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Masala Bay

Bridge Street, Christchurch, England
+44 1202 486120
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“rice pudding” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
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LOCATION
Bridge Street, Christchurch, England
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went by myself on a Tuesday night. Table near window overlooking Bridge Street - have me something to do! Very attentive and friendly staff. Chose a Salmon Tandoori which was superb. Very tasty and potion side spot on. Decided to forego rice in lieu of...More

1  Thank Cormac555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really like this place as the food is always freshly prepared, tasty and delicious. Every thing cooked to perfection. This restaurant has a very relaxed, warm and friendly atmosphere with a great front of house team. Highly recommended.

1  Thank webcatcher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten many curries over the years, in a variety of restaurants, and this is definitely one of the nicest. Spotlessly clean, comfortable surroundings, good service, and excellent tasty food well presented. We can't fault it, and we're fussy. Our first time here this week,...More

1  Thank MrsC186226
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good but the service suffered because it was a busy Saturday night. Portions on the smaller side, but tasty. Need to set expectations better.

Thank rab7772017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here is well flavoured Indian food. Good prices and attentive staff.Take time to explore a varied menu and try something you've not eaten before.Wine prices average.

Thank gingercar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here midweek for dinner, food was very appealing and fragrant. Service was excellent. Good value for money.

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Clean stylish restaurant. Food was void of any grease, beautifully spiced and amply served. Terrific food. Really.

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Visited with a couple of friends. Very nice location by the river. Nice ambience. Lively Saturday evening crowd. Good service. Good quality food but portions very small. The garlic naan breads were perfect as were the various rice dishes. Curries were great but small portions....More

Thank Fidelscastrol
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Clean modern cosy close to high street popped in for Monday dinner for two stunning chefs special. The best onion bajis I've ever tasted. Attentive charming staff really excellent food. Food you couldn't imitate at home however food a chef you are.

Thank David T
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We were in the area and decided to try it out. Despite it being a busy saturday night, one of the staff came out to help us park the car and then gave us a table. We enjoyed the masala bay special, biryani and the...More

Thank redbeech1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street, Christchurch, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 486120
  • E-mail
Description
Indian Restaurant in Christchurch, Dorset not far from Civic Offices
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