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242-244 Upper Richmond Road | Putney, London SW15 6TG, England
+44 20 8780 1767
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Ranked #507 of 18,149 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $53
Hours:
Sun 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, 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. Our wine list includes over 50 delicious Portuguese wines. 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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Mirano, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I have been to many indian restaurants all over UK. No Doubt. Ma Goa is the top! I was in London with my family, just arrived from Venice and had a really nice evening at Ma Goa. Food was special,moreover staff was friendly, quick and precise. Ma Goa is better than other more expensive Indian restaurants in London (such as... More 

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MaGoa, Owner at Ma Goa, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for your kind words. Our team all work very hard to deliver home-style cooking & friendly service & reading your review is extremely motivating to us all. We hope you will visit us again with your family when you are next in the UK. Kind regards, Deepak More 

Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Went for dinner in a weekend. Nearly full. Staff welcoming and helpful. Tried a variety of dishes. The fish curry stands out. I'm not sure if I would go again. Maybe for some more fish!

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MaGoa, Owner at Ma Goa, responded to this review

Hello, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your views on Trip Advisor. Feedback is essential to us. Your points have been noted and will be taken on board. We are planning a seafood festival soon, so hopefully you will visit us again. Kind regards, Deepak Kapoor More 

Ferns Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

As a previous client of Ma Goa,we received an email with details of the special New Years Eve menu, and decided to go out to Putney for our New Years Eve meal, which was a great decision. The menu was 3 courses for £25.95 or with wines to compliment each course for £37.95. The menu had many items not normally... More 

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MaGoa, Owner at Ma Goa, responded to this review

Dear danbyrne2000, Reading your review made our day! The Ma Goa team worked very hard to create an exciting NYE's menu with wine pairing and knowing that you enjoyed it makes it all worth while. We really appreciate you taking the time to share the experience on Trip Advisor. We look forward to serving you again soon. Kind regards, Deepak More 

London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I possibly chose the wrong day to visit! I went on a Sunday and a buffet was on offer. It was OK but the selection was limited and not the most appealing items from the menu. Saying that, the venue is nice and the staff very courteous and professional.

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MaGoa, Owner at Ma Goa, responded to this review

Hi there, We really appreciate that you took the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. Your comments have been noted and shared with our team allowing us to continually improve our food & service. Our aim is perfection! We hope that you will give us another chance to serve you in the future & please note that the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Went for a meal with friends Had a brilliant night great food amazing service highly recommend will definitely go back soon

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MaGoa, Manager at Ma Goa, responded to this review

Dear lillierose29, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ma Goa on Trip Advisor. Your positive feedback is extremely uplifting for our team. We look forward to serving you in the future. Kind regards, Deepak Kapoor More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I have visited Ma goa a couple of times before and the experience is always delightful. It had been a couple of months since I had dined here and I was happy to see some new additions. Always wanting to try new dishes I tried the dhai vada which was one of the new additions, it was really soft and... More 

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MaGoa, Owner at Ma Goa, responded to this review

Dear Claire, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We were really happy that you enjoyed our new starter - Dhai Vada. Please be sure to come back & try our new Sunday evening Tiffin Carrier menu which features a different region of India each week! We look forward to serving you soon. Warm wishes, Deepak Kapok More 

London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Had family gathering at lunch Jan 2nd. Catered well for the 9 children aged 14-5 and served them first which was great. Delicious meals for adults- clear flavours and truly fabulous food. Highly recommend them - very polite and accommodating staff. Friendly atmosphere.

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MaGoa, Owner at Ma Goa, responded to this review

Hi, The team are extremely happy that your party enjoyed the food & service last Friday lunch time. It was a genuine pleasure to serve you all & we hope to see you back at Ma Goa soon. A special thanks for taking the time to write about your experience on TA. Kind regards, Deepak More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This is a very good Putney restaurant, the food is outstanding and I can't wait to return! I really like the vibrant and friendly feel which Ma Goa offers as well, and the staff are very welcoming. All in all a wonderful experience.

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MaGoa, Manager at Ma Goa, responded to this review

Dear Lizzie B We are all very happy that you had an enjoyable experience at Ma Goa recently. The Ma Goa team work very hard to maintain standards & reading your review has made us all very proud - thank you! (We promise not to get too big for our boots & will keep up the hard-work). We look forward... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I ventured to South London with some friends last Friday evening and was immediately greeted with the warmth of the kitchen-the smell of home cooking is a true delight- and a friendly welcome. There were three of us together that evening and we were seated on a comfortable table in the back corner of the restaurant. I could see that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I have been to Ma Goa previously and as usual we had a lovely meal. I went for the vindaloo...again (a personal favourite!) while my friend went for the daal of the day and the fish curry. I tried a bit of the curry and the taste was full of flavour. Dessert was a joy too! I had an Indian... More 

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Additional Information about Ma Goa

Address: 242-244 Upper Richmond Road | Putney, London SW15 6TG, England
Phone Number: +44 20 8780 1767
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
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 53
Cuisine: Indian

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