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5.9 /6 Wonderful 15 Reviews

The Empire Restaurant

Urmston Chinese ££ +100
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About The Empire Restaurant

With elegant white table cloths and traditional Chinese decor, The Empire Restaurant creates the perfect setting for enjoying a classic Cantonese meal in. Located on Bowfell Road, this quaint restaurant is a favourite among the Chinese cuisine loving population of Manchester’s Urmston, dishing up all of the old favourites with plenty of meat, seafood and vegetarian options on the menu. Share some dim sum like the sui mai (steamed pork dumplings) or fun kau (deep-fried prawns in crispy pancakes), before moving on to some sweet & sour spare ribs, sizzling tiger prawns in a satay sauce, Sichuan-style chicken or crispy shredded beef. Those feeling adventurous will find plenty of authentic options to go for like the birds nest dishes and frogs legs, while veggies will be spoiled for choice too with dishes like the pagoda bean curd.

Opening Hours

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 16:30 - 22:30
  • Wednesday 16:30 - 22:30
  • Thursday 16:30 - 22:30
  • Friday 16:30 - 23:30
  • Saturday 16:30 - 23:30
  • Sunday 16:30 - 22:30
The Empire Restaurant, 7-9 Bow Fell Road, M415RW Manchester


15 Reviews

5.9 /6 Wonderful 15 Reviews
Waiting Time: no waiting time
Noise: mute
Quality/Price: great value
Food: heavenly
Atmosphere: excellent
Service: extraordinary
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1 review so far 6
30.07.2017 11:55

Excellent food excellent service excellent staff could not recommend enough was very busy so would recommend booking a table at weekend just to be sure of getting a table

1 review so far 6
20.07.2017 20:00

Lovely staff and environment. Very welcoming. Food excellent at a good price. Definitely recommend. We have 2 young children and they enjoyed eating here too.

1 review so far 6
10.07.2017 07:35

Staff not too pushy but there if neededfood hot and if management serving . Nice atmosphere. 1sr of many visits. Would recommend to family and friends

2 reviews so far 6
05.07.2017 09:32

Very enjoyable evening, the staff were very attentive throughout our visit. The food was fresh and tasty. Pleasant surroundings. Excellent value for money. I would definitely recommend as they cater for all ages.

1 review so far 5
23.04.2017 08:48

Really enjoyable evening at The Empire. Staff so friendly. Food amazing and reasonably priced. One of the party was 10 and they were fantastic with him. We were celebrating a birthday with friends...they had brought a gift and card. Staff noticed and, totally unpromted, dimmed the lights and brought out a birthday cake with candles. A lovely touch as we hadn't stated it was a birthday when booking. Will definitely be going back.

1 review so far 6
14.03.2017 22:57

I love this restaurant and can highly recommend it to anyone!!! The food is excellent, the staff are really friendly and it's reasonably priced. It's a good idea to book in advance though as it does get very busy!!!

1 review so far 6
12.04.2017 09:31

Lovely little place. Very friendly and welcoming staff and excellent food. I have actually been back since my first visit and will definitely continue to go even though I live in Lymm.

1 review so far 6
05.02.2017 10:54

Fantastic local family run restaurant. Have been going for years and the great prices, quality food and friendly staff/owners will make us carry on going for many years to come.

1 review so far 6
25.03.2017 14:48

This was our first visit to The Empire and it was a very enjoyable experience. Great food and very pleasant attentive staff Very good evening all round 👍

2 reviews so far 5
10.06.2017 14:34

It was a meal for a group of friends. The table was ready for our booking and the meal was delicious. At the end we were brought fresh orange slices and hot towels.

1 review so far 6
15.01.2017 14:41

Great Vegetarian selection, the restaurant were pleased to mix more vegetarian options to the Dim Sum platter no problem at all. service great, food great, no complaints.

2 reviews so far 6
21.05.2017 15:39

Friendly staff and great food - a winning combination. We will deffinately be coming back. I reccomend the chicken in satay sauce (a spicy delight)!

1 review so far 6
15.10.2016 19:37

Had a great meal, staff very friendly and the food was fantastic. My friends and I really enjoyed it and we will definitely go again

1 review so far 6
02.07.2017 08:59

Fantastic meal and great service would definitely go again would recommend to anybody. Plenty of good for 4 of us took the leftovers home too

1 review so far 6
28.01.2017 20:04

Gorgeous food and amazing staff . we all loved it. We went for my daughters birthday. They brought the cake out and sang happy birthday.