We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Masala Bay

Bridge Street, Christchurch, England
+44 1202 486120
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“masala” (6 reviews)
“indian food” (14 reviews)
“curry house” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bridge Street, Christchurch, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (241)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

221 - 230 of 240 reviews

Reviewed March 19, 2012

We have been to this restaurant a few times over the last year and it has always been consistently good. We went last Friday and it was excellent...the service was superb, very friendly but unobtrusive. The food was delicious, I would recommend the Chicken Tikka...More

1  Thank TheMasonsofLymington
Reviewed February 28, 2012

A pre-xmas dinner at Masala Bay was suggested by friends following their previous summer experience. Although the food itself was fine, there was a distinct lack of flare with respect to service, presentation or flavour. The dining area is relatively small, with tables positioned in...More

2  Thank A1-WeekendTraveller
Reviewed January 27, 2012

Nice food, room and setting, have a few pints of Piddle in the pub up the road before you eat.

1  Thank 4Harry444
Reviewed December 28, 2011

I like curry food and when some one told me to go to the Masala Bay I tried it . It's not what I like and would not go again it was over priced . The staff where very help full and polite. I expect...More

1  Thank Laurence35
Reviewed December 22, 2011

I had a great experience this evening at Masala Bay. I have been to many Indian restaurants in the Bournemouth area and believe that this is one of the best: >The food was very special, lots of flavour and tasted very fresh. >The service was...More

1  Thank tjphop
Reviewed December 19, 2011

I wanted to take my staff for a really special Christmas meal and chose the Marsala Bay due to its excellent reputation. The 8 of us enjoyed a sumptuous meal, attentive service and a friendly atmosphere. Without exception we all agreed that is was the...More

1  Thank Woozadog
Reviewed November 13, 2011

Once again we had an amazing meal and very good service

Thank Borderwood
Reviewed November 12, 2011

Have eaten Indian for years and finally one in christchurch that ticks all the boxes just had take out and as with eating in the restaurant food was hot and very tasty staff always friendly keep it up

Thank Angela60
Reviewed October 1, 2011

This was our second visit - on the first occasion there were no problems and the food was good. On this occasion the food was average to good but what lets this restaurant down badly is they try to cheat you. When the bill came...More

1  Thank TheBusfields60
Reviewed August 19, 2011

Very disappointed in this restaurant. The food was extremely bland and had no flavour whatsoever. The food was also highly overpriced considering it was such low quality. Very much regretted eating at this restaurant and would not recommend it to anybody.

Thank Laura E
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 hotels in Christchurch
The Kings Arms
861 reviews
.19 km away
Travelodge Christchurch
465 reviews
.40 km away
Captain's Club Hotel
874 reviews
.83 km away
Premier Inn Christchurch West Hotel
647 reviews
1.23 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Splinters
358 reviews
.28 km away
The Priory Fryer
54 reviews
.32 km away
Coast Coffee
260 reviews
.30 km away
Loch & Quay
678 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Christchurch Priory Church
802 reviews
.40 km away
Christchurch Quay
155 reviews
.49 km away
Red House Museum & Gardens
117 reviews
.43 km away
Christchurch Castle
95 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Masala Bay staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing