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“Absolutely awful take away ”
Review of Balaka

Balaka
Ranked #104 of 213 Restaurants in Woking
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We didn't actually eat in the restaurant, although I have done in the past. We ordered a take away.

After 1 hour the food hadn't arrived, so we called and were told that it was on its way. 20 mins later it still hadn't arrived.

When it FINALLY arrived (and after another very terse phone call) part of the order was missing. We called again to complain and the man we spoke to started arguing on the phone, suggesting that wasn't the case. We persisted until they said they'd bring the missing part of the meal. When the driver arrived he was very aggressive and called my Father a liar, saying that they had delivered the whole order the first time.

There are so many wrong parts to this whole saga - not accepting responsibility for being at fault, being aggressive and then calling my father a liar. And THAT is why we'll never order from Balaka again.

Also, my Dad called again to complain about how hostile the driver had been and asked to speak to the manager, only to be told that he was unavailable.

REALLY disappointing turn of events and now none of my family or friends will be ordering from them again!

Thank Nicole_Drama_Queen
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Has many excellent meals here over the years. It never let us down and was consistently good. But last two meals have dropped down to mediocre.

Which is both surprising and concerning! Making us wonder wether we need to find a new Indian to chose from.

Genuinely concerned, as a good curry house is a string in the bow of any village. Fingers crossed that things get back to where they were with the taste of the food here.

Thank djswhiskers
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great place and the staff were very friendly. Food was good, great selection and tasty. Beer was good as well. A great solid Indian - can't go far wrong.

Thank leaveatrail
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This is a regular for us. Always great food. Friendly staff, great ambience, good prices. The chicken tikka Jalfrezi is one of the best I've ever had. Not sure a local Indian restaurant could be any better.

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

My curry was tasteless and seemed to have been reheated rather than fresh. Was not busy yet the staff were trying to remove plates even before we had finished.

Thank jez351
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