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The Massala

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118 Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2ES, England
01642 250145
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6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Indian in Middlesbrough

Been going to the masala for many years now and I must say I've never had a bad meal yet. The staff are very attentive and always greet you with a smile. The food is second to none as they make the curry just how you like from Miid to hit hot hot. Thursday night is especially good as they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Graham J
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middlesbrough
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been going to the masala for many years now and I must say I've never had a bad meal yet. The staff are very attentive and always greet you with a smile. The food is second to none as they make the curry just how you like from Miid to hit hot hot. Thursday night is especially good as they... More 

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Thank Graham J
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Eating in or delivery the food is excels the every time so much so my dauthor and family are frequent visited, so if you are looking good for good food this is the place to go.

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Thank Ian H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked here last minute for 4. Service is impeccable and food is delicious,piping hot and cooked to perfection. Portion sizes are very generous and it is excellent value for money.

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Thank Samantha B
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is very good but they will insist in using lots of onions in the curry. This means that the curry sauce is filled with a onion mush. It would be much better if they could chop the onions up as is usual in indion cooking

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Thank JohnWB56
Wellington, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Excellant meal and good service. Went with my 10 year old son who loved his chicken balti main course.

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Thank aclarke1969
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Often visit the masala and use the take away service, food is always excellent, hot and fresh! Only one negative is once our rice was missed completely but this was delivered with 5 minutes of ringing! So couldn't really complain.

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Thank Luke E
Chester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

the massala is the best indian in boro at the moment.....! proper authentic fresh cooked indian food... ! mega

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Thank Malky2000
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

I love this place. I love the staff. A warm welcome and excellent customer service throughout. The food is awesome, especially the chilli pickle if you like HOT! Each dish plentiful and well presented. Well done.

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Thank nosters
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Great service, great food and I wouldn't go anywhere else for a curry in Middlesbrough! Perfect for all occasions I have been with my family and just with my partner, Masala is always accommodating.

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Thank annemcgouran
middlesbrough
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365 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We visited here after a long time and we immediately remembered what we liked about it. With so many new restaurants going in and out of fashion it's nice to find one with a bit of logevity. A great trade in takeaways was also going on here while the polite and friendly staff brought us our order of land bad... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 118 Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Middlesbrough
  • Phone Number: 01642 250145

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 14
  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?