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Mirch Masala

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1416 London Road, London SW16 4BZ, England
+44 20 8679 1828
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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303 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So we had a Saturday evening meal. The Mirch has cleaned up it's act following several complaints about cleanliness. The food was so tasty. Their onion bhajia's are the best. We ordered too many dishes again. Memorable was the chicken curry on the bone. We'll be back.

1 Thank HalDavies
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I been there last week with family and i guess food is still same as it used to be. Food always on the top. The masala fish always loved by my family i think there is no better Indian restaurant then mirch masala. Recommended to all food lover.

Thank muhammed i
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place but the last curry I got was far too mild. I think when they see a white girl they instantly decide to make it less spicy. I spent my summer in India - if I order a hot curry give it to me please!

Thank Jodieunau
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for years and it's reasonably priced, nice food, friendly staff, always fairly busy, nothing fancy, bring your own alcohol. I have never had any complaints with the food and I can be fairly fussy! It's a little annoying that the card machine is always broken! Clean toilets so I assume clean kitchen! I will continue to come... More 

Thank LouLon1987
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here for dinner this evening on a recommendation from a friend. We were disappointed as it was ok, average, nothing special. The service was ok, not efficient or helpful just ok. The restaurant was clean. They do not accept cards so only cash and its bring your own alcohol. The food was hot but we... More 

Thank Posh2008
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

All I will say is that the choices for people with garlic allergies or people who follow the Jain lifestyle, there is not much choice, I had 4 choices: Mushroom bhajia, aloo bhajia, potato curry or aubergine curry. One particular waiter was rude; after I explicitly said I can't have garlic or chillies he said "you can either eat it... More 

Thank Anita H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Ate here yesterday with my partner. First things first, the greasy atmosphere should of made us walk out. No customer service.. we brought out own drinks had to ask twice for glasses. No mango chutney. No jug of water on the table. The basket they brought the nan bread in looked filthy. I was hesitant to eat but was extremely... More 

1 Thank Ex99
Belfast, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I won't guild the picture - this place is a bit rough round the edges, as you would expect. The service prioritises speed and efficiency over courtesy, the bogs are somewhat rudimentary, the dining area is more like a cafe or cantina than a restaurant - but come on! This is the real deal. The food is authentic, the portions... More 

Thank James L
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Place is about to close. Hardly any trade, cash only and Sky TV announced they hadn't paid their bill! Ordered a prawn dish and told 'we haven't any prawns'. Oh dear, the end of an era (10 years ago it was the best restaurant in the street ).

1 Thank Paul M
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

The food here is good however, the whole place is caked in a layer of grease and you get a whiff of public toilet as you enter the restaurant. The service is unfriendly and you are made to feel as if you are not really wanted there. The bathrooms are disgusting; there's no other word for it. When asked to... More 

Thank Daniel J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Pakistani, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1416 London Road, London SW16 4BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8679 1828

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