December 2016 saw Leeds’ critically acclaimed ‘beer & Indian’ joint open its doors in Manchester. In a basement on Piccadilly, Bundobust is a stone’s throw from the city’s independent Northern Quarter. We’ve brought our award-winning recipe for success over the Pennines, and are quickly ranking as one of the city’s best casual dining restaurants.

What we do is simple – Gujarat-inspired street food and the world’s best craft beer, from both local and international breweries.

Jay Rayner, the Observer’s food critic, reviewed the restaurant just months after opening, and we think he puts it best: “vibrant Indian street food served with craft beer in a friendly communal space…Why has no one done this before?”




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Bundobust Festive Feast

So you've been put in charge of organising the works Christmas do. Sorry to hear that. The way we see it, you've got two options.

a) Spend the next two months emailing Keith from accounts to ask if he wants paté or prawn cocktail, or

b) Tell us how many people you're bringing and let us put on a Festive Feast including Christmas specials, classic sharing dishes, and a welcome drink and snacks. Leaving you free to dream about paneer and Christmas party snogs

From November 18th - December 24th, the Bundobust Festive Feast is available to groups of 8+

Priced at £17.50 per head, everybody in your party will get a welcome drink (1/2 pint of lager, Bombay Dazzler, or Northern Monk Eternal, 125ml house wine, or selected soft drink) and snacks, followed by a procession of dishes served feast-style, working out at three dishes per person. There's plenty of Sprout Bhajis and Festive Curry to go around, as well as favourites from our standard menu including Okra Fries, Bhel Buri, Bundo Chaat, Gobi Manchurian, Vada Pav, Ragda Pethis, Massala Dosa, Egg Bhurji, Cole Saag, Paneer Tikka, Paneer Kadai, and Pav Bhaji.

Email or speak to a member of the team at the bar for booking enquiries!


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Christmas 2019 Charity Partners

Each Bundobust venue donates £1 from the sale of every Bhaji Butty to selected charity partners which we change throughout the year to spread the love.

From November 1st - January 31st we're working with organisations in each city that tackle homelessness and promote and enable independent living.

In Leeds, we're working with Canopy Housing.

Canopy is a small organisation based in Harehills. We believe everyone deserves a safe home and the opportunity to find work.

Working alongside our volunteers, people at risk of homelessness transform empty, run-down properties into homes which they get to move into, for as long as they wish. This Self-Help is at the heart of what we do.

Volunteers and Self-Helpers get the chance to learn construction skills, build confidence, uplift the local community, and improve their chances of finding work all whilst helping eradicate homelessness.

To find out more please visit

in Manchester, we're working with Mustard Tree.

For 25 years Mustard Tree has been there for people in need. With your support they can be there to clothe, feed, house, reassure, comfort, hug when appropriate, listen, protect, and support. They explain, sign post, forgive and train people to learn new skills. They build confidence, celebrate success, help people find somewhere safe to live and secure a job. Ultimately they help people to feel hope again.
By choosing the Bhaji Butty today, you are making a big difference to someone’s life by helping fund Mustard Tree to be there for those in need.
To find out more please visit

an in Liverpool, we're working with The Whitechapel Centre.

"The Whitechapel Centre is a leading homeless and housing charity for the Liverpool region. We work with people who are sleeping rough, living in hostels or struggling to manage their accommodation. We are committed to helping people find and maintain a home and learn the life skills essential for independent living.

We provide hot meals, showers and laundry facilities. We manage high quality supported accommodation services at our family centres, shared accommodation and private rented bond scheme. We equip people with life skills needed to live independently. We do this every day of the year, 24 hours a day."

Look out for flyers on the table in each venue to find out more about the work they do and the impact your donations make!

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Halloween Special: Pumpkin Samosas

Gourdness Gracious Me!

Following the popularity of last year's Pumpkin Samosa special, we're bringing them back again for Halloween weekend!

Pumpkin and peas spiced with garam massala, chilli and garlic, stuffed in a spinach and nigella seed pastry. Served with a spicy tomato, ginger, and red pepper sauce. (v) £4.50

Available at all venues until Sunday 3rd November.

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Curry House Classics Specials

Having spent the last five years serving up our take on traditional Indian street food dishes from the likes of Gujarat, Kashmir, and Kerala, we're taking a trip to the Curry Miles of Bradford, Birmingham, and Leicester with a menu of Curry House Classics.

For the first time ever, starting on October 7th 2019 (to coincide with National Curry Week) you can try a Bundo Korma and Vindaloo, as well as poppadoms spiced with our signature Okra Fries seasoning, and Vegetable Pilau.

Available at all venues until October 29th, the specials can be ordered individually or as a Curry House Combo, with a portion of Onion, Broccoli & Kale Bhajis for £20.

Full Menu:

Poppadoms - £3

Served with mango chutney, tomato onion relish and mixed achar, poppadoms dusted in mango powder and black salt. (V,gf)

Korma - £6

Paneer, potato and sultana koftas in a creamy coconut and cashew sauce spiced with cardamom, ginger, and cinnamon.

Vindaloo - £6

Our spiciest dish EVER. Cauliflower, peas, green beans and mixed peppers in a Kashmiri chilli and vinegar sauce. (v, gf)

Vegetable Pilau - £3

Mixed veg basmati rice spiced with cumin and turmeric. (v, gf)

Curry Classics Combo - £20

Poppadoms + Onion, Broccoli & Kale Bhajis + Korma + Vindaloo + Vegetable Pilau.

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Bundobust Curry House Classics Specials




Find Us

61 Piccadilly
M1 2AG

0161 359 6757
Kitchen Times

Mon - Thu: 12:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat: 12:00 - 22:00
Sun: 12:00 - 20:00

Bar Closing Times

Mon - Thu: 23:00
Fri - Sat: 00:00
Sun: 22:00


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We keep most of our restaurant free for walk-ins, but limited bookings are reserved for groups of 4-20.

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We are situated in a basement with 12 steps leading down to our restaurant from street level. Unfortunately we are not wheelchair accessible.