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Masala Bay

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Bridge Street, Christchurch, England
+44 1202 486120
Today
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
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bournemouth
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant in considered a bit upmarket - but that only seems to be the case with the prices. The last time we were here it was cold in the restaurant. The food is not much better than other local Indian restaurants.

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Thank olliebournemouth
Maidenhead
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Indian food don't get enough of it Best for a fabulous evening out or a takeaway you would regret having a meal either in or out We need to return maybe tonight lol

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Thank Mike F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This is a take away review . As a family we have eaten in and had many takeaways from this restaurant ,all of which have been excellent . Tonight however was another experience. We ordered 3 pilau rice...got 1 and 2 balti !, We had poppadom, No chutney, lime pickle, onions or mint sauce as usual !!! Ordered 2 chicken... More 

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1 Thank Marissa R
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Very tasty food; extensive menu; good ambience. The place was full, which is always a good sign. The food is well cooked, well presented and excellent all round. Would definitely go again.

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Thank Roger E
Dorset
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

After reading mixed reviews on Tripadvisor but then hearing great things from locals word of mouth we booked a table for 6 online. After reading about bookings not happening we decided to walk to the restaurant 1/2 hour early to check on our 8.30pm booking as this was for a very special occasion. The place was absolutely rammed and we... More 

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Thank Sue and Brett J
Highcliffe, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Have been many times before to this well established restaurant. We had the lunch time special which was great value. One doesn't come out hungry and at just over £7.00 a head for three courses or two and either tea or coffee a bargain! They even served a chocolate mint! The rice pudding is delicious and well worth having, though... More 

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Thank Pamela N
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant, tasty food and good service. Asked to be moved as by a very noisy table and couldn't hear yourself speak! Moved to a quieter table but then big party came in and was again very loud! Not restaurants fault but if u want to chat instead of shout don't pick a Saturday night!! Obviously very popular place.... More 

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Thank Sue R
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a table for a special event. When we got there we stood for 30 minutes then once seated waited a further 40 minutes without being served. We decided to leave and try somewhere else (because of the special occasion). Very disappointing.

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Thank smcadam
Dorset
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Had such a great evening with friends at the restaurant. My first time there but have driven past many times! Great friendly welcome, nice ambience and decorated beautifully. Had a selection of starters, all of which were great. I really fancied a banana curry dish, which I had!!! Just absolutely fabulous! Had a number of other dishes to try all... More 

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Thank DRN1
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Booked a table for 5 for a family meal which was also a special occasion. In arrival we were told they didn't have our reservation...despite us receiving a confirmation email. We were asked to return in 45 mins and a table would be available. On our return our arrival was acknowledged but we were then left and ignored at the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Eastern European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street, Christchurch, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 486120
Description
Indian Restaurant in Christchurch, Dorset not far from Civic Offices

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