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242-244 Upper Richmond Road | Putney, London SW15 6TG , England
02087801767
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Ranked #434 of 17,541 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $25
Hours:
Sun 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
Dining style: Home Style
Transit: Tube: East Putney, Bus Nos. 337,430 Putney Bridge
Description: At Ma Goa Restaurant, my Mother and her team prepare their favourite dishes using family recipes passed downthe generations. Our menu takes inspiration from the beautiful palm fringed region of Goa (where my Ma learnt to cook) but also takes influences from other parts of India.Since its opening in 1993, we have won critical acclaim from many top critics & we take pride in the fact that we are a genuine family-run restaurant. Our mission has always been to serve tasty, fresh, unpretentious home-style cooking in a warm & friendly setting.Situated 2 minutes away from Putney British Rail & 5 minutes away from East Putney Tube it makes a perfect venue before a night on the town. We also offer a popular take-away & free local delivery service & a party catering service. We look forward to welcoming you to Ma Goa soon.
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I have been going to Ma Goa regularly ever since I first arrived in Putney nearly nine years ago, and so far it has never failed to delight. It's not the cheapest Indian option in southwest London, but in my humble opinion it is by far the best, both in terms of quality and value for what you get. Service... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Just came back tonight from Ma Goa. We had very much looked forward to our dinner based on a lot of good reviews. The dinning experience was rather disappointing. Service was bad: we had to ask for glasses twice after drinks arrived, had to ask 4 waiters to place the food order, all was thrown on the table, we wanted... More

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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I had been to Ma Goa before and it was ok, nothing special but nothing bad either. This last time we went the fish curry I had was very fishy and the sauce was quite plain. I found the fish so unpleasant that I couldn't eat it, but I didn't have the heart to return it. I think the quality... More

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Sunbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Have meant to try Ma Goa for a while(a couple of years actually) to try a different style of 'Indian' cuisine and last night we were nearby and so finally did - it was well worth it! We had no reservation but that was no problem to the staff, all of whom were very welcoming and efficient. Partner was pleased... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The restaurant was very busy. The presentation was excellent with beautifully folded linen napkins and decor. The staff were very attentive and helpful. Very good atmosphere and the food was certainly outstanding. Big portions too. I had the lamb which was tender and cooked to perfection and my friend had a chicken korma which he said was very nice. Will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I visited Ma Goa on the 16th of October with my family I ordered chinni ran and wife ordered the prawn biryani and both the dishes were full of flavour the owner of Ma Goa Deepak Kapoor served me. He was very helpful and a very pleasant Young man. I'm looking forward to going back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I have find a lot of good reviews about this restaurant so I have went ther to see how good it is and I must say it was best meal I have for very long time ! The price are honest and service is good . I will go there again when I am in London and I recomend it... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We waited for over forty minutes for starters, drinks even came late Two waiters were busy attending the back rather than us and two other tables in front. My wife knows the owner and tonight we felt ashamed

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was our third visit to this restaurant but unfortunately each time the experience has dropped in standard. The service was slow (at times painfully), the food although tasty was all sauce with no real substance and the extortionate charge of mediocre papadoms a bit too much to swallow. Not an authentic Goan.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Great quality traditional Goan beach food. Service is always very accommodating. Portion sizes are great.

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Additional Information about Ma Goa

Address: 242-244 Upper Richmond Road | Putney, London SW15 6TG , England
Phone Number: 02087801767
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 25
Cuisine: Indian

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