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“A Happy Mistake”
Review of Masala Bucklands Beach - CLOSED

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Masala Bucklands Beach
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Whangamata, null, New Zealand
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A Happy Mistake”
Reviewed 24 May 2013

My wife booked a table of 12 thinking this was still Barracuda restaurant. When we arrived ( on Mothers Day) the restaurant was absolutely heaving and we discovered it was part of a chain of Indian restaurants - not our familiar Bistro. Also it had a fixed price menu for $10! As indulgent foodies we were appalled at this prospect - wrongly thinking that you can not possible get value for such a low price. ( how pretentious of us)

Apart from being very cramped and some glitches in service ( to be fair they had diners lining up outside they were so busy) we had a brilliant lunch with tasty authentic Indian food served up in near record time.

We were , and still are amazed. If they can get a handle on some service issues this will be virtually impossible to beat for value for money.

  • Visited May 2013
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    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
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Thank Mark C
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