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Masala Cafe & Bar

12 Allen Street | Near Courtney Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 2012
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“masala” (47 reviews)
“curries” (12 reviews)
“naan bread” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
12 Allen Street | Near Courtney Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was really delicious and quickly served (dairy-free options available on request) Staff was friendly as well. However the whole atmosphere wasn't really cozy.

Thank Shakha13
M454L4_2014, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Shakha, Thank you for giving us a good feedback. We are glad that you like the food and service at Masala. We will try to make your visit more good next time. thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were expecting greatness and got good. Service was great, food was good but have had better. Still a nice place to eat, fairly busy which is good to see. Felt a bit like being at the supermarket check out when we went to pay,...More

Thank Hellfire28
M454L4_2014, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello There, Thank you for giving us your feedback. We always try to make our customers experience at fullest. Every Friday and Saturday we are very busy with big groups at Masala. There is always a que if everyone wants to pay at the same...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend the food from this restaurant! We ordered some takeout curry and we were very impressed! We were surprised at how large the portions were for the cost, especially the side of onion bhaji! A huge bag of them! Apart from great curry,...More

Thank Matt_and_Mylo
M454L4_2014, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Matt, Thank you for taking some time and giving us such a wonderful review. We are so glad that you like our food so much. We always try to give our best in quality and quantity. Thank you again for lovely feedback. Look forward...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Was one of remembrable dinner at masala. Tandoori chn was awesome and the way it was presented was great

Thank vijay k
M454L4_2014, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Vijay, We are so please to have your wonderful reivew on your last visit. We are glad that you love Tandoori Chicken at Masala. We look forward to see you soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Great reliable curry spot, with friendly service. All the starters, curries a naan bread were super delicious. I think this is the best Indian food i have ever had in NZ. The place was busy on Monday night. I will recommend Masala for people searching...More

Thank Dharit B
M454L4_2014, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Dharit, Thank you for good feedback. We look forward to see you soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Lunch at Masala is not only fantastic value, they serve some of the best Indian food at any price. They cater well for vegetarians, and the flavour and quality of the food is wonderful. The garlic naan is the best we've had in NZ.

Thank Kiwio_on_tour
M454L4_2014, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello There, Thank you so much for giving lovely feedback. We are very pleased that you love the food at Masala especially Garlic naan. We look forward to see you soon at Masala.

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The best place in wellington to dine in. Best indian curries i ever tried. Have try their chicken star was awsm taste full of all indian flavours and spices. Friendly staff and good atmosphere.

Thank Kartik D
M454L4_2014, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Hi Kartik, We are so pleased to have you at Masala. Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback with us. We look forward to see you soon.

Reviewed 25 August 2017

Masala seriously stands out. I've been to most Indian restaurants in town and this is by far the best. Fantastic food, lovely warm staff, and best fluffy naan I've ever had. Have been coming here for over 2 years almost every week and look forward...More

Thank rjharcourt
M454L4_2014, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Hi Reuben, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate your loyalty to Masala. We look-forward to see you and your girlfriend many more times in future. Thank you again.

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Nice ambeince , Good indian food , Nice and efficient service . Food quality and service awesone . Sufficient qantity ratio of food, freshness is felt and staff very curteous. Feel Like good home food . Will visit again .

Thank Praveen M
M454L4_2014, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Hello Mr. Praveen, Thank you for giving us awesome feedback. We will always try to put things on best side, to make a wonderful time of our customer while at Masala.

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We went to masala with friends. Excellent, yummy and delicious food. Very well balanced spice flavor , richness and good quantity. Attentive staff who provided with good recommendation on starters and mains awoesome. Good atmosphere, nice Indian fusion music and made our night all round....More

Thank zalak p
M454L4_2014, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Hello Zalak, Thank you so much!!! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Masala. We hope to see you again soon and let us know if we can make your experience even better. Many Thanks.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Allen Street | Near Courtney Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 2012
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