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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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
US$13 - US$27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a meal here 20 years ago for my stag night, returned with my wife after a session in the Irish centre, can say I remember much for a while ago but this time I remember, the meal was great, service and food exceptional, would...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank nickthejap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to eat out after work , lovely service clean restaurant staff helpful and friendly quick service attentive staff .we ordered a starter chick hen pakora great flavour mains we had a lamb jalfrezi burst of Asian flavours truly one of the best curry’s in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Vain40
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have a curry club at work and I have to say, for value, taste, quality and service... this ticks all the boxes. Yet to be beaten and simply the BEST in Derby ... hidden gem. Don’t go for the trendy places in Derby ......More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jmrhall247
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Went alone as on a business trip. Was recommended a chicken desi by the waiter. Was tremendous. Service friendly and chatty. Food great. Would definitely go back

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank chrisbR3971AW
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Ordered food for delivery from here as I quite like dining in, the food is deffo not the same quality as it is if you were to eat inside. Hope you can sort this out guys as love dining at your place.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank adam235
MasalaRestaurant1, Owner at Masala, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Adam, . Thankyou for the feedback. We are extremely sorry about this We need some details to find out the order. Can you please call us.

Reviewed 24 January 2019

I tried Masala with my son based on Trip Advisor recommendations; and I was definitely not disappointed. The food was absolutely delicious, and served quickly despite a large party ordering and receiving their food just before us. The Madras is superb and my son loved...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank adam25032018
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Went to this restaurant this weekend and the food and service were perfect and it was very reasonable too😀

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank K1962TUchrisb
Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

What a lovely find. We had been recommended by friends and the trip advisor all scored high. Excellent staff and very attentive. Bakar served us and was really informative about the food and recommended the Lamb Passanda 😁 yummy. Also the chef sent out a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ladiesthatlunch1
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

A group of us went here yesterday. They managed to squeeze us in, despite our late booking in the run up to Christmas. The staff were very welcoming on our arrival, and were prompt in taking drinks orders and handing out menus etc. The food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank andrewl737
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous night of laughter and great food. Thanks to all the staff for making my leaving do very special 😁

Date of visit: November 2018
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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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