome vegan place! - Edit

Great food - love the curry selection and tofu wrap, also the oreo brownies are divine. It's a no-frills place with a friendly owner and good prices, give it a try, you wont regret it :D

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Quick & good for vegans on a budget - Edit

I had given myself a couple of hours in Manchester to rest and eat in the middle of a 10 hour bus journey back to Glasgow. My first place didn't work out due to them stopping the menu early so opted for here - it's really close to Shudehill bus station so worked out well.

I got a naan with a mix of tofu and falafel, as I couldn't decide between the two and it was advertised as an option. In it I got salad, hummus, and - from the range of sauces available - garlic mayo. They also had a range of curries you could order, too. I got chips on the side, which were average skinny fries, but I got more garlic mayo on the side which was delicious.

I did come out smelling a bit like oil so if you're stopping in before a night out I'd advise getting a take away! The person who served me was pleasant and the food was ready really quickly. They have a few tables you can sit at, or high stools by the window. No toilets so you'll need to nip elsewhere, e.g. the Arndale Centre.

I'd definitely go back and have some curry and a paratha or a roti. They have quite a few tasty looking bread options. They also have a jug of water and glasses available for you to help yourself which I appreciated (although I got a juice as I needed some sugar!). They also have brownies and rocky road available to buy if you want a cake.

Updated from previous review on 2017-11-06

Pros: Budget friendly , Variety of options, You can sit in

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Cheap & filling lunch - Edit

Love this place for a nice quick and cheap lunch!

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cheap - Edit

Hard to knock somewhere totally Vegan but the food was really really lacklustre.
It really is cheap, but you get what you pay for.

Pros: location, 100%, cheap

Cons: food

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Tasty - Edit

Great little fast food place. Tofu wrap. Great prices. Nice friendly owner.the curries looked good. Will Deffo return to sample.

Pros: Value

Cons: Small seating area

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Great tofu wrap - Edit

It's wonderful that this place went fully vegan. I love the tofu wrap, it's simply delicious. I had less luck with the curry and rice, it was simply terrible, as was the naan. However I had a naan wrap before and it was fabulous so I hope I just caught them on a bad day. Support this place.

Updated from previous review on 2017-10-11

Pros: Good wraps

Cons: Curry and rice

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Curry Cafe - Edit

It's not a fancy date-night place, but if you want some cheap and cheerful (and tasty) Indian food then this is your place. The chick pea biryani (£6.50) was great.

Pros: Tasty food, Central location, Cheap & cheerful

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good food, lovely service - Edit

very welcoming sir behind the counter.
food was very well spiced (had the deal with 3 curries for a fiver). also ordered a naan, which was nice but i had better. i liked that it’s freshly prepared though, you have to wait a little.
food was a lot and very filling! amazing deal for little money.

Pros: service, price, spices

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good food, quick and cheap - Edit

Great place for a takeaway or a quick sit in meal - lots of vegan curries, naan, chips and burgers. All cheap - tasty, not super high quality but good for the price - proper 'takeaway' style food! Portions are massive too!!

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Cheap and Great - Edit

Cheap food, great taste, friendly service.
If only the space was bigger.

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Great Value - Edit

This is one of my regulars in Manchester for a cheap and fast lunch; before the pub meal; or after yoga. I always have the 3 curries which fill me on their own, but did go for the samosas recently which were fresh, filling and tasty.

Pros: Fast, Cheap

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Amazing food - Edit

I haven't got much else to say other than cheap, tasty and of course vegan food!
I loved it here so much, I would strongly recommend

Pros: Good food, Cheap, Friendly staff

Cons: Small , Not a lot of seating

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Great value! - Edit

I went here every day for lunch when I was in Manchester because it couldn't be beat for a quick bite! I had the tofu wrap which was amazing and also the special (your choice of 3 curries over rice). The staff were also super friendly and helpful.

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Little Gem in the City - Edit

I don’t often get the opportunity to visit Manchester, but when the chance arose I knew I had to go and support a newly converted vegan takeaway – Little Aladdin’s. Easy to find in the city, just down the side of the Arndale. Small establishment with friendly staff, welcoming and up for a little chat, limited seating area which is understandable as it’s a take away, but the place felt a little beat up.

We ordered the vegetable korma and mixed veg curry and took them home (they packed our meals up well as we explained we live all the way on the coast, but couldn’t miss taking some food home!). The curries were a bit oilier than I like, but the flavours were spot on, especially the korma, so sweet and tasty. Lovely variety of vegetables in both, the korma was a little spicier than they usually are (all the korma’s I’ve come across have no heat at all), but I like my heat so this was a pleasant surprise. I wouldn’t protest at all if I had to go back another time!

Pros: Convenient location, Great selection of meals, Completely vegan establishment

Cons: Seating area needs updating, A little bit too greasy for my liking

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Friendly place, tasty food - Edit

Apparently it wasn't long ago that this place went totally vegan. Well, I totally recommend it, I was glad I visited! It does takeaways but you can eat in (with proper plates and cutlery). The staff were friendly and helpful. I had a plate of rice with three curries on, followed by a chocolate brownie; my family had samosas and other treats. If I lived nearby I would definitely pop in often for an inexpensive yet really tasty meal.

Pros: Tasty food, Friendly staff, Can eat in

Cons: None

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Fab place! - Edit

Ate here with friends and and was spoilt for choice. Great flavours and really friendly staff. It was a shame I was so full from other meals I didn't get to try more from the menu. As well as curries, breads, and various starters, he also has vegan desserts!

It's a small eat-in or take-way cafe/diner style place. Good value. Has proper plates and cutlery, not plastic.

Updated from previous review on 2017-06-19

Pros: Choice, Flavours, Good value

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Aladdin's little vegan gem - Edit

Since I became fully vegan I discovered a little gem in the heart of northern quarters.
They are doing amazing delicious foods specially curries and rice are die for very friendly staff and great affordable prices great for students .
They have lots of stuff on the menu I going to try them all .
Highly recommended.

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Vegan Indian Curries and Burgers etc - Edit

A lovely little place and if you get chatting to the owner he is very friendly. I got the 3 curries on rice deal for £4.99. There are several curries to choose from. Also naan bread / wraps, samosas, bean or soya burgers, chips etc. Even some brownies!

Something for everyone. I will definitely be back.
The vibes are cheap and cheerful, no worries!

Pros: All vegan Indian food, Seats, Friendly staff

Cons: Not sure there is a toilet, Not extremely comfortable for sitting in / hanging

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Cheap, Cheerful Canteen - Edit

This isn't fine dining, it's quick and it's cheap. If you go in with that expectation then you'll be happy. There's space to sit and eat but don't expect atmosphere. The food tastes good but isn't amazing. The staff are all friendly. The food isn't the most exciting but it's pleasant.

Judged on it's own terms, this place is great but it won't be everyone's thing.

Pros: Friendly staff, Quick, Cheap

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Fantastic Vegan Fast Food! - Edit

Great prices and really good vegan fast food (soy burger and chips, curries, samosas etc.) Highly recommend!

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