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The Masala

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) #46 of 286 Restaurants in Shrewsbury ££ - £££ Indian, Asian,
36 St Julian's Friars | Sy1 1xl, Shrewsbury, England
+44 1743 235900
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“masala” (53 reviews)
“poppadoms” (14 reviews)
“curries” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
36 St Julian's Friars | Sy1 1xl, Shrewsbury, England
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Another fantastic meal!! Great food great service what else can you ask for!! Our go to place for a lovely curry!! Always fantastic keep up the good work!!!

Thank happydame
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We had previously only had takeaways from The Masala and decided that it was about time we had a sit down meal. We had always been happy with the quality of the takeaway food and our experience in the restaurant itself was equally as good....More

Thank KRochford
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Recently stayed at the fantastic Darwin Town House in Shrewsbury on a one night break and decided to try The Masala for a curry. The day had been very hot and sunny and we both felt exhausted so didn't want to walk far - okay...More

2  Thank Dave R
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The dishes were imaginative well prepared and presented. The portion sizes were just right so that managing a pudding was no problem, Definitely a special occasion kind of place. The service was discretely attentive.

Thank AlanH46
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Came here with my friend for her birthday dinner about a week ago. Firstly, one of the members of staff (the older man) was very nice and genuine to us, unfortunately he was not our waiter and we had this slightly younger man, who was...More

Thank Ella P
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I came here for a meal for two on 15th July 2016. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left it was brilliant, could not fault the food nor the service. We only had a main a side each and the food was...More

Thank AMG1989
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We went here on our friends recommendation. The food was extremely nice and seasoned just right. The staff were pleasant and chatty and we were the last table to leave but we were not pushed to leave. From the outside of the restaurant I thought...More

Thank Alfiemoon795
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We have an amazing Indian restaurant near us in Cardiff so we were not expecting the same quality ! BUT!! The Masala was awesome ! The food was sooo good the staff were attentive and diligent . We were glad we went in early as...More

Thank Della D
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Nice Sunday afternoon so we decided to pop in for the buffet thinking it would be relaxing and we could just pick and choose at the food as we pleased. Following the visit I wanted to start with the manager as he was unbelievably annoying!...More

Thank TdwSnm
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

This place is tucked away nicely in a alley way so you dont get too many drunks Food is always excellent my only slight observation was when ordering a take away the food seems to leak slightly from the tubs causing a bit of a...More

Thank goldy1985
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Questions & Answers
14 February 2017|
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Response from markpsmith77 | Reviewed this property |
They have them but I don't believe it's something they've put much thought into;no one in Shrewsbury specialises as far as I know
John H
6 January 2017|
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Response from Club0-14 | Reviewed this property |
No they don't, shame really, we need a good Indian to deliver in town
Karen 'Bobby' R
5 November 2016|
Response from Jane H | Reviewed this property |
there is a bar at this restaurant so I doubt it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 St Julian's Friars | Sy1 1xl, Shrewsbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 235900
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