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US$13 - US$27
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 20 November 2021

First time. Speculative visit as I had a meeting nearby. Great food (lamb Bhuna). Friendly staff. Ray was the server,

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 3 November 2021

I'm sad to read some negative reviews although everyone is entitled to their opinion! We have been going to this restaurant for years, the food is always top quality, the service is better than excellent if that's even possible. If I had to mark it...out of 10, I would give this place, without any hesitation, 11 out of 10More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 19 October 2021

We have been coming here for years and the food is consistently good! The owner and his staff are friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 11 October 2021

It's now a bit pricey and the food is mediocre. Can't always get beer on tap. Set in quite a rough area so surprised at the charges.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 13 September 2021

Would recommend for a decent Indian in the city centre. Service is great. Food is lovely. Decor of the restuarant is nice. I would definitely recommend the murghi masala a lovely dish which you cannot get in all indians. Nan breads are also amazing. Oh...and I would recommend the fish pakora!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 September 2021 via mobile

The food here was amazing, and I loved that they marked which had dairy etc in on each of the items on the menu. The only downfall was the way the (presumably) managers? treated one of the members of staff, so patronising! I don’t know...if it was their first day or what but there are less obvious ways to coach people through their training than that.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 26 August 2021 via mobile

Literally the worst, tasteless, greasy mess if food that I have ever had the misfortune to pay for. Never ever again. Should have gone to our normal beautiful viceroy. I have Italians that are spicer. Tandoori chicken was more like tasteless pigeon, curry was tomato...sauce, rice was greasy muck and the chicken tikka naan bread had NO chicken whatsoever! Really bad most ended up in our dust bin.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 25 August 2021

I visited Masala with a friend from Manchester on Monday night .The fish Jalpuri was truly outstanding.It was slightly spicy but cooked to perfection .Dave enjoyed his deshi lamb too. Cannot fault them. Thank you for looking after us .

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 22 August 2021

We went on Saturday and the food was amazing I had a fish curry and it was faultless my husband had garlic chicken and again faultless. The staff are so friendly, great service and even had a conversation with us after our meal and even...called us taxi to get home. Very happy with everything. Top restaurant we will be back very soon. Thank you guys.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 13 August 2021 via mobile

We have eaten at Masala many times & ordered regularly during covid lockdown. Masala is definitely our favourite curry restaurant in Derby. The quality of food & value for money is superb. We have never been disappointed. We would recommend Masala to anyone who likes...curry!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Hi, we open from 5pm onwards, we can open for lock for party bookings.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Masala

Yes, Masala offers takeaway services.

Yes, Masala offers delivery services.

Masala is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5