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Mela Lounge Stafford

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
1-2 Water Street, Stafford ST16 2AG, England
+44 1785 227500
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shatkora” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1-2 Water Street, Stafford ST16 2AG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When organizing a Birthday Party many thoughts go through your head ie will the food be good,will the service be ok, will everyone's taste be catered and can we satisfy all the guest. Well with an emphatic BIG YES Mella Lounge achieved it all. all...More

1  Thank neilmorris1958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Return visit and certainly not disappointed.Excellent service- great atmosphere, given very helpful advise on certain dishes-Food very tasty indeed- loved it and would only dine at this indian in Stafford.

1  Thank travellalot011
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We absolutely love this place. The new menu is gorgeous - each dish is totally unique. Goan chicken is delicately flavoured with coconut and my husband had the speciality dish of lamb shatkora which was simply 'melt in the mouth'. Lovely staff and relaxing atmosphere...More

1  Thank Louise E
Reviewed 11 December 2017

All you could want in a restaurant. Great food, great service. The food is generically 'Asian' so if you are looking for meat and two veg it isn't for you. The owners and chef clearly have a vision of what the subtleties of this cuisine...More

1  Thank kuniklo
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Mela is my favourite Indian restaurant to dine in, in Stafford. Whether the group booking is small or large the service is always excellent. The last time I ate at Mela there were 16 of us, the table was ready for us and looked lovely....More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Food was Gorgeous, Very Generous portion sizes! Staff and the place is very professional and very relaxing atmosphere Great restaurant, Keep it up!

1  Thank Gazinc
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Our first visit to Stafford - lovely town with some beautiful buildings and parks - and we came across the Mela Lounge and thought we'd give it a try. The prawn saagwalli and the lamb kuri were fabulous. Delicate flavours and the lamb was top...More

1  Thank Pauline H
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This Indian is the best in Stafford. AJ, Mabs, Cha and all the other staff are so friendly and attentive. Nothing is too much trouble. Had my husband's birthday meal there last night and it was amazing.

1  Thank lynnbeswick
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Ordered delivery on Saturday night. Website said 59 mins delivery, but it came in approx 30 mins! Food was still hot, very tasty, not oily ,Iike a lot of deliveries. Driver was smartly dressed and polite.

1  Thank TANITH G
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Hi guys as you can see im not generally one to leave reviews and feedbacks on trip adviser. A couple of weeks ago i went with my best friend and her family to her 40th at the mela lounge on a sunday. It was my...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2 Water Street, Stafford ST16 2AG, England (Formerly malabar)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 227500
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