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Masala Zone Islington

) #3,879 of 18,190 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian, Healthy
80 Upper Street, London N1 0NU, England
+44 20 7359 3399
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Indian, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
80 Upper Street, London N1 0NU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After having had a superior Indian culinary experience at Dishoom, I didn't have high hopes for this restaurant when I passed by it. Hunger drove me to try it anyways - and I was pleasantly surprised! The food was delicious! Their cocktails as well. And...More

Thank Beatrice1992
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw an advert on the tube and the food looked appetising. The place has traditional decor with friendly staff. It was all good until we tasted the food. She ordered a Grand Thali and I ordered a lamb dish. The that presentation was lovely...More

Thank sheikhspeares
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had great time and really enjoyed the food.. we ordered thali curry special.. it came on a tray with vegetables and daal.. we will definitely visit this place again

Thank Emine A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm used to pretty standard menus in Indian restaurants and tend to go for chicken tikka masala. So at first I was anxious about the lack of recognisable dishes on the menu here. But once they brought out the starter I thought, now this is...More

Thank Kenners70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a nice experience in this restaurant, the food was good, and the portions are satisfying. It was obvious that the ingredients were fresh. We sat on the balcony and it was nice.

Thank Rawan B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I have been eating restaurant food from the Indian subcontinent in London over many decades. This restaurant is amongst the best that I have eaten in. Do not be put off by the fact that it is part of a 'chain'. The Islington branch very...More

Thank barklyeast
Reviewed 3 June 2017

To start off with the positives, the service was super attentive and the food tasted very good. But £14 for a Veggie lunch Thali, for what it was, was just not worth it. I had to eat a second meal once after it, and I...More

2  Thank varun_mukthi
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Tried to go today with my friends and the restaurant was empty, we were 8, the lady at that received us when we said that we were 8 she was going to join 2 tables for us, but another worker, don't know if manager or...More

1  Thank Tiago G
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

As a party of 8 and restaurant empty the waitress was trying to give us a table however the guy that looked like being her manager refused to join 2 tables. I have been in this restaurant dozens of times with big groups and never...More

1  Thank Ricardo T
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

What a perfect place to find on a summer evening. I was recommended to this restaurant as a central Islington meeting point. I was told the Thalis were good and that we could sit outside. I was expecting a few tables on the pavement but...More

Thank VeggiePodiatrist
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14 January 2017|
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Response from LondonDragon | Reviewed this property |
So sorry - but I don't know. I would suggest that it would be safest to go directly to Masala Zone for this question.
14 January 2017|
Response from goodloo | Reviewed this property |
Quite a lot of curry dishes starters rices I've not got a menu so I've just rung them for you and that's what he said to me sorry I couldn't be any more informative for you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$39
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Upper Street, London N1 0NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7359 3399
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Welcome to one of London's leading Indian brasserie restaurants - there are 7 Masala Zone restaurants. Each Masala Zone is visually unique. We all serve real Indian food and cuisines, in contemporary yet exotic Indian popular art settings.We offer the varied delicious tastes and cuisines of India, from homes, wayside stalls and palaces (totally different from local curry houses) in a friendly stylish environment. We and our legendary sister fine dining restaurants - Chutney Mary, Veeraswamy and Amaya - provide an unparalleled combination of real Indian cuisines, taste, integrity, hospitality and ambience
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