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The Massala

118 Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2ES, England
+44 1642 250145
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
118 Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2ES, England
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I popped in late for an evening meal. The place was quiet and I was greeted on entry, which always sets a good tone. Starter Fish bhaji which was full of flavour and original. Mateer paneer and chippati for main. The paneer dish was of...More

Thank RomanKnight224
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great taste Friendly service Excellent value for money Generous portions sizes Spacious restaurant, Clean and tidy Good Location, free parking We only paid £29 for 1xchicken tikka masala 1xchicken saag, 2xplain naans, 1 pilau rice and 2 colas. Delicious We will definitely re-visit again soon

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Early evening visit so it wasn't busy. I was on my own. Very attentive and welcoming staff. Good ingredients well cooked and presented. Nice fresh side salad and the waiter gave good advice. Nice scallop starter and very good mixed tikka. Reasonably priced. I've been...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really a good hotel, Food quality is good. It doesn't feel that I m in England. Because they serve Indian food.

Thank meet2ssp
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I fancied a curry after a few drinks on a Wednesday night.10.4, 17...I Google where was open and masala was the nearest .The Web site said shuts 11.30 and it was only 10.30. So we walked round sat down and looked over...More

2  Thank massivemellons
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

About 10 of us fellas went to Massala at Christmas. Really well looked after, even the 3 vegetarians. Top curry.

Thank Carlos S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I was the only person who was eating when I arrived at around 6.45pm. So it was very quiet. I ordered a chicken tikka bhuna with Tarka Dall,nan bread and mushroom rice. Food was very nice. Would recommend a visit.

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Was always my favourite Indian but now seems more expensive and not as good in quality in comparison to other places that have since opened. Chicken Tikka was thinly sliced. Balti nice, bit spicer than some other places. Friendly service, still do nice touches like...More

Thank MrsJD2007
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

10 of our group chose the Massala to celebrate two birthdays. On our arrival we were warmly greeted by Sajid and he soon had our drinks set up. We all chose from the set menu which had ample choices of starters and mains. The food...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Visited Massala last night for the first time. Monday and early, so not busy. Sajid recommended a meal (when I asked) and it was superb. I travel all over the world and appreciate my food. It was good and well priced. The place was friendly....More

Thank Paul K
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Why don't you wash your salad? Disgusting.
16 December 2016|
Response from salim a | Property representative |
Dear sir/madam, We provide all of our food freshly prepared and try to maintain the highest possible standard, if you had received a salad that was not to your liking we apologise sincerely, had you bought this to the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Middlesbrough
  • Phone Number: +44 1642 250145
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