Shoryu Ramen are the go to in Manchester for delicious ramen (Japanese noodles) and other Japanese sides such as karaage chicken, char siu barbecue pork belly Shoryu buns and soft shell crab tempura. Founder Tak Tokumine and Executive Chef Kanji Furukawa, both born and bred in Hakata, have dedicated their lives to bringing a taste of their hometown to the UK. Their authentic Hakata tonkotsu ramen is made with a thick, rich, white pork soup and thin, straight ramen noodles, although they also offer gluten free and vegetarian options.
Alongside their famous ramen, Shoryu Ramen offer an excellent selection of premium spirits, expertly mixed cocktails and sake to complement any meal, making it the perfect spot for pre-theatre bites or just to take a break from the bustling city.
How to get there:
Take the Metrolink to Piccadilly Gardens. Shoryu is just outside the tram stop, in the procession of restaurants running adjacent to Portland Street.