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Masala Bay

Bridge Street, Christchurch, England
+44 1202 486120
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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“masala” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“indian food” (13 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bridge Street, Christchurch, England
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Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

Starting with the positives - very nice popadoms and pickles. Service was quick. We ordered drinks, my friend said her white wine tasted weak and watery. We both ordered a birianni, both cold and tasteless. I asked for a Parthia sauce and this was bland....More

1  Thank Jill B
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

A lime and Soda £4.20 ! Spoke to waiters and that's what they charge, no apology and no discount. Small portion of rice and expensive for what it is. Poppadoms 75p each but they don't tell you pickles are extra. Ordered only three but they...More

1  Thank Linda T
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Starters was tasteless and cold main course had very little spice to it and on the small side only three small bits of chicken ordered two coffees they were rush so only got one so over all not the best in Christchurch

1  Thank Roy S
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Went for dinner on a Saturday and the place was heaving. Bit of mucking around to cater for a very large party, who brought more than they booked for and we were unceremoniously moved to an even tighter table. My comment to the manager of...More

1  Thank Colinmc400
Reviewed August 19, 2017

This is another good eatery in Christchurch serving top notch Indian food. It might be a cultural thing, or just the time of day (early evening) but the greeting was fairly low key. Quiet, clean and a good selection on the menu. Worth a look...More

2  Thank Roland C
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Booked well in advance for a special event. Restaurant cramped and overbooked... table not ready when we arrived... food arrived nearly 2 hours after our table was booked and was poor quality. 15% discount given only when I complained. Would not return.

3  Thank spags4
Reviewed August 4, 2017

As a mixed white/ Asian family we are pretty picky when it's comes to curries - we like our curries fresh, relatively dry (i.e. No floaty bits of meat running in sauce), and with some welly when looking for spice. Masala bay ticks all of...More

2  Thank Puddle83
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

So, we decided to ignore the mixed reviews and see for ourselves. It was a birthday dinner and we found the staff friendly and sincere. We had to send back the salmon curry as it was not fresh and another dish was very cold. But...More

Thank Eddy041
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Having seen a number of negative reviews on Trip Advisor, we nearly cancelled our booking, but so glad we didn't. It was busy Saturday evening, but the service was good and friendly. Our Tandoori meal was delicious, and everything was freshly prepared. From the greetings...More

1  Thank MarydeS
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

We had eaten here before and been very impressed with staff, service, food and value for money We checked trip adviser before leaving home and entered the restaurant with trepidation after reading recent quite poor reviews How wrong they were. Same staff as before. No...More

Thank David T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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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
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