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Balaka

105 High Street, Woking GU21 4SY, England
+44 1483 761144
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (16 reviews)
“shatkora” (2 reviews)
“poppadoms” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
105 High Street, Woking GU21 4SY, England
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Awful service. The website ordering has no relation to when you can expect your order. Dont display timing on the website if it is meaningless. Dont mislead customers. I will not be using again. When I ordered it said 55 mins for delivery. Might as...More

Thank R_Heasman
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy coming here, lovely ambience and really good advice on menu. Very friendly and lovely food.

Thank tristy5
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Waited over an hour and a half for a takeaway. When it arrived it really wasn’t worth the wait. One of the worst takeaways I’ve had in a long time. Such a shame as it used to be a reliably good restaurant and takeaway. I...More

Thank CM384
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We booked an early table here, there was nobody else in until much later. Our starters arrived before we had finished our poppadoms, always annoying. My puri was soft and soggy, ?reheated. My friend's samosas minute with little filling, probably bought from Tescos. Main course...More

Thank Prudol
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Excellent food, on time, really impressed, will be using again. Both our main dishes, sides and rice were really good

Thank philtaylor67
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This place is one of our favourite reasonably priced Indians around, with an emphasis on Bangladeshi cooking- they do all the normal faves but have some quite unusual dishes that are worth exploring - the bangladeshi fruit dish with lamb is a favourite...sort of sour...More

Thank SurreyFamilyof5
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Out of all the Indian restaurants in the UK, I had the misfortune to try out Balaka for their Sun afternoon "buffet" (as advertised). Should've turned around then when I saw the place empty, save for me and the mrs. We arrived a little after...More

2  Thank moon s
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We enjoyed an early Saturday evening dinner at this small restaurant. The food was of excellent quality and tasted great. The service couldn't be faulted.

Thank harvey2222
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, couldn't fault it. One of the dishes was so over seasoned, had to send it back. First time I've ever done that in any restaurant we have visited. Apart from that, all was good.

Thank matt s
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A first visit and I will certainly return , reading other reviews I was concerned it might be hit and miss but for a midweek change it was certainly a hit Bangla beer which is not always available with a couple of poppadoms whilst I...More

Thank gary w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 High Street, Woking GU21 4SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Woking
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 761144
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