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“Great Indian restaurant” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Massala

The Massala
Ranked #25 of 289 Restaurants in Middlesbrough
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$14
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Teesside
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Great Indian restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014

Felt the need to write and say what a great little restaurant this is .
Myself and hubsband visit regularly and have never had a bad meal or bad service and its excellent value for money and frendly
Its been good for years and im sure it will continue to be so .

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank debjayne35
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English first
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent service, friendly staff, great food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2013

We had our annual festive curry night out at The Massala last night, even from making the booking on the phone a few days earlier the service we received was excellent. The meals arrived promptly and tasted great, there was a mix up on one of the orders meaning one meal didn't arrive with the rest but the staff were very quick to rectify this issue and all our party were eating within 5 minutes of the first main meal being served. All of us received a Christmas card from the staff which was a very nice gesture, and the females in the party were all given a rose. There was an issue with the card machine not working at the end of the meal meaning those of our party wishing to pay by card had to go to a cash machine but overall a very pleasing experience.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank Nclark123
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“paint”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2013

arrived on a wednesday night. completely empty.smelt of paint and no heating. they put a gas fire next to us! Really expensive for the area,£9.00 for a main course before ordering rice. the food was more like soup than chicken tikka madras. staff (one person) was very friendly.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Graeme W
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London
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“would fully recommend this restaurant lovely food and very friendly staff.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

went mid week and the place was empty, loads of take away's being ordered, place was being re painted so did smell of paint a bit and there was no heating (so very cold) but I'm judging the place on it's food and staff................................
Staff very friendly and food great was even asked if we wanted to take home what was left over without being asked, would recommend this place.
will deff be adding this one on my list to go back to

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank atreides1
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fabulous Service and Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

5 of us all had different dishes they were all fantastic.
Sevice was excellent, friendly.
The hot dishes were hot enough, the milder dishes were mild enough.
Meat was succulent and tasty.
Vegetable pilau rice was lovely.
The place was nice and quiet not ear-busting like Akbars.
Great value for money.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank Dan C
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