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Masala Zone Islington

) #4,036 of 18,123 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian, Healthy
80 Upper Street, London N1 0NU, England
+44 20 7359 3399
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“thali” (57 reviews)
“pani puri” (6 reviews)
“kulfi” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:00All hours
Indian, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
80 Upper Street, London N1 0NU, England
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Reviews (266)
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a nice experience in this restaurant, the food was good, and the portions are satisfying. It was obvious that the ingredients were fresh. We sat on the balcony and it was nice.

Thank Rawan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been eating restaurant food from the Indian subcontinent in London over many decades. This restaurant is amongst the best that I have eaten in. Do not be put off by the fact that it is part of a 'chain'. The Islington branch very...More

Thank barklyeast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To start off with the positives, the service was super attentive and the food tasted very good. But £14 for a Veggie lunch Thali, for what it was, was just not worth it. I had to eat a second meal once after it, and I...More

Thank varun_mukthi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to go today with my friends and the restaurant was empty, we were 8, the lady at that received us when we said that we were 8 she was going to join 2 tables for us, but another worker, don't know if manager or...More

Thank Tiago G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a party of 8 and restaurant empty the waitress was trying to give us a table however the guy that looked like being her manager refused to join 2 tables. I have been in this restaurant dozens of times with big groups and never...More

Thank Ricardo T
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

What a perfect place to find on a summer evening. I was recommended to this restaurant as a central Islington meeting point. I was told the Thalis were good and that we could sit outside. I was expecting a few tables on the pavement but...More

Thank VeggiePodiatrist
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We visited Masala Zone last Sunday . We tired to make a reservation on their website but we were unable to do as restaurant was fully booked. We made booking over the phone. Upon arrival lady called Monica, made us feel very welcome. She was...More

Thank jlalli
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent ....poppadoms, ~ quails, followed by butter chicken. Service was good and food was amazing. One of the best i have had ..

Thank htc 0
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

You know how you would like every meal out to go? Nice welcome, excellent service and tasty food... but how often does that happen? Well, it did tonight at the Masala Zone! Staff could not have been more friendly and helpful and the food was...More

Thank bob1485
Reviewed 29 April 2017

They must have changed the staff recently as I regulalry buy prawns curry (not sure the exact name on the menu but they only have one now) and plain rice. It used to be very good but last night nothing was right. The prawns were...More

Thank Cloe_2009
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What glutenfree dishes do you derve?
14 January 2017|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from LondonDragon | Reviewed this property |
So sorry - but I don't know. I would suggest that it would be safest to go directly to Masala Zone for this question.
What Glutenfree dishes do you serve ?
14 January 2017|
Response from goodloo | Reviewed this property |
Quite a lot of curry dishes starters rices I've not got a menu so I've just rung them for you and that's what he said to me sorry I couldn't be any more informative for you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Upper Street, London N1 0NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7359 3399
  • E-mail
Welcome to one of London's leading Indian brasserie restaurants - there are 7 Masala Zone restaurants. Each Masala Zone is visually unique. We all serve real Indian food and cuisines, in contemporary yet exotic Indian popular art settings.We offer the varied delicious tastes and cuisines of India, from homes, wayside stalls and palaces (totally different from local curry houses) in a friendly stylish environment. We and our legendary sister fine dining restaurants - Chutney Mary, Veeraswamy and Amaya - provide an unparalleled combination of real Indian cuisines, taste, integrity, hospitality and ambience
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