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Massala Hut

$$ - $$$
Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
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161-163 Drummond Street, London NW1 2PB, England
+44 20 7387 6699
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived for what we thought was going to be a special meal out in London. food was very poor and we were ripped off on the price of the meal as the management when we came to pay for the meal. they really did a number on us and managed to refuse a deal we had and scam money out... More 

Thank djwwalters
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Going there at 4.30 on a weekday was very bizarre. There was only one staff and we were told that we must wait until 5pm to order as chef will be arriving around that time. The waiter seemed not so enthusiastic waiting for us although we got two free pappadooms. As most restaurants although you already paid the deal from... More 

Thank Sandy R
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have often visited Drummond At but this was our first supper at the Masala Hut. The mains were excellent and the sides good. Reasonably priced. Service was fine - quick but not pushy.

Thank Iskha
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant does a great lunchtime buffet. It will cost you around 10 pounds including a drink, which honestly is not too bad. However, there was not much spice, no sight of any paneer and it was a bit bland. I don;t think I would go back unless they decided to spice things up a bit and add some more... More 

Thank ExpertTravel2212
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a "work do" with a large group of people. The waiters were incredibly kind and patient, even when a lot more people showed up than initially planned and there was a lot of table reshuffling! The food was extremely delicious, good sized portions and meat and one of the best lamb atcharis I have ever tasted! Much... More 

Thank ColonyUK
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Two of us arrived for our meal with a Wowcher which said £19 for £50 spend. However, this is limited to a starter, a main, and either a rice or naan per person. You couldn't get a selection of side dishes for example. On arrival, a waiter told us we got a free glass of wine with our Wowcher. We... More 

Thank Maggie K
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60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Friday night with three friends. All four of us were extremely disappointed with the food. We had a mixed grill tandoori starter which was tasteless and underspiced and cold. The main dishes we ordered were very very oily. The Korai fish had a minimal amount of fish in it and had more onions then fish and was... More 

Thank Sang06
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Surrounded by endless other Indian restaurants it must be difficult to shine. Nice décor and comfortable seating. Different levels seems to keep noise levels reasonable. The food is the standard Indian selection and all were properly cooked and served quickly and hot. Beer was good and cold. Plan you trip to the loo well ahead. This area needs improving. I... More 

Thank Duncan381
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Portion extremely small for the amount we pay, 10% service charge mandatory, restaurant menu price is more expensive than online price which is misleading...

Thank M J
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Traditional Indian cuisine. Great for a group, as you can share almost all dishes. We tasted different Tandoori chicken and lamb, chicken Roghan... and everything was good. As much spicy as you like. Friendly service. Good price (less than 30£, beers included). For dinner, midweek, no reservation required, even for a group.

Thank Irene B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$26
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161-163 Drummond Street, London NW1 2PB, England
  • Public Transportation: Buses: 29, 168, 73, 27, 24, 29, 205, 88, 9, 10. Warren St Station
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
  • Neighbourhood: Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7387 6699
The Massala Hut restaurant has recently been refurbished with a modern interior and exterior. Located near Euston and Warren Street stations, it is ideally positioned for local business lunches and after work socialising. With a fully licensed bar it is the perfect location for an after work meeting place where you can unwind to Bollywood music and enjoy an atmosphere of relaxation. We have a reputation for the high standard of our menu which includes such favourites as dom ghoust, kareli ki nihari , lamb rogan, chicken korma. All specially prepared by our chef's team. Our menu includes many popular dishes which are perfect for sharing with a group of friends or colleagues and can be accompanied with traditional Indian beers. We look forward to welcoming you to the Massala Hut where we will do our best to make it an occasion to remember. Massala Hut is Diners' Choice winner by OpenTable!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?