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$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
14 High East Street, Dorchester DT1 1HH, England
+44 1305 269202
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“poppadoms” (11 reviews)
“curry” (28 reviews)
“rice” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
14 High East Street, Dorchester DT1 1HH, England
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Whilst staying in Dorchester for the weekend we went to Masala on Friday night The food was very good and reasonably priced. The restaurant was busy so had a really good atmosphere. .

Thank Deana K
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This place is fantastic and I will be returning. The food was very tasty. I had Lamb Garlic Chili Masala and it was delicious, hot chilis and lots of garlic but neither was overpowering and the lamb was perfectly cooked. My girlfriend had chicken tikka...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Whilst this restaurant isn't going to win any awards for innovative interior design or pushing the culinary horizons , what it does do straight forward Indian food it does very well indeed. The food is nicely presented , well cooked and the portions are a...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The meal was very good and the four of us had a variety of dishes, all were piping hot, aromatic, spicy and were as we remembered them from our original visit The staff were attentive, helpful and made us welcome and made a fuss of...More

Thank timbanks150
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here on another occasion, all was good. Tonight had a takeaway and service good but the food was terrible. Ordered vegetable biriani. Very over cooked curry, like a awful burned stew, biriani was 30% burnt onions. Lacked flavour. Don't recommend!

Thank MorrisCouple
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We called in here on the off chance on a wet sat eve , the food was very good , in fact it was the best pishwari nan we have had , The only thing that let the place down was no nice white table...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We waited a total of 2 hours for our meal to arrive, with a main meal and side missing!... not happy at all! To which the staff member replied with it's not my fault, still wanting us to pay £34.80 for only 1 main meal...More

Thank Costa C
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Had dinner with 3 friends who live in Dorchester. This was my 1st visit and won't be the last. Very tasty food, plenty of it. Particularly liked the King Prawn Bhuna. Lovely service and good value £72 for 4, loads of food and beer and...More

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Moved down from Manchester recently, and today was the first day we missed living up there. This curry was twice the price we are used to paying, but wasn't anywhere near the quality we are used to. The food was quite bland, lukewarm, and the...More

Thank Cameron S
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Cannot fault the food served here. Eaten in and had takeaway several occasions and each time its faultless! A little pricey but we still return as it's the best Indian in Dorchester!

Thank Daisy' R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 High East Street, Dorchester DT1 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 269202
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