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Ma Goa

#522 of 17,533 Restaurants in London
#568 of 18,458 Places to Eat in London
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242-244 Upper Richmond Road | Putney, London SW15 6TG, England
Tube: East Putney, Bus Nos. 337,430 Putney Bridge
+44 20 8780 1767
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Today
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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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
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: At Ma Goa Restaurant, my Mother and her team prepare their favourite...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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I went to Ma Goa with my girlfriend on Friday evening and we were lucky enough to get a table without booking. Several couples and parties arrived 10 minutes after us and were told to come back so it's probably worth booking in advance! I had the Goan fish curry which was a lovely and had just the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I went to Ma Goa with my girlfriend on Friday evening and we were lucky enough to get a table without booking. Several couples and parties arrived 10 minutes after us and were told to come back so it's probably worth booking in advance! I had the Goan fish curry which was a lovely and had just the right amount... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was a very pleasant surprise lunch for fathers day. I love this restaurant but am not normally a lover of buffet lunches but this was really good. I got a free pint of Cobra and various starters arrived which were delicious. The buffet consisted of around eight different dishes and although we were the last to arrive they were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We came across Ma Goa while looking for some late night eats in Putney. As it was so highly rated on this esteemed site we decided to give it a try. It was pretty quiet at 10pm on a Sunday so we were seated straight away. The menu contained lots of yummy sounding stuff but we didn't have time to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We always take away from her. The price is very readonable and the food never disappoints. I have never dined in but it looks nice, charming and clean. We have never been disappointed and have almost tried everything on the menu. It will always be the place we go to on nights we wanna stay-in in our pjs with wine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Was visiting our daughter who had just moved to Putney and found Ma Goa on Tripadvisor and went there on a Saturday evening. The place was very busy and there was a good atmosphere. The menu is small in comparison to some Indian Restaurants but the choices are good and the food was very very tasty. Despite the place being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I have now been to Ma Goa three times. Having eaten out in London for many years I found that Ma Goa provided me with some new flavours, all of which were superb. Added to that there was excellent service and a very good wine list. My friends and I had a wonderful evening at a restaurant which was busy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

By chance we came upon this little gem. The food and the service are superb. Cannot describe how incredible the mix of flavours and spices were in the starters and mains we ordered. We also tried their Portugues wines they offer here and the white wine was a perfect compliment to the food. Would highly recommend this small restaurant and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Our 10 year+ visits and take aways from Ma Goa have always been outstanding. Yet tonight's has been so EXCEPTIONAL I have to tell someone. Every item has its own unique taste (and is not greasy.) It's amazing that their take away holds the same quality as if you were to eat in. That said to eat in the restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Went with some friends on a Saturday night and enjoyed this experience immensely. Dishes are delicious and different from traditional Indian restaurants around London. Lots of spices and good flavour combinations. Service was good, competent. Price was more than basic indanian but acceptable by local London standards. Back any day.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Friends who had visited Goa always raved about the food especially the fish dishes. My wife and I decided to try Ma Goa which have good reviews. It was our 35th Wedding Anniversary. In our mind's eye we were expecting mouth watering fish curry (we love fish curry). It was a Sunday evening and the restaurant was not too busy... 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 31 - 54
Cuisine: Indian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 242-244 Upper Richmond Road | Putney, London SW15 6TG, England
  • Public Transportation: Tube: East Putney, Bus Nos. 337,430 Putney Bridge
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8780 1767

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 54
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Home Style

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.
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

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