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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, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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7 Curzon Street, Derby DE1 1LH, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous night of laughter and great food. Thanks to all the staff for making my leaving do very special 😁

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank robertdewick
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We chose Masala to eat on Sunday evening after reading reviews on Trip Advisor and it's location. We were in Derby to see our son who is studying at Derby University. Masala happened to be half way between our hotel and his accommodation. We arrived...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jimleeds_8
Reviewed 8 October 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bernadette P
Reviewed 2 October 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank IanMKD
Reviewed 12 September 2018 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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank paullY7915SC
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.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank marksK8101XC
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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$25
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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