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Cafe Massala

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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
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63 Bower Lane | Eaton Bray, Dunstable LU6 1RB, England
+44 1582 222264
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England
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648 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Eight of us had pre-ordered an authentic Indian three course meal. Unfortunately the message had not got through, and the meal was classic Indian Restaurant fare, which meant it was good, but not as we had ordered. The service and ambience was up to standard, but we've found a couple of times now that when the owner is not there,... More 

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Thank Andy-S60
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I just want to say a terrible food and filthy restaurant i ever had seen. Being an Asian I know exactly what Asian food should be and this was not it. The starters lacked flavour and taste. The description on the menu did not match what came on the table. The mains all tasted sweet and the same. I and... More 

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1 Thank Max S
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Best Indian restaurant for miles. Food always fresh. Beats all other restaurants in the area. Very busy at weekend so would book to ensure table

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Thank suzy111112222
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is excellent! The meat is good quality other places use cheap meat and jar sauce!!! We love this place. 😆😆😆

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1 Thank Terri M
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

2nd and last time we will visit cafe masala the service was average and so was the food waiting staff need to brush up on there English and attitude towards over paying customers take my advice and get a takeaway from lewsey spice in Dunstable beds yum..

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Thank Dee C
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Early and empty but slow service and sometimes ignored, average level dining for high unexpected price bill Only go if the boss is on site as he ensures good service and good atmosphere May try again next year

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2 Thank zzsmithzz
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We have had many family takeaways from this superb Indian restaurant! Fantastic service, superb food good portions and side bits. We can totally recommend eating in or having takeaway meals here!

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Thank Nicole P
Edlesborough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I've visited the Cafe Masala for many years and have to say it's the best Indian restaurant in the area. The staff are friendly, the food consistent and delicious, and it's great value. Eat in or takeaway, it's always good, and Taraque is always welcoming. It gets two big thumbs up! Highly recommended.

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1 Thank Badwinesux
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This has to be one of the best Indian restaurants for miles in our opinion. Very warm welcome, very nice surroundings and a good varied menu. Hard to decide what to eat the choice is so good. Service was excellent, food nicely presented, and couldn't be faulted, loved every mouthful!!. Rounded off with Calypso and Irish coffees, served to perfection.... More 

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Thank thepikes5146
Edlesborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Excellent food. People use the word authentic a lot in reviews, Cafe Masala's food is wonderful but no Indian restaurant is like eating in India, in my experience, so it's not authentic but it caters very well to our taste buds. I used to go there far more in the first 5 years of opening but find the main man... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Bower Lane | Eaton Bray, Dunstable LU6 1RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Dunstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 222264

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?