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€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
7 Curzon Street, Derby DE1 1LH, England
+44 1332 344786
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“poppadoms” (16 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options, Halal
€€ - €€€
7 Curzon Street, Derby DE1 1LH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really nice meal here, lovely cosy atmosphere as its not too big. Very helpful staff. Would highly recommend. I am going to use them for a private party

Thank Bernadette P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a Tuesday evening with my bro. We'd struggled to think of an Indian we wanted to go to (those over-priced, so-called Indian fine dining places on Midland Road are simply a let down...too much posing not enough good cooking, and as for Anoki!...More

1  Thank IanMKD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I wanted an Indian meal on an overnight stay in Derby before flying to Krakow. Absolutely super. The only thing that was missing was an option for zero alcohol beer. The rest was superb.

Thank Bob-E-23400
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and myself had a paneer cheese bhuna and poppadoms with a garlic naan bread, the food was amazing and service lovely, takeaway fully recommended also

Thank Waggy82
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We visited masala on Friday 27 July. The food was amazing will definitely be returning to eat in. We also have takeaway delivered which is also delicious

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We ordered the set meal for 2, which is excellent value, selecting the lamb bhuna and chicken tikka balti. We also had the shashy chicken. The food was piping hot, really fresh and portions were excellent size. All the family enjoyed the variety. We will...More

Thank Nicola P
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We’ve been here a number of times with friends and over the last year the people who run this have really improved all aspects of their service. It’s not the best location being honest, however the food and service really are very good and value...More

1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

What a great find, friendly attentive staff, given really good table and there was an early diner offer which was great value for money. The food was tasty and plentiful.

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has to be one of the best in Derby. The staff are extremely attentive and polite. But it is the food that stands out. The taste and freshness of the food is unsurpassed. Please pass on our compliments to all the staff. I...More

1  Thank Ryszard_Derby
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Masala is the type of restaurant that has potential to be something more than it is. The quality of the food is one of the best ive had you can tell the chef or chef's are very experienced in what they do, the food has...More

1  Thank Hana2017
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Bri B
1 February 2018|
Response from MasalaRestaurant1 | Property representative |
Hi, we open from 5pm onwards, we can open for lock for party bookings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Curzon Street, Derby DE1 1LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 344786
  • E-mail
Award Winning Masala is a refreshingly modern but authentic Indian and Bangladeshi Restaurant located in Derby City Centre. At Masala we aim to serve fresh, locally sourced ingredients prepared to long established authentic Indian-Bangladeshi family / regional recipes.The Masala management team has over 40 years of experience and tradition in running successful restaurants in Derbyshire and Leicestershire. Our Menu has been inspired by traditional regional and family recipes from the North East province of Bangladesh as well as scattered influences from the Indian sub-continent.Our philosophy is simple:•Source good fresh local produce—leave out the artificial flavours, preservatives or colours.•Blend it with time honoured traditional family/ regional recipes•Infuse with passion and a hint of modernity.
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