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Mala Restaurant

St Katharine 2 Marble Quay, London E1W 1UH, England
+44 20 7480 6356
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“thali” (44 reviews)
“curry” (44 reviews)
“murgh” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St Katharine 2 Marble Quay, London E1W 1UH, England
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1 - 10 of 588 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for an anniversary night out with my husband and the manager and staff were really accommodating they moved us to the table where we would have the best view of the dock because my husband asked for a table with a view as we...More

Thank Terri R
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went here for my birthday, we've been wanting to try it for ages as its next to The Dickens Inn, which is a lovely pub by the way. The restaurant is lovely inside, decked out very well and very themed, which is lovely. Plenty...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was great! Attentive service (albeit not overly friendly, but that's not unexpected in London), great food, comfortable seating and in a nice neighborhood. Particularly loved their chicken Korma and masala chai.

1  Thank EmBentley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious. We had a thali each. I had the seafood one & my husband had the meat. Both extremely tasty without being over hot! Way too much food, but really enjoyed it. The service was 1st class & effortless. Beautiful location. Would...More

1  Thank Acornyname
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended to me but I feel a bit disappointed. The service was not that good even though there weren't many people in there. One server looked quite troubled to be asked to do bring things. The food was OK. Not as good...More

Thank terimardi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely environment looking over the marina, good and efficient service. We tried a few specialties from the vegetarian Manu. The Aloo baingan (potatoes with aubergines) was excellent and I would recommend it The Dhal makhani (black lentils) even if considered a specialty for the restaurant...More

1  Thank Nolinice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was for a party of 8 midweek. Mala is beautifully located in St Catharine Dock, by Tower bridge, both historic and attractive. The venue is impeccable in terms of appearance, staff and food quality. The overall menu is predictable, but those added touches make...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a Hotel close to this place. We visited the Mala on the first evening. We enjoyed the dinner, everything was fresh and tasty. The price was good, the ambience was also goo.

Thank Werner W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a great location at St Katherine's Dock. They have just updated their menu and although I don't know what the previous menu was like the choices were quite good and varied. The service was pretty swift as we were there on a...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I first visited Mala during the 2012 Olympics with my wife and son and the food was exceptional. This time I was dining with work colleagues. Everyone loved the setting overlooking St. Katherine's Dock and the interior was just as spacious and comfortable as I...More

1  Thank Fluff58
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Adam A
Is the food halal?
24 February 2017|
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Response from Vinnie_Sandhu | Property representative |
Hi Adam. Mala Restaurant is not a certified Halal restaurant. Mala Restaurant is a Punjabi, Sikh owned restaurant serving traditional Punjabi cuisine for over 30 years However should you want Halal we can certainly... More
Paula M
Suggested attire?
17 January 2016|
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Response from sukhpal a | Reviewed this property |
no restrictions on dress code. I dress smart casual to feel good and to enjoy the ambience .
Aaron B
The atmosphere on a Saturday any good??
17 October 2015|
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Response from lalita g | Reviewed this property |
The atmosphere and ambience is good provided there is no big party crowd.so make sure before you book.good luck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Katharine 2 Marble Quay, London E1W 1UH, England
  • Public Transportation: (NEAREST TUBE:TOWER HILL:DISTRICT & CIRCLE LINE) (C2C: Fenchurch Street) (DLR:Tower Gateway) (Bus 15,78)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7480 6356
  • E-mail
Situated in the heart of one of London's treasured hidden gems & finest tourist destination "St Katherine Docks Marina".

Serves traditional & contemporary Indian cuisine from North & South India, from Curries to Tandoori clay oven baked delights. including a delicious variaty of seafood dishes within our menu. And also a generous array of fine wines from all over the globe to compliment the diverse flavours of our cuisne.

With a seating capasity of 200, the ambience of our restaurant is welcoming and relaxing, surrounded with antiques, paintings & murials from historic palaces around India which gives you the atmospheric feeling that you are actually there. And adding to the ambience, the impressive and beautiful view of St Katherine Docks marina can be seen from any where in the restaurant.
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