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Balaka

105 High Street, Woking GU21 4SY, England
+44 1483 761144
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (15 reviews)
“sheek kebab” (2 reviews)
“coconut rice” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
105 High Street, Woking GU21 4SY, England
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is one of our favourite reasonably priced Indians around, with an emphasis on Bangladeshi cooking- they do all the normal faves but have some quite unusual dishes that are worth exploring - the bangladeshi fruit dish with lamb is a favourite...sort of sour...More

Thank SurreyFamilyof5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Out of all the Indian restaurants in the UK, I had the misfortune to try out Balaka for their Sun afternoon "buffet" (as advertised). Should've turned around then when I saw the place empty, save for me and the mrs. We arrived a little after...More

1  Thank moon s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed an early Saturday evening dinner at this small restaurant. The food was of excellent quality and tasted great. The service couldn't be faulted.

Thank harvey2222
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, couldn't fault it. One of the dishes was so over seasoned, had to send it back. First time I've ever done that in any restaurant we have visited. Apart from that, all was good.

Thank matt s
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A first visit and I will certainly return , reading other reviews I was concerned it might be hit and miss but for a midweek change it was certainly a hit Bangla beer which is not always available with a couple of poppadoms whilst I...More

Thank gary w
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We thought we would try a different takeaway this evening and I must say the food was very good. It took a while to come, but to be fair they were very clear it was going to be over an hour and they delivered within...More

Thank Craig F
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We didn't actually eat in the restaurant, although I have done in the past. We ordered a take away. After 1 hour the food hadn't arrived, so we called and were told that it was on its way. 20 mins later it still hadn't arrived....More

Thank Nicole_Drama_Queen
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Has many excellent meals here over the years. It never let us down and was consistently good. But last two meals have dropped down to mediocre. Which is both surprising and concerning! Making us wonder wether we need to find a new Indian to chose...More

Thank djswhiskers
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great place and the staff were very friendly. Food was good, great selection and tasty. Beer was good as well. A great solid Indian - can't go far wrong.

Thank leaveatrail
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This is a regular for us. Always great food. Friendly staff, great ambience, good prices. The chicken tikka Jalfrezi is one of the best I've ever had. Not sure a local Indian restaurant could be any better.

Thank Andrew S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 High Street, Woking GU21 4SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Woking
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 761144
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