Samsi Japanese Restaurant

36-38 Whitworth Street , Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 3NR
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Monday: 12:00pm-10:30pm
Tuesday: 12:00pm-10:30pm
Wednesday: 12:00pm-10:30pm
Thursday: 12:00pm-10:30pm
Friday: 12:00pm-11:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm-11:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm-10:30pm

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Samsi Japanese Restaurant

Samsi opened in April 1993 and is located in Manchester City Centre. Since then, Samsi has been serving authentic Japanese food using fresh, premium ingredients and plenty of care with the aim of providing a fine Japanese dining experience for guests.

Cuisine: Japanese, Arabic, Asian, Contemporary, Fish, Raw Food, Salads, Seafood, Set Menu, Sushi, Vegetarian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

The vegetable yakisoba was a bit underwhelming but the sushi was excellent. The staff were very friendly and accommodating (we were in a bit of a rush on the way to the Palace Theatre).

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

Great service from Luis and Amazing food for great value

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Visited On Friday, 19 July 2019

Great food and service.

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

2.5 out of 5. This place appears to have changed hugely in the several years since I have been. Food was average at best, with some being worse. Starters of octopus and seared tune average at best. Tempura was good. Skewers where chewy. Sushimi / suchi was average, and some elements not good. Service was friendly but confused. We had two waitresses trying to take our order very soon after sitting down with little time to think. We asked for food to be delivered separately so we could take our time but everything came at once. I find the addition of an automatic service charge Arrogant. I asked for this to be removed and it was, we then ripped in cash after checking the waitresses would get it. This used to be a belter of a restaurant, but based on my last visit it isn't anymore.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Loved everything about Samsi and will definitely be going back. Food was delicious, as was the personally recommended new in Japanese wine (sorry carbon footprint). Staff were so welcoming and even gave a surprise song and free dessert for my partner's birthday. I want to go again now!

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Very good food!!The service was great, the atmosphere wasn't bad

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 July 2019

Lovely food and atmosphere. My colleagues and I really enjoyed our time in the restaurant.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

Very nice

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Very pleasant experience, not having tried Japanese food before I was greatly impressed and would recommend the lunchtime menu

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Good food, great staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Excellent food, excellent service and excellent price. 10/10 perfect!

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Great food, good value set menu

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Visited On Thursday, 13 June 2019

Took a little effort to get a drinks order and food order in, but other than that, service was great. Food was excellent, we definitely over ordered as some of the portion sizes were differing from item to item in regards pricing. But over ordering is always better than under. Well be back soon

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Didn’t like the background music,

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Visited On Sunday, 26 May 2019

I enjoyed my time at Samsi, the servers were very friendly and food was great. Would be quite happy to go again and recommend to friends and family.

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Visited On Thursday, 23 May 2019

My guests (a small group, but from all over Britain) were very impressed.

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Visited On Friday, 17 May 2019

Had a lovely, enjoyable evening. Great food, friendly staff - we would like to visit again.

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Visited On Thursday, 09 May 2019

Very dated, in need of a refurbishment, especially the toilets.

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Visited On Friday, 03 May 2019

Really impressed

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 April 2019

A great irthdaymeal for my daughter and I. Very well looked after by the attentive and friendly staff, who all wished my daughter a happy birthday. And even a song! Food was absolutely delicious in this little hidden gem, and we will be returning soon. Very reasonable prices too. Thank you. David

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 April 2019

What a wonderful place. Everything about it is excellent.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

Had a group booking, the service and food were really good. Staff were very friendly.

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Lovely food and loved the set up of the premises. Attentive friendly staff but just a little eager to remove your diahes at times. Overall a very nice evening at Samsi.

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Visited On Monday, 01 April 2019

Great food & great atmosphere!

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

The food was lovey and well priced for the city centre, well sized portions as well. Most of the staff was great, but we did encounter quite a bit of rudeness from a higher positioned member of staff on three occasions. They also added a service charge to the bill, which we would not have left considering we weren't happy with the service overall, so would not visit again considering we did not have any say whether we'd like to give a tip or not. .

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