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The Massala

118 Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2ES, England
+44 1642 250145
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“masala” (45 reviews)
“rice” (17 reviews)
“poppadoms” (12 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
118 Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2ES, England
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11 - 20 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Visited Sunday night and not disappointed by the fresh food with excellent spices and herbs.Excellent value meal. The best in Middlesbrough. This place should be full every night. Give it a try you won't be disappointed. Very friendly staff too.

Thank Itomlin
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

If you are sitting near the entrance it could be fairly cold. But the food is great. We're eating twice at the massala and everthing was very delicious. Service was ok but not very good.

1  Thank Simon W
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Went on a Thursday and took advantage of the set menu for £9.80. We weren't expecting much for that price but were blown away by the quality and service. You get popadom with chutneys, a choice of starters and they were good sized portions, choice...More

Thank mike c
Reviewed 18 January 2017

It was so cold in here, there was a heater but nowhere near enough to warm the place. This could have been forgiven had the food been great but it was mediocre at best.

1  Thank Teri51
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Haven't been here for a while, but what can I say other than the decor nothing's changed excellent service and excellent food

Thank dtmr66
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I am going to rate this a 1 as I ordered my foods at half past 6 and it's now 20 to 9 and my Food is still not here I rang to ask how long it would be at 8 o'clock he said it...More

1  Thank abdulkamara101
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Super host - looked after our party so well Nothing too much trouble - great food excellent value - thank you

Thank loubaker2015
Reviewed 22 November 2016

First impressions were of a very nice clean restaurant with co-ordinated decor. Cobra on draught was a nice touch. Sajid was very welcoming and looked after us. Popadoms were lovely and crisp accompanied by a tasty pickle selection, with chilli pickle replacing the usual lime...More

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Went here for dinner whilst staying over in Middlesbrough to see Skindred at The Empire. Luckily enough this was a Thursday evening & we took advantage of their 5 courses for £9.80, this consisted of a Poppadom & Chutney tray, Starter, Main course, Rice or...More

1  Thank Jonny-Northerner
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

First time we have ever been. Fantastic service and very well looked after by Sajid. Nice touch having Cobra on draught. That much we took it home!

Thank Tracey O
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Why don't you wash your salad? Disgusting.
16 December 2016|
Response from salim a | Property representative |
Dear sir/madam, We provide all of our food freshly prepared and try to maintain the highest possible standard, if you had received a salad that was not to your liking we apologise sincerely, had you bought this to the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Middlesbrough
  • Phone Number: +44 1642 250145
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