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Masala Bay


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Indian Restaurant in Christchurch, Dorset not far from Civic Offices
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Indian, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

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

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank MrsC186226
Reviewed March 31, 2018 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.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank rab7772017
Reviewed March 25, 2018

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.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank gingercar
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank brianjO24UC
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 285joew
Reviewed March 11, 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

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Fidelscastrol
Reviewed March 5, 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.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank David T
Reviewed February 11, 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

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank redbeech1
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

We went today for the lunch time offer and we're pleasantly surprised.For two people we had: one onion Bhaji starter, one chicken tikka starter, one chicken korma and one chicken masala and one rice and one man bread, ending with a kulfi ice cream and...More

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank queencharlie
Reviewed December 8, 2017

This is the best Indian restaurant in Christchurch. The place is small but very accommodating and nicely furnished. The staff are really friendly and welcoming. My friend is in a wheelchair and although there is a small step at the front door everything was easily...More

Date of visit: December 2017
4  Thank bobinthebag
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