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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: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 62
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    Very good
  • 8
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  • 0
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  • 2
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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 of 5 stars
1st class!

Absolutley fantastic service and food! Been let down by our usual local Indian so ventured out to the massala, will never look back! Highly recommend! Best in Teesside by far!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Chris A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Absolutley fantastic service and food! Been let down by our usual local Indian so ventured out to the massala, will never look back! Highly recommend! Best in Teesside by far!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

very good service nice food and good service our visit we very happy and the we can recommend anyone

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Hi we are coming from last week london spend in several place in cleveland and the we visit indian restaurant 2 time this week its very nice food nice service they are good friendly like a home i don,t feel any of the wrong this visit i can recommend any of my friend so we happy our knowledge this visit

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Visited here with friends and glad I did. Ordered my favourite dish macher jhol (fish curry) absolutely great cooking i can taste all the spices and very soft Loved it, and my friends order king prawn shashlik come with sizzling fabulous. Great service, staff are very friendly.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I was there with my family and felt very uncomfortable and I had to wait so long just to get the starters and then all of our sodas were flat and plus the meat was undercooked and when I told the waiter he shouted at us and the price was so expensive I would never go there again

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salim a, Manager at The Massala, responded to this review

Dear Mr Badesh I find it hard to believe that this event occurred in our restaurant I and my staff adhere to strict discipline under no circumstances would we shout at any of our patrons especially whilst i am present. any discrepancies I take upon myself, and deal with dignity and professionalism. That being said I also have no record... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It was warm welcome by staff, chicken tikka masala and lamb methi masala was too good, I recommend to viewer to taste it . It's good and decent place to go with family , hygiene food n decent place to go

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It was warm welcome by staff it was recommended by manager the fish curry was really good nd love spice of Indian food

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This was a terrible mistake by going there the food was really bad i had even better service at akbar's there resturant was so dirty and the servers were so rude they kept looking at my girlfriend i do not prefer going there

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Middlesbrough
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Been here once before and returned as I remembered how gorgeous the king prawns were , the food is outstanding best Indian in Middlesbrough, the manager spent time with us, my husband wanted a curry that wasn't on the menu and the chef made it with no fuss, we ordered a taxi but none for a while so we tried... More 

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salim a, Manager at The Massala, responded to this review

Dear Niccip72 I am pleased to hear you enjoyed our food we take great pride in using the finest possible ingredients, our king pawns are one we are very proud about. Thank you for your comments on our service we endeavor to create a unique experience for our patrons. We look forward to seeing you again from the manager More 

Brigg, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Ended up here due to its high rating on TA and it did duly deliver, on a very wet night in Middlesbrough. Despite the awful weather this place was reasonably busy, and the service was friendly and timely. The pickle tray was a little uninspiring so a star lost for that! The mains however were very good, as were the... More 

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Additional Information about The Massala

Address: 118 Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2ES, England
Phone Number: 01642 250145
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Middlesbrough
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
Average Prices: USD 7 - 14
Cuisine: Indian

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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
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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