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££ - £££Indian, Asian,
7 Curzon Street, Derby DE1 1LH, England
+44 1332 344786
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (42 reviews)
“poppadoms” (15 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options, Halal
££ - £££
7 Curzon Street, Derby DE1 1LH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We ordered the set meal for 2, which is excellent value, selecting the lamb bhuna and chicken tikka balti. We also had the shashy chicken. The food was piping hot, really fresh and portions were excellent size. All the family enjoyed the variety. We will...More

Thank Nicola P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here a number of times with friends and over the last year the people who run this have really improved all aspects of their service. It’s not the best location being honest, however the food and service really are very good and value...More

1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

What a great find, friendly attentive staff, given really good table and there was an early diner offer which was great value for money. The food was tasty and plentiful.

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has to be one of the best in Derby. The staff are extremely attentive and polite. But it is the food that stands out. The taste and freshness of the food is unsurpassed. Please pass on our compliments to all the staff. I...More

1  Thank Ryszard_Derby
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Masala is the type of restaurant that has potential to be something more than it is. The quality of the food is one of the best ive had you can tell the chef or chef's are very experienced in what they do, the food has...More

1  Thank Hana2017
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I ate here for the second time on a Saturday evening. The restaurant is very nicely decorated with comfortable seating and staff were very friendly and welcoming. We had different meals, with my wife having onion bhaji starter and chicken jalfrezi whilst...More

Thank Steval75
MasalaRestaurant1, General Manager at Masala, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi, We are deeply sorry to read this review, and have looked into this complaint as a matter a high seriousness. We have checked everything in our restaurant and cannot think of how it could have come from out food. Food poisoning can occur from...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018

The food was excellent,the décor relaxing and the staff were friendly and very helpful. Would definitely recommend.

Thank literist
MasalaRestaurant1, Owner at Masala, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thankyou for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 18 May 2018

Went to Derby tonight and looked on Tripadvisor for Curry Houses. Read the great reviews for Masala. Went to the early special offer for £13.95 you get a poperdom, main with rice or Nan with a drink. We opted a have a starter with was...More

Thank LichfieldLisaL
MasalaRestaurant1, Owner at Masala, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thankyou for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Really good food recommend the tandoori mixed starter very tasty the garlic chilli chicken was fantastic very garlicy and the chicken perfect Good service with a smile and complementary coffees All in all perfect strongly recommend you visit Phil and James

Thank pspritch
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I visited with my friends at the start of our Saturday night out. There were three of us, we were greeted by the friendly waiting staff and led to a booth. We ordered poppadoms and pickles which came out quickly. The pickles were nicely presented,...More

Thank Simon K
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Bri B
1 February 2018|
Response from MasalaRestaurant1 | Property representative |
Hi, we open from 5pm onwards, we can open for lock for party bookings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Curzon Street, Derby DE1 1LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 344786
  • E-mail
Award Winning Masala is a refreshingly modern but authentic Indian and Bangladeshi Restaurant located in Derby City Centre. At Masala we aim to serve fresh, locally sourced ingredients prepared to long established authentic Indian-Bangladeshi family / regional recipes.The Masala management team has over 40 years of experience and tradition in running successful restaurants in Derbyshire and Leicestershire. Our Menu has been inspired by traditional regional and family recipes from the North East province of Bangladesh as well as scattered influences from the Indian sub-continent.Our philosophy is simple:•Source good fresh local produce—leave out the artificial flavours, preservatives or colours.•Blend it with time honoured traditional family/ regional recipes•Infuse with passion and a hint of modernity.
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