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Mela Spice Fusion

Ash Street | St Martin's Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23, England
+44 15394 45777
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“curry” (103 reviews)
“poppadoms” (57 reviews)
“dhansak” (9 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ash Street | St Martin's Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23, England
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Food was quite bland and lacked the spice of a good curry. We were a large group and this was the overall consensus of opinion so not just lacking in one dish. Didn't like the way that all the drinks were added together so we...More

Thank The Jacks X
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

First visit to Mela. Looks modern from the street and a valid menu. Opted for a set menu on this occasion and we weren't disappointed. Nice food, tasty, good portions. Friendly staff.

Thank Darryl F
Reviewed 8 July 2015

My partner and I visited Mela on a day out to Bowness On Windermere. We thought the food and service were both equally good. I had the tandoori selection to start which was very good, then a chicken Korai Massala which was fantastic, plenty of...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We ate here one evening whilst in Bowness. The standard of food and service in the restaurant are excellent and represents good value for money. We will eat here again when we are next in the area.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Eat here as a party of 12. Nothing was too much trouble, even creating a 'bespoke' curry for one of us. Very clean and tidy. Reasonably priced with a large and varied menu. Bottled lager only, no draft which wasn't a problem for me but...More

Thank mcress79
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

The Food at MELA is as Good as it gets!The Staff are Friendly and Curteous,the Service is Excellent and Nothing is Too much Trouble for the Manager Ahmed and His Team.If you have a food allergy,there is no problem,everything is taken care of with no...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Food here as average at best. Starters and sides are fine but main course always tastes odd. Chicken is always rubbery and sauces watery.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Had a night away with my partner. We stay at Bowness a lot and always have a meal here. Brilliant food every time always get my extra chillies thank you. Staff always friendly the food is always great. Portion size is perfect not too over...More

Thank natalie a
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Mela was well recommended by a local employee, from the B&B we where staying at, as one of the best Indian Restaurants in the area.. so we gave it a try. Fantastic... the food was excellent & the staff very friendly. We will definately re-visit...More

Thank Guzzer
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Fantastic meal great service and tried other Indians in Windermere and this one is best. Had naga chicken and chicken patia veg rice and mushroom rice

Thank Stuart W
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Questions & Answers
17 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Maruf M | Property representative |
Please visit us in store, and we will show you supplier details to determine whether it is Halal or not. Many Thanks
Chris B
26 January 2016|
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Response from Michele R | Reviewed this property |
I would be very surprised if they did....as per other answers space is a premium.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$23
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ash Street | St Martin's Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 45777
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