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Mala Restaurant

) #2,103 of 18,196 Restaurants in London €€ - €€€ Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
St Katharine 2 Marble Quay, London E1W 1UH, England
+44 20 7480 6356
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“thali” (44 reviews)
“curry” (45 reviews)
“murgh” (7 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
St Katharine 2 Marble Quay, London E1W 1UH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We are seasoned Indian food lovers and can take quite a bit of heat. We are not easily wowed when we dine out, which we do a lot. This gem of a family-owned and run restaurant, which has been in the same location for 30...More

1  Thank macy l
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was really looking forward to eating here with my grownup kids as 10 years ago this was my favourite indian restaurant in London. I could not have been more disappointed!! The chicken Korma was the worst I've ever had (and I've had a lot!)....More

Thank 888valerie888
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hidden gem in St Katherine docks.The food has a traditional taste. The staff are excellent, without being over bearing. If your looking for that real Punjabi spice, this is the place to be.

1  Thank Kiran R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my third visit to Mala, the last 2 being on my birthday on my annual trip to London 2 years running. We have never been disappointed. The food is great quality at reasonable prices, especially in London. The wait staff while friendly are...More

1  Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

AVOID AT ALL COST! Overrated in price and the curries all tasted the same and we asked a member of staff about the curry and he was not at all interested. Order came wrong two times. Please do not waste your money.

Thank MaryMc68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had friends coming from overseas to stay in London. They wanted to go to an Indian restaurant. We don't often eat up town, so a friend recommended this. Firstly, our guests were impressed with the restaurant. Us brits were not. Firstly we had booked...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for an anniversary night out with my husband and the manager and staff were really accommodating they moved us to the table where we would have the best view of the dock because my husband asked for a table with a view as we...More

1  Thank Terri R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for my birthday, we've been wanting to try it for ages as its next to The Dickens Inn, which is a lovely pub by the way. The restaurant is lovely inside, decked out very well and very themed, which is lovely. Plenty...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was great! Attentive service (albeit not overly friendly, but that's not unexpected in London), great food, comfortable seating and in a nice neighborhood. Particularly loved their chicken Korma and masala chai.

1  Thank EmBentley
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious. We had a thali each. I had the seafood one & my husband had the meat. Both extremely tasty without being over hot! Way too much food, but really enjoyed it. The service was 1st class & effortless. Beautiful location. Would...More

1  Thank Acornyname
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Questions & Answers
Adam A
24 February 2017|
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Response from Vinnie_Sandhu | Property representative |
Hi Adam. Mala Restaurant is not a certified Halal restaurant. Mala Restaurant is a Punjabi, Sikh owned restaurant serving traditional Punjabi cuisine for over 30 years However should you want Halal we can certainly... More
Paula M
17 January 2016|
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Response from sukhpal a | Reviewed this property |
no restrictions on dress code. I dress smart casual to feel good and to enjoy the ambience .
Aaron B
17 October 2015|
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Response from lalita g | Reviewed this property |
The atmosphere and ambience is good provided there is no big party crowd.so make sure before you book.good luck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$72
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Katharine 2 Marble Quay, London E1W 1UH, England
  • Public Transportation: (NEAREST TUBE:TOWER HILL:DISTRICT & CIRCLE LINE) (C2C: Fenchurch Street) (DLR:Tower Gateway) (Bus 15,78)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7480 6356
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Situated in the heart of one of London's treasured hidden gems & finest tourist destination "St Katherine Docks Marina".

Serves traditional & contemporary Indian cuisine from North & South India, from Curries to Tandoori clay oven baked delights. including a delicious variaty of seafood dishes within our menu. And also a generous array of fine wines from all over the globe to compliment the diverse flavours of our cuisne.

With a seating capasity of 200, the ambience of our restaurant is welcoming and relaxing, surrounded with antiques, paintings & murials from historic palaces around India which gives you the atmospheric feeling that you are actually there. And adding to the ambience, the impressive and beautiful view of St Katherine Docks marina can be seen from any where in the restaurant.
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