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The Massala

118 Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2ES, England
01642 250145
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Ranked #24 of 203 Restaurants in Middlesbrough
Price range: $7 - $14
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a brilliant place for an evening meal. quality food, quality service and quality draught lager. Nice clean loos too. Great prices and the staff are very helpful

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Brilliant food and brilliant staff!!! Thursday nights and Sunday are brilliant with excellent prices!!

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boro
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I have eaten in the Massala a few times and always been really nice. Their 5 course for a tenner on a Thursday is very good value. The waiters are extremely polite and helpful. Would recommend.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I was in Middlesbrough last Sunday night looking for somewhere for a meal at around 11pm. Not many places open that time of night. We found the Massala open but empty. We were welcomed in by the staff who were very attentive and friendly. Unlike some curry houses the restaurant does lager on draught which is a bonus. We ordered... More

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Billingham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Used to dine in from a long time but gradually the standard of food is reducing.. Had ordered curries and rice, it was the worst ever curry I had in Massala, not sure if the chef is changed but really wouldn't order again. Atmosphere is nice and the waiters are all nice and friendly with excellent service.

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Teesside
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Felt the need to write and say what a great little restaurant this is . Myself and hubsband visit regularly and have never had a bad meal or bad service and its excellent value for money and frendly Its been good for years and im sure it will continue to be so .

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We had our annual festive curry night out at The Massala last night, even from making the booking on the phone a few days earlier the service we received was excellent. The meals arrived promptly and tasted great, there was a mix up on one of the orders meaning one meal didn't arrive with the rest but the staff were... More

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Middlesbrough
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Wud not recommend coz my chicken tikka starter the chicken was rock hard like it was yesterday's curry was like a soup and not nice poppadoms cme soggy narn bread was under cooked. U want a nice curry massala ain't the place go 2 Shapla or balti night for takeaways lovely fresh food

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

arrived on a wednesday night. completely empty.smelt of paint and no heating. they put a gas fire next to us! Really expensive for the area,£9.00 for a main course before ordering rice. the food was more like soup than chicken tikka madras. staff (one person) was very friendly.

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London
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

went mid week and the place was empty, loads of take away's being ordered, place was being re painted so did smell of paint a bit and there was no heating (so very cold) but I'm judging the place on it's food and staff................................ Staff very friendly and food great was even asked if we wanted to take home what... More

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